Articles by Veritas Prep

  • 5 Things to Consider Before GMAT Test Day

    5 Things to Consider Before GMAT Test Day

    by on April 9th, 2017

    So you’ve decided that business school is for you, and you’ve taken the first step towards your graduate degree: you’ve signed up for the GMAT exam! Some folks might argue that’s the toughest part. Others might … Read More

  • Simplifying GMAT Fractions

    Simplifying GMAT Fractions

    by on March 16th, 2017

    In previous posts, we have discussed how the best way to tackle a difficult looking quantitative question on the GMAT is to clean it up—consolidating like terms, adding or subtracting inside of parentheses, or … Read More

  • Crazy GMAT Circles (Easier Than You Think)

    Crazy GMAT Circles (Easier Than You Think)

    by on March 8th, 2017

    For this week’s tip, let’s talk about circles. You may struggle to remember anything around circles beyond they are round and are the shape of the bicycle or car wheels that get you to from point A to point B. Or, in … Read More

  • Let Geometry Problems Cancel Out

    Let Geometry Problems Cancel Out

    by on February 28th, 2017

    When faced with Geometry problems with variables, many test takers will approach the question with fear, believing they are forgetting some obscure geometric rule that is the only path towards a correct answer. In … Read More

  • GMAT Critical Reasoning: Assumption without Negation

    GMAT Critical Reasoning: Assumption without Negation

    by on February 19th, 2017

    Quick recap: we typically see four different question types on the GMAT—Strengthen, Weaken, Assumption, and Method of Reasoning. Many students find the assumption questions to be one of the toughest nuts to crack … Read More

  • What Makes Difficult GMAT Verbal, Well, Difficult?

    What Makes Difficult GMAT Verbal, Well, Difficult?

    by on February 11th, 2017

    Sometimes we overhear students claiming that there is “no way” a Sentence Correction question would appear in 700-level difficult verbal questions. It is “just grammar” and difficult verbal questions could only … Read More

  • Keep Shaving Those Quant Seconds … with Confidence!

    Keep Shaving Those Quant Seconds … with Confidence!

    by on February 3rd, 2017

    Last week we covered the importance of saving time on quantitative questions, particularly problem solving questions, in order to be able to reapply seconds to the harder questions or those that require a recheck. Quick … Read More

  • GMAT Quant: Shaved Seconds Add Up

    GMAT Quant: Shaved Seconds Add Up

    by on January 26th, 2017

    When working through GMAT Quantitative problems, at times some students will comment, “well, I solved this problem this way, so that’s fine right???” Totally. As we’ve covered in quite a few posts, there are … Read More

  • GMAT Math: Keep the Concept in Mind

    GMAT Math: Keep the Concept in Mind

    by on January 18th, 2017

    GMAT Quantitative questions can be difficult because of how questions are worded, relationships that have to be identified, and moves in logic that produce the right answer. But, sometimes, a quantitative question is … Read More

  • 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