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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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    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

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    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

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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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    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

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    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

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    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

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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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    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

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    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

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