How Low Are MBA Acceptance Rates? Can You Get In?


If you’re applying to business school, you already know it’s a challenging and selective process. Admissions committees look for the most competitive applicants to take on the challenge and rigor of business school. But just how hard is it to get into an MBA program? And, based on your GMAT score, GPA, and other qualifications, what are your chances of admission?

In this article, I’ll take you through the MBA acceptance rates at the top 25 business schools, how to find MBA admission rates for yourself, and tips on how to gauge your own chances of getting into a competitive MBA program. Continue reading “How Low Are MBA Acceptance Rates? Can You Get In?”

What Is a Good GMAT Quantitative Score?


Worried about how your GMAT quant score stacks up? Wondering where your score fits in relative to other test-takers?

In this article, I’ll go over what makes a good GMAT math score, how much business schools care about section scores, what GMAT quant percentiles mean, and how to set a target score for the quant section. Continue reading “What Is a Good GMAT Quantitative Score?”

Retaking the GMAT: Should You Do It?

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So you’ve taken the GMAT! You spent hours and hours studying, you woke up at the crack of dawn on test day and got to the test center early, you remembered all of your formulas, and you mastered the obscure grammar rules. But you still didn’t get the score you hoped for. Should you retake the exam?

Many students think about retaking the GMAT exam, but have questions about the process: Can you retake the GMAT? Should you retake the GMAT? What do schools think about students who have retaken the GMAT?

In this guide, I’ll explain the GMAT retake policy and discuss whether or not it’s a good idea to take the exam more than once. By the end, you’ll have a clear idea of whether or not retaking the GMAT is the best choice for you.

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How to Pass the GMAT: 6 Expert Tips


The GMAT is a confusing test — not only is the material itself difficult, the scoring doesn’t resemble anything you’ve see in school. What counts as a passing the GMAT? How can you do it? In this article, I’ll define a  GMAT passing score and offer tips on how pass the GMAT and reach your goals. Continue reading “How to Pass the GMAT: 6 Expert Tips”