GMAT Tip: Americans Protest Iran Nuclear Testing

No, this isn’t a political post, as this isn’t a world affairs blog.  It’s just a mnemonic device to memorize the compound interest formula.  One of my friends told me this is how he remembered it for the GMAT.  You can just memorize this one, as replacing “1” for the “n” value (number of periods) will give you … Read more

One Month to Go: It’s Time to Focus

While I feel pretty confident that I’m at the 700 level already, I definitely don’t want to become nonchalant about my upcoming test.  This is the final month of my three month plan.  If you read the debriefs on the Beat the GMAT forums, this is usually when people ramp up their studying significantly.  For … Read more

Net Worth Update: August 2010 – Distracted

Net Change: +$1,071.31 Net Cashflow: +$2,430.77 Investment Performance: $ (1,359.40) August 2010 S&P Performance: (4.7%) Dining Out Spend: $ (224.41) I usually make my net worth updates about 2 days after the month closes.  I only wait those two days to make sure all of my credit card transactions have gone through and are loaded … Read more

Somewhere I Belong

I recently went on vacation and the experience afforded me the opportunity to listen to my old “traveler’s iPod.”  The same iPod I would use for all of my consulting travel during my previous career.  When I traveled as a consultant, I would always try to sleep on the plane, and thus, I usually listened … Read more

BTG’s Write Like an Expert Series Begins Today

One complaint I’ve always had about admissions consultants is that they can sometimes be too vague with their guidance.  This is understandable given that they must cater to a large audience whom may be applying to a number of different schools.  However, with a new webinar series, the admissions consultants now have a chance to … Read more

Facebook Giveaway: Knewton GMAT Course

Make sure to enter Knewton’s GMAT course giveaway on their Facebook page.  You can get there by clicking on the link below: The contest ends September 10, 2010.  Here’s more info about the GMAT giveaway from their website: Live and interactive web-based classes One-on-one attention from world-class GMAT instructors 5 full-length CATs created by the … Read more