How Important Are Idioms for GMAT Sentence Correction?

By - Feb 25, 09:00 AM   Comments [1]

The short answer: VERY.  Admittedly, idioms alone are not the single biggest tested topic on the GMAT Sentence Correction.  Of course, I would recommend studying all grammatical and syntactical rules, not merely idioms in isolation.  Nevertheless, there are rumors swirling around on the web to the effect that...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 25): Rate Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Feb 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Water flows into an empty tank of 54 liters via 12 small pipes. The rate of each pipe is 1 liter per hour. However, water flows out of the tank via several big pipes at the rate of 1.5 liter per hour. If after...

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Slicing up GMAT Circles: Arclength, Sectors, and Pi

By - Feb 22, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Few topics make students let out an audible sigh like circles on the GMAT. "What was the formula for area of a circle, again? I know pi is in there somewhere!" Then they throw sectors, proportions, and arclengths at you. Now you're really rolling your eyes. Slicing...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 22): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Feb 22, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Is integer even? 1. 2. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals e-GMAT: Save up to $595 on the world’s first prep course designed to help non-natives score higher on GMAT Verbal. ...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 21): Mixture Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 21, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If a portion of a half water/half alcohol mix is replaced with 25% alcohol solution, resulting in a 30% alcohol solution, what percentage of the original alcohol was replaced? (A) 3% (B) 20% (C) 66% (D) 75% (E) 80% Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - E - (click and drag...

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Your audience is not the “Adcom”

By - Feb 20, 18:27 PM   Comments [0]

By the Amerasia Consulting Group One question that we get a lot from clients is "what does the adcom want to hear?"  Not only is this the wrong way to approach the process in terms of being an authentic, introspective, and interesting candidate, but it also...

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Absolute Phrases on the GMAT

By - Feb 20, 09:00 AM   Comments [3]

It is not uncommon for test takers, when sloughing through the thicket of GMAT Sentence Correction questions to find themselves scratching their heads over a tricky little grammar conundrum known as  an absolute phrase. What exactly are absolute phrases you ask? Well, before we dive into definitions and...

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2013 London Business School Masters in Management Adcom Interview Available!

By - Feb 20, 02:39 AM   Comments [0]

Are you confused about the difference between London Business School’s MBA and its Masters in Management (MiM)? Are you considering applying for the MiM program but have questions about the program’s curriculum, student life, job prospects, etc.? Are you looking for winning tips on how...

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MBA Admissions: NYU Stern & International Business

By - Feb 20, 02:35 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at NYU Stern currently ranks in 11th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked in 6th place for international business. Stern’s Class of 2014 and International Business 3907 people applied...

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Stanford Sloan Master’s Program 2013 Application Essay Questions and Tips

By - Feb 20, 02:30 AM   Comments [0]

These three straightforward questions are comprehensive and wide ranging. They give the Stanford Sloan MiM adcom both factual information about you such as your current work responsibilities, your goals, and details of your work experiences, and also insight into your thought process, self-evaluation skills, and...

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