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General Approach to Sentence Correction Questions

by GMAT Prep Now on March 3, 2015

Answer GMAT Sentence Correction questions using a step-by-step strategy.

GMAT Avengers Study Group: Voices on Sentence Correction

by Rahul Sehgal on November 30, 2014

Gain valuable tips on how to tackle Voices on SC question from our GMAT Avengers group.

5 Strategies the GMAT Uses to Distort Meaning – Part 4

by e-GMAT on August 8, 2012

'Change of voice' is another strategy that might distort the meaning of a sentence.

Thursdays with Ron – Sentence Correction

by Manhattan_Prep on March 1, 2012

Every other Thursday, our instructor Ron Purewal (known on the Beat The GMAT forums as lunarpower) hosts a free study hall session, called Thursdays with Ron, where anyone [...]

GMAT Sentence Corrections: Advanced Usage of Helping Verbs

by Jordan Schonig on September 30, 2011

We use helping verbs all the time, but are we really using them properly?

Jargon Busting II: Let’s talk about Diction

by Economist GMAT Tutor on September 29, 2011

What does "diction" really mean? Ilana explains.

GMAT Sentence Correction: Rhetorical Construction

by Jordan Schonig on July 28, 2011

Some SC questions test more subtle errors, so be prepared to deal with wordiness.

GMAT Sentence Correction: Active vs. Passive Voice

by Jordan Schonig on July 26, 2011

It’s a common misconception that the active voice is always preferable to the passive voice.

When is passive voice correct?

by Nishant Arora on May 13, 2011

As a general rule of thumb, skip a passive voice answer choice. But do you know when passive voice answer choices are correct? Stacey Koprince [...]

Mastering the Subjunctive Mood

by David Ragsdale on December 2, 2010

One of the trickier grammar topics on the GMAT is the subjunctive mood. Many native English speakers are even surprised to learn that English has [...]

Passive and Active Voices on the GMAT, and When They Matter

by Andrea Alexander on October 22, 2009

What’s the difference between these two sentences? He spoke clearly, articulating the points of his plan. The points of his plan were articulated in his clear speech.