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Logical Splits on GMAT Sentence Correction

By - May 17, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

First, here are 8 GMAT Sentence Correction problems, each involving some kind of logical issue.   1) Napoleon entered Russia in June, 1812, with an army half a million strong, but leaving in December, 1812, with just less than 30,000 troops. (A) leaving in December, 1812, with just...

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GMAT Tuesday: Official Guide Reading Comprehension #102

By - May 10, 11:11 AM   Comments [0]

Come learn how to tackle this special type of inference question—author’s purpose. If you’d like to see how we evaluated the passage, head over to our first Reading Comprehension video in this series. The post GMAT Tuesday: Official Guide Reading Comprehension #102 appeared first on Magoosh...

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Intro to GMAT Word Problems, Part 2: Assigning Variables

By - May 5, 14:01 PM   Comments [0]

This article is continued from the first, on “Translating from Words to Math.”  First of all, here are four word problems that present issues with assigning variables. 1) Each month, after Jill pays for rent, utilities, food, and other necessary expenses, she has one fifth of...

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Past Perfect on GMAT Sentence Correction

By - May 5, 13:58 PM   Comments [0]

When we speak of one past event that happened before another past event, one way to denote the earlier event is by use of the past perfect tense.  When should we use the past perfect, and when is it not required?  This is a tricky...

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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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