Use of approximation in GMAT quant We often talk about using approximate calculations in the GMAT Quantitative Reasoning section. What better way to illustrate this than by using some examples (questions sourced from the GMAT Club)? Question 1 Which of the following is closest in value to √(7.5 ∗ 32 ∗ 3125)? Link hereA. 75B. 85C. 750D. 850E. 7500 The […]
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Interviews in business schools
Personal interview for business school Personal Interview is a highly subjective assessment. It is conducted to know the candidate first hand and have an opportunity to know about their background, lifestyle, and experiences. This allows the panel to gauge whether the candidate has the ability and skills to deal with the rigors of MBA, and […]
How to write your Resume for B-School
How to write a Resume Cambridge Dictionary says – a resume is a short written description of your education, qualifications, previous jobs and sometimes also your personal interests. The resume should be able to quickly familiarize the reader with your career’s major highlights and your unique skills and achievements. Let us look at a few […]
How to write a Statement of Purpose
How to write a Statement of Purpose The SOP or the Statement of Purpose is an essay required by the universities when you apply for their programs. The SOP is one of the most important aspects of your application. The statement of purpose is one of the most important tools that the college uses to […]
How to prepare for the Digital SAT?
Digital SAT – how to prepare? The SAT has made the jump from the pen and paper format to the digital format. However, for preparation, there is hardly any material available anywhere! The College Board has come up with a few sample questions along with a few tests – 4 adaptive and 4 pen & paper. […]
GMAT – how important is it?
How important is the GMAT? Well, many schools nowadays are test-optional. If that were the case, why do you even need to prepare for and write the test? Couldn’t the time and effort and cost spent in preparing for the test be spent more effectively elsewhere? Let us look at some of the advantages that […]
GMAT and GRE – a comparison
GMAT and GRE – a comparison How does the GMAT compare to the GRE? Some pointers are mentioned below. GMAT & GRE – Comparison of the exam formats, focus areas, scores and fees Let us first focus on the test formats. Focus Areas Let us take a look at the test contents and the corresponding […]
Does CAT have a pattern?
Does CAT have a pattern? Trying to predict the CAT One of the first thing that strikes someone preparing for the CAT is which IIM will conduct the test and how difficult will it be? In this article, I have listed down the pattern for the past few CATs and tried to see whether we […]
GMAT prep – how long does it take?
GMAT preparation – how long does it take? How long does it take for GMAT preparation? This is one of the most common questions everyone has regarding GMAT preparation. Unfortunately, it isn’t the right question. The right question should have been: “How long would it take ‘me’ to prepare for the test?” Just like any […]
GMAT quant – all you need to know
GMAT Quant – All you need to know The GMAT Quant section might seem overwhelming at first.; however, it is not necessarily so. This article decodes the Quantitative section and discusses the different types of quant questions you can expect on the exam. The Quant section is one of the four sections of the GMAT: Quantitative […]