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    The Importance of Drills on the GMAT

    The Importance of Drills on the GMAT

    by on July 8th, 2017

    If you’ve ever played a sport, you probably have a love-hate relationship with drills. Whether it was running pyramids at the track, shooting countless free throws, or taking batting practice until you thought your … Read More

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    Sentence Correction: Not About the Grammar?

    Sentence Correction: Not About the Grammar?

    by on June 30th, 2017

    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

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    The Managerial Approach to Sentence Correction

    The Managerial Approach to Sentence Correction

    by on June 24th, 2017

    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

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    Your 3-Phase GMAT Study Plan

    Your 3-Phase GMAT Study Plan

    by on June 14th, 2017

    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

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    Consider Algebra, Not Arithmetic

    Consider Algebra, Not Arithmetic

    by on June 6th, 2017

    Many test takers fail to make the connection between not being permitted to use a calculator on the quantitative section of the GMAT and, well, not making intensive, calculator-required calculations. The reality is, when … Read More

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    Probability Tip: 3 Strategies That Aren’t Used Enough

    Probability Tip: 3 Strategies That Aren’t Used Enough

    by on May 28th, 2017

    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

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    GMAT Prep for Early Bird Applicants

    GMAT Prep for Early Bird Applicants

    by on May 20th, 2017

    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

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    Tips for a Productive GMAT Preparation

    Tips for a Productive GMAT Preparation

    by on May 12th, 2017

    Whether you’re a day or a month into your GMAT preparation journey, you know how important it is to have a plan and to be able to manage your time well. If you start researching the GMAT online, chances are you’ll … Read More

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    3 Things to Know About Picking a GMAT Test Center

    3 Things to Know About Picking a GMAT Test Center

    by on April 26th, 2017

    In a previous post, we covered five often-overlooked things to think about before you show up at your GMAT test center, one of which involved the location and accessibility of the place itself. This week, we want to … Read More

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    GMAT Word Problems: Pay Close(r) Attention to the Words

    GMAT Word Problems: Pay Close(r) Attention to the Words

    by on April 18th, 2017

    Most test takers don’t give Word Problems enough credit—simple words with simple calculations, right? The reality is that the GMAT tosses in Word Problems when they hope you are not paying close attention, like when … Read More

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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