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Top 5 GMAT MBA Articles

Week of Oct 22, 2011

Too many articles and not enough time? Top 5 GMAT / MBA articles this week, hand-picked by the team here at 30 Day GMAT Success, and delivered directly to your inbox.

1. The Early Bird’s Guide to Applying to MBA Programs
Think long term. Here are a few things you can do now and in the next few years to build a successful profile for MBA admissions.

2. Admissions 101: Necessary vs. Sufficient
Apply your skills of solving data sufficiency questions to other parts of the admission process. Here is how to analyse your letters of recommendation for the necessary and the sufficient ingredients.

3. Goals on Steroids
Goals can be clear but bland and unimpressive. Put them on steroids, add zing, bring them to life in a way that will have the adcom hooked.

4. GMAT Sentence Correction: Special Usage of It
While the pronoun “it” is most often thought of as a pronoun taking the place of a thing, we also use “it” as a placeholder that helps us manipulate the subject and object of a sentence. In these cases, “it” does not have an antecedent.

5. Analyzing a 700+ Data Sufficiency Question
Getting a 700+ on the GMAT isn’t about shortcuts or memorizing rules. It’s about being efficient with your thought process. It might be difficult now, but the more you practice the proper way of thinking, the better off you’ll be come test day.