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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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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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