Author Archive - Economist

Prime factors: a key to solving GMAT quant problems faster

By - May 3, 08:14 AM   Comments [0]

It can be very frustrating to across a GMAT quant question that appears too complex to solve in two minutes. Help is at hand! There is always a quick method. In this case, prime factors are the key.

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3 things you can do to fund your MBA this week

By - Apr 25, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

You've received your acceptance letter(s), thanked those who wrote letters of recommendation on your behalf (haven't you?), and now are left with that one pesky dilemma: how will you be paying for your degree? Here are three things you can do right now:

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Properties of integers: Breaking numbers into primes

By - Apr 21, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Prime numbers can be considered tools to help us solve questions that appear difficult. Use these helpers to make your life easier on test day!

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Choosing the right verb tense in reported speech

By - Apr 19, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

A confusing area of GMAT sentence correction is choosing the correct verb tense in sentences involving reported speech. The good news is that there is a rule that helps us here.

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Things that sound OK but aren’t!

By - Apr 15, 08:48 AM   Comments [0]

In sentence correction there are many options that sound correct the first time we read them, but actually are incorrect. This is because we take certain things for granted in spoken or everyday English, whereas the GMAT tests more formal rules. The GMAT is also...

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How to add lots of integers quickly on the GMAT

By - Apr 12, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

When a question asks you to add a large number of integers, it can seem as if the answer may take some time to find. But the GMAT is all about smart shortcuts. Here's a quick method that should make you happy to see such...

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Recognizing quantifiers in Sentence Correction questions

By - Apr 6, 18:56 PM   Comments [0]

A tricky area of sentence correction involves quantifiers. Because these questions occurs so often, it is a good idea to train yourself to recognize these structures, so you can learn how to identify the possible traps the test makers can use with them.

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Recognizing quantifiers in Sentence Correction questions

By - Apr 6, 18:56 PM   Comments [0]

A tricky area of sentence correction involves quantifiers. Because these questions occurs so often, it is a good idea to train yourself to recognize these structures, so you can learn how to identify the possible traps the test makers can use with them.

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How to handle square roots in GMAT Properties of Integers questions

By - Apr 4, 08:48 AM   Comments [0]

Questions involving properties of integers in combination with square roots may seem difficult at first glance, but with the application of the appropriate rule, they can be solved quickly.

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How to handle square roots in GMAT Properties of Integers questions

By - Apr 4, 08:48 AM   Comments [0]

Questions involving properties of integers in combination with square roots may seem difficult at first glance, but with the application of the appropriate rule, they can be solved quickly.

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