e-GMAT RC diagnostic

By - Mar 30, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

Hello Everyone, As you may be aware, we are planning to launch our Reading Comprehension course on April 7.  We have prepared a Diagnostic for the same and would like to get your feedback on it.  This diagnostic is available free of charge in the e-GMAT...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 30): Work Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Mar 30, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Robert can eat a 20 kg. bag of potatoes in 10 days. He and his wife Jane can eat the same bag in 7 days. How many days does it take Jane to eat a 20 kg. bag of potatoes by herself? (A) (B) (C)...

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GMAT Study Approaches: Systematic vs. Random

By - Mar 29, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Consider these two extreme approaches to studying for the GMAT: 1) Focus on one topic/concept.  Practice that same kind of problem exhaustively until you master it.  Then move on to the next topic/concept.  Repeat. 2) Practice a wide mix of problems every time you sit down to...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 29): Overlapping Sets and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 29, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) What percent of the MIS students enrolled at Wisconsin University are female? 1. 5% of female students at Wisconsin University are studying MIS. 2. 12% of male students at Wisconsin University are studying MIS. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse...

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Younger MBA Pool and Predicting Job Performance with Facebook

By - Mar 28, 18:25 PM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten WSJ got me reading, sure, but is it better to have an irritated reader than none at all?  I suppose so.  Admittedly, I am doing exactly the same thing both the Journal and the researchers at Northern Illinois University are doing: using Facebook...

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Percent Change Problems on the GMAT

By - Mar 28, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This is, among other things, a case study of one of the harder Data Sufficiency problems in the OG.   Percents as Multipliers You can find several good tips on percent problems at this post.  The most relevant here is the idea of a percent as multiplier.  To change...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 28): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 28, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Two trains continuously travel between Washington DC and Baltimore, which is 120 miles away. They start simultaneously, train A at Washington and train B at Baltimore, and run at 30 and 90 mph respectively. The station turnaround times are negligible. What is the distance...

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How to Cultivate Excellent Rec Writers

By - Mar 27, 20:57 PM   Comments [0]

What are some important steps to take that can help you secure better recommendations once it is time for you to submit your MBA applications? First, bear in mind what you need the recommendations to say – that you are a great performer and you have...

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Prep Early for Recommendations: A High-Impact Action for Admissions

By - Mar 27, 20:57 PM   Comments [0]

Many candidates fail to recognize that their recommendations are as influential in determining their admissions success or failure as their MBA admission essays. You can have a fantastic candidacy and application in every other way (application form, GMAT score, GPA, essays, resume, work experience...

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GMAT CR: Paradox Questions

By - Mar 27, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Master this fiendishly tricky variety of Critical Reasoning question on the GMAT The philosopher Zeno of Elia (490-430 BCE) was famous for his mind-bending paradoxes.  One of them went like this: Suppose there were a race between Achilles (famed as the fastest runner in ancient Greece) and...

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