Weekly Top 5 GMAT MBA Articles September 28, 2012

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Weekly Top 5 GMAT MBA Articles

September 28, 2012

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.

1MBA Applications: Use Design Thinking to Find Insight
As you start writing your bschool essays you realize you don’t really know yourself as well as you think. Best thing to do is – instead of fancy iPhone apps or online programs – go back to your trusted good ol’ sticky notes. “Affinity Diagraming” can help you put things in perspective.
[via kaplangmat.com]

2What Are the Differences Among MBA Options Available to Working Professionals?
As professionals seeking the right MBA program, the options available can be quite baffling. Asking the right questions can help you narrow down the options to one that’s best for you.
[via MBA.com]

3Mini-Me, You Complete Me: Similar Shapes On The GMAT**
** Mini-Me and Dr. Evil are the same shape but only half the size of one another. Similar shapes have a “constant ratio between any matching lengths, and that ratio is squared for matching areas and cubed for matching volumes.” Simple tricks for GMAT questions that don’t require more than 20 seconds to answer.
[via manhattangmat.com]

4Why are business school applications declining for the fourth year in a row?**
** Don’t ignore the writing section, receiving a score lower than a 4 can have a negative impact on your application.
[via quora.com]

5GMAT Tip: Yes or No Questions**
** Knowing when a data-sufficiency question only requires a yes/no answer can take you a step closer to acing the GMAT.
[via businessweek.com]