GMAT Verbal Articles

  • How to Improve Your GMAT Verbal Score

    How to Improve Your GMAT Verbal Score

    by on November 21st, 2014

    Some people, stereotypically American students, are more comfortable with verbal information and find math challenging. Other students, especially native speakers of other languages, find the math do-able, but find the … Read More

  • GMAT Practice Questions Explained: Sentence Correction Isn’t Scary

    GMAT Practice Questions Explained: Sentence Correction Isn’t Scary

    by on November 12th, 2014

    Did our latest GMAT Practice Questions scare you into studying? We gave you two questions, and today we have the answers and explanations we know you’re just dying to read. Question Explanations The First Question: … Read More

  • GMAT Practice Questions: Scary Sentence Correction

    GMAT Practice Questions: Scary Sentence Correction

    by on November 4th, 2014

    To celebrate this weekend’s scary holiday, we present you with a couple of (semi) themed GMAT practice questions. Electrifying! Need some help with tackling GMAT Sentence Correction questions? Check out our YouTube … Read More

  • How to Tackle Critical Reasoning Boldface Text

    How to Tackle Critical Reasoning Boldface Text

    by on October 30th, 2014

    Every once in a while, students ask me how to tackle Boldface questions in the Critical Reasoning section. They ask, should I read all the statements? It takes a lot of time and I forget the first sentence when I reach … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: CR Assumptions

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: CR Assumptions

    by on October 28th, 2014

    Assumption questions on the CR section of the GMAT exam are one of the 4 major CR question types. The four major CR types are Find the Assumption, Strengthen, Weaken, and Inference. The majority of CR questions will be … Read More

  • Tips for Focused Reading on the GMAT

    Tips for Focused Reading on the GMAT

    by on October 20th, 2014

    The GMAT is not just a test of your analytical skills or reading ability. It is also a test of your focus. How long can you focus and perform at a high level. This does not come easy, and it requires practice and a plan. … Read More

  • Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 4

    Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 4

    by on October 13th, 2014

    We’re almost done with our full review of a GMATPrep® RC passage and all of its associated questions! In Part 1, we deconstructed the entire passage and answered an Author’s Purpose, or Why, question. In part 2, we … Read More

  • Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 3

    Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 3

    by on October 12th, 2014

    We’re continuing on with our full review of a GMATPrep® RC passage and all of its associated questions! In Part 1, we deconstructed the entire passage and answered an Author’s Purpose, or Why, question. In part 2, … Read More

  • Top 5 Secrets of Earning a High GMAT Score

    Top 5 Secrets of Earning a High GMAT Score

    by on October 10th, 2014

    Hoping to unlock the good life by going to business school? It starts with a high GMAT score. It takes serious drive and dedication to become a skilled test taker. The five tips below will help you on the path to … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: SC Style & Concision

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: SC Style & Concision

    by on October 8th, 2014

    You might think SC questions are all about grammar; however, meaning and style play important roles in evaluating a SC question. In some questions, the grammar may be generally correct, but used incorrectly and … Read More

  • Identifying the Conclusion in GMAT CR Questions

    Identifying the Conclusion in GMAT CR Questions

    by on October 6th, 2014

    Today we will focus on how to identify a conclusion in an argument. A conclusion is a position, opinion or judgment reached after consideration of evidence or facts. Example: If John beats Jane at a single chess game, … Read More

  • Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 2

    Get Ready to Rumble: GMAT RC Start to Finish – Part 2

    by on October 4th, 2014

    We’re continuing on with our full review of a GMATPrep® RC passage and all of its associated questions! (Click here to read part 1.) Last time, we deconstructed the entire passage and answered an Author’s Purpose, … Read More

  • Deciding Between 2 Remaining Answer Choices on the GMAT

    Deciding Between 2 Remaining Answer Choices on the GMAT

    by on October 1st, 2014

    There is one feeling that hampers momentum and takes all the wind out of your sails on the GMAT. That feeling is the thrill of quickly eliminating three incorrect answer choices on a question, followed by complete … Read More

  • 4 GMAT Sentence Correction Skills to Master

    4 GMAT Sentence Correction Skills to Master

    by on September 27th, 2014

    In a previous blog post, we outlined the skills that you must hone to master the GMAT’s Sentence Correction section. Today we will review four of these skills. Learn them to conquer Sentence Correction problems! Here … Read More