GRE Question of the Day (October 19)

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Verbal Many admirers of art _______ the beauty of Jackson Pollock’s paintings, while others disparage the splatters of color as simplistic. A. defame B. overlook C. ignore D. commend E. underrate F. extol Correct Answer – D and F – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the...

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GRE Question of the Day (October 18)

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Math If c is randomly chosen from the integers 20 to 99, inclusive, what is the probability that  – c is divisible by 12? enter your value as a fraction   Correct Answer – 3/4  – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation GRE Question of the Day...

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GRE Question of the Day (October 17)

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Verbal Diecast truck manufacturers release limited edition models and others with obscure commercial advertising in order to _______ their trucks and ensure that certain items become dedicated collectibles instead of toys. A. rarefy B. circulate C. investigate D. subtilize E. spur F. incite   Correct Answer – A and D – (click and drag your mouse...

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GRE Question of the Day (October 16)

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Math A bag contains 3 white, 4 black, and 2 red marbles. Two marbles are drawn from the bag. If replacement is not allowed, what is the probability that the second marble drawn will be red? A.  B.  C.  D.  E.    Correct Answer – D  – (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question...

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What are Interest Rates and APR? (And Why are They Important?)

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Let’s face it: education is expensive. And that’s before adding in an international component. Few students can afford the cost of attendance with the money that’s sitting in their bank accounts – their bank, their parent’s bank, and the accounts of half a dozen close friends...

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GRE Question of the Day (October 13)

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Verbal The feudalism practiced by Carolingian rulers was still in its _______ stage; only later did features such as subinfeudation and the consequent necessity of designating a liege lord lead to the fully-developed system familiar to students of the High Middle Ages. A.refractory B. byzantine C. nascent D. labyrinthine E. inchoate F....

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GRE Question of the Day (October 12)

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Math A batch of widgets costs p + 15 dollars for a company to produce and each batch sells for p(9 – p) dollars. For which of the following values of p does the company make a profit? (A) 3 (B) 4 (C) 5 (D) 6 (E) 7 Correct Answer – B  – (click and...

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Harvard Kennedy School MPP & MPA2 Application Essay Tips

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The essays discussed below are for the MPP and the two-year MPA applications. HKS seeks well-rounded master’s students – people with proven academic success, strong leadership and career potential, and “commitment to advancing the public interest” (quoting the dean). The school also wants the student body...

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GRE Question of the Day (October 11)

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Verbal In an era in which mass media is but a thrall of its corporate masters, the amateurish _______ of commercials for local businesses provide a tonic for the slick homogeneity of most advertising. A. amalgamations B. eccentricities C. synergies D. conglomerations E. syllogisms F. idiosyncrasies Correct Answer – B and F – (click and...

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Encore: Your Past Doesn’t Define You [Episode #228]

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This week we are airing an encore of one of the most populars shows of 2017. Many applicants focus on the past – both the good and the bad – to the detriment of their applications. Find out the role your past plays in admissions and...

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