Articles by Veritas Prep

  • 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

  • GMAT Inequalities … And Then Some … Part 2

    GMAT Inequalities … And Then Some … Part 2

    by on August 11th, 2016

    In our last post, we talked about the challenges that inequalities can pose for GMAT test takers. While not as simple as they seem, inequality questions can be huge time wasters that keep scores back at the 600 level. As … Read More

  • GMAT Inequalities … And Then Some … Part 1

    GMAT Inequalities … And Then Some … Part 1

    by on August 7th, 2016

    When it comes to tricky quantitative questions, inequalities take the prize for serving as one of the biggest deceivingly easy questions. Test takers should just treat inequalities as algebraic “equal to” equations … Read More

  • GMAT Geometry: You Don’t Need to Solve for ‘S’

    GMAT Geometry: You Don’t Need to Solve for ‘S’

    by on July 30th, 2016

    Memorizing endless numbers of formulas is never the path to high-scoring success on the GMAT. Nevertheless, formulas can give you a leg up—provided you understand how to use them appropriately. As with any quantitative … Read More

  • GMAT Math: Just When You Think You’re Done, Keep Going

    GMAT Math: Just When You Think You’re Done, Keep Going

    by on July 22nd, 2016

    Many test takers preparing for the GMAT get frustrated with questions in the quantitative section, often providing responses like “I took advanced math in college!” and “I did great on my SAT math, what gives?!” … Read More

  • Stop with the GMAT Calculations, Already!

    Stop with the GMAT Calculations, Already!

    by on July 21st, 2016

    Timing is hands down one of the biggest challenges test takers have for the GMAT. The exam recognizes this, of course, and in fact sets up a penalty for those who leave the exam unfinished. Smart test takers have a solid … Read More

  • Mind the Critical Reasoning Gap

    Mind the Critical Reasoning Gap

    by on July 14th, 2016

    Let’s start this post with a Critical Reasoning question: When a group of people starts a company, the founders usually serve as sources both of funding and of skills in marketing, management, and technical matters. It … Read More

  • GMAT Math: Consider the Possibilities and Make a Well-Reasoned Guess

    GMAT Math: Consider the Possibilities and Make a Well-Reasoned Guess

    by on July 6th, 2016

    In the GMAT Quantitative section, there are often problems that appear simple but turn into big time-wasters that detract from test takers’ ability to get to the tougher questions and/or finish the quantitative section … Read More

  • When You Can’t Swim in Critical Reasoning, Eliminate

    When You Can’t Swim in Critical Reasoning, Eliminate

    by on June 28th, 2016

    With Critical Reasoning questions, many test takers forget the immense importance of figuring out the gap, or disconnect, in the reasoning in the question being provided. Understanding this gap is essential to … Read More

  • Integrated Reasoning Tip: More Integral Than You Think

    Integrated Reasoning Tip: More Integral Than You Think

    by on June 19th, 2016

    The newest section of the GMAT, the Integrated Reasoning, is often discounted by students as “less important” than the bigger beasts of the exam, the Verbal and Quantitative sections. But many MBA programs have … Read More