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5 Morning Study Tips That Can Boost Your Test Scores | Studypal

“Burning the mid night oil” has so long been a cliché that whenever it comes to serious studying, we end up imagining strained sleepless nights of study; aided by an excessive overdose of caffeine. Admit it, at some point or the other in your life, you have stayed up late; just to put an impression that you are working hard. But, as far as the productivity levels are concerned; trust us; you have been doing it wrong all these years. Scientifically speaking; early morning studies are not only more productive but also enhances the brain capacity. Here are five secrets about early morning studying that will definitely make you change […]

5 essential steps to reaching your goal GMAT score

5 Essential Steps to Reaching your Goal GMAT Score by Eliza Chute from bestgmatprepcourse.com 1.Assess your needs The first essential step to creating a GMAT study plan is to figure out what you need from that GMAT study plan. For example, if you are already reaching your goal score in quant, it would be a waste of time to focus equally on quant and verbal. In order to assess your needs, you should start by taking a GMAT practice test. You can get two free from GMAC, when you download their GMAT prep software. 2.Learn the Core Strategies and Concepts After you figure out where you weaknesses are and how […]

CFA vs MBA or both, Arun Agarwal CFA, INSEAD 15J shares his story

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 Can you tell us about the CFA exam and describe the difference in each level Yes. Let me run through it level by level. The L1 exam is multiple choice but has wide syllabus: all asset classes, Corporate Finance, Economics, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Quantitative Methods, and even a heavily weighted (and tricky!) section on Ethics. Although slightly general in nature, I have found it to be great primer to people without a traditional finance/business background. It ensured that I was on solid ground, be it a lunch with the boss or day to day business meetings. Suddenly the Financial Times started making sense to me. L2 is where you […]

Social studying in New York

Social Studying in New York We often make studying for the CFA unnecessarily hard and lonesome. Let’s take the CFA for example. There are many ways to change that. For starters, get out of the house Lets start with Coffee Shops. New York has plenty of coffee options. Birch coffee-Located in the Gaudi-esque Gershwin Hotel. Seating by the counters are often occupied, however walk into the Gershwin lobby and up some dark stairs you would spot their library, tucked in a small loft. Finish an hour of questions on that Schweser guide, followed with ten minutes of people watching on a Sunday afternoon and the study experience for the CFA […]

Free MBA Fair

The Economist‘s Which MBA? Online Fair – May 14th, 15th and 17th, 2014: Meet MBA admissions officers from programs around the world at this free online fair. Chat with alumni, join webinars, watch videos, learn about scholarship opportunities and download resources. Sign up or learn more at http://www.economist.com/whichmba/mba-fair/?fsrc=studypal ** Sign up now for your chance to win a free iPad Air when you visit 5 or more school booths on May 14th, 15th, and 17th  2014.

GMAT test prep strategy

Studying for the GMAT is no easy feat! It’s a laborious, time-intensive test, and it can be very expensive to prepare for. Ever wish you had affordable and high-quality resources that’d help you along the way? Say hello to our friends at Magoosh! They’ve released free flashcards that’ll help you build skills in GMAT math and grammar. You can download them onto your Android or iOS phone, or you can practice them right on your computer. Did I mention they’re free?   So, if you’re ready to dominate the GMAT, now’s the time to study. Take your pick of free GMAT math flashcards or GMAT idiom flashcards (or both!), and […]

Tips and Tricks to Ace the GRE

No shortcuts here- it still takes hard work Graduate school is in your future. You’ve decided on the path your life will follow, and you’re sticking to it. But before you can complete your application, chances are you will need to take the Graduate Record Exam. There’s nothing to sweat about here, as it will be an opportunity for you to demonstrate your knowledge in the field you wish to pursue. You know this material – but, to get a leg up on the other candidates for your program slot, it’s important to distinguish yourself with a high score. In order to do this, you must prepare – and that […]

Tips & Tricks for the CA

Karan Batra of Chartered Club gives us Tips & Tricks for the CA When and how did you start Chartered Club?    The age old adage that most inventions arise out of necessity holds true in the case of Chartered Club as well. I myself don’t have a CA background, since I was not able to get the right guidance in my student days. Moreover, as there is no college system in CA Course and Students only have to appear for exams, it sometimes becomes very difficult for students to get the right guidance. So, as a student myself, I had started this Chartered Club Community on Facebook 2007 with the […]

HOW TO CRACK A GD – Part 1

After going through a rigorous preparation for CAT, CMAT and other entrance exams next step for most of us is a GROUP DISCUSSION (GD). For any selection process GD is a very critical part. But it is also one of the neglected parts as far as the preparation is concerned. Most of us start preparing for it only after the results are declared. So we get only one month in hand & totally clueless about where to start. This post is for all such aspirants to help them crack their GDs. GD is a process where a group of individuals is given a topic and they have to discuss about […]

GDPI Preparation

  Interviews play a very important role in the selection process of all management B-Schools. Many students feel that the interviewers are free to ask questions from any area and hence luck plays a very important role in final selection (which is not true), due to which their preparation for interview sometimes becomes burdensome and lacks excitement and enjoyment. Some of them may neglect the importance of preparation due to this. One of the best ways to prepare is to make a list of probable questions and answer them one by one. Some of the questions frequently asked in the interview are as follows: 1. Tell us something about yourself. […]