beatthegmat posted a new topic called CONTEST at mba.com in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Dear BeatTheGMATers, MBA.com has announced a Contest! With PRIZES! Enter the Greatest GMAT™ Official Prep Giveaway of 2019 https://www.mba.com/mbas-and-business-masters/announcements/enter-the-greatest-gmat-official-prep-giveaway-of-2019”
March 31, 2019
beatthegmat posted a reply to Admissions cosultants in the The Application Process forum
“The original post is old. Since the initial post, Beat The GMAT has opened its admissions consulting review platform, featuring verified reviews of the top 10 admissions consultancies: https://reviews.beatthegmat.com/”
January 16, 2019
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October 15, 2018
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October 15, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to RC in the Reading Comprehension forum
“Can you please include any questions related to this passage you wanted to post about?”
October 11, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to So dogged were Frances Perkins’ investigations of the garm in the Sentence Correction forum
“Please include the underline in the original sentence. Thank you.”
October 4, 2018
September 28, 2018
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September 24, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to 2019 GMAC Official Guide applicable for 60-Day Study Guide? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi! We have all of the OG questions libraries available here: https://www.beatthegmat.com/official-guide-question-library-t296753.html. Specifically, you can find the OG 2019 question library here: https://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/official-guide-2019-library I hope this helps!”
September 20, 2018
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September 19, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called MBA or Specialized Master’s Degree: Which is Best for You? in the Research MBA Programs forum
“When you think business school, you probably think MBA. A Master’s of Business Administration has long been a coveted — and often essential — qualification for business professionals. In recent years, however, the tide has begun to quietly shift, with more business school students than ever ...”
September 4, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Prepping for the GMAT Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint in the GMAT Strategy forum
“https://s15.postimg.cc/a2pix60fr/image.png The Graduate Management Admissions Test, or GMAT, is a common admissions requirement for most MBA programs, especially for applicants who don’t have a lot of work experience. The GMAT is a long and difficult exam that tests your command of the English ...”
August 13, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called MBA Admissions: Tips for International Students in the The Application Process forum
“A large number of MBA students across the globe intend to pursue their degree outside their home country. Are you thinking of studying abroad? The United States, Europe and Canada are home to many of the world’s top-ranked business schools. Consider these tips if you’re hoping to make one of ...”
August 6, 2018
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August 3, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to GMAT OG 2019 Because many of Australia’s marsupials, in the Sentence Correction forum
“Entered OA has been corrected to E”
July 27, 2018
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July 18, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called The Smart Choice: Benefits of Taking the GRE® General Test in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Are you thinking of pursuing a professional business degree? More business school students than ever before are getting into top-ranked business programs using GRE<sup>®</sup> scores. You do have testing options. If you’re weighing which test is right for you, this overview of the ...”
July 2, 2018
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June 18, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Is The GMAT Stopping You From An MBA? in the The Application Process forum
“https://s33.postimg.cc/mgtq5l3jf/gmat.png Not everyone is good at taking tests. Especially when you feel as if your entire career is resting on the results of four hours spent in an airless room with dozens of other people who look cool, calm and collected while you’re sweating through ...”
June 8, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Your Business School Application: 4 Things to Do Right Now in the The Application Process forum
“Congratulations on the decision to pursue a professional business degree! Are you wondering where to start? Applying to MBA and specialized master’s programs requires careful planning and preparation. Checking these first tasks off your list can help put you on the path to success. 1. Know your ...”
June 5, 2018
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June 1, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete my account in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi sophylaelin, Your account has been deleted. Best, The BeatTheGMAT Team”
May 25, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete Account in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Commoditybull, Your account has been deleted. Best, The BeatTheGMAT Team”
May 25, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Prepping for the GRE When English is Not Your First Language in the GMAT Strategy forum
“English is a complex language. Ask around and you’ll hear that even native speakers can find it complicated and sometimes confusing. This can make the GRE® General Test particularly challenging when English is not your first language. With adequate practice, however, you can be sure to feel ...”
May 10, 2018
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“Hi fsb_20 Your account has been deleted.”
May 7, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called 5 Terror-inducing, Success-busting, Career-ending Mistakes in the MBA Student Life forum
“Nobody is perfect. Bill Gates ignored the signs showing the importance of internet search. Richard Branson believed he could oust Coca-Cola and Pepsi with his meager Virgin Cola. Tim Cook launched Apple Maps before it was ready. Everyone makes mistakes, even those people who are largely regarded as ...”
April 24, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“bjedgert has been removed.”
April 16, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Happy to help. Your account has been deleted.”
April 12, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Dhinda, Your account has been deleted. Best, The BeatTheGMAT Team”
April 11, 2018
beatthegmat posted a new topic called An Insider’s Guide to the GRE® General Test in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Are you getting ready for the GRE<sup>®</sup> General Test? The test has several smart features that can help you do your best, but you’ll still have to do your part. The more prepared you are, the more confident you will feel on test day. This overview of the test with tips and ...”
April 2, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to The early Greeks designed a mud-brick temple that mirrored t in the Sentence Correction forum
“Please provide OA and source.”
March 31, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Complete”
March 27, 2018
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March 15, 2018
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March 15, 2018
February 8, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, adam_a, I''ve now deactivated the account. Regards, Sorin”
January 31, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, zackalack, I''ve now deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
January 29, 2018
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“Hey, pwulfers, I''ve now deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
January 25, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, lauragiurge04, I''ve now deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
January 5, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Test 4 in the GMAT Books for Sale/Donation forum
“Format Test 2”
January 4, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Duplicate Posts in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Nandish, Thanks for reporting! We have a ticket open with the tech team to look into the issue. Regards, Sorin”
December 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Harbans, We''ve now deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
December 6, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to GMAT 730 with 3.5 years of experience - Looking for phd in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Congratulations! <i class="em em-clap"></i> Moved your post to Ask MBA Admissions Consultants so that you can gain a full range of guidance.”
November 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Sending messages in BTG in the Lounge forum
“Hey, anandc19, beyondgmatscore is correct. The PM moves to ''Sent'' only after it is seen by the recipient. Thanks, Sorin”
November 19, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Please ban the spammer "sharmaji900" in the GMAT Math forum
“Thanks, Dabral. Yep, we''re on it---full ban.”
October 31, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Full Plan in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey, jeaustel, The emails are sent automatically by the system every day at midnight PT, so it''s unfortunately not possible to customize the guide. We cannot send emails ahead of the schedule. Regards, Sorin”
October 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to update username in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Brandon, I''ve now updated your username. Regards, Sorin”
October 18, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called What Use Is the GMAT? in the GMAT Strategy forum
“https://s1.postimg.org/40w9z9abkb/image.png You already know you need to take the GMAT—and excel on it—to earn a spot in business school. You know what the GMAT entails: comprehensive math and verbal skills. Now, you need to know why it matters. To many aspiring business students, the GMAT ...”
October 16, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Juggling Family, Work, and an MBA Is Possible—Here’s How in the MBA Student Life forum
“Grad school is never easy—and when you’re juggling the responsibilities of family life and a full-time job, too, the challenges of finishing an MBA can seem insurmountable. It may be daunting, but it’s definitely possible to complete an MBA while working full-time and caring for a family. ...”
October 13, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to What time of day do the emails send? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“The emails are sent every day at midnight (0:00am) Pacific Time. Regards, Sorin”
September 29, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the GMAT Verbal & Essays forum
“Beat The GMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the GMAT Verbal & Essays forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Sentence Correction forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Sentence Correction forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Reading Comprehension forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Helpful Resources forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Critical Reasoning forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Helpful Resources forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Reading Comprehension forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Helpful Resources forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Problem Solving forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Helpful Resources forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Problem Solving forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the GMAT Math forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the GMAT Integrated Reasoning forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Ask the Test Maker forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the GMAT Strategy forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the GMAT Math forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the GMAT Integrated Reasoning forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Ask the Test Maker forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG13: https://s1.postimg.org/6jm6i876yz/og13th-edition-book-cover.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called WANT BEATTHEGMAT.COM TO PAY FOR YOUR GMAT? in the Announcements forum
“BeatTheGMAT.com is excited to announce a series of free contests for members of the BTG community. The first contest is currently drawing entries right NOW and you can enter for free simply by registering and posting in the forums at BeatTheGMAT. ...”
September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called OFFICIAL GUIDE QUESTION LIBRARY in the Announcements forum
“Join the discussion as you work through your Official Guide and gain strategy tips and advice from Experts & other Members and pose any questions that you have to the community at BeatTheGMAT.com OG2020: https://i.postimg.cc/gX97ggRc/OG2020.jpg ...”
September 20, 2017
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September 20, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“giorgiovee, I''ve now deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
September 12, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Welcome Admit Pitch! in the Ask Admit Pitch forum
“Hi Beat The GMAT Community, We''re excited to welcome the newest team of admissions experts to our community: Admit Pitch! Admit Pitch is committed to help you realize your dreams by unleashing your potential. They work with you to present your best candidature to the best business schools. ...”
September 1, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called GMAT Mistake Tracker Tool from EMPOWERgmat in the GMAT Strategy forum
“This Mistake Tracker is one of the keys to scoring at a significantly higher level. This tool will help you define exactly WHY you''re getting questions wrong (rather than a mere count of the content areas you missed the most questions in). By defining your error types, you can learn how to ...”
August 30, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Kcazar, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 24, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called 2017 Contest Rules in the Announcements forum
“https://s26.postimg.org/cahuuhxc5/BTG_Contest_Graphic_2.png BTGI Contest Rules: 1 - No purchase necessary to enter. 2 – GMAT Industry ‘experts’ (including, but not limited to - teachers, tutors, admissions advisors, GMAT-company representatives, etc.) are not eligible to participate. ...”
August 10, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Welcome Personal MBA Coach! in the Ask Personal MBA Coach forum
“Hi Beat The GMAT Community, We''re excited to welcome the newest team of admissions experts to our community: Personal MBA Coach! MBA Prep School is an MBA counseling company whose clients have been accepted at almost every top business school in the world. Also, 96% of clients got into one ...”
August 4, 2017
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August 2, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, yipee, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 1, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, boegner, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
July 27, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Andi123, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
July 23, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Day 7 changed to 2018, missing 2015 in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey, omegan3, Thanks for reaching out! In an effort to always stay up-to-date with the latest materials, we have recently updated the 60-Day Study Guide to match this year''s OG, which was released a few weeks ago. This means that unfortunately we cannot retrieve the older version of the daily ...”
July 18, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Username Change in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“piyush286, I''ve now updated the username. Regards, Sorin”
June 19, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Help! Links in the study guide are broken in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey, Manika, Thanks for reporting the issue! We''ve now updated the link to MBA Watch. It''s this one: https://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/school Regards, Sorin”
June 11, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called How to Get a 700+ on the GMAT in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“What''s the best way to get a 700 on the GMAT? We''ve compiled a collection of the most widely read and informative debriefs of members who''ve passed the coveted 700 threshold. GMAT Killer: 490 to 770 in 3 Months by joshcollins joshcollins was really unsure when he started his prep, but he ...”
June 10, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, KZAaaam, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
June 6, 2017
May 31, 2017
beatthegmat started following Mo2men
May 22, 2017
beatthegmat started following hazelnut01
May 22, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, enduser, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
May 7, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, mike50000, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 28, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to AMAZON GIFT CARD NOT RECEIVED in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, gauz, Sorry for the late reply on this. Please send me the email address you used to submit a review via a PM and I''ll look into the issue for you. Regards, Sorin”
April 25, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, kirbyclark, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 4, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, ncamp, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 4, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, ncamp, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 4, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Facebook Login Is Currently Unavailable in the Announcements forum
“This issue should now be fixed. Regards, Sorin”
March 31, 2017
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Facebook Login Is Currently Unavailable in the Announcements forum
“Hey, guys, Due to a recent Facebook API change, the Facebook login and any actions requiring this (i.e. submitting reviews) are currently unavailable. Our tech team is working hard to have this fixed and we expect everything to be up and running by end of day today. We are sorry for the ...”
March 31, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, emailtosanjeet, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
March 7, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, chis_carter, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
January 29, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to how can I contact someone at "beat the gmat" web s in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Ali, I''ve just responded via PM. Regards, Sorin”
January 25, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, aflaam, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
January 19, 2017
beatthegmat started following Danny@GMATAcademy
January 15, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, you don''t need to create a new account. I can change the username on this one. Please send me a PM with the desired username and I''ll make the change for you. Regards, Sorin”
January 2, 2017
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, daddymention2, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
December 30, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Only Manhattan Review representatives, please in the Ask a Manhattan Review representative forum
“In an effort to prevent the potential for mudslinging in this forum area, we request that only Manhattan Review representatives—and no other test prep representatives—respond to user queries here. To the members: if you wish to ask questions comparing one test prep company to another, please ...”
December 22, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called What to ask Manhattan Review in the Ask a Manhattan Review representative forum
“Do you have any questions about Manhattan Review products or services? Use this forum to post your questions and receive an answer from an official company representative. DO NOT use this forum to post problems from Manhattan Review test prep materials. And please do not ask questions comparing ...”
December 22, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Welcome Manhattan Admissions! in the Ask Manhattan Admissions forum
“Hi Everyone, We''re pleased to announce that the Manhattan Admissions team has joined our Beat The GMAT community. Please take a moment to learn a little bit about Manhattan Admissions, and feel free to ask your MBA admissions questions in this forum. Thanks Manhattan Admissions for joining ...”
December 22, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, kuhndawgwm, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
December 5, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, margaritafakih, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
December 1, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Not Able to Receive daily tasks after enrolling in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey, Deepak_Mishra, I''ve just sent you a confirmation email so that you can sign up again for the 60-Day SG. Please let me know if more help is needed. Regards, Sorin”
November 22, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete my account in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Lilly M, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
November 21, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, sanghar, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
October 21, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Gauri, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
September 29, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called test in the GMAT Strategy forum
“manhattan review course manhattan prep mgmat magoosh e-gmat”
September 15, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to How do i change my username (my email address) to sth else? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Leslie, Please send me a PM with the desired username and I''ll make the change for you. Regards, Sorin”
September 14, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to How do i change my username (my email address) to sth else? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, DaveGreen, I''ve just responded via PM. Regards, Sorin”
September 1, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Limmers01, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 10, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to How do i change my username (my email address) to sth else? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Alex, Just send me a PM with the new username and I''ll make the change for you. Thanks, Sorin”
July 8, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to 60 Day GMAT Study Guide Review in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey, shreya3, I''ve just checked in the system and all looks good. We''ve already sent the first three emails. Please search your spam folder. It might be that they got caught in there. Regards, Sorin”
July 6, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Norie, I''ve just sent you the missing email. Regards, Sorin”
July 3, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi noriefe, Unfortunately it is not possible to get all emails at once as these are sent automatically every day by the system. The guide does not allow for customization. Regards, Sorin”
July 3, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Operator56, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
June 29, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to SC in the Sentence Correction forum
“Thanks, Rich, I''ve moved this to the appropriate forum. Regards, Sorin”
June 21, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi Apoorva, Thanks for reaching out! Unfortunately, it is not possible to get all emails at once. You need to sign up for the 60-Day Study Guide and wait for the daily emails. Regards, Sorin”
June 9, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, marthaspear, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
June 3, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey Marius, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
May 5, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, freemind, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
May 5, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Watch This Forum in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hey guys, Unfortunately, the "Watch This Forum" option is not available to regular members at the moment. It''s a feature only experts and admins can see. Thanks, Sorin”
April 12, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey allenvw515, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 8, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to DS question 2 in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Rich, I''ve moved it there. :) Thanks, Sorin”
April 7, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to DS question 3 in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Rich, I''ve moved it there. :) Thanks, Sorin”
April 7, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to DS question in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Brent, I''ve moved it there. :) Thanks, Sorin”
April 7, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to IE and ESADE MIM in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Rich, I moved this post to the appropriate forum. Thanks, Sorin”
April 5, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Manhattan GMAT online full course and books for sale in the GMAT Books for Sale/Donation forum
“Rich, I''ve moved this to the appropriate forum. Thanks, Sorin”
March 30, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey mark720, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
March 27, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, Maggie, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
March 12, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called About this forum: READ this before you post! in the Helpful Resources forum
“We invite all community contributors to share resources that are deemed to help students beat the GMAT. We''ve created individual threads to match the main topics, so please select the best fit for your content carefully.”
March 8, 2016
beatthegmat posted a new topic called About this forum in the Helpful Resources forum
“We invite all community contributors to share resources that are deemed to help students beat the GMAT. We''ve created individual threads to match the main topics, so please select the best fit for your content carefully.”
March 8, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to Please delete my account in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey, swetavaswani, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
January 12, 2016
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey rajan_agarwal, I''ve deactivated your account. Please note that we do not delete a user''s history from the site. Regards, Sorin”
December 7, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to Strategies for preventing careless mistakes ... in the GMAT Strategy forum
“i see. my apologies, i assumed you were an mba applicant.”
December 4, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to Strategies for preventing careless mistakes ... in the GMAT Strategy forum
“i know of no such ''formulae'' (and would be constitutionally incapable of remembering them anyway). so... not really. the most important part is marty''s first line: you should play to your strengths. but you should not forget that this entire exam—start to finish—was designed specifically ...”
December 4, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi hmigneron, I''ve deactivated your account and removed you from our mailing list. Regards, Sorin”
December 2, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to Strategies for preventing careless mistakes ... in the GMAT Strategy forum
“you have a 750. congratulations. in this case, i have exactly one piece of advice: don''t take the test again. why would you re-take with a 750?”
December 2, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“e gmat prep now”
November 26, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi cchoi05, I''ve responded via PM. Thanks, Sorin”
November 5, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Edit Verified Course Review in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi cchoi05, I updated the review according to your feedback. Regards, Sorin”
November 5, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi vomhorizon, I''ve deactivated your account and removed you from our mailing list. Regards, Sorin”
October 24, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to In a fix!! GMAT 680 Profile evaluation in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“gauravpokhriyal, I''ve moved this thread to the appropriate forum. Regards, Sorin”
October 18, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi veritaslw, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
October 15, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“manhattan gmat”
October 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“mgmat”
October 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“e-gmat”
October 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“egmat content”
October 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi mirantdon, I have deactivated your account. As per our policy, we do not delete a user''s history. Regards, Sorin”
October 11, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi gonsior007, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
September 29, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Done Private B.com from INDIA in the Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant forum
“Hi Rich, I''ve moved this post to the right forum. Regards, Sorin”
September 22, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called test in the GMAT Strategy forum
“egmat, e gmat, e-gmat. EGMAT, E-GMAT E GMAT”
September 15, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi bhalvz, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
September 11, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi ramsingh, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 27, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi avi123, I''ve deactivated your account. Please note that we do not delete a user''s history. Regards, Sorin”
August 23, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi izulman, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 13, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi naps02, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 7, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Dsquared2, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 7, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi MariaJoseAlfaro, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 6, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Madiha Younus, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 2, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to how can I contact someone at "beat the gmat" web s in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Bahatic, The first email should have been sent to you a few hours ago. It usually take up to 24 hours for the registration to kick in. Regards, Sorin”
July 30, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Kepler, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
July 28, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to When people engage in the Critical Reasoning forum
“BENEFIT #3 of translating CR into ''conversation'': you''ll have to simplify the language of the passage (= ''explain to a 9-year-old'', as i''m always saying). normal people don''t talk in the language of dense formal text; rather, they talk like ... well, normal people. our brains are ...”
July 24, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to When people engage in the Critical Reasoning forum
“BENEFIT #2 of translating CR into ''conversation'': you''ll be able to anticipate where the passage is going. consider: When freelance writers are offered full-time staff positions, very few of them accept. Some people try to explain this by... if this is a conversation, you can predict ...”
July 24, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to When people engage in the Critical Reasoning forum
“BENEFIT #1 of translating CR into ''conversation'': you''ll ALWAYS catch important transitions—even if they are ''tiny little words''. this is the issue in your posts here. in an actual conversation, there is NO WAY you would miss ''Some people think...'', and there is also NO WAY you would ...”
July 24, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to When people engage in the Critical Reasoning forum
“you''re welcome. by the way, you may have noticed that i haven''t posted here regularly in some time—i''ve been too busy on our own (MPrep) forum. if you don''t hear from me here (and the source is allowed on our forum) you may want to try your luck over there. the best fix for this ^^ ...”
July 24, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to When people engage in the Critical Reasoning forum
“forgot the footnote— **i can only think of two exceptions: 1/ a religious authority (e.g., if a Christian says Jesus said X, or if a Muslim says Muhammad taught that X, then (s)he is probably going to agree with ''X''); 2/ a beloved mentor/parent/etc (e.g., My father always ...”
July 24, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to When people engage in the Critical Reasoning forum
“more directly... in EVERYDAY CONVERSATION, Some people say... is almost invariably** followed by something with which the speaker DOES NOT agree. (at the very least, the speaker will generally entertain the possibility that whatever ''some people say'' is false.) if this is not obvious, just ...”
July 24, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to When people engage in the Critical Reasoning forum
“of these two ''arrows'', only the first is actually substantiated by the passage. as far as the second arrow, note that the passage says... It has been suggested that regular release of endorphins increases people’s longevity ...in other words, ''Some people say endorphins make you live ...”
July 24, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to how can I contact someone at "beat the gmat" web s in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hey nicolasmoreno, You can send me a private message detailing the issue and I''ll try to help you. Regards, Sorin”
July 19, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to When people engage in the Critical Reasoning forum
“here''s how the problem works if you make the substitution i described above. * people who wear dresses live longer than people who don''t. (this is a statistical FACT. we want to explain it.) * it''s doubtful that wearing dresses actually extends a person''s life span, so we need another ...”
July 17, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to When people engage in the Critical Reasoning forum
“if you are still confused, just replace ''volunteer'' with ''wear dresses'', and that should make the logic easier to understand. i will explain in more detail below. but, BEFORE YOU SCROLL DOWN TO THE NEXT POST, actually make that substitution (take out ''volunteer'' and put in ''wear ...”
July 17, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to When people engage in the Critical Reasoning forum
“interesting... resurrecting a thread that''s almost 4 years old! nope. first, you should IMMEDIATELY reject this interpretation, because this is not how the GMAT operates. we''re trying to show that this is NOT a cause/effect relationship. so, NO answer choice will state (DIRECTLY) ...”
July 17, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi Alekhya, Thanks for reaching out! Unfortunately, it is not possible to get all emails at once. You need to sign up for the 60-Day Study Guide and wait for the daily emails. Regards, Sorin”
July 16, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Done! Regards, Sorin”
July 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to SC Question. Verbal in the Sentence Correction forum
“Hi Rich, I''ve moved this post to the correct forum. Thanks, Sorin”
July 13, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi yystar09, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
July 12, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Vote for this month''s Avengers Choice in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“Let us know the topic that you would like the GMAT Avengers group to cover part of ‪the Avengers Choice‬ and sign up for the live session by attending the Facebook event below: https://www.facebook.com/events/138608383137825/”
July 8, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to how can I contact someone at "beat the gmat" web s in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi gohjj122, Unfortunately there isn''t a way to watch a forum. Thanks, Sorin”
July 7, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Done! Regards, Sorin”
July 3, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi 1991sriram, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
June 28, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“henry.h.jiang, I''ve responded via PM. Regards, Sorin”
June 21, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete Account - Urgent in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Done! Regards, Sorin”
June 5, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to Can someone send me all emails at once? in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi lab1219, Unfortunately this is not possible. All emails are automatically sent by the system at midnight PT every day until the completion of the 60-Day Study Guide. Regards, Sorin”
May 27, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called 2015 Beat The GMAT Scholarship Winners in the 2015 Scholarships forum
“Congratulations to our 2015 Beat The GMAT Scholarship winners! This year we had so many applications that it was incredibly tough to choose the seven winners. A big congrats to everyone who applied—it was a courageous step to get started, and we’re proud of all of our members! Congrats to ...”
May 19, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Vote for this month''s Avengers Choice in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“Let us know the topic that you would like the GMAT Avengers group to cover part of ‪the Avengers Choice‬.”
May 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Chris, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
May 6, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi alexwaltman30, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 22, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi krassner, I have deactivated the account. Regards, Sorin”
April 20, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Vote for this month''s GMAT Avengers Choice in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“Let us know the topic that you would like the GMAT Avengers group to cover part of ‪the Avengers Choice‬.”
March 25, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to 60 day study guide - not getting mails in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Thanks for confirming, vikrambansal! It usually takes up to 24 hours for the registration to kick in. The emails are being sent automatically at midnight PT. Regards, Sorin”
March 25, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Now LIVE! The 2015 Beat The GMAT Scholarship in the 2015 Scholarships forum
“Becoming a world-changer doesn’t happen overnight. That’s why Beat The GMAT today announced its 10th annual scholarship competition for business school applicants. Serving more than 2.4 million MBA applicants and professionals a year, the world’s largest MBA community will distribute seven ...”
March 24, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to GMAT 2015 Singapore Study Group in the Let's Meet Up forum
“Rich, I''ve moved the thread to the appropriate forum. Thanks!”
March 23, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to 60 day study guide - not getting mails in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi nomin66, Can you please confirm what you want sent to the new email address? Thanks, SOrin”
March 15, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to $100 Credit to Veritas Prep in the Lounge forum
“I''ve moved the thread to the Lounge forum. Thanks, Rich!”
March 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to 60 day study guide - not getting mails in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi vardhankirti, I''ve responded via a PM. Regards, Sorin”
March 9, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Welcome to the GMAT Avengers Study Group forum! in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
“This forum is dedicated to our GMAT Avengers study group. Connect with fellow test takers and stay up-to-date with the latest Avengers news. Experts are free to contribute in answering questions. The live sessions take place every Saturday at 11:30am ET on Facebook. Make sure you RSVP NOW: ...”
February 26, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to i have a gmat score of 500 in the Research MBA Programs forum
“I''ve moved this to the right forum! Regards, Sorin”
February 2, 2015
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Bruce Wayne, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
January 26, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to Tax on water bill in the Sentence Correction forum
“on the other hand, "in which", "from which", "to which", etc. can appear either with or without a comma: I saw a play that was reviewed in the local newspaper. I saw a play in which one of my friends plays a starring role. ("in" + "that" = ...”
January 19, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to Tax on water bill in the Sentence Correction forum
“if the modifier starts with "which", it should be preceded by a comma. (in the standard american usage endorsed by GMAC, "which" without a comma becomes "that".)”
January 19, 2015
lunarpower posted a reply to Tobacco SC in the Sentence Correction forum
“good observation. in the context of the original sentence, the red "it" is the cigarette itself. that is an actual conflict (with the immediately preceding "it", which is used to refer to something else). notice that there''s no "vagueness"; the problem is that ...”
December 24, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Tobacco SC in the Sentence Correction forum
“^^ there''s no reason why they should be parallel, since they aren''t in a parallel construction. "slowing" is a modifier. modifiers NEVER have to be parallel to the stuff they modify. if we change "entering..." to "that enters..." (but leave "slowing" ...”
December 24, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Tobacco SC in the Sentence Correction forum
“in context, it''s clear that "it" = oxygen, and oxygen is a singular noun. for the GMAT, that''s good enough. more importantly, talking about "vague pronouns" sets a bad precedent for the GMAT, which tests no such thing. if the GMAT tests a pronoun error, that error will be ...”
December 24, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Tobacco SC in the Sentence Correction forum
“i received a private message about this thread. ^^ not really. clearly, oxygen does enter a cigarette at some point in time. and, in a different context, this sort of construction could totally make sense. e.g., This cigarette causes oxygen to cool rapidly when the oxygen enters the filter ...”
December 24, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi chin2, I''ve deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
December 24, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi workinsync, The reason you get these emails is before you have followed and accepted to get notifications from your MBA Watch b-schools. One way to stop receiving them is to unfollow the schools you are no longer interested in. I''ve deactivated your account and removed you from our mailing ...”
December 12, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Skhaddad92, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
December 10, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to 60 day study guide - not getting mails in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi Abhi, I''ve responded via PM. Regards, Sorin”
December 2, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to Magoosh GMAT Premium Account to SELL in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Hi BennOam, I''ve moved your thread as per Rich''s suggestion and deleted the duplicates. Please stop posting this thread outside of the Lounge forum. Regards, Sorin”
December 2, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi amera, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
November 26, 2014
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Do Americans Fail to Measure Up on the GMAT? in the The Application Process forum
“According to The Wall Street Journal, "new waves of Indians and Chinese are taking America’s business-school entrance exam, and that’s causing a big problem for America’s prospective MBAs." You probably ask yourselves why is this an issue. WSJ provides the answer: "The ...”
November 18, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi selee, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
November 3, 2014
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Welcome MBA Prep School! in the Ask MBA Prep School forum
“Hi Beat The GMAT Community, I''m excited to welcome the newest team of admissions experts to our community: MBA Prep School! MBA Prep School is an MBA counseling group whose clients have earned acceptance letters at all of the "Top 10" schools, as well the leading European ...”
October 27, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to modifier issue expert in the Sentence Correction forum
“you''re welcome.”
October 27, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to modifier issue expert in the Sentence Correction forum
“thinking more generally— the above is a good example of why functional thinking is superior to "classification" into rigid categories. namely, thinking about "actions" is better than worrying about whether said actions are technically verbs. in fact, in the "blue ...”
October 23, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to modifier issue expert in the Sentence Correction forum
“also, note that i''ve been careful to say that these modifiers describe "actions". i.e., i''m careful NOT to say "verbs"... because, in sentences like the blue one, they won''t always be verbs. e.g., I peeked into the workshop and saw the master watchmaker here, comma + ...”
October 23, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to modifier issue expert in the Sentence Correction forum
“nope, i wrote it correctly (although i do quite often reverse such things). the orange sentence is too hard to understand. when the reader sees the modifier, (s)he isn''t going to readily connect it all the way back to the orange stuff on the left. any reader''s natural instinct is to try to ...”
October 23, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Inference Question in the Reading Comprehension forum
“...let''s try that again. i''m 10 years old. in those choices, what do the words mean? e.g., choice (a) means... ...they''ll describe something people have thought for a while ...then they''ll describe a new way of thinking that goes against that one ...but will decide that the new way of ...”
October 22, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Because of the multiplier effect inherent in any unlimited-t in the Sentence Correction forum
“update: never mind the request for a link. as it turns out, * yes, that post is over 4 years old * someone else already pointed out the same issue to me * ... so i already edited the original post here''s the edited post: http://www.beatthegmat.com/soar-t62473-15.html#280069”
October 13, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Because of the multiplier effect inherent in any unlimited-t in the Sentence Correction forum
“yep, that''s not a thing. could someone please do me a favor and link to the original post, so that i can edit it? thanks. here''s the context: i almost certainly wrote that at least 4-5 years ago. at that point, the above principle correlated very well with GMAC''s correct and incorrect ...”
October 13, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Guidebook writer in the Critical Reasoning forum
“also— if the passage were discussing some part of the hotel through which everyone passes—e.g., how quickly the floor is worn down in the hotel''s exterior doorways—THEN "older hotels are smaller" becomes a factor. i.e., since everyone must pass through the doors of the hotel at ...”
October 13, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Guidebook writer in the Critical Reasoning forum
“prudhiviram— this is insightful, but it doesn''t apply here. "carpentry work" is mostly in the underlying frame of a building. if a building has a greater capacity, then, accordingly, it will be bigger, and will thus have more "carpentry work". The amount of carpentry ...”
October 13, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to modifier issue expert in the Sentence Correction forum
“In GMAC materials, you''ll routinely encounter sentences like the blue one. Although the orange sentence is technically ok, I very highly doubt that you would ever see anything like it in an official sentence, since it''s stylistically poor writing. So, if you need a guessing method, you''re ...”
October 13, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Inference Question in the Reading Comprehension forum
“If I were 10 years old, how would you explain to me what choices D and E say?”
October 12, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to How do i change my username (my email address) to sth else? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi thefixer, I''ve responded via PM. Regards, Sorin”
October 6, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Organic food industry GMAT Prep Question in the Sentence Correction forum
“You''re welcome.”
September 14, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Organic food industry GMAT Prep Question in the Sentence Correction forum
“Probably. As always, context matters.”
September 7, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Organic food industry GMAT Prep Question in the Sentence Correction forum
“No one is going to be able to answer this kind of question, because this isn''t how the human brain stores information. Think of a word, from your own first language, that is "exceptional" in some way. Now, ask yourself the same type of question ("What are the other words that act ...”
September 7, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to modifier issue expert in the Sentence Correction forum
“Too abstract for me. Can you write an actual example that looks like this? Thanks.”
September 7, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to soar! in the Sentence Correction forum
“Also, gmat62, those don''t look like official problems. Are they official problems? If not, ignore them.”
September 7, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to soar! in the Sentence Correction forum
“That statement is admittedly a bit too strong. If you see a helping verb in the second part of a comparison, you should look for (in order) 1/ the same helping verb; 2/ the main verb that the helping verb goes with; 3/ whichever choice looks most like the other part. All of this is, of ...”
September 7, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to soar! in the Sentence Correction forum
“That statement is admittedly a bit too strong. If you see a helping verb in the second part of a comparison, you should look for (in order) 1/ the same helping verb; 2/ the main verb that the helping verb goes with; 3/ whichever choice looks most like the other part. All of this is, of ...”
September 7, 2014
beatthegmat posted a new topic called FREE GMAT Avengers Guide in the GMAT Strategy forum
“We are super excited to share with you the FREE GMAT Avengers Guide e-book! This e-book is a collection of transcripts, tips, strategies, recommended readings, best practices, and challenge problems to help you beat the GMAT and achieve your dream score. Topics covered: Arithmetic, ...”
September 3, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Organic food industry GMAT Prep Question in the Sentence Correction forum
“Two things. 1/ In general, you shouldn''t think of "using" as an __ing form. Like "including", "using" is allowed more latitude than other words spelled with __ing. In fact, it''s used more like a preposition (e.g., "with") than like a typical __ing ...”
September 3, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Heavy commitment in the Sentence Correction forum
“You''re welcome.”
September 3, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to modifier issue expert in the Sentence Correction forum
“In the problem you''ve cited, the whole issue is a non-issue, because NO modifier makes sense. In that context, "applying... is something that happens later. It''s not something that happens in the same timeframe as "moving in", and it is most certainly not a description of the ...”
September 3, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to modifier issue expert in the Sentence Correction forum
“Have you ever seen this--or anything remotely like it--in an official problem? If not, it''s a non-issue (and thinking about it will have negative returns, in the sense of needlessly over-complicating the concept). If you have seen this sort of thing in an official problem, then point out ...”
September 2, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Heavy commitment in the Sentence Correction forum
“There are at least 2 more issues you can look at. • Choice C doesn''t convey the intended meaning explicitly. The intended meaning is that excessive commitment will cause an executive to make certain mistakes. This meaning is expressed explicitly in the correct answer (... is likely to ...”
September 2, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi Sam, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
August 13, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to Free OG13 Improvement Chart - to identify weaknesses in the GMAT Strategy forum
“We also have this Improvement Chart for the OG15. Happy studying, Sorin”
August 7, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to OG - SC Question 1 in the Sentence Correction forum
“In any case, for readers who might be wondering about this distinction out of pure curiosity, here''s a brief explanation. • If you control a variable, then you actually exert influence on that variable. E.g., Smith''s data are questionable because he did not adequately control the ambient ...”
July 28, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to OG - SC Question 1 in the Sentence Correction forum
“I received a private message about this thread. Hm? You don''t even need to "bypass the issue". There''s no issue in the first place. "Control(ling) for..." is in every choice.”
July 28, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to gasoline in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Cool, thanks. It''s most rewarding, to me at least, to post stuff that makes people think about life beyond just this exam. So, good to know that''s happening in the mind of at least one reader. The whole sisu thing needs to be tempered, though, by an honest evaluation of whether you''re ...”
July 28, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to gasoline in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Oh, and, I forgot two more things. • DO NOT label mistakes as "silly mistakes" or "carelessness". Both of these labels will prevent you from actually addressing the issue. The former just trivializes the issue, as though God just dropped mistakes on your head while you ...”
July 26, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to gasoline in the Critical Reasoning forum
“This one is simple. • Write EVERYTHING down. Absolutely everything. If there are conditions, write them down directly next to wherever you''re going to use them. (If you''re going to use them in multiple places, write them down multiple times. Do it.) Do NOT tell yourself that "this ...”
July 26, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to gasoline in the Critical Reasoning forum
“When it comes to things requiring attention to detail, I''m just ... well, slow. Ridiculously, shamefully slow. If you saw how long it takes me to get through things that are entirely details, and that don''t really have a big-picture component (e.g., start-up instruction manuals for electronic ...”
July 26, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to gasoline in the Critical Reasoning forum
“There are a couple of good ways to respond to this. 1/ First, I take issue with the "lots of words" thing. If you think about this test in a way that''s well adapted to it, the "lots of words" complaint doesn''t ring as true. The parts of the test with the most words are ...”
July 26, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“It''s ok to write that the experiments investigated these effects. In some situations——such as this one——you have "compromises" in terms of the exact literal quality of a modifier. If... ... there''s no way to write a single sentence that''s exactly literal, or ... the ...”
July 26, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“It''s ok to write that the experiments investigated these effects. In some situations——such as this one——you have "compromises" in terms of the exact literal quality of a modifier. If... ... there''s no way to write a single sentence that''s exactly literal, or ... the ...”
July 26, 2014
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July 25, 2014
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July 25, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to gasoline in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Ah, yes. C is worded incorrectly. This is where you''ll discover that I''m "special". I am very severely dyslexic; I can''t read sentences in a straight line. Ever see those refrigerator magnets with words on them? That''s what every sentence looks like to me at first. I just see a ...”
July 24, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to gasoline in the Critical Reasoning forum
“"10 or more gallons" means "x gallons, where x ≥ 10".”
July 24, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to 60 day study guide - not getting mails in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi Tracy726, I''ve responded via PM. Regards, Sorin”
July 21, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Australian embryologists in the Sentence Correction forum
“And, finally, "descended" has the same problem as "has descended" or "had descended". It wrongly suggests literal downward motion, rather than lineal descent from an ancestor.”
July 17, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Australian embryologists in the Sentence Correction forum
“By the way, "has suggested" is also wrong. It implies that the evidence made this suggestion at one point but doesn''t anymore. I explained this here: http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/post100122.html That''s way, way, WAY too subtle to be necessary on the GMAT. But it''s a thing.”
July 17, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Australian embryologists in the Sentence Correction forum
“You''re going in the right direction here, but not quite reaching the right goal. This is a comma + __ing modifier. Comma + __ing doesn''t modify a noun. It tries to modify the entire preceding action/clause. E.g., I dropped the groceries onto the floor, scaring the dogs. This is a ...”
July 17, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to 60 day study guide - not getting mails in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi Abhi, I''ve responded via PM. Hopefully all should work fine now. Regards, Sorin”
July 15, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to gasoline in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Choice C doesn''t really do anything, because "lower quantities" and "more frequently" are offsetting ideas. In terms of their effect on total sales dollars, they cancel each out.”
July 14, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to gasoline in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Right here you''re doing something you should NEVER do——focusing on an extreme (and very bizarre/counterintuitive) mathematical case, rather than thinking about the most likely or most ordinary interpretation of a statistic. Remember——This is not the quant section. It''s the verbal ...”
July 14, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi MalibuSam, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
July 9, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to og cr 91 in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Always read very carefully for the exact nature of things like goals, purposes, objectives, etc. Choice B implies that the plan might ultimately have bad results for the government budget. But that''s not the point. It''s not a plan to balance/fix the government budget; it''s a plan to make ...”
July 9, 2014
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“Hi ApplicantHK, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
July 6, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Flight - Need clarification in the Sentence Correction forum
“When it comes to dealing with correct answers to official problems, you have 2 options: 1/ Complain about them and/or say why you think they''re wrong; 2/ Figure out how they work, learn from them, and retain these experiences as part of a growing "memory bank" of formal written ...”
July 6, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Tough one- Marcus Gavery in the Sentence Correction forum
“This looks like a solid understanding. You''re welcome.”
July 6, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“I think you''re right here. Remember, "__ed" is a passive construction, normally representing an action done on or to the subject. So, in most cases, it''s not possible for such a construction to be intimately connected to the subject+action of the preceding clause (which describes ...”
July 6, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“Sure.”
July 6, 2014
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July 4, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Usage of - When in the Sentence Correction forum
“You''re welcome.”
June 29, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Usage of - When in the Sentence Correction forum
“This is just the normal use of "in which". If it''s idiomatically correct to say "in NOUN", then you can also write "(a/an/the) NOUN in which..." E.g., Robert starred in this play. ... the play in which Robert starred ... I was born in 1975. In 1975, the ...”
June 29, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Flight - Need clarification in the Sentence Correction forum
“An increase is a numerical quantity, so, like any other numerical quantity, it can theoretically be doubled. I.e., in 1989 ("the previous year"), this statistic went up by N percent. Then, in 1990, it went up by 2N percent (= twice the previous increase).”
June 29, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Tough one- Marcus Gavery in the Sentence Correction forum
“Well... no. If that were non-essential, then you could eliminate it without any loss of specificity. If you try to eliminate that modifier, then you''re left saying that Africa is just "the land". That''s nonsense, of course; the sentence has to say that Africa is the land that ...”
June 29, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Tough one- Marcus Gavery in the Sentence Correction forum
“In general, these aren''t the same. • "People ___ing" are people who are ___ing in the timeframe of the sentence. • "People who ___" are people who ___ in general. (If you were going to describe their habits/traits/tendencies, you would mention the fact that they ...”
June 29, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to A Common Mistake or An idiom usage. in the Sentence Correction forum
“You''re welcome. You should always ask "Why?" about every type of question on this test. If you understand what is emphasized (and what isn''t) on this exam—in terms of both content and skills—you''ll find the whole experience much more circumscribed, and much less daunting.”
June 29, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“Hi, Honestly, I can''t really come up with anything better than what I wrote the first time. So, I''ll just quote what I wrote the first time. (: • Describes Roberta • Must have a relationship to the whole idea of the sentence. I don''t really know the grammar terms (and don''t ...”
June 29, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“Nah. It describes "a technique". That sentence doesn''t imply a contrast. It just points out that the use of a certain technique has been extended beyond its original purpose. (This is just the diffusion of technology; there''s nothing anticlimactic or "unexpected" about ...”
June 29, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“I know I say this way too often, but, this sort of understanding (involving classifications/categories) shouldn''t be your end goal, because it''s awkward and clumsy. I.e., your goal is to distinguish correct usage from incorrect usage immediately. If you have to think in terms of grammar terms ...”
June 29, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to modifier problem in the Sentence Correction forum
“Hmm—this discussion was dead for more than 5 years before that post. Interesting. -- Basically, common-sense understanding should resolve these issues. Just ask yourself whether the __ing modifier actually makes sense as a DESCRIPTION of each of these things. Possibility #1: They ...”
June 27, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Usage of - When in the Sentence Correction forum
“Yes.”
June 27, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“More generally——Your understanding of patterns and constructions should not be totally static. It should have some "kernel" of understanding——i.e., a "core" understanding that represents the essence of a particular concept——but you should be willing to tweak it / ...”
June 27, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“It can describe turns. They took turns. — Turns doing what? / What kind of turns? Turns drawing xxxxx stuff. If you really don''t like that, then you can just remember it as an "idiom". That works, too, although it''s a slippery slope. I.e., it''s easy to slip into a pattern ...”
June 27, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Usage of - When in the Sentence Correction forum
“In all of the examples you''ve cited, "when" does refer to the actual timeframe when the following event happens. Look at this pair of sentences: When you return the goods, your money will be refunded. If you return the goods, your money will be refunded. The first sentence implies ...”
June 26, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to A Common Mistake or An idiom usage. in the Sentence Correction forum
“If you notice any constructions that are used in contradictory / opposite / significantly different ways in the two languages (spoken and written English), you should pay more than the usual amount of attention to them. (As another example, consider pronouns. In SPOKEN English, they''re not ...”
June 26, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“• These are wrong answers. • As noted above, the OG explanations are not infallible. If you see "seems to..." in one of the explanations, that often——not necessarily 100% of the time, but often——indicates that the authors are hedging; they''re not totally confident about ...”
June 26, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“"Including", when used in this way, is not actually a ___ing word. It''s a different word, that (coincidentally) happens to be spelled with __ing on the end. See here: http://www.beatthegmat.com/stone-age-t36393.html#296165”
June 26, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“Also of note—— If you peruse the OG explanations, it will become clear that they aren''t written by the same people who write the questions. Specifically, it''s clear that ... ... gmac''s best writers write and/or edit the questions (and don''t spend their time writing explanations); ... ...”
June 26, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“The whole point of the comma -ing modifier is that you don''t have to pin it specifically on one word. The point is that it''s talking about the entire idea in the preceding part. I think you''re thinking too much about rules here, and not nearly enough about examples that actually work. For ...”
June 26, 2014
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June 24, 2014
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June 23, 2014
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June 17, 2014
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June 12, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“There IS one exception of which you should be aware, though. Namely, if comma + __ing follows only a noun, rather than a full sentence/clause, then it modifies only that noun. (It can''t do anything else!) E.g., Roberta, having just finished her first marathon, collapsed onto the floor. Here, ...”
June 12, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to COMMA+-ING Vs noun modifier in the Sentence Correction forum
“All of the examples you''ve cited follow the normal rule. • og12 #30: The modifier describes "were essential items". It''s the reason why they were essential items. • og13 #48: The modifier describes "is ... the largest lake on Earth". It substantiates that ...”
June 12, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to A Common Mistake or An idiom usage. in the Sentence Correction forum
“Not "basic"/"obvious" at all for native speakers, actually. In fact, native speakers--excepting only those with unusually deep ability and/or enthusiasm for the written word--have more trouble with the spoken language/written language distinction. After all, they''re the ones ...”
June 12, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Helping verbs in different tenses in the Sentence Correction forum
“Yes. Correct conclusion, but incorrect analysis. "Did" is just referring to a tense of "see" again (as in the first example above).”
June 4, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Helping verbs in different tenses in the Sentence Correction forum
“"Helping verb changes tense" is incorrect. If that were the situation, the right-hand part would be "had" (and then you''d need additional context to justify the use of that tense, too). "Do"/"did"/etc. can stand for an action verb that originally appears ...”
June 4, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to A Common Mistake or An idiom usage. in the Sentence Correction forum
“In writing, neither of these would work. "Go out" is grammatically verboten. A verb can''t act as a noun. "To go out" would work in terms of pure mechanics, but the meaning isn''t right. "To ____", if used as a noun, should be a reference to the ...”
June 4, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to A Common Mistake or An idiom usage. in the Sentence Correction forum
“I received a private message about this thread. First and foremost... this: This is the biggest mistake here. You''re trying to evaluate spoken English by the standards of written English. You shouldn''t do that. Because... Spoken English and written English are DIFFERENT LANGUAGES. ...”
June 4, 2014
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June 1, 2014
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June 1, 2014
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May 31, 2014
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May 28, 2014
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May 27, 2014
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May 27, 2014
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May 27, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to modifier issue expert in the Sentence Correction forum
“No. A modifier doesn''t make sense here, because you''re talking about two separate things: 1/ move into new housing 2/ apply part of the rent to a later purchase #2 is not, in any meaningful sense, a description of #1. They''re totally different things. So, this modifier doesn''t work—and ...”
May 27, 2014
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May 18, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to CR-OG - 203 - In Physics journals ..particle accelerators.. in the Critical Reasoning forum
“I suppose you meant D. The problem with D is that it doesn''t address the essence of the problem, which is the difference between this year and previous years. As stated, D is something that is true for accelerators in general—and that thus has always been true, both in previous years and ...”
May 10, 2014
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May 5, 2014
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May 5, 2014
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May 5, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Subject - Verb Agreement in the Sentence Correction forum
“In this case, "reduce" and "aid" are not plural because you also have the auxiliary verb "may". This works for singular or plural subjects: He may run the marathon tomorrow. Students may use the study rooms in the library.”
May 2, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Noting that its revenues had fallen due to a recent prolonge in the Sentence Correction forum
“A good point. "Recent prolonged slump" means that the slump was recent AND prolonged. "Recently prolonged slump" means that the slump was somehow extended.”
May 1, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Veritas on-demand course VS Manhattan GMAT guided self-study in the GMAT Strategy forum
“I think it''s more that I learned from the best :D”
May 1, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to weaken argument in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Conclusion: Airlines will purchase many 500+ seater planes. Premises: 1. They currently use the hub and spoke system: large planes bring lots of passengers to hubs, small planes take passengers from hubs to local airports. 2. There is little room for growth in takeoff and landing slots as ...”
April 30, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to unlike in the Sentence Correction forum
“Yeah, it''s a little weird. I think this is from 1000SC, which is not a great source.”
April 30, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Comparison - Sandpipers in the Sentence Correction forum
“We''re comparing the grassy fields to the sandpipers. Wait, how can we compare grass to birds? That doesn''t seem to make any sense, but we can do it in this case because they share a specific similarity: they are both vanishing.”
April 30, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Comparison - Sandpipers in the Sentence Correction forum
“For clarity''s sake: Like the grassy fields and old pastures that the upland sandpiper needs for feeding and nesting when it returns in May after wintering in the Argentine Pampas, the sandpipers vanishing in the northeastern United States is a result of residential and industrial development and ...”
April 30, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Noting that its revenues had fallen due to a recent prolonge in the Sentence Correction forum
“The present perfect "have fallen" would place the decrease in revenue after the past tense "announced". Because the revenue drop caused the announcement, this order of events does not work.”
April 30, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Reduced value of A is what percent of increased value of B? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“From the stem, you know that you''re comparing .6A to 1.2B. If A=4B, simply plug in for A: .6A = .6(4B) = 2.4B 2.4B is 200% of 1.2B. Statement 2 gives you A in terms of B. Let A=20 and B = 5. .6A = .6*20 = 12 1.2B = 1.2*5 = 6 12 is 200% of 6.”
April 30, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Finding the perfect square, perfect cube and perfect fifth in the Problem Solving forum
“EDIT: double post. Thanks, Uverse :shock:”
April 30, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Finding the perfect square, perfect cube and perfect fifth in the Problem Solving forum
“Rich''s explanation is great. I think this question is a great example of using simple examples (like testing simple perfect squares to see what the rule is) to unlock a harder question.”
April 30, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Veritas on-demand course VS Manhattan GMAT guided self-study in the GMAT Strategy forum
“I''ll second David''s recommendation. It''s what I recommend to my students as well.”
April 30, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete of account in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi lukaswelker, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 30, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
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April 30, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Mixtures in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Using the "tug of war" method, we can figure out the ratio of X to Y from the stem alone: Y X 2--5----10 5-2 = 3 10-5 = 5 X:Y = 3:5 Now we just need something that will allow us to go from a proportion to an exact value. 1) Perfect! Using the ratio above, we ...”
April 29, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi pallaviumarji, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 29, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Annual percent change in the Consumer Price Index in the GMAT Integrated Reasoning forum
“The bar show year-over-year changes. For example, 2000''s bar is approximately 4%. This means that the CPI was 4% higher in 2000 than it was in 1999. 1. Between 2000 and 2003, there were two years at ~5% increase and one year at ~4% increase. 2003 is higher than 2000. 2. Since we see ...”
April 28, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Annual % change in Prod. and unit labor cost in the GMAT Integrated Reasoning forum
“1. Productivity is the blue bar, and we see a 1 percent increase in 2008. more 2. Unit labor costs went up by >2% per year for three years, then decreased by <2% for two years. The decrease will not outweigh the increase. higher 3. All five years show positive growth for ...”
April 28, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Vitacorp, a manufacturer, wishes to make in the Critical Reasoning forum
“In OG 13, #1, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 22, 24, 29, 30, 33, 42, 53, 88, 90, 97, and 117 are categorized as Evaluation of a Plan.”
April 28, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to princeton review CR in the Critical Reasoning forum
“The CEO''s conclusion is that consumers of the new storyteller did not value educational features in their purchasing decisions. B shows that consumers actually DID consider educational features. Because the storyteller required children to learn new skills, the consumers saw educational value ...”
April 28, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Bold faces questions in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Here are a couple of good articles by Veritas instructor Ron Awad: [url]http://www.veritasprep.com/blog/2013/03/ron-point-boldface-questions-on-the-gmat/[/url] [url]http://www.veritasprep.com/blog/2014/01/how-to-spot-subtle-differences-in-gmat-critical-reasoning-questions/[/url]”
April 28, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Pronoun ambiguity in the Sentence Correction forum
“Grammar is simply a tool for conveying logical meaning. In this sentence, we know the rats suffer from the disease, so "they had shown no signs of the disease" fits if we''re describing the rats. It wouldn''t work if, for some reason, the sentence were about scientists dying.”
April 28, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to A rectangular sheet of metal in the Data Sufficiency forum
“I see y in S2, but where else is it mentioned in the problem?”
April 28, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Gmat Overview of the administration of the test in the GMAT Strategy forum
“The tactile experience is a little different than pen and paper...the marker on the dry-erase sheet is much more slippery than pen on paper. It''s not a major problem, but given that comfort with the test can be a big factor, it''s worth practicing ahead of time.”
April 28, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Veritas on-demand course VS Manhattan GMAT guided self-study in the GMAT Strategy forum
“In my experience, seeing big swings in a section score tends to indicate a foundational weakness. On one test, you may luck out and avoid the questions that exploit the weakness (for example, setting up equations from awkwardly-phrased sentences), while on another test you may see problems that hit ...”
April 28, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi tzm, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 24, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Kerosene Heater.. Experts Please Explain. in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Prithvi, The problem here is that you aren''t reading the words literally enough. Specifically—When you see the words "a negative effect on disposable income", you should read that as... "a negative effect on disposable income". I.e., any "negative effect", ...”
April 14, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to NEED EXPERT ADVISE in the Sentence Correction forum
“I received a private message about this thread. From the standpoint of carefully written, formal English—i.e., the type of English tested on the GMAT—"drug and alcohol abuse" is singular. It''s just "abuse", with adjectives in front of it. (If this construction appears ...”
April 14, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi tejaswini0712, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 13, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi fromzebeat, I have deleted your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 10, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to Now LIVE! The 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship in the 2014 Scholarships forum
“Hi Melanie, Sorry it took a while to get back to you. We''ve followed up with GMAT Prep Now and they agreed to reimburse you if you win a scholarship and get paired with them. We look forward to reading your story! Regards, Sorin”
April 9, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to Now LIVE! The 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship in the 2014 Scholarships forum
“Hi Melanie, We are reaching out to the vendor and will get back to you with an answer asap. Regards, Sorin”
April 2, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi amaselli, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin”
April 1, 2014
beatthegmat posted a new topic called Now LIVE! The 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship in the 2014 Scholarships forum
“We''re really happy to announce that we are now accepting applications for this year''s Beat The GMAT Scholarship Competition. This is the ninth annual edition of this contest and we''re proud to say that Beat The GMAT has distributed over $220,000 in scholarships and prizes to MBA applicants from ...”
March 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Are Idioms Tested on the GMAT? in the GMAT Strategy forum
“I saw it in my AWA.”
March 25, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to What is the minimum percentage she must get ?? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“I started with Statement 2. We now know that the fifth exam is worth the same number of points as the first four, but without knowing her current average, we have no way of finding what grade she needs on the last exam. Insufficient. Statement 1 is tempting: surely if you know the average for ...”
March 25, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Tough nut ! in the Sentence Correction forum
“All around a bad sentence, but I don''t think D is the best option. The phrase "that characterize its history " at its end is redundant because we''re discussing "important themes that characterize its history". If forced, I''d choose B. In the first part: patterns of ...”
March 24, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Lacking information about energy use in the Sentence Correction forum
“I don''t think you need the extra that. It would be fine as: equipment, such as lights, that is visible and must be turned on and off Equipment that: 1. is visibile 2. must be turned on and off”
March 24, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Lacking information about energy use in the Sentence Correction forum
“First, let me clean up the formatting a little for anyone else who wants to try the question :) Lacking information about energy use, people tend to overestimate the amount of energy used by equipment such as lights, that are visible and must be turned on and off and underestimate that used by ...”
March 24, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Kaplan SC - The Divine Comedy, Vigil in the Sentence Correction forum
“The fact that Virgil wrote the Messianic Eclogue is the reason that he is an appropriate guide through hell, so "because" is the best choice. "On account of" is awkward and unidiomatic, and "as" doesn''t make sense at all. Between B and C, the simple past ...”
March 24, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Kaplan SC - The Divine Comedy, Vigil in the Sentence Correction forum
“In The Divine Comedy, the pagan poet Virgil appears as an appropriate guide through Hell and Purgatory on account of writing the Messianic Eclogue, a poem mistakenly regarded in the Middle Ages as a Christian prophecy. A. on account of writing B. on account of his writing C. because he ...”
March 24, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to OG11.... Why "b", which is also a noun, is wrong? in the Sentence Correction forum
“EDIT: double post. I need a better ISP :shock:”
March 24, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to OG11.... Why "b", which is also a noun, is wrong? in the Sentence Correction forum
“[url]http://www.beatthegmat.com/og11-why-b-which-is-also-a-noun-is-wrong-t274966.html[/url]”
March 24, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to OG11.... Why "b", which is also a noun, is wrong? in the Sentence Correction forum
“I don''t think B is a fragment because we have a subject and a verb: "the decision...could mean..." However, we do have an issue in B: "could mean less lending...and the increasing pressure..." The definite article "the" here is unnecessary and awkward. C ...”
March 24, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Confusing OA in the Critical Reasoning forum
“With an Evaluate question, you''re looking for an answer that resolves a gap in the argument. The answers are in general terms (they don''t give you specific data), so you won''t know if the new evidence strengthens or weakens the conclusion, but it will always fill in a cap. To break down this ...”
March 20, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to SC Q5GMATPrep- EXPERT HELP NEEDED in the Sentence Correction forum
“The exception to the touch rule (I think that''s what you mean by thumb rule?) is when you have another essential modifier that can''t be split up. In this case, we need "of car parts" to tell us which box we''re talking about. There''s no way to split it up: you couldn''t say "a ...”
March 20, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi villya_slavetogmat, I have deleted your account. Regards, Sorin”
March 20, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to SC Q5GMATPrep- EXPERT HELP NEEDED in the Sentence Correction forum
“It requires some logical thinking. If you notice that you have a noun followed by a prepositional phrase, you have to check both the original noun and the noun in the phrase: Justin handed me a box of car parts, which I stacked on top of the other boxes. The noun directly before the ...”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to question about the past perfect in the Sentence Correction forum
“I''m glad :) It''s definitely a strange one, and on the GMAT past perfect will nearly always be followed by simple past.”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Magoosh prob 2 in the Sentence Correction forum
“A and C have a pronoun issue. "they" and "them" are plural, but they refer to "R&D team", which is singular. In B, "revolutionarily potential" is bizarre, and I''m not even sure what it means. D has a weird tense, conditional progressive ...”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Magoosh prob 2 in the Sentence Correction forum
“3) The CEO of Laminar Flow gave his R & D team a new $300 million dollar research facility, with cutting-edge technology, that they can research potentially revolutionary innovations in. (A) that they can research potentially revolutionary innovations in (B) for conducting research about ...”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Magoosh prob in the Sentence Correction forum
“The first distinction I see is "like" or "such as". Since we''re giving examples of parasites, "such as" is the correct choice. Eliminate A and E. In B, "for the purpose of eliminating" is unnecessarily long and awkward (especially when we have options ...”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Magoosh prob in the Sentence Correction forum
“Found E :) (E) to regenerate skin worn by ground contact and to eliminate parasites, like ticks and mites, and these cause ancient people to venerate”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Magoosh prob in the Sentence Correction forum
“Here is an easier to read version for anyone else who might want to try it :) I think we''re missing the 5th answer choice, though. 1) Snakes molt their skins regularly, for the purpose of regenerating skin worn by ground contact and for eliminating parasites, like ticks and mites, and this made ...”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to SC GMATPrep- EXPERT HELP NEEDED in the Sentence Correction forum
“It parallels the possessive Frances Perkins'' from the first "so" phrase.”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to SC Q2GMATPrep- EXPERT HELP NEEDED in the Sentence Correction forum
“I think the bigger problem with "it" in B is that it''s a little ambiguous about what it''s replacing. Is it the oil barge, or is it the cargo?”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to SC Q4GMATPrep- EXPERT HELP NEEDED in the Sentence Correction forum
“Yup, "had" in that sentence would be the simple past of "to have". I think you need 2 commas here. One to mark off the opening modifier and one to mark off the modifier that follows the name.”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to SC Q5GMATPrep- EXPERT HELP NEEDED in the Sentence Correction forum
“Yeah, "another" and "in addition" are redundant in D. You have to be careful with that logic for A, B, and C. It''s possible for the modifier to describe the noun before the prepositional phrase, as we have here: "news (of these shots)".”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to question about the past perfect in the Sentence Correction forum
“It''s kind of a weird one. First, we have two different time frames: the early 80''s, and less than 10 years later (so the late 80''s?) In the early 80''s, U2 was one of the new bands. Okay, that''s fine. Less than 10 years later, U2 had eclipsed those bands. The past perfect is used here ...”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Josephine Baker in the Sentence Correction forum
“You can use a comma with a conjunction to link two independent clauses. In your example, the first one might be better since the actions are directly connected. But something like: My student studied for three months, and he improved his score by 200 points. would be absolutely fine.”
March 19, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to SC GMATPrep- EXPERT HELP NEEDED in the Sentence Correction forum
“We definitely need "that" at the end of the answer choice because we have a "so" phrase to start the sentence. So *X* that *Y*. Eliminate A and D. B gives us another "so", but we don''t need it right before "that". "So dogged...so that" does ...”
March 18, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to SC Q2GMATPrep- EXPERT HELP NEEDED in the Sentence Correction forum
“I got rid of A and D first. Caused/causing the pollution of is an awkward and wordy way to say pollute/polluting. E has a pronoun issue. "They" does not agree with "cargo". In B, the use of "with" implies that the two events (the ship running aground and the ...”
March 18, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to SC Q4GMATPrep- EXPERT HELP NEEDED in the Sentence Correction forum
“A and B do not create a complete sentence because we never get a verb to go with the subject (C. sanctus). The subject is followed by two modifying phrases. C has a pronoun agreement issue ("its" and "them"). E has this problem as well. D works. Pronouns agree, and we ...”
March 18, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to SC Q5GMATPrep- EXPERT HELP NEEDED in the Sentence Correction forum
“I eliminated A, B, and C first. In A, the verb "were" does not agree with "news" (a singular noun). C makes the same mistake. B uses "in order to" incorrectly. What follows "in order to" should be the goal of the action. D makes the same mistake. E ...”
March 18, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Regarding Pronoun ambiguity in the Sentence Correction forum
“If you can logically determine which noun goes with which pronoun, you''re fine. As an example: Bob drove the new Tesla sedan, and he was impressed by its power. Here, you have two pronouns and two antecedents, but you can match them pretty easily. As another example: Bob and Jim played ...”
March 18, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Subject verb Agreement in the Sentence Correction forum
“No, it is a concrete noun because a crisis is a tangible event. Even if it were abstract, that would not prevent it from being plural. Dreams, beliefs, thoughts, etc., are plural abstract nouns.”
March 18, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to At a certain high school, there are three sports: baseball, in the Data Sufficiency forum
“A three-set Venn with ratios? Love it! :D”
March 18, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Decrease hours to keep income the same in the Problem Solving forum
“That''s how I''d do it. Percent changes with no actual values? Plug in and go!”
March 18, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Challenge PS Problem for GMATT Mondays tonight (3/17) in the Problem Solving forum
“Oh man, this is a fun one.”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to x/|x|<x, which of the following must be true about x ? in the Problem Solving forum
“1/2 does not satisfy the condition given in the stem ( x/|x| < x), so it is not a valid possibility.”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Regarding Pronoun ambiguity in the Sentence Correction forum
“I think your example is fine, but I don''t see anything wrong with the original. As you said, you have two pronouns ("he" and "its") and two antecedents ("Jim" and "board"). However, you could never use "its" with "Jim" or "he" ...”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Subject verb Agreement in the Sentence Correction forum
“No, I don''t think so. As an example: The Ferrari and Lamborghini drivers are fighting after their accident. The definite article "the" does not make the subject singular.”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to weakaning the Argument in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Franjel concludes that the educational system is flawed because 10% of the adult population is illiterate. Almosk counters by providing an alternative explanation for illiteracy: new forms of communication have lessened the importance of literacy. This is what we''re trying to weaken. ...”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Is my slope calculation correct for the 2 lines? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Looks fine to me. It was smart to check lines with negative and positive slopes...that''d be an easy thing to miss.”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to The number of stamps that Kaye and Alberto had in the Data Sufficiency forum
“I went for a similar idea but different execution. The key for me is that the total number of stamps does not change. There is a transfer of stamps between Kaye and Alberto, but there are no stamps added or removed. We start with an 8 part ratio and end with a 12 part ratio. If we have the ...”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Strenthening : Economists in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Premise 1: library use today is 19% of library use 30 years ago. A pretty dramatic drop. Premise 2: the digital age means that huge amounts of info are available to people at home. Conclusion: libraries are important, so their services should not be ceased. Right now, we don''t have a very ...”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to What was price per share of the stock? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“As Rich said, once you know that you CAN solve for a definite value of the variable, you are done. You don''t actually have to solve for a price of $40; you just have to recognize that the pieces are in place to do so. An easy way to save time on DS.”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Problem Solving mixture question. Fruit Salad mixture in the Problem Solving forum
“^Nailed it. The math isn''t tricky here, but it''d be very easy to answer a question that wasn''t actually being asked. This is common with ratio questions, so be careful!”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Not understanding the explanation for this in the Problem Solving forum
“Alternatively, you could restate 1/(2^9 * 5^3) as 1/(10^3 * 2^6), or 1/1000 * 1/64. 1/64 will give you one zero on its own, and multiplying by 1/1000 will add three more.”
March 17, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Solar Energy vs. Fossil Energy in the Critical Reasoning forum
“This is an explain the paradox/discrepancy question, so it''s important to find the central issue before you look at the answers. On one hand, solar energy has become far more cost-efficient. On the other hand, the economic threshold has not changed. How does that make sense? Shouldn''t ...”
March 14, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Tips to build test endurance with high level questions in the GMAT Strategy forum
“I strongly recommend this to my students as well.”
March 14, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Why cant insertion stick method be used here in the GMAT Math forum
“I''m obviously biased, but I think the Veritas book does a great job of simplifying these concepts. You might also find Khan Academy helpful: [url]https://www.khanacademy.org/math/trigonometry/prob_comb/combinatorics_precalc/v/permutations[/url]”
March 14, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to How many integers between r and s? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Yep, it''s a perfect example of how sometimes a statement will provide us a clue about the other one. It''s very easy to plug in for R and S and assume that S1 works on its own, but when S2 is something that doesn''t seem to help, we have to stop and consider why they would bother providing it. ...”
March 14, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Yelp in the Data Sufficiency forum
“No problem! That''s why we''re here :D”
March 14, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Ashanti military equipment in the Sentence Correction forum
“If you''re trying to describe the subject with a modifying phrase at the end of the sentence, a participial phrase (starting with an -ing or -ed verb form, usually) is the only way to do it. Relative clauses and appositive phrases are much more limited in terms of what they can modify. The thing ...”
March 14, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to OG 11 Question No: 10 Weaken Question in the Critical Reasoning forum
“That could indeed be the case. Maybe other things are even cheaper than Novex, and hospitals are paying more for it because it is more expensive. However, one of the classic ways to ways to weaken an argument is to provide an alternative explanation to what is proposed. Here, the argument is that ...”
March 13, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Algebra ! in the Data Sufficiency forum
“From the stem, we need some information about how a and c relate to each other. Statement 1 tells us that a + b = 3, but there''s nothing about c. Not sufficient. Similarly, 2 gives us information about c (4 = c - b), but there''s nothing about A. Not sufficient. Combined, we can ...”
March 13, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to x is +ve ??? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“|x + 6|> 6 means either: x + 6 > 6 x > 0 or: x + 6 < -6 x < -12 X could be positive, but it doesn''t have to be. |x - 6| > 6 means either: x - 6 > 6 x > 12 or x - 6 < -6 x < 0 Again, x could be positive, but it doesn''t have to ...”
March 13, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Yelp in the Data Sufficiency forum
“I assigned L to represent the number of people in line. From Statement 1, we add 2 people to the line, so L + 2 >= 10. We can simplify to L >=8, but we can''t find an exact value for L. Insufficient. From Statement 2, we remove 4 people from the line, so L - 4 < 5. We can simplify ...”
March 13, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Convention for Fractions with Radicals! in the Problem Solving forum
“A good example of why you should check the answers before you start solving. A radical in the denominator should stand out as a little weird.”
March 13, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi shivf1, I have deleted your account. Regards, Sorin”
March 13, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to OG based DS problem in the Data Sufficiency forum
“We are mixing two groups (men and women) and coming up with an overall average of 80. If the men''s average is below 80 (which Statement 1 guarantees), then the women''s average must be above 80 to bring the overall average up. If the men''s average is 70 and the women''s average is 79, there''s ...”
March 12, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to OG based DS problem in the Data Sufficiency forum
“From Statement 1, we know that the average score for the women must be greater than 80 (since the men''s average is below 75 and the overall average is 80). However, if we have a lot more women than men, maybe an average of 82 for the women would be enough to balance out an average of 74 for the ...”
March 12, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Payload in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Premise: HMVs drive 8% of road miles but are involved in 16% of highway fatalities. Premise: Huge HMVs have less than one-third the accident rate of smaller HMVs. Conclusion: Use more huge HMVs to decrease the number of highway fatalities. A. Irrelevant--nothing to do with the idea that ...”
March 12, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Female church ministers in the Sentence Correction forum
“I don''t think this is true. How many people live in New York? How much water is in Lake Superior?”
March 12, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to NEED EXPERT ADVISE in the Sentence Correction forum
“Drug abuse and alcohol abuse are singular when used individually, but when linked with "and" they are plural. As another example: Hydroelectric and solar power are becoming more cost-effective.”
March 12, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Ashanti military equipment in the Sentence Correction forum
“Since the modifying phrase at the end is describing the subject (animal-hide shields), we should use a participial phrase. C is the correct option.”
March 12, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Galileo and natural phenomena in the Sentence Correction forum
“We''re comparing how natural phenomena appear to two different people: someone on a ship and a person standing on land. The first half is not underlined (would appear the same to someone on the deck of a ship..., so we have to adjust the second part to be parallel. B is good; it would appear the ...”
March 12, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Christopher Columbus in the Sentence Correction forum
“By the way— The stuff I explained in the immediately preceding post ("that xxxx" as a noun) is one of the most common "fake idioms" that I''ve seen. By "fake idiom" I mean that the entire internet thinks it''s an idiom, but it''s actually not. For instance, upon ...”
March 7, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Christopher Columbus in the Sentence Correction forum
“In that structure, the clauses starting with "that" are not modifiers at all. They play the role of nouns. There''s probably some fancy grammar term for that; I don''t know. In any case, nouns don''t refer to anything, so neither do these modifiers. Here are some examples—first ...”
March 7, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to GMATPrep Q Bold face in the Critical Reasoning forum
“A--this doesn''t work because the second piece (fees would increase) does not follow from the first (costs have declined) B--it is a cause and effect relationship, but the advocate is not arguing that it will hold true here. C--it is a cause and effect relationship, and the advocate says it ...”
March 7, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to 700+ level A subtle CR question in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Let''s use some SC knowledge to break this down :D (E) In 1998 fewer Monrovians migrated from Monrovia to Abstania than from Abstania to Monrovia. We are only talking about Monrovians moving between the two countries. Any migration of Abstanians is not mentioned.”
March 7, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to 700+ level A subtle CR question in the Critical Reasoning forum
“If by Anti-Premise, you mean a new piece of evidence that contradicts evidence given in the stimulus, then no. Premises given in the stimulus are true: if the stimulus tells you that "all widgets are red" and an answer choice says "there are widgets that are not red", it is a ...”
March 7, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Christopher Columbus in the Sentence Correction forum
“In that case, you have parallel form (A knows that..., that..., and that...) so the relationship is clear.”
March 7, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to 700+ level A subtle CR question in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Premise 1: In 1998, more citizens from the country of Monrovia migrated from Monrovia to neighboring Abstania than during any prior year. Premise 2: In 1998, the number of reported violent crimes in Abstania increased dramatically over 1997. Conclusion: Monrovians who migrated from Monrovia ...”
March 5, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to NEED EXPERT ADVISE in the Sentence Correction forum
“No, that rule for "which" is fine, but in this case, drug AND alcohol abuse are presented as the term being modified by the relative clause.”
March 4, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to A Common Mistake or An idiom usage. in the Sentence Correction forum
“I think it''s fine without the "to". Why do you think we need the infinitive there?”
March 4, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Christopher Columbus in the Sentence Correction forum
“Good catch. That''s one I hadn''t seen in a while.”
March 4, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Not getting how to solve this one. in the Problem Solving forum
“I was just talking about a problem like this with one of my students last night! The hardest part of this is visualizing how the shapes relate to each other. Since the sphere is inscribed, that means that the surface of the sphere touches each face of the cube at the center of the face. Thus, ...”
March 4, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Hack the GMAT in 8 Days! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“That''s not quite how DS works, but otherwise nice writeup.”
March 4, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Christopher Columbus in the Sentence Correction forum
“The official problems have tested "x and y" as a singular noun before, but never without proof. E.g., OG13 #85, in which "owning and living..." is a singular noun. * It''s actually essential to recognize that "owning and living" is singular. If you assume by ...”
March 3, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Which club has more members? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Yeah, I changed my example number halfway through. The two 10''s should also be 30''s. Each person in the overlap counts as a member of each group. So if there are 30 people there, those 30 people represent 20% of group X, and those same 30 people also represent 30% of Group Y. From there, you ...”
March 3, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to A skeleton of a North American mastadon that became extinct in the Critical Reasoning forum
“The mastodon was found in North America. If not, it''s going to be harder to explain how a mastodon from one continent made it across an ocean than it is to explain how the projectile found its way into a mastodon. I think the issue you may be having is that it''s not a very good argument. So ...”
March 3, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to A skeleton of a North American mastadon that became extinct in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Premise 1: A skeleton of a North American mastodon that became extinct at the peak of the Ice Age was recently discovered. Premise 2: The skeleton contains a human-made projectile dissimilar to any found in that part of Eurasia closest to North America. Premise 3: Eurasians did not settle in ...”
March 3, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to Hack the GMAT in 8 Days! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Hi lakshman111, Thanks for sharing your GMAT story! Could you please post it here too, in the forums? We actually do not allow these types of posts that refer to external sources. You could just copy-paste it from your blog. Regards, Sorin”
March 3, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to NEED EXPERT ADVISE in the Sentence Correction forum
“"Cost" is a plural verb, so the relative clause starting with which is referring to drug AND alcohol abuse. I guess D is parallel in the sense that both phrases are now participial ("compounding" and "costing"), but there are a few problems. First, ...”
March 3, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Christopher Columbus in the Sentence Correction forum
“"And" is a big giveaway. When you see it used to link two nouns, then it counts as a plural subject. The exception that you brought up ("the chairman and CEO" being the same person) is not something I recall seeing on an official question. This makes sense, and I agree ...”
March 3, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Which club has more members? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Neither statement is enough on its own because we don''t know enough about the "other" club. Since the number of people in both groups (or the overlap of the Venn diagram) is the same for both groups (if there are 30 people there, they count as 10 members of Club X and 10 members of ...”
March 3, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Kaplan CAT1: 640, should I give the GMAT in a month? in the GMAT Strategy forum
“That''s pretty impressive progress for a little over a month. Have you gone through the questions you missed and figured out if there are consistent issues to address?”
March 3, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to I just beat the gmat humble 720 score in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Nothing to be a humble about, that''s a great score. Congratulations, and I''m glad your hard work paid off.”
March 3, 2014
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February 27, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Natural Food Advertisement Policy in the Sentence Correction forum
“If you use "and", then you''re grouping together additives, preservatives, and anything that has been synthesized. Is the commission restricting the use of the word "natural" only if a product has ALL of these elements? Could you call a product natural if it has additives and ...”
February 27, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Abstract noun vs Concrete noun. Plz help in the Sentence Correction forum
“Ah, you''re right. I meant feeling in the sense of touch. That wasn''t clear.”
February 27, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Congress bill about unpaid leave in the Sentence Correction forum
“Congress is requiring the employers to do something, so we should have the infinitive form of the verb. Eliminate A, C, and E. B is ambiguous. When you read it with the rest of the sentence, it seems to imply that the employers are caring for the children. Congress is requiring employers to ...”
February 27, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Mortgage payments in the Sentence Correction forum
“In choice A, using a semicolon with a conjunction is redundant. Either can be used to link independent clauses, but you don''t need both. Additionally, we don''t have an independent clause after the semicolon because we don''t have a verb. B is pretty good. Similar to A, C needs a verb in ...”
February 27, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Absolute values... in the Data Sufficiency forum
“I started with 2. Lots of different values will make that true. x=24 and y=8 , for instance, or x=24 and y=-8. Not sufficient to find the product of x and y. We can manipulate 1 to give us 4x = -12y, or x = -3y. We can then plug into the equation from the stem: |-3y| + |y| = 32 This will ...”
February 27, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Subject Verb agreement - Economist in the Sentence Correction forum
“In addition to what Rich said, "makes" is indeed singular. It should be singular since it refers only to "plasma", which is also singular.”
February 27, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Testing numbers when it involves variables and inequalities in the Data Sufficiency forum
“It''s a good technique when the inequality or equation in the stem is messy. Just because they ask the question a certain way doesn''t mean you can''t rephrase it to be easier to work with (as long as you''re manipulating it correctly).”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Light is registered in the retina when photons hit molecules in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Is the OA B? I don''t think the key distinction here is "usually" vs "generally", it''s technical articles vs clinical trials and physics papers. From the first sentence, we learn that there has been an increase in the number of multi-authored technical articles. ...”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Light is registered in the retina when photons hit molecules in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Can you post that question? I''d be interested in seeing it. As far as many=all, I guess it can. If all widgets are red, then you could say that many widgets are red and be technically correct. Many is more open-ended, and all is very definite. It can only mean 100%.”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Testing numbers when it involves variables and inequalities in the Data Sufficiency forum
“First, rearrange the inequality from the stem: MX + KY > KX + MY? MX - MY > KX - KY? M(X - Y) > K(X - Y)? I started with Statement 1. M is greater than K, and since we have the common term (X - Y) on each side, that should indicate that M(X-Y) is greater than K(X-Y), right? ...”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to I did it! 740 in 6 weeks - work hard and work smart! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Stubbornness is a permanent condition I''m afraid, and I know it well :D It''s all about opportunity cost. Sure, I can take take an extra 2 minutes and maaaaaybe get this one right (unlikely; at the 2 minute mark, either you know what''s going on or you don''t), or I can use those 2 minutes to ...”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Light is registered in the retina when photons hit molecules in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Usually and generally are fairly interchangeable, I''d say. Most means a majority. Few means a small number. Many and some are the most vague. Some means anywhere from one to all ("some patients had side effects" means "at least one patient had a side effect"), ...”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Light is registered in the retina when photons hit molecules in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Well, I think you can safely infer that animals must be involved since they are the only things that have retinas. We have a few premises to go on: 1. Light changes the shape of Rhodopsin molecules. 2. Rhodopsin molecules sometimes change shape anyway due to molecular motion, causing ...”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Abstract noun vs Concrete noun. Plz help in the Sentence Correction forum
“You can see a deal, though. It is a tangible transaction. Abstract nouns are for things that fall outside of sight, touch, taste, feeling, and sound. Emotions and moods are classic examples.”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to I did it! 740 in 6 weeks - work hard and work smart! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“First off, congrats! Great score! I think that''s one of the biggest issues most people face. It''s good that you recognized it fairly early in the process. It''s amazing how common this is. I, for one, certainly didn''t expect to score 780 based on how the questions ...”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Nominative VS Accusative case -- Need some expert opinion in the Sentence Correction forum
“I don''t recall seeing one specifically, but the only distinctions you''d potentially have to worry about are in the pronouns he/him, she/her, and they/them (nominative/accusative).”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Scratch Paper / Noteboards? in the GMAT Strategy forum
“It is such a small detail, but I think it is worth practicing with it ahead of time.”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to GMAT Prep Software ( Scores inflated ? ) in the GMAT Strategy forum
“I don''t think that score is necessarily unrealistic. If you didn''t leave questions unanswered, then there is some of the increase explained. Making more mistakes towards the end rather than the beginning could also explain some of it.”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Change GMAT GAME PLAN in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Throw in another agreement with Rich and Brent. Take a practice test as soon as you can, and spread them out during your studying (don''t do them all at the end). They''re great for working on pacing, strategy, and stamina, but they''re not great for learning the content.”
February 26, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Less than 3 weeks in desperate need of advice in the GMAT Strategy forum
“What is your current SC strategy? How do you start with a question, and what do you focus on in the answer choices? In the mid-500''s, there are still some foundational weaknesses that might prevent you from getting to the truly difficult questions. Have you gone back through your practice ...”
February 25, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Affirmative Action in the Critical Reasoning forum
“A good example of where understanding the scope of the argument makes finding the right answer easier. NAM argues that affirmative action is good for business because diversity has produced new ideas in management, development, and marketing. How do we support that? A. The percentage increase ...”
February 25, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Teacher to Student ratio in the Data Sufficiency forum
“From the stem: TM/SM = TP/SP, and we need SM/SP 1) SM = SP + 10,000, but that leaves many possibilities. Insufficient. 2) TM/SM = 1/20 (which also equals TP/SP). Still insufficient; TP and SP could be equal, or one or the other could be greater. Together: Still insufficient. You could ...”
February 25, 2014
Bill@VeritasPrep posted a reply to Guy's income increase percentage in the Data Sufficiency forum
“A good example of the easy C trap. Those statements fit together perfectly! Or do they? :o A couple of quick examples (I used $100 income and 20$ deductions, then $200 income and $100 deductions) will show that you cannot guarantee a specific percent change.”
February 25, 2014