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    3 Tips to Stick With Your Study Plan

    3 Tips to Stick With Your Study Plan

    by on January 14th, 2015

    If you are  reading this and your New Year’s Resolution is still intact, you’re probably in the majority. But within the next few weeks that will change … Early in January, the gyms, yoga studios, pools, and … Read More

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    Variables in the Answer Choices, Part II: Pitfalls with the Input-Output Approach

    Variables in the Answer Choices, Part II: Pitfalls with the Input-Output Approach

    by on January 4th, 2015

    In the last article, we learned the algebraic approach and the input-output approach for solving questions with variables in the answer choices (VIACs). In that article, I ended by saying that, while the input-output … Read More

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    Parallel Structure on GMAT Sentence Correction Questions

    Parallel Structure on GMAT Sentence Correction Questions

    by on December 12th, 2014

    The holiday season is upon us in North America. While Thanksgiving and Christmas are independently two of the biggest holidays of the year, the fact that they always come together and are so habitually linked makes me … Read More

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    Separate GMAT Rankings for U.S. and Asian Applicants

    by on December 3rd, 2014

    Segregation in education sounds like a relic of the distant past, but according to a recent story in the Wall Street Journal, Asian and Indian applicants to U.S. MBA programs trounce American applicants so badly on the … Read More

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    GMAT On Demand: Intro to Fractions

    GMAT On Demand: Intro to Fractions

    by on March 13th, 2014

    In the fourth installment of our Intro to GMAT Quant lesson, Knewton teachers Jess and Rich give you a solid introduction to fractions on the GMAT. Get (re)acquainted with proper and improper fractions, mixed numbers, … Read More

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    GMAT On Demand: Intro to Quant

    GMAT On Demand: Intro to Quant

    by on February 16th, 2014

    Today we’re starting another lesson in our Knewton on-demand preview series! Up this week: Intro to GMAT Quant. (If you missed our SC tips, check them out here). In this video Jen and Rich walk through some of the … Read More

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    How Is the GMAT Score Calculated? – Part I

    How Is the GMAT Score Calculated? – Part I

    by on November 5th, 2013

    The topic of scoring on the GMAT is a complex one. This is the first in a three part series outlining just what an adaptive exam is exactly, how GMAT scoring works and how you can use that to your advantage. The score … Read More

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    Sentence Correction: Getting Things to Agree

    Sentence Correction: Getting Things to Agree

    by on August 31st, 2013

    Ilana Goldberg, (Phd), Master Verbal instructor at Economist GMAT Tutor. Two of the most commonly tested grammatical principles in Sentence Correction questions are Subject-Verb Agreement and Pronoun Agreement. The … Read More

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    Which Critical Reasoner Are You? — Part III: The Maverick

    Which Critical Reasoner Are You? — Part III: The Maverick

    by on July 22nd, 2013

    By Amit Moshe, Economist GMAT Profiler. First, the correct answer choice for the last post’s question is B. The author’s conclusion is almost like a suggested solution to the deforestation threat. For this … Read More

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    Bad Stress vs. Good Stress on the GMAT

    Bad Stress vs. Good Stress on the GMAT

    by on June 25th, 2013

    Good stress is a motivator. Bad stress, also known as anxiety, is a demotivator. It can sap your energy, distract you from the task at hand and even shut you down completely. Some people walk into high-pressure … Read More

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    Sentence Correction: Remove Your Blinkers

    Sentence Correction: Remove Your Blinkers

    by on May 1st, 2013

    By Ilana Goldberg, (Phd), Master Verbal instructor. Human beings are originally predators, and this is why our eyes are in front. While our peripheral vision is fuzzy, binocular vision allows us to focus more easily on … Read More

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    How To Stay Confident While Taking The GMAT

    How To Stay Confident While Taking The GMAT

    by on April 12th, 2013

    There’s no crying in baseball - Jimmy Dougan, from ‘A League of Their Own’ It’s Monday and your GMAT is coming up on Saturday. You just took a practice test. After scoring the exam, you discovered … Read More

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    GMAT Q&A: Should I Study Quant and Verbal at the Same Time?

    GMAT Q&A: Should I Study Quant and Verbal at the Same Time?

    by on January 20th, 2013

    At Knewton we get a lot questions about the best ways to prepare for exam day, so today we’ll answer a question that Abhijit asked a while back: Question: Do you recommend doing Verbal and Quantitive at the same … Read More

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    Important GMAT Skills: Working with Circles

    Important GMAT Skills: Working with Circles

    by on December 18th, 2012

    Circle problems are among the most common types of geometry questions that appear on the GMAT. As such, you must make sure that you are fully prepared for these problems on test day. The first key to circle questions is … Read More

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