GMAT Verbal Articles

  • How to Avoid GMAT Trap-Answer Choices

    How to Avoid GMAT Trap-Answer Choices

    by on April 17th, 2014

    Critical Reasoning questions are all about distractions, so it is crucial to understand how distractors work. Distractors are commonly referred to as trap-answer choices, and their elimination is never automatic. … Read More

  • Determine Scope in Reading Comprehension Questions

    Determine Scope in Reading Comprehension Questions

    by on April 9th, 2014

    On test day, you’ll  see 78 different questions designed to test how you think, how you approach a given problem, and how well you manage your time in a stressful environment. Most of these questions are unknown … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: Tackling the CR Paradox

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: Tackling the CR Paradox

    by on April 8th, 2014

    This past Saturday, we discussed one of the minor CR question types on the GMAT exam called Resolve the Paradox. If you are looking for a high verbal score, you need to be aware of this minor question type. To begin … Read More

  • GMAT Boldface Type Questions

    GMAT Boldface Type Questions

    by on April 1st, 2014

    What do boldface type questions and a chameleon have in common? A chameleon is the master of disguise in the animal kingdom. And the boldface parts of GMAT questions can seem to morph into something they are not. In … Read More

  • How Difficult Is the GMAT Verbal Section?

    How Difficult Is the GMAT Verbal Section?

    by on March 25th, 2014

    Today’s article comes courtesy of Veritas Prep GMAT instructor, Ron Awad. On test day, you may get a question that seems impossible to solve, and yet most other students get it right. This means that the question … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: Tackling Pronouns

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: Tackling Pronouns

    by on March 24th, 2014

    This past Saturday, we worked on one of GMAT’s favorite topics on Sentence Correction questions—Pronouns. Errors related to Pronouns are one of the most commonly tested errors on the exam. So, it is important to … Read More

  • Beat GMAT Verbal by Making Predictions

    Beat GMAT Verbal by Making Predictions

    by on March 20th, 2014

    In Part II of my series on the Verbal section of the GMAT, we are going to cover the necessity of predicting correct answers to Verbal questions before evaluating the answer choices available. Predicting is a skill one … Read More

  • Beat GMAT Verbal: Reading Comprehension in a Nutshell

    Beat GMAT Verbal: Reading Comprehension in a Nutshell

    by on March 13th, 2014

    In this fourth part of a series of posts on the GMAT’s Verbal Section, we take a look at Reading Comprehension (RC) and reveal some key takeaways that mean more points for you on test day. If you’ve not yet read the … Read More

  • GMAT Critical Reasoning Practice Question & Explanation

    GMAT Critical Reasoning Practice Question & Explanation

    by on March 12th, 2014

    You may not love doing GMAT Critical Reasoning practice, but it’s good for your score. We initially posted this stimulus and question on Facebook—give it a try: While the average American reads only two books per … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: Tackling CR Boldface

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: Tackling CR Boldface

    by on March 11th, 2014

    Boldface CR questions test you on the structure of a passage. The question stems always ask for the function or role that the boldfaced part plays; and the answers are usually “the first is … ; the second is … ” … Read More

  • What You Should Avoid in Reading Comprehension

    What You Should Avoid in Reading Comprehension

    by on March 9th, 2014

    Today’s blog post was written by Veritas Prep GMAT instructor and Beat the GMAT expert, David Newland. In this article, we focus on classic movies to learn fundamental strategies for GMAT Success. “A man and a … Read More

  • Review: The OG Companion for Sentence Correction from MGMAT

    Review: The OG Companion for Sentence Correction from MGMAT

    by on March 4th, 2014

    From the large trove of GMAT study aids and resources offered by Manhattan GMAT, you will find a variety of resources to suit your study needs. For those who need clear explanations targeted towards the Sentence … Read More

  • GMAT Avengers Study Group: Tackling SC Idioms

    GMAT Avengers Study Group: Tackling SC Idioms

    by on February 25th, 2014

    Sentence Correction Idioms is one of those question types that Critical Reasoning doesn’t help too much. Mastering the English idioms requires diligent studying, unless you are a native English speaker. From personal … Read More

  • Forget What You Know and Find Critical Reasoning Success

    Forget What You Know and Find Critical Reasoning Success

    by on February 17th, 2014

    The GMAT is an exam that students generally study for over a few months, but it can be argued that students have been preparing for it their entire lives. From mastering addition in elementary school to understanding … Read More