Articles by Vivian Kerr

    How to Deal with Rates in Two-Part Analysis Questions

    How to Deal with Rates in Two-Part Analysis Questions

    by on February 26th, 2012

    You may have noticed on the GMAC official Integrated Reasoning practice questions for Two-Part Analysis that rates and work have appeared as a tested concept. While rates and work already appear on the GMAT’s … Read More

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    GMAT Integrated Reasoning Table Analysis: What Is “Sorting”?

    GMAT Integrated Reasoning Table Analysis: What Is “Sorting”?

    by on February 13th, 2012

    On the new Integrated Reasoning section, one of the question-types, Table Analysis, will present information in a table and give you the ability to “sort” that data in several different ways, not all of which may be … Read More

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    Variables and Integrated Reasoning

    Variables and Integrated Reasoning

    by on February 11th, 2012

    You may have noticed that every question on the new Integrated Reasoning section involves variables. Variables are the factors in a question. In the real world, some variables are time, distance, rate, etc. You’ll need … Read More

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    GMAT Graphics Interpretation: How to Interpret a Venn Diagram

    GMAT Graphics Interpretation: How to Interpret a Venn Diagram

    by on February 7th, 2012

    The Graphics Interpretation section will present you with a piece of data in the form of a graph, Venn diagram, scatter plot, etc. Below will be two statements, each with a missing portion. You will be asked to answer by … Read More

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    Top Ten Ways to Network at Business School

    Top Ten Ways to Network at Business School

    by on February 4th, 2012

    A good GMAT score and a great graduate school application are the biggest hurdles to getting into the Best Business Schools, but once there, how can you use the resources of your dream school to further your career? … Read More

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    An Introduction to Multi-Source Reasoning on the GMAT

    An Introduction to Multi-Source Reasoning on the GMAT

    by on January 31st, 2012

    Multi-Source Reasoning questions are one of the four new Integrated Reasoning question types which will begin appearing on the GMAT in June of 2012. Multi-Source Reasoning provides three pieces of information on tabbed … Read More

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    An Introduction to Two-Part Analysis Questions on the New GMAT

    An Introduction to Two-Part Analysis Questions on the New GMAT

    by on January 23rd, 2012

    The GMAT is changing this June.  One of the big changes is the Integrated Reasoning section, composed of four new question types. The Two-Part Analysis question is one of the four new types. The new Two-Part Analysis … Read More

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    5 Tips for Analyzing Integrated Reasoning Questions on the GMAT

    5 Tips for Analyzing Integrated Reasoning Questions on the GMAT

    by on January 16th, 2012

    The new Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT, set to launch in June 2012, requires some solid data analysis skills. Data is presented in short paragraphs, tables, charts, and graphs and answer choices must be … Read More

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    5 Steps for Integrated Reasoning – Graphics Interpretation Questions

    5 Steps for Integrated Reasoning – Graphics Interpretation Questions

    by on January 12th, 2012

    If you’re familiar at all with the GRE, then Data Interpretation may not be a foreign concept. Data analysis is one of the four main tested Quantitative concepts on the GRE, so it’s no surprise that the GMAT has … Read More

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    Issue Essay Template for AWA

    Issue Essay Template for AWA

    by on January 8th, 2012

    This is a sample outline for the GMAT’s Issue Essay. Here we are aiming for 5 paragraphs total. You may opt for a shorter 4 paragraph version, but aim for 5 paragraphs. If you have trouble completing 5 paragraphs, see … Read More

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    5 Tips for GMAT Table Analysis Questions

    5 Tips for GMAT Table Analysis Questions

    by on January 4th, 2012

    According to MBA.com, the new Table Analysis questions (one of four new question-types in the Integrated Reasoning section set to launch in June 2012), will present one large table with a drop-down menu that allows you … Read More

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    Argument Essay Template for AWA

    Argument Essay Template for AWA

    by on December 31st, 2011

    This is a sample outline for the GMAT’s Argument Essay. Here we are aiming for 5 paragraphs total. You may opt for a shorter 4 paragraph version if you have trouble finishing 3 body paragraphs, but try for 5 … Read More

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    GMAT: 8 Rules of Diction for Non-Native Speakers

    GMAT: 8 Rules of Diction for Non-Native Speakers

    by on December 23rd, 2011

    Diction can be a confusing concept, especially for non-native English speakers. Though sometimes diction errors are also grammatically correct, there may be cases where you simply have to “know” which word is correct … Read More

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    Anatomy of a Weaken Question – Part 3

    Anatomy of a Weaken Question – Part 3

    by on December 13th, 2011

    In Part 1, we learned how to recognize Weaken questions, and the importance of focusing on what is being weakened. In Part 2, we reviewed the importance of identifying the conclusion, evidence, and assumptions before … Read More

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