Author Archive - Magoosh

Intro to GMAT Word Problems, Part 1: Translating from Word to Math

By - Apr 26, 15:20 PM   Comments [0]

First, a four GMAT practice word problems. 1) Seven more than a number is 2 more than four times the number.  What is the number? (A) 1 (B) 2/3 (C) 3/5 (D) 4/7 (E) 5/3   2) If $40,000 less than John’s salary is $5,000 more than 25% more than half his salary,...

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GMAT Tuesday: Must Know Idioms #16

By - Apr 26, 15:17 PM   Comments [0]

Dive into another week of Idioms! In this weeks video, I cover idiomatic phrases involving hold, view, know, and hope. 😀 Be excellent to the universe! Here’s this week’s board!   The post GMAT Tuesday: Must Know Idioms #16 appeared first on Magoosh GMAT Blog.

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Admission Tips: Countering a Low Verbal Score

By - Apr 19, 14:17 PM   Comments [0]

MBA applicants know too well the pain of receiving a lousy verbal GMAT score. It can feel like the end of your career before you’ve even started, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Since b-school students are expected to have excellent communications skills,...

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GMAT Tuesday: Must Know Idioms #15

By - Apr 12, 14:37 PM   Comments [0]

Another Tuesday filled with idioms. Every where you turn, there are new idioms to learn and take in. And if you put in the time to learn them, you’ll breeze through some of the sentence correction questions on the GMAT. 😀 This week we look...

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GMAT Updates – 2016

By - Apr 4, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

On Thursday, March 10, 2016, just a week before Mike’s favorite ethic holiday, GMAC, the folks who create the GMAT, hosted a webinar for test prep professionals, folks such as I, on GMAT updates and I listened in. Here are some of the discoveries...

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The 3 Types of B-Schools You Should Apply To

By - Mar 30, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

It’s never smart to put all your eggs in one basket – aim too high and you may be left with nowhere to go, aim too low and you might get acceptances to schools that aren’t quite right for you. For the highest chances of...

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GMAT Tuesday: Common AWA Flaws – Vague Words

By - Mar 29, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

The Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) for the GMAT can catch you off guard if you aren’t ready. If you aren’t familiar with the structure of arguments or you are familiar with common argument flaws, you may find yourself stressed and wasting time on test day. In...

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GMAT Critical Reasoning: More on Assumption Questions

By - Mar 21, 19:29 PM   Comments [0]

First, four practice CR questions asking for the assumptions of arguments. 1) In anticipation of the coming year, Tecumseh Autos, a national auto manufacturer, is anticipating sales of its vehicles.  Tecumseh manufactures compact cars, sedans, minivans, trucks, SUVs, and sports cars.  In all categories of vehicles,...

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5 Essential GMAT Study Tips

By - Mar 18, 08:56 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re headed for an MBA, the first thing you’ll need to do is beat the GMAT. This is a challenging hoop to jump through. But the GMAT can be beat. And studying well for the GMAT will not only help you get a top...

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How to Choose Which Business School Offer to Accept

By - Mar 17, 11:33 AM   Comments [0]

Getting into more than one business school is never a bad thing, but it does leave you with a tough decision. Unless you’ve had your sights set on a particular MBA program, you’re likely to find yourself torn when choosing between your business school offers, wondering...

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