GMAT Verbal Articles

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: SC Meaning & Logic

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: SC Meaning & Logic

    by on July 17th, 2014

    Understanding meaning is critical to achieve success on sentence correction questions. Sentence Correction is more and more about meaning rather than the grammar. Grammar and meaning overlap quite a bit—there are … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: RC Business Passages

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: RC Business Passages

    by on July 9th, 2014

    Business Passages are one of the types of passages that one can expect to see test day. So, it’s important to prepare well in order to effectively tackle such passages. Undeniably, the best way to expand vocabulary and … Read More

  • 4 Sentence Correction Skills to Master

    4 Sentence Correction Skills to Master

    by on July 8th, 2014

    In our last 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! Patience … Read More

  • Hard GMAT Prep: Can You Find the Assumption?

    Hard GMAT Prep: Can You Find the Assumption?

    by on July 6th, 2014

    Try this GMATPrep® problem out (it’s from the free set that comes with the software) and then we’ll talk about it. Give yourself about 2 minutes (though it’s okay to stretch to 2.5 minutes on a CR as long as you … Read More

  • GMAT Reading Practice: What to Read

    GMAT Reading Practice: What to Read

    by on July 5th, 2014

    Undeniably, the best way to expand vocabulary and knowledge is by reading. We can’t rely on the conversations we have and we can’t rely on vocabulary word lists. So if you are looking to boost your verbal score, … Read More

  • Connect the Sentence Correction Dots

    Connect the Sentence Correction Dots

    by on July 2nd, 2014

    Studying for GMAT Sentence Correction questions can seem like a primer on grammatical rules. This is because any given phrase could have a pronoun issue, or a verb agreement issue, or even a logical meaning issue. Most … Read More

  • Become a GMAT Sentence Correction Expert

    Become a GMAT Sentence Correction Expert

    by on June 29th, 2014

    Think of a Sentence Correction (SC) problem as a hall of mirrors. In a hall of mirrors, each reflective surface gives you a distorted version of yourself, but of course you always maintain a sense of what you really look … Read More

  • GMAT Sentence Correction Tricks

    GMAT Sentence Correction Tricks

    by on June 21st, 2014

    “Piece of cake! This problem is pretty straightforward,” you think. While skimming through the answer choices, suddenly your optimistic mood darkens. You notice that the question and the first answer choice … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: RC Main Idea

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: RC Main Idea

    by on June 20th, 2014

    Not surprisingly, one of the best ways to prepare for GMAT Reading Comprehension is simply to read and that too from quality resources/journals/magazines. Some of the Quality Resources include: The Economist, Scientific … Read More

  • Compound Subjects & Additive Phrases

    Compound Subjects & Additive Phrases

    by on June 19th, 2014

    First, four SC questions exploring this theme. 1) Neither the late 18th century composers, such as Mozart or Haydn, nor Beethoven, as well as Schubert in the early 19th century, were known to compose in the suite format, … Read More

  • The Empty ‘It’ on the GMAT Sentence Correction

    The Empty ‘It’ on the GMAT Sentence Correction

    by on June 11th, 2014

    First, three practice questions. 1) From a cache of burnt bones, including bone tools, found in South Africa, Homo erectus had estimated control of fire 700,000 years ago, although other hominid groups might have even … Read More

  • High Level GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice

    High Level GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice

    by on June 10th, 2014

    We’ve recently discussed GMAT Reading Comprehension question types and patterns in detail, so it’s time to try your hand at identifying question types and answering some difficult practice questions. GMAT … Read More

  • Sentence Correction Tips: Double Negatives Aren’t Correct

    Sentence Correction Tips: Double Negatives Aren’t Correct

    by on June 9th, 2014

    After answering a question on GMAT Club, I realized that one type of error is not on every student’s radar. Many students are attuned to parallelism and are vigilant about eradicating modification errors. Same goes for … Read More

  • Get Free Points on Sentence Correction

    Get Free Points on Sentence Correction

    by on June 7th, 2014

    While summer hasn’t started with the solstice coming in a few weeks, this farewell to winter weather has started the summer season in earnest for most Northern Hemispherians. And thus beginneth the season of sentences … Read More