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NYU Stern Accepts the Executive Assessment Test Instead of GMAT/GRE

By Aringo WP User|August 22nd, 2019|GMAT, GRE, NYU Stern MBA|

NYU Stern will allow candidates to its full-time MBA programs (Full-time MBA program, Technology and Entrepreneurship MBA, Fashion & Luxury MBA) to apply by taking a shorter and easier test called the Executive Assessment. That test, originally designed for applicants to Executive MBA programs, is shorter with fewer questions and lacks the GMAT’s Analytical Writing [...]

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Application Tips from HBS

By Aringo WP User|August 20th, 2018|application process, GMAT, GRE, Harvard MBA, transcripts|

HBS published some more application tips on their admissions blog, this time regarding Extracurriculars and Awards, Tests and Transcripts: Extracurricular Activities "What are you involved in outside of work? What impact did these activities have on you, and what impact did you have through these activities? Sometimes future applicants wonder what activities they should participate in so [...]

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10 Tips & Tricks for the GRE

By Aringo WP User|August 24th, 2017|GRE, Uncategorized|

The GRE is a notoriously tricky test. Unfortunately, it's also a test that most people applying to non-professional (e.g. MD, JD) graduate programs will have to take at some point. If you've already looked over a practice GRE exam, don't despair: it is definitely intimidating at first glance, but there's a lot you can [...]

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Should You Take the GRE or the GMAT?

By Aringo WP User|May 15th, 2016|GMAT, GRE|

by: David Recine To take the GRE or GMAT. For so many grad school hopefuls, that is the question. Both of these exams are widely accepted, with testing facilities available across the world. Both of these exams are required for certain graduate programs. So how do you answer the GRE vs. GMAT question? There [...]

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The Top 4 Reasons People Don’t Succeed on the GRE

By Aringo WP User|September 7th, 2015|GRE|

Guest post by Brett Ethridge, founder of 'Dominate the GRE'. I hear it all the time from my prospective students: Brett, they say, I’ve been studying for the GRE for a while now and I feel stuck. I just can’t seem to break through and get the score I need. I know I’m not [...]

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More MBA Programs Consider GRE Parallel to GMAT

By Aringo WP User|November 4th, 2014|GMAT, GRE, kaplan|

A new Kaplan survey published last month revealed that of 204 programs, 78% of admissions committees claimed that they view GMAT and GRE scores identically. Only 18% admitted that candidates who apply with GMAT scores have preference over candidates who apply with GRE scores, and explained that they have more experience with GMAT scores and [...]

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Increase in MBA Candidates Applying with GRE Scores

By Aringo WP User|June 6th, 2014|GRE|

A recent report by ETS, the company responsible for the GRE, shows that in 2012-13, a record number of candidates took the GRE, and that 10% of MBA candidates chose the GRE over the GMAT.In addition, the testing period between 7/1/13 and 1/31/14 showed an increase of 38% from the same time period the year [...]

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Sixty-Nine Percent of Business Schools Accept the GRE

By Aringo WP User|December 20th, 2012|GRE, kaplan|

Kaplan conducted a survey among 265 MBA programs, including 17 of the 25 top U.S. programs (according to US News’s ranking). Results show that 69% of business schools allow candidates to apply with GRE scores instead of GMAT scores, as opposed to 24% in 2009. Of the 31% that still do not accept the GRE, [...]

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New GMAT to Require More Preparation

By Aringo WP User|December 19th, 2011|GMAT, GRE, The FInancial Times|

In another six months the structure of the GMAT exam will change, with the new integrative reasoning section replacing one of the two essay questions. An article published in The Financial Times claims that the change will increase the required preparation time for test-takers by 30-40 hours!The new section will be incorporated in the June [...]

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Admissions Committees are Googling You!

By Aringo WP User|September 27th, 2011|GRE, kaplan|

A new Kaplan survey found that 27% of MBA admissions committee members say they have searched for applicants on Google in order to learn more about them, and 22% checked candidates’ profiles on Facebook or other social networks. Fourteen percent said their searches revealed information about candidates that affected their chances negatively!The survey was conducted [...]

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EMBA Programs and the GMAT

By Aringo WP User|May 9th, 2011|EMBA, GMAT, GRE|

A recent Financial Times article reports that NYU Stern will cancel its requirement for EMBA candidates to take the GMAT or GRE.Like other schools such as Chicago and Kellogg that do not require these exams as a condition for their EMBA application, Stern has also decided that applicants, managers in their 30’s or 40’s will [...]

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New Update Ahead of the New GRE

By Aringo WP User|May 9th, 2011|GRE|

According to an article in Businessweek, starting August 1st the GRE will include a number of changes, including a new scoring scale (130-170 with 1-point increases), a harder quantitative section, an on-screen calculator for complicated calculations, and a verbal section that assesses reasoning skills and not only vocabulary. The new test will take an [...]

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