Archive for February, 2011

Defining What Specific Business Schools Are Looking For

by Stacy Blackman on February 28, 2011

After you’ve narrowed down the list of business schools you are looking to attend, you should begin to study each MBA program and look for [...]

Analyzing Your Practice Tests, Part 2

by Manhattan Prep on February 28, 2011

Welcome to part 2 of our updated process for analyzing your practice tests. As we discussed in yesterday’s first half , we’re basing the discussion [...]

Knewton RC Challenge, Round 2: Explanation!

by Chris Black on February 27, 2011

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Critical Reasoning: Making the Right Assumption (Part I)

by Economist GMAT Tutor on February 27, 2011

Assumption is the mother of all screw ups, they say. Isaac Bettan, Master GMAT‘s Verbal Master, begs to differ.

Analyzing Your Practice Tests, Part 1

by Manhattan Prep on February 27, 2011

The purpose of taking a practice test is two-fold.  First, you are testing yourself to see whether you have learned what you have been trying [...]

Understanding If Wharton Is a Good Fit For You

by Scott Shrum on February 26, 2011

Without a doubt, Wharton is one of the top business schools in the world.  And for good reason: very few schools can match [...]

Knewton RC Challenge: Efficient Market Hypothesis (Part 2!)

by Chris Black on February 26, 2011

Last week the Knewton challenge question was an RC problem that over 50% of students miss. Ready for another tough question from the same tricky [...]

GMAT On Demand: How to Weaken a Critical Reasoning Argument

by Chris Black on February 25, 2011

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Critical Reasoning: There’s No Doubt About It

by Economist GMAT Tutor on February 25, 2011

Isaac Bettan, Master GMAT‘s Verbal Master, walks you through a Critical Reasoning question that involves casting doubt.

GMAT Sample Problem: Advanced Rates

by Kaplan GMAT on February 25, 2011

Try this advanced sample GMAT problem-solving question focusing on rates.  Remember, as complicated as the problems get, the key is using the distance = rate [...]

Practice Makes Perfect, They Say

by Economist GMAT Tutor on February 24, 2011

Isaac Bettan, Master GMAT’s Verbal Master, take you to a time travel from Past Perfect to Present Perfect through a Sentence Correction question. Please fasten [...]

GMAT On Demand: Two Classic CR Strengthening Questions

by Chris Black on February 24, 2011

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GMAT Verbal Strategy

by Jim Jacobson on February 24, 2011

GMAT strategy is not universal; what works for one individual learner’s style and background can make no sense at all for another’s.  I’ve [...]