GMAT Prep

Succeeding on the Test by Living Learning

By - Apr 17, 07:37 AM   Comments [0]

When it comes to test preparation, it seems that a lot of folks have got it all wrong. Buying some book on Amazon, cracking it open and praying for osmosis isn’t going to do much for you. I’m a big fan of reminding students what...

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A Little bit of GMAT Quant Hate

By - Apr 9, 17:09 PM   Comments [1]

Let’s face it. You hate GMAT math. You’ve already toiled for hours here on GMAT Club and you feel desperate when someone like Bunuel or MikeMcGarry rip your math solution apart half a minute after you post your question. 700? A dream. You’ll be lucky...

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Does a Bad Score Make You Dumb?

By - Apr 4, 12:31 PM   Comments [0]

There it is, staring you in the face. A low score. Not just any low score, but a soul-sucking, dream-crushing, never-gonna-get-out-of-this-dead-end-job score. I can think of more than a few four letter words that are probably rolling across your tongue now. It hurts. Then the...

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The GMAT and His Friends: LSAT and GRE

By - Mar 27, 19:33 PM   Comments [0]

Let’s face it. The GMAT is a special beast. But it’s a definitely a beast in good company. With record numbers of people hanging up their work hats and heading back to school, tests like the GMAT, GRE, and the LSAT are becoming ever more...

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The Nebulous GMAT: A Beginner’s Guide

By - Mar 25, 17:13 PM   Comments [0]

Ah! If you’re here then you’ve got one thing on your mind: the GMAT. Ah again! If you’re like most test takers the road to a good GMAT score is long and arduous one. You neophytes out there are left in a haze of questions...

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e-GMAT CR diagnostic Stats

By - Mar 10, 21:02 PM   Comments [3]

A diagnostic test is typically your first step towards assessing where you stand and the e-GMAT diagnostic aims to achieve just the same.  The e-GMAT CR diagnostic contains 13 questions spanning across major GMAT CR questions types.  Note that not all questions are of same...

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Simplifying Math with Substitution on the GMAT

By - Mar 1, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post discusses a strategy for simplifying complex mathematical expression on the GMAT Quantitative section.  Consider the following very challenging Data Sufficiency question.   1. What is the value of x? Take a moment to wrestle with this before reading this article, in which we will explain how to approach...

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Geometric Probability on the GMAT

By - Feb 27, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

In the first three articles in this series on GMAT probability questions, I discussed the AND and OR probability rules,  ”at least” probability questions, and probability questions that involve counting.  This post covers relatively rare kind of probability question not covered in the first three posts: geometric probability questions.  First,...

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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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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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