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4 Productive Things to do When You Need a Quick Study Break

Attending graduate school has many benefits that will help you advance your career. But, preparing for an entrance exam can be daunting—the extensive hours required to gather information, read, memorize and practice different strategies, along with anticipation of a quickly approaching test day can be extremely stressful. Adequate preparation is crucial for achieving a high score on any entrance exam. In fact, on average, students spend approximately 600 hours studying for the GMAT. That said, it is imperative to find a study-life balance. Overworking yourself will result in a drop in your brain’s attentional resources.

If you’re finding it difficult to justify study breaks, here are a few ways you can remain productive during your time away from the books.

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Debunking the Top 3 GMAT Myths

There is a large amount of information online surrounding the GMAT. Because of this, it can become difficult for students to differentiate between which information is factual and which is fabricated.

Before you take the GMAT, it’s important to be familiar about all aspects of the exam and how to properly prepare.

Read on to learn the top 3 GMAT myths and why they’re untrue.

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Beat the Winter Study Blues

First semester exams are tough to get through. Not only is it hard to focus with the holidays just around the corner, but the days are getting so much shorter. The lack of daylight hours can leave us feeling a little blue, and that’s not how you want to feel going into exams. Luckily for you, we’ve put together some helpful info to help you find your focus and your inner happy place. Continue reading Beat the Winter Study Blues

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Cold Weather Exercise Tips

No time to hit the gym? Let the great outdoors be your fitness room. No matter where you are it’s always close by, and it’s not going to cost you a dime. The one drawback? Weather. December isn’t exactly the balmiest time of the year, but it just so happens to be a final exams time of the year. No one understands the importance of fresh air for the studying mind better than we do. That’s why we’ve put together these cold weather exercise tips to help get you out the door. Continue reading Cold Weather Exercise Tips

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Accomplish the Impossible; A Caffeine-Free Study Session

Summer has run its course and has given way to a new season: Back to Study Mode. Getting proper rest probably wasn’t a priority during the holidays, and no doubt coffee became your best friend. For those of you looking to wean yourself off of the caffeinated drink and return to a more alert state of mind, here are some caffeine-free tricks to help you out during your upcoming study sessions.

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A recent press release from ETS, the company responsible for producing the GRE, indicates that in the last two months more than 100 business schools world-wide signed up to begin accepting the GRE. This activity brings the total number of business schools accepting the GRE above 600, including 60 of the top 100 schools on the latest US News & World Report ranking. The question becomes, what exactly does this mean for people considering business school?

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