Author Archive - Economist

GMAT Quant | Solve Perfect Square Questions Perfectly

By - Dec 6, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

An important area of GMAT math is the concept of a perfect square. First, we should define it. A perfect square is an integer that is the square of an integer. Let’s look at an example of a question involving perfect squares from Economist GMAT...

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GMAT Tips from our Fall 2016 Scholarship Winner

By - Nov 30, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

Meet Angela, the winner of this autumn's Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest who beat thousands of contestants around the world to claim our $25,000 MBA scholarship prize. Angela is 28 years old, lives in Los Angeles and is a Certified Public Accountant. She moved to...

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Verbe Tense in GMAT Sentence Correction

By - Nov 22, 14:46 PM   Comments [0]

There are many questions on the GMAT relating to verb tense (though, as we've mentioned in the past, only six tenses are tested directly) . The use of tenses in English is one of the more complicated areas of English grammar for native speakers and...

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GMAT Memorization Trick: Mnemonic Devices

By - Nov 16, 08:49 AM   Comments [0]

In theory, the GMAT is meant to measure skills, ranging from analytical writing to critical reasoning, that have been developed over a long period of time. That ‘long period of time’ for most people equates to two decades of foundational education.

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Economist MBA Fair Raffle Prize Winners

By - Nov 9, 08:59 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist's autumn MBA fair is now underway (don't worry, you can still join in if you haven't yet)!

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Idioms in GMAT Sentence Correction: List of Most Common Idioms

By - Nov 8, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

Last week we shared advice on how to recognize and solve idiom-related issues in GMAT Sentence Correction questions. The creators of the GMAT have been decreasing their testing of idioms (the subject tends to put non-native speakers of English at a disadvantage) but we still...

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Idioms in GMAT Sentence Correction

By - Nov 2, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

The English language is full of idioms, and the GMAT creators like to test some of these. Although there are some idioms that are more common in the GMAT, there is little alternative but to learn as many of them as you can. An enjoyable...

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Free Admissions Consulting and GMAT Strategy at The Economist’s MBA Fair

By - Oct 25, 07:52 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist's MBA fair, which takes place online and is free to attend, is coming up quickly and you won't want to miss out. Those who register by October 30th will be entered into a raffle to win a free Economist GMAT Tutor Premium Prep...

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Subject-Verb Agreement in GMAT Sentence Correction

By - Oct 18, 12:33 PM   Comments [0]

One of the most common tricks the test makers play on us in GMAT sentence correction is to get us to miss a lack of agreement between a subject and its verb. This may sound so fundamental to any language that it would be hard...

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2016 MBA Ranking by The Economist

By - Oct 13, 10:11 AM   Comments [0]

The Economist has released its annual ranking of full-time MBA programmes.

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