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Follow 3 Principles To Improve Your GMAT Score

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Improving your academic performance, and really any type of performance (i.e., athletic, musical, professional, personal – you name it), is a function of following three important principles:

GMAT vs. GRE: Side-by-Side Comparison

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More and more business schools allow you to choose whether to take the GMAT or the GRE for your application.  It’s true, and, it means that you have some decisions to make.

Beyond the GMAT: Unique MBA Admissions Consulting

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At MyGuru, we offer experienced, 99th percentile scoring GMAT tutors with impressive academic backgrounds and  proven track records of helping students improve their GMAT scores - at an affordable price.  We’ve are building an increasingly deep partnership with an admissions consulting firm with a similar philosophy, as applied to the world of business school admissions (and other types of graduate programs) – InGenius Prep.

GMAT Testing Center Problems Explained

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So you did all of your GMAT preparation, maybe even took a GMAT course, and finally took the GMAT. Then at the testing center something got messed up. If so, this article is for you. You would think that it would be easy to file a complaint, but it turns out that there a couple things that you should know that aren't stated upfront on the GMAC website.

[Webinar] What’s Right with Wharton (And How to Get In)

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MyGuru wants to make its students, potential students, and friends aware of a webinar being hosted by one of our partners about how to get into one of the world's best MBA programs - The University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business.

Ask 4 Questions Before Hiring a GMAT Tutor

4 Questions to Ask of a GMAT tutor

Your GMAT score is obviously a critical component of your business school application (although, I’d argue, perhaps not as important as many people make it out to be), and most folks need to invest a significant amount of time in preparing for it.  Certain GMAT preparation approaches can work better for some people relative to others. 

GMAT Interviews: Improving on GMAT Quant

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We conducted a phone interview with Holly, who worked with one of our most senior GMAT tutors, Jim, to improve her quantitative score on the GMAT.

After the GMAT: Part-time vs. Full-time MBA programs

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A good GMAT score is just the first step on your path to business school.  If you are trying to get into one of the top 5-10 business schools in the U.S., you have many options, decisions, and challenges ahead of you.  

GMAT Interviews: Improving your GMAT Verbal Score

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We recently conducted a phone interview with Amit, who worked with one of our most senior GMAT tutors to improve his verbal score.

Upcoming B-School Application Webinar

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The GMAT is an important part of applying to business school, but it is one of many dimensions admissions committees will look at.  To a greater degree than law school or medical school,  the business school application puts a very large premium on the holistic “story” of each applicant.  For example, a sliding scale of GPA vs. LSAT score, adjusted for undergraduate school and major, essentially determines your law school admissions chances).  However, while a 90th percentile GMAT score is very helpful in getting into a top 20 business school, a poor story can really hurt your chances.  On the other hand, a low GMAT score with a strong story can and does frequently result in admissions offers.

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