Articles by Veritas Prep

  • Critical Reasoning Tip: Eliminate Out of Scope

    Critical Reasoning Tip: Eliminate Out of Scope

    by on November 30th, 2016

    Believe it or not, getting to the right answer for a Critical Reasoning question can be as simple at reading the prompt carefully and strategically eliminating answer choices that are out of scope of the passage. A lot … Read More

  • You’re Right, Reading Comprehension Questions Do Get Easier!

    You’re Right, Reading Comprehension Questions Do Get Easier!

    by on November 22nd, 2016

    The Reading Comprehension section can be less tangible for test takers, because we don’t have the opportunity to practice the exact concept being tested in the same way as the quantitative section. The feedback we … Read More

  • GMAT Critical Reasoning: Scan for the Obvious

    GMAT Critical Reasoning: Scan for the Obvious

    by on November 13th, 2016

    One of the biggest differences between 500/600 and 700+ test takers is the ability to get around feeling like, at first pass, you have no idea how to answer a test question. Smart test takers recognize that the best … Read More

  • Completing the Critical Reasoning Blank

    Completing the Critical Reasoning Blank

    by on November 5th, 2016

    While strengthen, weaken, and inference questions tend to make up the bulk of GMAT Critical Reasoning questions, another question Critical Reasoning type that appears often is those that require completing the blank, … Read More

  • GMAT Quant Intimidation – Part 1

    GMAT Quant Intimidation – Part 1

    by on October 28th, 2016

    The biggest challenge that we hear from students is not necessarily how to factor algebra questions or solve for the area of a circle, but rather, even being able to figure out the first step in solving a Data … Read More

  • Focus on GMAT Sentence Correction

    Focus on GMAT Sentence Correction

    by on October 20th, 2016

    GMAT test takers tend to get really focused on the quantitative section. Somehow, it seems like that in order to score a 700+ on the GMAT, we must work on endless amounts of algebra and geometry concepts, coupled with … Read More

  • The Logic in GMAT Sentence Correction

    The Logic in GMAT Sentence Correction

    by on October 12th, 2016

    You’re great at grammar, right? You know your idioms, correlative conjunctions, and indirect objects by heart. You could probably teach about past present and future perfect tense to a room full of eighth graders. But, … Read More

  • Wacky GMAT Roots, Continued …

    Wacky GMAT Roots, Continued …

    by on October 4th, 2016

    In our last post we promised to review some tough roots and radicals questions incorporating the top tips we provided last week. We’ll keep this post simple by working through a common but complex GMAT questions that … Read More

  • GMAT Square Roots Aren’t So Squarey

    GMAT Square Roots Aren’t So Squarey

    by on September 25th, 2016

    Radicals are very commonly tested on the GMAT, and frankly, can be overwhelming to a lot of students because there are so many rules to remember. Many students come to us saying, “Wait, I’m so confused!” often … Read More

  • It’s Always the Same with GMAT Exponents

    It’s Always the Same with GMAT Exponents

    by on September 17th, 2016

    When evaluating exponent questions in the quantitative section, many test takers freak out when faced with seemingly messy but frequently appearing problems. “Do I need to know logs?” “Wait, is this testing … Read More

  • Data Sufficiency: Don’t Lose Sight at the End

    Data Sufficiency: Don’t Lose Sight at the End

    by on September 9th, 2016

    Whenever tackling GMAT Quantitative section, we always encourage students to ask the essential self-reflection question “why am I here?” We mean with respect to each quantitative question, not necessarily pondering … Read More

  • The GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matters

    The GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matters

    by on September 1st, 2016

    Many test takers spent the vast majority of their preparation working towards improving in the Quantitative and Verbal Reasoning sections, only taking a day or two to skim through the Integrated Reasoning sections, and … Read More

  • Reading Comprehension Tip: Read It Right on the Screen

    Reading Comprehension Tip: Read It Right on the Screen

    by on August 24th, 2016

    Many test takers get frustrated when they uncover that a point of weakness in their GMAT practice tests is the reading section. “But I have an English degree!” or “I read part of a book each day!” While reading … Read More

  • GMAT Inequalities … And Then Some … Part 3

    GMAT Inequalities … And Then Some … Part 3

    by on August 16th, 2016

    If you’ve been following this series of posts, by now you’ve figured out that inequalities are not as simple a concept as they appear to be. But, in general, that is the gist of the GMAT exam—what seems to be a … Read More