Author Archive - Economist

GMAT Reading Comprehension: improve speed by taking notes

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Simplifying GMAT Exponent Questions

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Consider the following example: 28 x 46 x 320

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MBA Application Essays: How to Avoid the Two Common Mistakes

By - Aug 19, 07:42 AM   Comments [0]

On the surface, many applicants to elite MBA programs share similar backgrounds and traits. They are ambitious, driven, accomplished, and have strong academic records and impressive test scores. In short, they are leaders and achievers. But just because candidates share these characteristics doesn’t mean their...

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$25,000 MBA scholarship contest is now open for autumn 2015

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Three tips to improve your GMAT Critical Reasoning performance

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A Critical Reasoning (CR) argument is usually structured into facts (also sometimes referred to as premises) and a conclusion. It is important that you are able to identify the parts of an argument. Isaac has given you tips on identifying the conclusion in his post...

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The quick way through GMAT work problems

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The fast way to solve GMAT modifier questions

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Before I started to prepare for the Sentence Correction section of the GMAT, I hadn’t heard of a modifier, let alone a dangling modifier! What is all this about?

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GMAT tricks: when to read answer options backward

By - Jul 30, 10:14 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT test makers are constantly trying to slow down your progress through the test. I always think that if I’m taking the test the way they want me to, then I must be adopting a poor strategy. Instead, I should be taking the test...

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How recent GMAT exam changes will affect you

By - Jul 24, 07:18 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council recently announced three changes to the GMAT that will give test takers a little more peace of mind. The changes were made effective July 19. Here’s how you should (and should not) take advantage of them.

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3 colloquialisms to avoid on GMAT Sentence Correction

By - Jul 21, 14:28 PM   Comments [0]

You ear can be a powerful tool on the GMAT. Often times test takers, especially native English speakers, can tell what sounds right and what doesn’t. However, there are a few instances when your ear can lead you astray. This is because there are some...

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