Articles by Stacey Koprince

  • Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 4

    Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 4

    by on October 13th, 2014

    We’re almost done with our full review of a GMATPrep® RC passage and all of its associated questions! In Part 1, we deconstructed the entire passage and answered an Author’s Purpose, or Why, question. In part 2, we … Read More

  • Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 3

    Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 3

    by on October 12th, 2014

    We’re continuing on with our full review of a GMATPrep® RC passage and all of its associated questions! In Part 1, we deconstructed the entire passage and answered an Author’s Purpose, or Why, question. In part 2, … Read More

  • Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 2

    Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 2

    by on October 4th, 2014

    We’re continuing on with our full review of a GMATPrep® RC passage and all of its associated questions! (Click here to read part 1.) Last time, we deconstructed the entire passage and answered an Author’s Purpose, … Read More

  • Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 1

    Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 1

    by on September 26th, 2014

    We’ve done a lot of RC over the years, but a passage contains so much text that I rarely do a full passage with all of its questions. We’re going to remedy that, starting today! First, we’ll talk about the passage … Read More

  • How to Set up Your GMAT Scratch Paper

    How to Set up Your GMAT Scratch Paper

    by on September 18th, 2014

    A student in one of my classes recently asked me how best to set up his scratch paper while taking the exam, so my first task is to give a shout-out to Robert and thank him for giving me the topic for this article! I … Read More

  • GMAT Prep Story Problem: Make It Real Part 2

    GMAT Prep Story Problem: Make It Real Part 2

    by on September 10th, 2014

    How did it go last time with the rate problem? I’ve got another story problem for you, but this time we’re going to cover a different math area. Just a reminder: here’s a link to the first (and long ago) article in … Read More

  • GMAT Prep Story Problem: Make It Real

    GMAT Prep Story Problem: Make It Real

    by on September 2nd, 2014

    In the past, we’ve talked about making story problems real. In other words, when the test gives you a story problem, don’t start making tables and writing equations and figuring out the algebraic solution. Rather, do … Read More

  • GMAT Prep Challenge: Can You Do This Math Problem?

    GMAT Prep Challenge: Can You Do This Math Problem?

    by on August 25th, 2014

    No introduction to this one—see what you can figure out and then we’ll talk about it! This is a GMATPrep® problem from the free exams. * “If n and y are positive integers and , which of the following must be an … Read More

  • GMAT Sentence Correction: Where Do I Start? – Part 3

    GMAT Sentence Correction: Where Do I Start? – Part 3

    by on August 24th, 2014

    Welcome to the third part of our series focusing on the First Glance in Sentence Correction. If you haven’t read the previous installments yet, you can start with how to find a starting point on a Sentence Correction … Read More

  • GMAT Sentence Correction: Where Do I Start? – Part 2

    GMAT Sentence Correction: Where Do I Start? – Part 2

    by on August 16th, 2014

    Last time, we talked about how to find a starting point on a Sentence Correction problem when the starting point doesn’t leap out at you. If you haven’t read that article yet, go ahead and do so. The first step of … Read More

  • What Is a Good GMAT Score?

    What Is a Good GMAT Score?

    by on August 8th, 2014

    A 780 is a great score, sure—but you don’t need that kind of score. You probably do need something higher than 500, though. How good is good enough? The short answer to the question is this: a good score is a score … Read More

  • GMAT Sentence Correction: Where Do I Start?

    GMAT Sentence Correction: Where Do I Start?

    by on July 31st, 2014

    On some Sentence Correction (SC) problems, an error jumps out at you immediately. On others, you’re left trying to figure out where to start. How do you dig in when the starting point isn’t obvious? Try this … Read More

  • GMAT Prep: Stop Wasting My Time

    GMAT Prep: Stop Wasting My Time

    by on July 23rd, 2014

    Have you ever worked with someone who inevitably managed to come up with things to do that were a complete waste of time? Maybe it was an insecure boss who was never confident about what he was doing, so he went for the … Read More

  • Official Guide, 2015 Edition: What Do You Need to Know?

    Official Guide, 2015 Edition: What Do You Need to Know?

    by on July 15th, 2014

    GMAC just released new 2015 editions of its three The Official Guide for GMAT® Review books. Here’s what you need to know as you decide whether to buy these books and how to use them. What changed? The three books in … Read More