Studypal brings you tips to break the 700 marks on GMAT

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By: Eliza Chute, from: bestgmatprepcourse.com Many people set their GMAT goal score as 700+. This is a good benchmark since it means that you have done better than 90% of other test takers and sets you up in a good position for admittance to a top business school. Since your score is based on how well you do in comparison with others, however, not everyone will be able to accomplish this goal. If you want a good shot at reaching a 700+, then there are two things you absolutely must do. 1)Practice with the most difficult questions The test is computer adaptive, meaning that the more questions you get right, […]

Deliberate Practice, Feedback, and Better Study Sessions

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Recent research in neuroscience, education, psychology, and athletics – and other disciplines – is causing many people to dramatically change their notion of “talent.” Instead of talent being something is bestowed up you at birth, it turns out that it’s more like a muscle that gets stronger with use. In fact, there’s a popular rule of thumb, developed by a now well-known psychologist named Anders Erickson, that before becoming an expert at anything, a person tends to have amassed at least 10,000 hours of “deliberate practice.” Many popular books have discussed this finding in an effort to dispel the “myth of talent” as a way to explain why some people […]

6 incredible places to study in Ann Arbor

Studying for the MCAT or GMAT can become an undesired and challenging task where people tend to feel lonely. But there are ways to make it an enjoyable experience. First, find someone to endure the studying with! It could be a study group for the GMAT or a MCAT study buddy on StudyPal.co. Get out of the house, meet new people, try a new coffee shop, and feel better prepared for the tests! The Coffee Shops are always a great place to study. Ann Arbor has many options when it comes to coffee. Espresso Royale has two floors with quiet places; a perfect place to study for these tests with […]

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 […]