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GMAT Tuesday: GMAT OG Reading Comprehension #100

By - Feb 2, 14:28 PM   Comments [0]

Happy Tuesday! 😀 This week we tackle an inference question from the Official Guide for GMAT. We already looked at the first question associated with this passage, which you can watch here. And here’s this week’s board!     The post GMAT Tuesday: GMAT OG Reading Comprehension #100 appeared...

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[Webinar] Secrets to a Smooth MBA Financial Journey

By - Jan 30, 09:17 AM   Comments [0]

Paying for b-school isn’t easy, even with financial aid and scholarships. And if you don’t have a plan, you may end up with some serious financial problems (including not being able to attend b-school, attending b-school but not being able to EAT, or ending up...

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[Webinar] Let’s Talk: Round 3 vs. Next Year

By - Jan 25, 16:11 PM   Comments [0]

Are you conflicted about when you should apply to business school? Are you debating between applying Round 3 of this year or Round 1 of next year’s application cycle? Tune in to Accepted’s upcoming webinar, Round 3 vs. Next Year: The MBA Admissions Debate, for...

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MBA Goals: Getting Them Down & Doing it Right

By - Jan 19, 19:03 PM   Comments [0]

Writing a clear and convincing MBA goals essay can make the difference between acceptance and rejection when applying to b-school. Having clear goals will help you because: Having a clear career path will help you decide which school to apply to (since each MBA program has...

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Doing GMAT Critical Reasoning Quickly

By - Jan 14, 09:06 AM   Comments [0]

Many students find GMAT CR challenging.  In addition to learning the individual strategies, there is also the challenging of processing these questions efficiently and not allowing each one to develop into a tremendous time sink.  How does one increase one’s overall speed on GMAT Critical...

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The Word “However” on the GMAT

By - Jan 12, 18:06 PM   Comments [0]

The word “however” is a tricky word with an interesting history.  First, a couple practice questions in which this word appears. 1) After the merger of Fastco and Celeriton, the CFO of Fastco has been charged with reporting the earnings of the employees of both companies,...

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GMAT Tuesday: Sentence Correction – Complex Subject Verb Agreement

By - Jan 12, 16:56 PM   Comments [0]

Long sentences are all over the GMAT. The sentence correction section loves to bog students down with modifying phrase, absolutes and appositives, to obfuscate the true meaning of the sentence. In this weeks video, I offer some tips for attacking these long sentences so that...

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GMAT Tuesday: How Do I Use Semicolons?

By - Jan 5, 11:19 AM   Comments [0]

Although not explicitly tested on the GMAT, it’s good to know how these are supposed to used. It’s easy to be thrown off if you come across these and aren’t sure what they mean. A student asked about them, so I want to clear the...

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GMAT Tuesday: “Must Be True” Math Questions

By - Dec 29, 11:17 AM   Comments [0]

The very tricky and very nefarious “must be true” question type can foil the best math minds. Without practice, prep, and a good strategy, you might find yourself wasting a lot of time on these questions. Today I’ll cover a useful strategy for these questions and...

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GMAT Tuesday: Official Guide – Reading Comprehension #99

By - Dec 22, 11:29 AM   Comments [0]

Happy Holidays from Magoosh! Join me this week as we take on another main idea question in reading comprehension. We take a look at question 99 in the Official Guide to the GMAT, 13th edition. I’ll go over strategies for this type of questions and how...

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