GMAT Prep

The Hidden Tactic

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Although most students know how to determine the prime factorization of a number, only rarely will you see a question phrased so bluntly. More likely, the question will hint at the issue in a roundabout fashion:

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What Is The Author Trying To Prove?

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Today we will focus on how to identify a conclusion in an argument. A conclusion is a position, opinion or judgment reached after consideration of evidence or facts.

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The Modern GMAT’s Ancient Roots

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Mathematics credits its most famous formula to a legendary Greek, Pythagoras of Samos. This gem of trigonometry has had far-reaching impact in every sphere of mathematics and appears quite frequently on the GMAT.

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Finding Flaws in the Argument: Part II

By - Feb 3, 21:00 PM   Comments [0]

Yesterday we took a look at identifying assumptions in Argument essay questions, and today we’ll take a deeper look on how you can further dismantle the argument made.

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GMAT Problem Solving Practice: The Solution

By - Feb 3, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Did you try out Friday's GMAT problem solving practice question? If not, give it a try before you look at the solution. Here's a reminder: A theater charges $12 for seats in the orchestra and $8 for seats in the balcony.  On a certain night, a...

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GMAT Problem Solving Practice

By - Jan 31, 09:33 AM   Comments [2]

It's time again for some GMAT practice. Hey, I know you're gearing up for a weekend of football and snacks, but why not set aside a few minutes to try this practice problem before you put on your beer hat? Here, I'll even give you...

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Student Stories: Breaking the 700 GMAT barrier

By - Jan 31, 07:47 AM   Comments [0]

We are excited to launch a new series on our blog called Student Stories, which will feature Economist GMAT Tutor students sharing what worked—and more importantly, what didn’t work—on their GMAT journeys.

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Technology and Your GMAT Prep

By - Jan 30, 13:28 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is in many ways a technological marvel. Thousands of locations across the globe instantly report scores on the same test. The computer-adaptive test adapts to your skill level, adjusting difficulty on a question by question basis. Every center is equipped with a state-of-the-art palm scanner for additional...

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MBA via MOOC

By - Jan 29, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

If you are like most people, the title of this post seems to be written in code. If so, then at least you’re on the right track––code has something to do with it. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course and it is an acronym...

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Note-taking and the GMAT: Part I

By - Jan 27, 07:34 AM   Comments [0]

Note-taking is not everyone’s favorite task, but I’ve found it helps immensely in organizing the dense material students need to cover to achiev

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