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Understanding Negation and Sample spaces
Introduction Purpose: The purpose of this article is to help you think about negating statements so that you can apply the negation test for CR assumption [...]
NOUN + NOUN MODIFIERS – Can modify any entity
Noun + Noun Modifiers Before we start discussing the functions of noun + noun modifiers, let’s do a little warm-up exercise here. Following are the three [...]
Next Year Starts Now: A New Webinar Series for 2019–2020 MBA Applicants!
Are you planning to apply to business school in 2019–2020? It is not too early to start preparing for your applications, and we can help! The [...]
The GMAT Official Guide 2019 edition, part 3
Welcome back to our series on the new Official Guide (OG) books! (If you’d like, you can start with the first installment of this article [...]
The Wrath of Con-fusing Science Passages
The biggest problem I see with students who struggle with Reading Comprehension science passages on the GMAT is that they focus on the wrong things. [...]
How to Solve a Puzzling GMAT Critical Reasoning Problem
Most Critical Reasoning problems on the GMAT involve arguments. We might be asked about the argument’s structure, how to strengthen or weaken the argument, how [...]
How Jeopardy Helped Me Prepare for the GMAT
I’m a huge fan of the long-running game show Jeopardy. And if you watch enough Jeopardy, you start to notice patterns. Every game has 61 [...]
Update Your Time Management for the New GMAT
The GMAT is about to change! And in a great way: it will take us less time to take the test, starting this coming Monday, [...]
GMAT: Traps for Weaken Questions in Critical Reasoning
This is a really interesting question. I’m not going to tell you why yet, though. Try this problem from the free GMATPrep© exams and then we’ll [...]
How to Master Reading Comprehension on the GMAT
The reading comprehension section on the GMAT is often dreaded and it’s not hard to see why. Even for bibliophiles and voracious readers, the subject [...]
Critical Reasoning Assumption Questions – Let’s Play Jenga!
Some Critical Reasoning question types are pretty straightforward about what you’re being asked to do. On a Strengthen the Argument question, for example, many students [...]
GMAT: Spot the Math Traps in Critical Reasoning
As soon as I saw this question, I knew I had to write about it. The ability to handle this question depends on a certain [...]
Grammar Order of Operations: Prioritizing GMAT Sentence Correction Rules
Revisit the most important GMAT grammar rules to ensure you’re not ruling out a correct answer for an unimportant reason.
What Makes Difficult GMAT Verbal, Well, Difficult?
Leveraging the information you are provided is essential to getting to the right answer.
3 Highly Effective GMAT Verbal Strategies
Learn about why reading is important for the GMAT and how you can improve your verbal competency.