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  • GMAT Math: Only a Kitchen Calculator

    GMAT Math: Only a Kitchen Calculator

    by on May 18th, 2016

    There are many different approaches in tackling a GMAT Quantitative question effectively. Algebraically, working backwards from the answer choices, considering “lucky twins”—a smart test taker is flexible and takes … Read More

  • Combinations: Consider The Grouping with the Slot Method

    Combinations: Consider The Grouping with the Slot Method

    by on May 10th, 2016

    The GMAT loves to present combination questions that force people to sit next to each other, or in certain seats, and then have the test taker figure out how many different ways people not forced to be glued to possibly … Read More

  • Sentence Correction: Not About the Grammar?

    Sentence Correction: Not About the Grammar?

    by on May 1st, 2016

    Gerunds, prepositional phrases, past perfect test, idioms … if you are a test taker who knows your E.B. White and Will Strunk book by heart, you should ace the Sentence Correction section every single time, right? Not … Read More

  • Probability Tip: 3 Strategies That Aren’t Used Enough

    Probability Tip: 3 Strategies That Aren’t Used Enough

    by on April 23rd, 2016

    Some GMAT instructors will say that students often place too much emphasis on studying for Probability and Combinatorics, rather than spending more time focusing on the heavy lifters of Algebra and Arithmetic. Like it or … Read More

  • GMAT Prep for Early Bird Applicants

    GMAT Prep for Early Bird Applicants

    by on April 15th, 2016

    For all you “early birds” who are planning to apply to business school this fall, we wanted to offer a few tips on managing your time as it relates to the GMAT exam. Because this is an important element for many … Read More

  • Sentence Correction Tip: Cut the Junk

    Sentence Correction Tip: Cut the Junk

    by on April 7th, 2016

    Sentence Correction on the GMAT can be particularly tricky. There are so many rules and goals to keep in mind—not only does the correct selection have to be grammatically correct, but it needs to be concise and … Read More

  • Your 3-Phase GMAT Study Plan

    Your 3-Phase GMAT Study Plan

    by on March 30th, 2016

    Perhaps the most common question students ask about the GMAT is some variation of “how many hours per week do I need to study for the GMAT?” and “how long should I study for the GMAT?” And while these questions … Read More

  • Do Your B-School Research

    Do Your B-School Research

    by on March 22nd, 2016

    The road to grad school can be a long one with several moving pieces. In a previous blog, we talked about the GMAT and the importance of creating a plan for preparation. This week, we’re going to take a look at some … Read More

  • The Managerial Approach to Sentence Correction

    The Managerial Approach to Sentence Correction

    by on March 13th, 2016

    For most examinees, GMAT Sentence Correction can look a lot like a typical workday: you face a series of tasks and decisions that seem a bit daunting and quite a bit out of your control or expertise. But remember: the … Read More

  • Put the Critical in Critical Reasoning

    Put the Critical in Critical Reasoning

    by on March 5th, 2016

    As you read GMAT Critical Reasoning problems, you might be struck by how different the questions can be: some are about biology, others about geology, and still others about politics, home repair, corporate strategy, and … Read More

  • How to Master Critical Reading Questions

    How to Master Critical Reading Questions

    by on February 26th, 2016

    When I was a kid, all I wanted was a cool mono-syllabic last name. People would fumble through my clunky last name and inevitably layer some hybrid of odd accents in all of the wrong places. I just wanted to play … Read More

  • GMAT Tip: Planning for Fall Admission

    GMAT Tip: Planning for Fall Admission

    by on February 18th, 2016

    Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to go back to school. Maybe it’s something you’ve been thinking about for awhile, or maybe it was an impulse decision made over the holidays and too much spiked eggnog. … Read More

  • Know Your GMAT Conversions

    Know Your GMAT Conversions

    by on February 10th, 2016

    Powerball fever took over the U.S. in recent weeks, and it culminated in an aspirational post last week when someone suggested that if the winner split the $1.3 billion equally amongst 300 million Americans, it would … Read More

  • Strategies to Avoid When Pacing Yourself During the GMAT

    Strategies to Avoid When Pacing Yourself During the GMAT

    by on February 2nd, 2016

    Chances are, if you live anywhere along the East Coast, you’ve been inundated with news about Winter Storm Jonas aka Snowmageddon aka The Big One of 2016. If you skim your social media newsfeed, you see pictures of … Read More