## GMAT Verbal Articles

by on March 2nd, 2017

One of the things I love about being a Kaplan GMAT teacher is that my students learn a method for answering every question they will face on Test Day. Having a consistent approach makes answering a high-difficulty GMAT … Read More

• ### Possessive Case on GMAT Sentence Correction

by on February 25th, 2017

Sentence Correction questions often involve multiple issues. Stick to the ones you are sure of when solving them. However, if you can add new tools to your toolbox by learning rules you were unaware of, you are on the … Read More

• ### The GMAT Avengers Challenge of the Week: CR Conclusion – Part 2

by on February 21st, 2017

Happy Tuesday! Critical Reasoning Conclusion questions are pretty frequent on the GMAT, and the Avengers may just have the key to unlocking them for you. Make sure you join Rahul and the rest of the group on Saturday, … Read More

• ### 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

by on February 16th, 2017

I’ve had multiple conversations recently with different students about how to improve Reading Comprehension (RC) skills, and each person had a somewhat different angle or issue going on. I realized, though, that these … Read More

• ### 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

• ### The GMAT Avengers Challenge of the Week: CR Conclusion – Part 1

by on February 6th, 2017

Happy Monday! After a much-deserved break, the GMAT Avengers are back and better than ever. Recharged, refreshed, and with their skills sharpened, Rahul and the rest of the group are now ready to resume their efforts for … Read More

• ### Land Your Score: Collect Verbal Reasoning Points

by on February 5th, 2017

Many test takers focus on improving their math skills, which is completely logical. You have done plenty of reading and writing since high school, but your high school math skills are probably rusty. And for many people, … Read More

• ### Strategies for the 6 Reading Comprehension Question Types

by on January 29th, 2017

Virtually all GMAT Reading Comprehension questions fall into these 6 categories: main idea, detail, inference, out of context, logical structure, and author’s tone. Familiarizing yourself with each type of Reading … Read More

• ### 5 Grammar Myths to Ignore in GMAT Prep

by on January 24th, 2017

Being a native English speaker has great benefits when it comes to taking the GMAT, but one of our biggest blind spots is our tendency to rely on grammar mythology that has been passed down to us over time. Here are five … Read More

• ### 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 Sentence Correction: Spot the Trap! – Part 2

by on January 6th, 2017

Last time, we talked about how to read for meaning and spot redundancy traps on Sentence Correction. I’ve got another trappy SC for you; this one is from the GMATPrep® free exams. Go for it! * “A mixture of poems … Read More

• ### GMAT Verbal for Non-Native English Speakers

by on January 5th, 2017

The GMAT is a tough exam, even for those who have been speaking English their entire lives. Another degree of difficulty is added for those who are non-native English speakers. Here at Magoosh, we’re proud to have … Read More

• ### GMAT Sentence Correction: Spot the Trap! – Part 1

by on December 29th, 2016

If you’re a non-native English speaker, you know that you’ll need to be extra careful with idioms and other constructions that native speakers just “know.” If you’re a native speaker, though, don’t think that … Read More