How Maria got into MIT with Economist GMAT Tutor

By - Nov 6, 12:13 PM   Comments [0]

We're proud to share with you the success story of Maria, a student of ours who was accepted to MIT after using Economist G

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How to Cash in on MBA Scholarships

By - Nov 6, 10:27 AM   Comments [0]

Avoid loans and secure funding with a competitive GMAT score. If there’s one thing future MBAs are likely to understand, it’s the value of a good investment. Even though figuring out how to pay for an MBA can present a challenge, business school applicants may be...

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Anatomy of an OG Question: How ‘Brute Force’ Can Work Really Fast

By - Nov 6, 01:08 AM   Comments [0]

The following article refers to the Problem Solving question #229 in the OG13, GMAT2015 and GMAT2016 books. You can view the question in its entirety here: One of the interesting aspects of most GMAT questions is that they can be solved using more than one approach....

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Integrated Reasoning Matters, Say MBA Admissions Officers

By - Nov 5, 12:07 PM   Comments [0]

How much weight is given to Integrated Reasoning in evaluating GMAT scores? It’s been more than three years since Integrated Reasoning was added to the GMAT—so while we can’t say the section is new, we can say that attitudes towards it have changed. This summer, as part...

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What are the 6 mistakes that 95% of GMAT candidates make?

By - Nov 5, 02:22 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT can often be complex. The goal is simple: to get a score that is well above 700, but the journey to the best Business Schools in the world is not always that easy. Even though there have been volumes written on the best way to prepare and...

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What Is a “Good” GMAT Score?

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Different business schools have different expectations of test takers. That all depends on what business school you want to go to. At the end of the day, a good GMAT score is the one that gets you into the business school of your choice. Let’s look...

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How to solve GMAT overlapping sets problems

By - Nov 3, 07:55 AM   Comments [0]

On the day I took my GMAT there were a surprisingly high number of questions involving overlapping sets. Of course, this may not always be the case, but it is worthwhile having a quick method to solve such questions.

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Nov 2, 01:03 AM   Comments [0]

This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. The Value of Jotting Down Patterns as You See Them Dear Rich, What is the most efficient way...

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Strategies for GMAT comparison questions

By - Oct 30, 07:15 AM   Comments [0]

The new Sentence Correction questions in the 2016 Official Guide to the GMAT include several comparison questions. You can assume the test makers have a focus on this area, and it is a good idea to be well prepared for such questions.

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Big Factors in Why Verbal Scores Can Drop on Test Day

By - Oct 30, 00:57 AM   Comments [0]

Recently, someone who is currently studying for the GMAT asked for my insights into why so many GMATers seem to experience a big drop in their Verbal Scaled Scores between their practice CATs and Test Day. The discussion was detailed and included some insightful follow-up...

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