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GRE Question of the Day (July 14th)

By - Jul 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math   What is the units digit of the product \({(32^{28})(33^{47})(37^{19})}\)?A) 0B) 2C) 4D) 6E) 8   Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation

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How to Write a “Biggest Failure” Essay

By - Jul 13, 11:33 AM   Comments [0]

Many applications will ask you to write about your “biggest failure.” This can feel like a trap. After all, aren’t your application materials supposed to make you look like an amazing SUCCESSFUL person? If done correctly, your “Biggest Failure” essay can convey a picture of you...

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5 Things to Know Before Applying to Yale University

By - Jul 13, 04:45 AM   Comments [0]

Rounding out the top 5 of US News’ university rankings is Dear Old Yale University. The New Haven university’s inability to stay at the tippy top may be due to a consistently lower “peer assessment score” for undergraduate academic reputation, but as any proud Bulldog will...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 13th)

By - Jul 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Verbal   The unironic representation of objects from everyday life is (i) _________ serious American art of the twentieth century: "high" artists ceded the straightforward depiction of the (ii) _________ to illustrators, advertisers, and packaging designers. Blank (i) Blank (ii) (A) missing from (D) beautiful (B) valued in (E) commonplace (C) crucial to (F) complex     Correct...

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Take a Chance!

By - Jul 12, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

As we progress toward the graduate application season, our ongoing series ‘Getting Into Graduate School’ will continue providing you insights, tips, and tricks for admission into the school of your dreams. But sometimes it’s not about the minutiae. Sometimes, it’s about getting out of your own way and...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 12th)

By - Jul 12, 08:06 AM   Comments [0]

Math John rolls a fair six-sided die with faces numbered 1 through 6 twice. Quantity A Quantity B The probability that both rolls are even The probability that both rolls are not odd A) Quantity A is greater.B) Quantity B is greater.C) The two quantities are equal.D) The relationship cannot be...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 11th)

By - Jul 11, 07:59 AM   Comments [0]

Verbal One way in which companies can increase their productivity is by making use of telecommuting. Many office workers waste a lot of time in their cars or other modes of road transport every morning trying to reach office, and a lot of them spend their...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 8th)

By - Jul 8, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math Triangle XYZ is an isosceles right triangle. If side XY is longer than side YZ, and the area of the triangle is 16, what is the measure of side XY?A. 4B. 4√2C. 8D. 8√2E. Cannot be determined from the information provided     Correct Answer - C -...

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Which Graduate Schools Do I Apply To

By - Jul 7, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

Once you've decided to attend graduate school, your first job is selecting the schools to apply to. There are over 4,000 graduate degree-granting programs in the United States alone, so this can definitely feel daunting. Too often, applicants resort to rankings from US News &...

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GRE Question of the Day (July 7th)

By - Jul 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Verbal   The headmaster at Leawood Day School noticed that scores on math tests were lower this year than in previous years. This year, all students took math courses during the first period of the school day; in years past, they had taken math during the final...

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