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By - Sep 20, 18:12 PM   Comments [0]

The amount of time GMAT students spend researching the best prep options is rivaled only by the amount of money spent on unnecessary (and occasionally sub-par) GMAT prep materials. This stops now. Magoosh’s mission is to make test prep accessible to all. One way that...

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The Official Guide for the GMAT 2017 Book Review

By - Sep 19, 16:25 PM   Comments [0]

As you may be aware, GMAC, the folks who create the GMAT, recently released three volumes of The Official Guide for the GMAT 2017. I will review these new editions of the Official Guide for the GMAT in this book review. The Official Guide for the...

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GMAT Quant: Rates and Ratios

By - Sep 14, 21:36 PM   Comments [0]

What are rates and ratios? How do rate and ratios problems differ? Hint: Not that much. Original photo by Pierre Rougier In fact, rates are just ratios in disguise. Here are a four GMAT practice problems exploring rates and ratios.  Remember: no calculator! Rates and Ratios Practice Problems 1) Someone on...

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GMAT Tuesday: Must Know Idioms #18

By - Sep 13, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

Put on your vocabulary hats! It’s time to learn more idioms. In this video we’ll look at the idiomatic phrases involving responsible, ranging, agreeing, and defined. Transcript Hello! Welcome to GMAT Tuesdays. You know how everyone says you can hold a shell up to your ear and...

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Princeton Review GMAT Book Review: Cracking the GMAT 2017

By - Sep 6, 16:52 PM   Comments [0]

The newest Princeton Review GMAT book comes in two versions: Cracking the GMAT, 2017 Edition and Cracking the GMAT Premium, 2017 Edition. Both Princeton GMAT books are sparse on fundamentals and heavy on process of elimination, i.e. nifty test gimmicks. The premium version comes with...

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3 Common MBA Application Mistakes

By - Sep 6, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the past 9 years, we’ve worked on a lot of applications. Over 26,000 to be exact. And through that experience we’ve… 1. made a lot of middle-of-the-night pots of coffee and 2. seen some big trends across applications. Surprisingly, year in and year out, countless applicants make...

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How to Get a Perfect GMAT Score

By - Aug 31, 14:07 PM   Comments [0]

The sub-4 minute mile; a perfect round of golf; a 300 in bowling…oh the elusive Mt. Everest. A GMAT 800: the perfect GMAT score. Improbables of perfection, how can any ever hope to summit your slippery slopes? Hard work won’t quite cut it. An element of luck,...

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Number Sense for the GMAT

By - Aug 31, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

What is number sense and how can you recognize number sense problems on the GMAT? Before we get into the details, let’s start with a few number sense practice problems. Remember, no calculator. Warm-Up Problems 1) Rank those three in order from smallest to biggest. (A) I, II, III (B)...

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GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension #2

By - Aug 30, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

Hello! We are back with the third in our series of 5 videos, diving into the reading comprehension section of the Official Guide to the GMAT. We are tackling another detail question, which means you’ll learn how to approach detail questions and the common wrong...

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Introduction to GMAT Critical Reasoning

By - Aug 29, 15:30 PM   Comments [0]

One question on the GMAT Verbal Section is Critical Reasoning.  On this question, the prompt presents some sort of argument, and then asks you, in one way or another, to analyze the argument—for example, by strengthening it, weakening it, finding its underlying assumption, etc.   The...

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