Articles by Veritas Prep

  • Precarious Sentence Correction Prepositions

    Precarious Sentence Correction Prepositions

    by on January 10th, 2017

    When offering up strategy for Sentence Correction questions, we often talk about “decision points”—understanding what type of error is being tested and what subtle changes exist between multiple-choice selections. … Read More

  • GMAT Tip: Wait, Do I Need the GRE, Too? – Part 3

    GMAT Tip: Wait, Do I Need the GRE, Too? – Part 3

    by on January 1st, 2017

    In our last two posts (Part 1 and Part 2) we’ve covered overlaps between the GMAT and GRE for those students who find themselves in the situation of requiring both exams for dual degree programs. In this post, … Read More

  • GMAT Tip: Wait, Do I Need the GRE, Too? – Part 2

    GMAT Tip: Wait, Do I Need the GRE, Too? – Part 2

    by on December 24th, 2016

    In our last post, we talked about the unique situation some of our test takers find themselves in—needing both a GMAT and GRE score for dual Master’s and MBA programs. Many of these test takers stress out a great … Read More

  • GMAT Tip: Wait, Do I Need the GRE, Too? – Part 1

    GMAT Tip: Wait, Do I Need the GRE, Too? – Part 1

    by on December 16th, 2016

    When seeking out a dual MBA and Master’s program, many students are surprised to find they need to submit both GRE and GMAT test scores. “But wait, I already took the GMAT. And now I have to study for another … Read More

  • Don’t Apply Your Outside Knowledge on Critical Reasoning

    Don’t Apply Your Outside Knowledge on Critical Reasoning

    by on December 8th, 2016

    The way that we tackle the GMAT Critical Reasoning section (or, you know, most of the GMAT) requires we have the unique mindset of pretending we are totally clueless, but also a keen expert who can find the gap in … Read More

  • 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