Archive for January, 2011

Comprehending Reading Comprehension (Part 2 of 3)

by Jim Jacobson on January 30, 2011

In the last installment, I went over some of the common ways that Reading Comprehension passages and questions can challenge GMAT test-takers.  I would like [...]

GMAT – 5 Tips to Form a Study Plan

by Vivian Kerr on January 29, 2011

Gather your materials. How will you study? The most successful GMAT test-takers use a variety of materials. Bare minimum, you’ll [...]

Watch out for Zombies… in Sentence Correction!

by David Newland on January 29, 2011

A few years ago, vampires were big in popular culture. A certain teen vampire series sold millions of copies and had people of all ages [...]

GMAT On Demand: Idioms 101

by Chris Black on January 28, 2011

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MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: They Just Don’t Take the GRE Seriously!

by Jeremy Shinewald on January 28, 2011

One of the main themes throughout our admissions myths series (which is now 45 strong and counting) has been that applicants should not assume [...]

Formulas for Set Theory

by Vivian Kerr on January 28, 2011

Some tougher GMAT Quant questions will require you to know the formulas for set theory, presenting three sets and asking various questions about [...]

Preparing to Write the Argument Essay

by David Ragsdale on January 28, 2011

The GMAT contains two essays, the Issue essay and the Argument essay. Between the two, most people find the Issue essay easier because it’s more [...]

GMAT Critical Reasoning: Causal Arguments

by Kaplan GMAT on January 27, 2011

A causal argument is an argument in which the main point is that one thing caused another, or x caused y.  When causality arguments appear [...]

GMAT On Demand: Intro to Pronouns

by Chris Black on January 27, 2011

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Eliminate Test Day Anxiety

by Brian Galvin on January 27, 2011

According to a study featured in the New York Times , test-taking is a more powerful form of study than are reading and memorization.  Researchers [...]

GMAT On Demand: Understanding Verb Tense Errors

by Chris Black on January 26, 2011

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Grockit GMAT and MBA Admissions Course: Lesson 8, Part 4 – Verbal Critical Reasoning

by Crystal Morgan on January 26, 2011

We’re making sections of Grockit’s GMAT Course available to stream online for free! The course is taught by Grockit Founder Farb Nivi and covers the entire [...]

Breaking Down GMATPrep Average + Arithmetic Problems

by Manhattan Prep on January 26, 2011

In the past, we’ve discussed weighted average Data Sufficiency problems (twice:  first here and then here) and we’ve also discussed how to turn algebra problems [...]