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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
“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
beatthegmat started following skyfall2013
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
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September 19, 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
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August 3, 2018
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August 3, 2018
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August 3, 2018
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August 3, 2018
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August 3, 2018
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August 3, 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 26, 2018
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July 24, 2018
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July 20, 2018
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July 20, 2018
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July 20, 2018
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July 20, 2018
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July 20, 2018
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July 20, 2018
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July 18, 2018
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July 18, 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 27, 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
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“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
March 31, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Complete”
March 27, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
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March 15, 2018
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
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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
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“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
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 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 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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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 OG2019: https://s15.postimg.cc/yvv67kuon/image.png ...”
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
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
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
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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
“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
“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
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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
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
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
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
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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
“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
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March 8, 2016
“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
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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
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October 14, 2015
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October 14, 2015
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October 14, 2015
beatthegmat posted a new topic called test in the The GMAT Avengers Study Group forum
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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
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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
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 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi justinfeld, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin” July 25, 2014 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi nell.hanlon, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin” 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 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “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 beatthegmat started following fxmbaconsulting 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 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi carioca1683, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin” June 24, 2014 beatthegmat posted a new topic called Welcome Critical Square MBA! in the Ask Critical Square MBA forum “Dear Beat The GMAT community, We''re very pleased to announce that the experts at Critical Square will now be fielding questions regarding the MBA admissions process Critical Square MBA (https://criticalsquare.com/) is a premier MBA Admissions consulting company and a thought leader in the ...” June 23, 2014 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi RyanP, I have deactivated your account, but please be advised that we do not delete posts. Regards, Sorin” June 17, 2014 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi nkobielusz, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin” 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 beatthegmat posted a new topic called Only Magoosh representatives, please in the Ask a Magoosh representative forum “In an effort to prevent the potential for mudslinging in this forum area, we request that only Magoosh 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 ask in ...” June 1, 2014 beatthegmat posted a new topic called What to ask Magoosh in the Ask a Magoosh representative forum “Do you have any questions about Magoosh 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 Magoosh test prep materials. And please do not ask questions comparing Magoosh''s ...” June 1, 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 deepti.sabbella, Please PM the desired username and I can make the change in the system. Regards, Sorin” May 31, 2014 beatthegmat posted a reply to Now LIVE! The 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship in the 2014 Scholarships forum “Hi pre2012, Here is the full list of winners: http://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/2014/05/28/2014-beat-the-gmat-scholarship-winners Regards, Sorin” May 28, 2014 beatthegmat posted a new topic called 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship Winners in the 2014 Scholarships forum “This year we had 255 applications, so it was incredibly tough to choose the eight 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! The winners have been informed via email and we are currently waiting for them ...” May 27, 2014 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi adityag85, I have deactivated your account. Please be informed that we do not delete posts. Regards, Sorin” May 27, 2014 beatthegmat posted a reply to Now LIVE! The 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship in the 2014 Scholarships forum “Hello everyone, Thank you all for applying! It was really inspiring reading all your great stories. We have picked the winners, will be reaching out to them via email, and as soon as they accept the prize we will post the full list in this forum here. We hope to have that taken care of in the ...” 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 beatthegmat posted a reply to Now LIVE! The 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship in the 2014 Scholarships forum “Hi geekforu, The application is still open until Mon, May 19. Here is the link to the page: http://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/the-2014-beat-the-gmat-scholarship Regards, Sorin” 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 beatthegmat posted a reply to Now LIVE! The 2014 Beat The GMAT Scholarship in the 2014 Scholarships forum “Hi demihayes, Please see below the answers to your questions: 1. The Admit Advantage is the basic package of service for the consulting prize. 2. The Knewton prize has been replaced by another GMAT Prep Now package. Regards, Sorin” May 5, 2014 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi sibirus, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin” May 5, 2014 beatthegmat started following ThomasLHall May 5, 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 “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 “Hi pallaviumarji, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin” April 29, 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
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March 13, 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
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
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“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”
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February 17, 2014
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February 13, 2014
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February 13, 2014
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January 17, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Consecutiveness of n in the Data Sufficiency forum
“^^ That approach works. If all those subscripts are on the intimidating side, you can also just plug in a bunch of different lists and see what happens with the statements. (If you use modestly sized lists with small-ish numbers, it should be no problem to plug in several cases to investigate ...”
January 14, 2014
beatthegmat posted a reply to Email#1 Link to test format in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi KristenH88, Thanks so much for reaching out to signal the issue. I have updated the Day 1 email based on your feedback. Best of luck, Sorin”
January 12, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Consecutiveness of n in the Data Sufficiency forum
“^^ It appears here that you''re starting with a set of consecutive integers, and trying to prove statement 1. That''s not the way it works, although you''ll get lucky with the answer here. If you want to take an approach like this one, then you must also prove that starting with any other set ...”
January 12, 2014
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January 8, 2014
lunarpower posted a reply to Food and drinks for test day in the GMAT Strategy forum
“I know this comment isn''t entirely serious, but, a serious response nonetheless: If you eat a low-carbohydrate, sugar-free diet for 3-4 weeks (or a ketogenic diet for 2 weeks), you should stop feeling those cravings after sticking to the plan for that much time. You''ll get to a point where you ...”
December 28, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Food and drinks for test day in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Well, the best answer is "Experiment and find out what works for you." For most people, though, this wouldn''t be a good idea. First, as you pointed out yourself, the goal is to fuel 75 minutes of relatively low-energy output. (It''s not low-energy for the brain, but, relative to what ...”
December 28, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to The yield per acre of coffee berries varies in the Sentence Correction forum
“If you could make "double-check glasses", you certainly wouldn''t need an MBA to make it big with that.”
December 20, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Food and drinks for test day in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Clif Bars -- no. A Clif Bar has less protein than a corresponding amount of white bread. It also gets something like 40% of its calories from pure sugar. Just say no. Clif Bars are for sustained muscular energy -- of the "I just hiked uphill for 2 hours and I have no glycogen left in my ...”
December 20, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Food and drinks for test day in the GMAT Strategy forum
“So, what should you eat? To avoid having this post get interminably long -- and because I''m not going to be available for the next week or so to respond to posts -- I''m just going to split this into 2 possibilities. IF YOU HAVE A BACKGROUND OF LOW CARB DIETING: (not necessarily a hugely ...”
December 20, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Food and drinks for test day in the GMAT Strategy forum
“As for beverages themselves, Red Bull is pretty weak sauce, with only about 80 mg of caffeine in a can (about the same as you''d get in a 20-ounce bottle of Mountain Dew). It has about the same amount of caffeine per ounce as other "energy drinks", but the ridiculously small can means not ...”
December 20, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Food and drinks for test day in the GMAT Strategy forum
“Well, there''s not really going to be a simple answer to this one. Will have to post in multiple segments, as I''m on a tablet. Caffeine: Different people have VASTLY differing levels of (a) sensitivity and (b) tolerance to caffeine. You probably have at least a vague sense of how caffeine ...”
December 20, 2013
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December 19, 2013
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December 11, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to The yield per acre of coffee berries varies in the Sentence Correction forum
December 8, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to MGMAT DS in the Data Sufficiency forum
“The statement says "If any single value in the list is increased by 1..." That means the statement has to be true regardless of which value you increase by 1. In your list (2, 5, 9, 11, 11), the statement works if you increase the 2, the 5, or the 9 by one, but not if you increase one ...”
December 7, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Need help badly :( in the GMAT Verbal & Essays forum
“Time management is hard for some people, but it''s not complicated. Everything you need to know about time management is in this post: http://www.beatthegmat.com/gmat-660-q51-v28-help-needed-with-verbal-t270109.html#696548”
November 30, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Need help badly :( in the GMAT Verbal & Essays forum
“I received a private message about this thread. First, you''re using way too many materials. You shouldn''t really need anything except the OG, GMAT Prep, and perhaps a few of our practice tests. This is true especially for the verbal section, since most third-party verbal materials are of poor ...”
November 30, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Modifiers: Noun vs verb, How to identify? in the Sentence Correction forum
“It''s in the correct answer. Don''t forget -- If something is in the correct answer, you can always figure out how it works, just by using the intended meaning. Here, in context it''s clear that "with its xxxxx" is intended to refers to the compound insect eye. Because that modifier ...”
November 28, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Geometry-triangles in the Data Sufficiency forum
“I received a private message about this thread. I can see the problem, but, for some reason, your comments are entirely blacked out -- I can''t see what you wrote at all. (I''m using a tablet, so perhaps that''s the problem.) If you still have questions, can you post them so that I can see ...”
November 25, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Modifiers: Noun vs verb, How to identify? in the Sentence Correction forum
“I received a private message regarding this thread. I''m not clear on what the bold part means. If it means "I think that trying to understand the meaning is a waste of time", then ... well, that outlook needs to change right now. If it means "I need to understand the ...”
November 25, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to HELP. Third time taking the exam in the GMAT Strategy forum
“There are some schools that will combine your best quant and verbal performances from different tests. I believe Tuck (Dartmouth) is one such school, although I am not 100% sure. Worth checking out.”
November 24, 2013
beatthegmat posted a reply to Expedited 60 day guide in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi srivastavarohit, I''ve checked in the backend and your activity record shows you''ve been getting all emails according to plan. It seems you opened Day 8, which was sent today. Maybe the rest of the emails got caught in spam. Please double-check and let me know if you could retrieve them. ...”
November 20, 2013
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi sonam_gmat, I have deleted your account. Our community is so rich because of the great discussions that happen in the forums, so please note that we do not take down posts once they were published. Regards, Sorin”
November 20, 2013
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi mt6331, I have deleted your account. Regards, Sorin”
November 16, 2013
beatthegmat posted a reply to Roman Empire in the Sentence Correction forum
“Hey guys, Although I encourage the discussion, please try not to get too personal when you respond. I think this is heating up, so I felt the urgency to step in. AbhiS - I know this is not your intention, but some members might perceive your tone as being too aggressive and some of your ...”
November 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to CR-OG - 203 - In Physics journals ..particle accelerators.. in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Amen brother! Witness! Sing it!”
November 15, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to CR-OG - 203 - In Physics journals ..particle accelerators.. in the Critical Reasoning forum
“I''ve seen that happen, too, but almost always on practice tests. Unfortunately, these students are usually the same ones who get verbal scores of, say, 35, 33, 36, 32, 37 on our CATs or the gmat prep tests, but then walk into the test center and throw down a verbal score in the mid-20s (and whose ...”
November 15, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to CR-OG - 203 - In Physics journals ..particle accelerators.. in the Critical Reasoning forum
“I''m not trying to say that there are no patterns. Rather, what I''m trying to say is that whatever "patterns" do exist ... ... are suffused with exceptions, caveats, and limitations; ... are very remote and difficult to understand when expressed as generalities; and, most ...”
November 15, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to CR-OG - 203 - In Physics journals ..particle accelerators.. in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Well, agreement some of the time. Which, I guess, isn''t really agreement. (: My point above was, essentially, "Sometimes that will disprove cause/effect. Sometimes it won''t." So I tried to make up one example of each. If someone tried to memorize "xxxx does not disprove that ...”
November 15, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to CR-OG - 203 - In Physics journals ..particle accelerators.. in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Here ^^ is a case in point. By trying to apply "rules", we''ve arrived at a conclusion that''s wrong. In reality, the causal link here is unaffected. To see why, just replace "depression" with "death", and "eat chocolate" with "jump off a ...”
November 15, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to CR-OG - 203 - In Physics journals ..particle accelerators.. in the Critical Reasoning forum
“See, this ^^ is the kind of thing that just doesn''t make any sense to try to do. It''s basically impossible to make rules for this stuff; in fact, CR is on the test because it''s basically impossible to make rules for this stuff. Moreover, there''s no reason even to bother trying to generalize, ...”
November 15, 2013
beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
November 12, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to HELP. Third time taking the exam in the GMAT Strategy forum
“I would, but I don''t really have the time.”
November 10, 2013
beatthegmat posted a reply to Expedited 60 day guide in the The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide forum
“Hi Evan, Thanks for the suggestion! While this is something we might think about doing in the future, unfortunately it is not possible to do now. The system automatic sends an email a day, we have no option of sending the complete guide all at once. Regards, Sorin”
November 9, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP PS in the Problem Solving forum
“In my case, it''s more like "I give up easily." o_O ... but, seriously, that''s what it is. I''m a very lazy person with this kind of work (though not with, say, training dogs or working out). In any sort of testing environment, if something is not working right away, I just quit. ...”
November 9, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GOLD in the Sentence Correction forum
“It doesn''t contain any grammatical errors, but it doesn''t make sense. You''ve removed the actual REASON why "prospecting was an easy task", so now it''s a non sequitur. Analogy: Everything in my suitcase is all wet because the heat caused a bottle of hair spray to explode. ... ok, ...”
November 9, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Confusing !! in the Critical Reasoning forum
November 8, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to HELP. Third time taking the exam in the GMAT Strategy forum
“I''ll bet you $100 that you''re faster at arithmetic than I am. I am ... not fast. The little secret of this exam is that "time pressure" is an illusion. If you are honest with yourself about when you are stuck -- and if you STOP working as soon as you no longer have a clear goal in ...” November 8, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to HELP. Third time taking the exam in the GMAT Strategy forum “Take more than one day off. As for movies, I''m the wrong guy to ask. That is brutal. I''m the most epic night owl ever (since age 11 or so, I''ve never been able to fall asleep before about 6 a.m.), so I feel your pain. * Take caffeine/ephedra/synephrine. Or whatever similar thing ...” November 8, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to HELP. Third time taking the exam in the GMAT Strategy forum “You should get exactly the same amount of sleep you normally get. If you don''t normally get much sleep, then ... don''t get much sleep. Getting more than your usual amount of sleep is just as bad as getting less than that amount. You should also rest for the LAST week. Don''t do ...” November 8, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to HELP. Third time taking the exam in the GMAT Strategy forum “No. I really don''t understand why everyone -- and I mean EVERYONE -- is obsessed with combinatorics and probability. They are just topics, like any other topics. They are not more important (or more "difficult") than other topics. They''re just ... things that are there. Where you ...” November 8, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to HELP. Third time taking the exam in the GMAT Strategy forum “^^ No. The test regulates how many questions you see in each subject area. There is nothing "special" or "magical" about probability or combinatorics -- you''ll see roughly one of each, regardless of how you are doing. When you say "the ROI was higher", what do ...” November 8, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to HELP. Third time taking the exam in the GMAT Strategy forum “Warning: This reply is going to be spread out over several posts. Schools know what is on the exam, and, presumably, they will also know that your native language is not English. A 40+ verbal score from any candidate whose first language isn''t English is seriously impressive. Your ...” November 8, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP PS in the Problem Solving forum “^^ This is ... impressive. (I certainly wouldn''t think of these steps, even if I had 2 hours for this one problem.) The problem with putting forward too many approaches like this one, though, is that they discourage students from simply "getting out the shovel and digging". These ...” November 4, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP PS in the Problem Solving forum “That''s how I would approach it. The problem, though, is that you should use an analogy that looks exactly like the original, but with smaller numbers. So, using your numbers, you could check, say, (11*11*21 - 10*10*20) against (10*10*20 - 9*9*19). The most important point is that the two ...” November 4, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP PS in the Problem Solving forum “Precisely. One of the two values in the subtraction must be the original capacity of the box.” November 4, 2013 beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi Bears405, I have deleted your account. Regards, Sorin” October 31, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP PS in the Problem Solving forum “I use analogies because the human brain is fundamentally wired for analogies/examples/experience, and not for rules. Think about how you learn your first language, of which your knowledge is incredibly thorough. (Even if a professional linguist studies your language for years and years, (s)he ...” October 30, 2013 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi timakov.aa, I have deleted your account. Regards, Sorin” October 29, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to 700 to 750 in 30 days - Any advice please? in the GMAT Strategy forum “Sounds like that''s the issue. Let your brain get some rest. From the descriptions you''ve given here, it seems that you don''t really need to study much at all between now and your test date. If you do full practice tests, the main reason should be to practice your timing. At this ...” October 29, 2013 beatthegmat posted a reply to Introduce Yourself in the Introductions forum “Hi Mehmet, We''re glad to e-meet you. Thanks for the nice words! Good luck in your GMAT prep, Sorin” October 28, 2013 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi arvindbeniwal, I have deleted your account. Regards, Sorin” October 28, 2013 beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi justjudora, I have deleted your account! Thanks, Sorin” October 26, 2013 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi Shubhra, I have deleted your account. Regards, Sorin” October 26, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to 700 to 750 in 30 days - Any advice please? in the GMAT Strategy forum “Basically, CR is designed to be something that you can walk in and do, pretty much right from the start. You should practice it a certain amount, so that you''re familiar with what types of thinking are required and what types aren''t. (E.g., the above comments about real-world thinking. ...” October 26, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to 700 to 750 in 30 days - Any advice please? in the GMAT Strategy forum “If you spend 6+ hours a day studying, you will almost certainly get worse at CR, which you''ve cited as already your worst area. CR depends fundamentally on normal real-world common sense. It''s impossible to master CR by memorizing rules or by putting in endless hours of studying. (If you ...” October 26, 2013 beatthegmat posted a reply to delete account / discontinue email in the Suggestions and Feedback forum “Hi Paolo, I have deactivated your account. Regards, Sorin” October 24, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to i need an explanation in the Critical Reasoning forum “The point of this problem is for you to realize that "exceeds the speed limit regularly" and "ticketed for exceeding the speed limit" are not necessarily related. The argument treats them as though they are automatically related. So, the argument is just assuming that they are ...” October 24, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to Probability Puzzle in the Problem Solving forum “If you are not 100% sure about calculating, just make a list. Let''s say A, B, C, D are boys and e, f, g, h are girls. AB AC AD Ae Af Ag Ah BC BD Be Bf Bg Bh CD Ce Cf Cg Ch De Df Dg Dh ef eg eh fg fh gh There are 28 things in the list. The red ones have at least one boy. There are 6 ...” October 24, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to P&C in the Problem Solving forum “For pretty much all combinatorics problems: * If there are only a small number of possibilities, just make lists, and count stuff. (e.g., OG quant supplement #132) * If there are too many things to list and count.. is it relatively straightforward to calculate the number of possibilities ...” October 24, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to Police Offends The Dog in the Data Sufficiency forum “That is one fast dog. Fastest land animal ever, in fact. (Cheetahs only run about 70 miles an hour.) Hmm.” October 24, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to Data Sufficiency in the Data Sufficiency forum “This problem has issues. (Not surprisingly, the source isn''t listed.) As others have pointed out, the time period of the interest rate must be specified. (Most financial interest rates are expressed in annual terms, but certainly not all. Credit card advertisements express them per year, but ...” October 24, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to 700 to 750 in 30 days - Any advice please? in the GMAT Strategy forum “First... * Make sure you have a good reason to take the test again. For most applicants, re-taking the test after scoring 700 would be a foolish decision (and would reflect negatively on the candidate''s ability to set priorities, even if the retake yielded a higher score). On the other hand, ...” October 24, 2013 lunarpower posted a reply to Of the adults who live in Idaho, approximately 5% own livest in the Critical Reasoning forum “These guys are champions. Post something with "hair" in it, and boom! they find you. If we were that good at finding oil, gas would be$0.01 a gallon. Wow.”
October 22, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMAT Prep SC - Finally reaching a decision on in the Sentence Correction forum
“Well, there''s the parallelism between "to protect" and "to protect" in B. In C, the two forms aren''t parallel.”
October 20, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Of the adults who live in Idaho, approximately 5% own livest in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Nope. Same problem. To illustrate the issue here, I can just point to myself. I don''t smoke marijuana, and don''t really care whether others do, but I support its legalization. (My rationale: Gang activity could be curtailed, the drug could be made safer for users -- and the government could ...”
October 18, 2013
beatthegmat posted a reply to Delete account? in the Suggestions and Feedback forum
“Hi ruchi.bhambhani@gmail.com, I have deleted your account. Regards, Sorin”
October 18, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Of the adults who live in Idaho, approximately 5% own livest in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Your reasoning here has the same issue as the original argument. The point of this problem is for you to realize that there is no necessary connection between (i) voting for something and (ii) being affected by that thing. (Just think about it: There are lots and lots and lots of issues on which ...”
October 18, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Consecutiveness of n in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Ah, I see. But, no, that''s not what "consecutive integers" means. There''s a different name for that sort of thing -- I think it''s "arithmetic progression" or "arithmetic sequence", or something like that -- but you won''t need to know that name for the gmat ...”
October 17, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Consecutiveness of n in the Data Sufficiency forum
“"Consecutive" means "next to each other in sequence, without skipping anything". The difference between any two consecutive integers is 1. 5, 10, 15, 20, ... would be consecutive multiples of 5. But they''re not consecutive integers, since there are other integers between ...”
October 17, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMAT 660 Q51 V28!! Help Needed With Verbal!! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“No need for other resources. You don''t even need to go all the way through the OG RC. (And there''s the OG supplement and GMAT PREP on top of that.) By the time you get even halfway through the OG RC section, your habits are already set. Doing more RC passages is just going to take the same ...”
October 17, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Of the adults who live in Idaho, approximately 5% own livest in the Critical Reasoning forum
“This discussion appears to have gotten rather far afield from the original problem. So, let''s kill it here. Thanks for the kind words.”
October 17, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Consecutiveness of n in the Data Sufficiency forum
“"Positive difference" is exactly what it says. It''s the difference between two numbers, expressed as a positive number. E.g., the positive difference between 3 and 7 is 4. The positive difference between 7 and 3 is also 4. For statement 2, the only thing you really need to think ...”
October 17, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP PS in the Problem Solving forum
“Thanks. (My brain doesn''t really understand things unless they are simple. On this test, that''s a huge advantage.)”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Gmatprep SC in the Critical Reasoning forum
“I don''t mean to spoil the party here, but... "Seems awkward" translates to "I have no idea what''s actually wrong with these choices". Not only is "awkward" darn near impossible for non-native speakers to detect, but it''s also not actually an error. Make sure you ...”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Gmatprep SC in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Just to underscore this point -- In a different context, one could have a present likelihood vs. a future likelihood. E.g., If interest rates rise, the likelihood of foreclosures will increase. In this context, we''re actually talking about the likelihood of foreclosures now, VERSUS what ...”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Gmatprep SC in the Critical Reasoning forum
“I wrote two things: 1/ "likelihood" + "may" = redundant. 2/ In this context, you can''t say that a likelihood will be something, because, in the present context, the "likelihood" is a probability that exists in the present. In D, "will" is ...”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Gmatprep SC in the Critical Reasoning forum
“You can also strike A and E because "likelihood" + "may" is redundant.”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Gmatprep SC in the Critical Reasoning forum
“A couple of requests have come my way for help on this one. "Responding to..." describes the astronomers, not the scale, so the first two choices are out. The last choice refers to "the likelihood of an asteroid or comet". That doesn''t make sense; a physical object ...”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to MGMAT test question in the Data Sufficiency forum
“[quote="mevicks"] Ok. But Mitch''s choices (k = 2 and k = 10) already established the integrity of the question. And he posted those before the whole k = 4 thing. So, I couldn''t see what value would be added by that post, beyond what Mitch had already established.”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP PS in the Problem Solving forum
“There''s an insight here that solves the problem immediately, given these answer choices. Here it is: You''re given a SUM. If you switch digits in the same decimal place, the sum is unchanged. For instance, if you have xxxxx7 + yyyyy5, then that''s the same as xxxxx5 + yyyyy7. And so on with ...”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP PS in the Problem Solving forum
“And then, of course, there''s the "I''m 11 years old again" method. You can just multiply out 200 x 200 x 300 and 201 x 201 x 301, and then subtract them. If you are thinking "That might take too long" -- don''t think that. Do not EVER tell yourself "I think ______ will ...”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP PS in the Problem Solving forum
“I don''t know what thecodetogmat is doing with "differences". Looks like some sort of calculus thing. If you don''t know that, you can still do this: Imagine the shape of the parts that would be added to the box (if you increased each dimension by 1 cm) or cut off of it (if you ...”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP PS in the Problem Solving forum
“It took me a shamefully long time to realize that wasn''t a pyramid. o_O”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Tough DS in the Data Sufficiency forum
“I like this problem. What''s the source?”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to MGMAT test question in the Data Sufficiency forum
“^^ That doesn''t work. k = 4 doesn''t satisfy either statement, so it''s irrelevant.”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Number Systems in the Data Sufficiency forum
“I would suggest typing "√" in the question. I don''t know about other readers, but I can''t make any sense of that expression with all those 1/2''s. If you''re on a Mac, you can type "√" by holding down "alt" and pressing the letter V. If you''re on any other ...”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP DS in the Data Sufficiency forum
“This 238 is just the number of terms between those two values. (Not new information; you already know that they are the 1st and 239th terms, so they are 238 terms apart.) It''s not the value of anything. The use of the word "obviously" here is ... interesting, considering that ...”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMATPREP DS in the Data Sufficiency forum
“It seems that, by simply typing out the question, you''d have spent only a fraction of the time needed to capture and upload an image. Hmm. First, note that statement 2 doesn''t add any value to statement 1. If you know that each term decreases by 4 from the previous term, then statement 2 ...”
October 16, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Monkfish in the Sentence Correction forum
“Ha, I didn''t even notice that you wrote things. Next time, use quotes. Or colors. Or put your responses in boldface. Or ... something. -- Mostly very good. * There''s no problem with "them" in (b). (It works in the same way as "their" in the correct answer.) * ...”
October 15, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Of the adults who live in Idaho, approximately 5% own livest in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Some people call me things I can''t write here. (: There''s always "Hey you (with all the hair)", I suppose. Do you think I''m "strict"? Hmm. But I''m such a sweetheart. o_O Seriously, though, it''s always interesting to hear others'' perceptions of me. I''m ...”
October 15, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Monkfish in the Sentence Correction forum
“This question is in the gmat prep software. I''ve seen it with my own eyes. Regarding "this question doesn''t sound like a gmat question" -- If you are a non-native speaker of English, that kind of thing is almost impossible to judge. You''re better off not thinking about it. ...”
October 15, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Monkfish in the Sentence Correction forum
“There are no limits on the size of shark that can be caught. --> Nope. There are no limits on the size of sharks that can be caught. --> Yep. It''s "sharks". Not "shark". So "monkfish" here is like "sharks".”
October 15, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMAT 660 Q51 V28!! Help Needed With Verbal!! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Don''t use LSAT questions. If you use those, you could very possibly get worse at GMAT CR. Most LSAT CR questions are "hard logic" (if A then B, if not-C then not-B, therefore if A then C) type things. GMAT problems, by contrast, NEVER involve this type of logic. If you do too many ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMAT 660 Q51 V28!! Help Needed With Verbal!! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Well then, don''t do RC for an hour straight. You won''t ever do RC for more than 5 or 10 consecutive minutes on the test, so why would you even do that to yourself? Hmm. The good news is that you don''t really have to understand a lot of things. In fact, the GMAT gives passages full of ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMAT 660 Q51 V28!! Help Needed With Verbal!! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Don''t use 1000SC. The only good questions in there are stolen from GMAT PREP. Hundreds of them are completely wrong, and will teach you things that are wrong. Just go back through the OG and GMAT PREP questions. Don''t just solve them and move on. Do these things, too: * Pick ONE type ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMAT 660 Q51 V28!! Help Needed With Verbal!! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“You don''t need to understand subtle variations in tenses. If tenses are important in a problem, the differences will be BIG differences, and the errors will be BIG errors. Like putting cause after effect. Or expressing simultaneous things in different tenses. Or something else like that. If ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMAT 660 Q51 V28!! Help Needed With Verbal!! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“Don''t do this. Do not "hunt" for errors in the original sentence. Think about it: If you could "hunt" for errors and actually find them, then you could simply do the same thing for each answer choice. You''d find all the errors, and you''d never get any SC problems wrong. ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to GMAT 660 Q51 V28!! Help Needed With Verbal!! in the I just Beat The GMAT! forum
“I don''t know what "Grail" means. The only sources of "authentic GMAT questions" are the OG, the OG supplement, and the GMAT PREP questions. Again, I don''t know what this "grail" thing is. But, unless that''s a nickname for some archive of GMAT PREP questions, ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Number Systems-LCM & HCF -MGMAT in the Problem Solving forum
“If you hit a wall with the prime-number treatment, you can also just make a list. The LCM of a and 12 is 36. So, a is definitely a factor of 36. Try all the factors of 36, and see which ones actually work. The factors of 36 are 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12, 18, and 36. * The LCM of 1 and 12 is 12, not ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Area of the triangle in the Problem Solving forum
“To the original poster: Ironically, the answer to this question is in the diagram that you provided yourself. Take a look at the "rise" and "run" values that you put in your own diagram. The slope of the left-hand leg is -8/7; the slope of the right-hand leg is 10/13. ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Area of the triangle in the Problem Solving forum
“Hey, I wrote this problem! If I were 11 years old, I would just draw a 20 x 10 rectangle around everything. Then I could subtract out the three areas I don''t want, which, conveniently enough, are all right triangles.”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Results of a survey of 100 voters - Nice Question in the Data Sufficiency forum
“For statement 1, it helps to realize that the distinction between "unfavorable" and "not sure" is no longer a real distinction; all that matters is "favorable" or NOT "favorable". Once you have that, you can make the usual two-way table for overlapping ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to |xy| > x^2y^2 ? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“So, when you test cases, it has to be a little more interesting. Basically, in statement 1 you have to pick a value of y that''s greater than 1/|x| (or less than -1/|x|), and vice versa for statement 2. E.g., in statement 1, if x = 1/3, then you have to pick y > 3 or < -3. (If you don''t ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to |xy| > x^2y^2 ? in the Data Sufficiency forum
“A student called my attention to this thread. Rich -- I agree that testing cases is the best way to go here, but, careful with the due diligence. We know that 0 < x^2 < 1/4. So x = 0 is not an allowed value; the allowed values are everything between -1/2 and +1/2, except 0. For y ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to MGMAT DS in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Nah, this isn''t the only set that satisfies statement 1 with consecutive integers. There are plenty of others; they just have the feature of having at least two N''s and exactly one N + 1, for some "N". E.g., you could have nineteen 1''s and one 2 nine 1''s, a 2, nine 87''s, and an ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to MGMAT DS in the Data Sufficiency forum
“Hey, I wrote this problem! Yep, that''s what I had in mind when I wrote the problem: basically, a smack in the face to those who try to rush through it. Slow down, clarify the goal, and think carefully. If you consider the whole idea of "increasing by 1 doesn''t change the number of ...”
October 14, 2013
lunarpower posted a reply to Of the adults who live in Idaho, approximately 5% own livest in the Critical Reasoning forum
“Nah, I''ve just taught many different things, to many different ages of students. One thing I''ve learned, in general, is that terminology/classification kills understanding. In other words, as soon as there are "names" or "labels" that people can stick on things, they just ...”
October 13, 2013