Articles by Brian Galvin
Who the F Believes this S?
Brian debunks a lot of myths you might believe about the GMAT.
Data Sufficiency: It’s Just A Game
Is the answer really C? Or did you just lose the GMAT game?
What Do You Need For GMAT Success?
Brian explains why what you want is not always what you need to get an awesome score.
How Does the GMAT Scoring Engine Work?
Would a 51Q/31V yield a 670 AND a 690?
What Is Higher-Order Thinking?
Test prep experts use this term a lot, but what does it actually mean?
The Unburdening of Proof
Simply memorizing formulas and rules might actually be counterproductive, Brian explains why.
Using the Scoring System to Improve Your Score
Brian discusses how to leverage your knowledge of the algorithm to score higher.
Planning Your Study Schedule
Don't sacrifice quality for quantity when studying for the GMAT, since this will surely reflect in your score.
My Journey to 760
Osirus0830 is now Osirus@VeritasPrep! Congrats from the BTG Team! Check out what he learned on the way to becoming an instructor.
The Counterproductivity of Goal-Setting
Don't worry about the difficulty of questions on test day, all it'll do is compound your anxiety!
Free Integrated Reasoning Practice Questions
Taking the GMAT after June 2012? Don't forget to prepare for the new Integrated Reasoning section!
5 Strategies That Helped Me Score 780 on the GMAT
Jason shares his favorite strategies for getting a 780 on the GMAT.
Three Fundamental Reading Comprehension Strategies
No need to know everything about cellular mutation! Instead, focus on the organization of the passage and cause-effect relationships.
Brian gives some solid advice on "the aesthetics" of algebraic equations. If an i-banker can make something ugly into something nice, so can you!