When MS and MBA applicants ask us – ‘What are my chances of getting into Harvard?‘ or ‘What’s my probability of getting scholarships from Oxford?‘ we get tongue-tied. There are so many variables at play, it’s difficult to give an accurate answer. But when you get probability questions in your GRE and GMAT exam syllabus, … Read more
Across the admissions offices of the top international MBA programs in the world, the expectations on getting a good GMAT score from Indian applicants has almost become an unwritten rule. And it isn’t always easy to meet those expectations.
In a computer adaptive test like the GMAT exam, how you tackle the first few questions is very important. It can set the difficulty level for the rest of the questions. Our friends at GoGMAT continue their GMAT Preparation series on MBA Crystal Ball and focus on another GMAT time management strategy.
Add the two readings rule to your GMAT time management strategy techniques. If you don’t know what it is, the GoGMAT experts share details about this in for MBA Crystal Ball readers.
Most GMAT success stories on MBA forums are written by the typical Indian IT Male Engineers. Makes you wonder if the female applicants from India have stopped preparing for the GMAT or failed to get into the high GMAT score club (above 750). We have tried to break that notion by inviting several girls (who … Read more
Aiming for a perfect 800 score on the GMAT? You aren’t the only one. There are many who want to go where few have gone before. The Big 8-0-0! Is it even possible to get a perfect 800 GMAT score? Yes, it is. And you’ll find the occasional post on GMAT preparation forums and blogs … Read more
Got an average GMAT score in your recent attempt? Chances are that your ‘average score’ isn’t as average as you think it is. If Indian IT Male (and Female) Engineers score a 690 on the GMAT test (a very respectable score by global standards), we still label them as average GMAT scorers. In fact, even … Read more
GMAT Quantitative questions are normally considered to be easier than their GMAT verbal cousins. Most applicants from an engineering background score high on the GMAT quant section. But just because they are the low-hanging fruits, doesn’t mean you can take them lightly as a higher GMAT score would require you to crack difficult GMAT quantitative … Read more
GMAT Critical Reasoning (CR) questions can be tough nuts to crack in the GMAT Verbal section. The GMAT preparation series on MBA Crystal Ball, written by the GMAT teachers at GoGMAT, continues with some tips on finding logical flaws in the Critical Reasoning questions with samples to explain the underlying concept.
Read our recent and more comprehensive article on this topic: Best GMAT Guessing Strategies and Tips The GMAT syllabus can appear to be vast and scary. So preparing for the GMAT test involves more than just knowing every GMAT verbal and quantitative concept perfectly. Knowing how to guess intelligently on difficult GMAT questions can save … Read more
When MBA education costs are spiralling out of control, a full-tuition scholarship can mean a lot to Indian candidates with pockets that aren’t as deep as their other MBA classmates. Smeal MBA granted a full-ride (100% tuition waiver) and more, in terms of a steady income (stipend) to Pushkal Kumar. He stands tall and confident … Read more
While preparing for the GMAT, most of the candidates start planning in advance for a high GMAT score in the Quantitative and Verbal sections. The score out of 800 for these two sections seems to be the only aspect that matters. The AWA section which has a score on the scale of 0-6 is totally … Read more