GMAT Prep

Land Your Score: Sentence Correction Problems, Part 2

By - Jan 20, 15:21 PM   Comments [0]

Apply the Kaplan method to verbal reasoning on the GMAT. Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer continues her discussion of how to solve...

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MBA Goals: Getting Them Down & Doing it Right

By - Jan 19, 19:03 PM   Comments [0]

Writing a clear and convincing MBA goals essay can make the difference between acceptance and rejection when applying to b-school. Having clear goals will help you because: Having a clear career path will help you decide which school to apply to (since each MBA program has...

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How to solve GMAT sequence questions

By - Jan 19, 13:53 PM   Comments [0]

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

By - Jan 18, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, EMPOWERgmat.com; Rich.C@empowergmat.com 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. Complex Math vs. Easier Approaches in the Quant Section Rich, How often will I...

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Solving GMAT properties of integers questions: odd and even integers

By - Jan 15, 10:36 AM   Comments [0]

Properties of integers questions are common on the GMAT. The good news is that by following a few simple rules you will be able to solve them quickly and with certainty. Over the next few weeks we’ll be guiding you through all the different types...

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How to Proceed IF You’ve Been Invited To Retake the GMAT With the Sections in a DIFFERENT Order

By - Jan 15, 10:33 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen; EMPOWERgmat.com  Rich.C@empowergmat.com Over the course of the last several days, there have been several posts from site users who have received an invitation to retake the GMAT under special ‘conditions.’ This is apparently a short-term ‘trial program’ that GMAC is using as something...

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Business Schools Blamed for Tech Skill Crisis

By - Jan 14, 15:04 PM   Comments [0]

Finance and consulting remain leading industries for MBAs, but more emphasis is being placed on tech. Are business schools ignoring the tech revolution? How are Stern graduates faring in the job market? What does the real estate rebound mean for MBAs? Here are the top stories...

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Doing GMAT Critical Reasoning Quickly

By - Jan 14, 09:06 AM   Comments [0]

Many students find GMAT CR challenging.  In addition to learning the individual strategies, there is also the challenging of processing these questions efficiently and not allowing each one to develop into a tremendous time sink.  How does one increase one’s overall speed on GMAT Critical...

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The Word “However” on the GMAT

By - Jan 12, 18:06 PM   Comments [0]

The word “however” is a tricky word with an interesting history.  First, a couple practice questions in which this word appears. 1) After the merger of Fastco and Celeriton, the CFO of Fastco has been charged with reporting the earnings of the employees of both companies,...

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GMAT Tuesday: Sentence Correction – Complex Subject Verb Agreement

By - Jan 12, 16:56 PM   Comments [0]

Long sentences are all over the GMAT. The sentence correction section loves to bog students down with modifying phrase, absolutes and appositives, to obfuscate the true meaning of the sentence. In this weeks video, I offer some tips for attacking these long sentences so that...

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