Author Archive - Economist

Lessons learned: two AWA pitfalls to avoid

By - May 18, 09:19 AM   Comments [0]

Last week, I had the privilege of grading essays written by 51 finalists for our Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest.

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What to do when you are not doing well

By - May 11, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

I’m so confused.

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To reschedule or not to reschedule

By - May 4, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

Help! My GMAT is in 10 days and I feel like I should reschedule.

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Conquering the GMAT while balancing a career

By - Apr 29, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today we’re sharing the success story and winning strategy of Sid, who scored an impressive 750 on the GMAT while working long hours at a large

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GMAT advice: Flunked your first practice test? Don’t freak out.

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Gain a solid understanding of modifiers

By - Apr 24, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the simplest terms, modifiers give the reader additional information about the noun it’s modifying. This is illustrated in the examples below: This morning, I ran around Central Park, which has some of the most difficult hills in the entire city.

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Three tips to improve your GMAT AWA score

By - Apr 20, 11:32 AM   Comments [0]

It’s no secret that the top business schools are looking for high Verbal and Quantitative scores.

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GMAT advice: Comprehensive Reading Comprehension

By - Apr 13, 06:16 AM   Comments [0]

I’m struggling to understand the passages in my Reading Comprehension prep.

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GMAT advice: Stuck at 620

By - Apr 6, 06:02 AM   Comments [0]

I've taken the GMAT three times and have received a 620 on each attempt.

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Three tips to crack GMAT inequality questions

By - Apr 1, 06:56 AM   Comments [0]

Compared to other question types on the GMAT, inequality questions are an especially slippery slope.

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