GMAT Prep

GMAT Reading Comprehension Technique: Read Carefully Once

By - Oct 17, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT test takers have a variety of ideas and suggestions about how to tackle the challenge of GMAT Reading Comprehension.  Some like to skim, or to speed read, or to read the first paragraph carefully and skim the rest.  Perhaps there are individual test takers...

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Substantive Clauses on the GMAT

By - Oct 15, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Understand this very tricky grammatical structure for GMAT Sentence Correction.   Practice Question First, give these two SC questions a try. 1) Why the various Generals of the Army of the Potomac before Ulysses S. Grant were so singularly unsuccessful against Robert E Lee are debated about in no less...

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Due to Vs Because of

By - Oct 9, 18:14 PM   Comments [2]

In conversational English, we may hear or use sentences in which we present reason for something by using the expression “due to”. While in certain cases, this usage may be grammatically correct. But in certain other scenarios, it is incorrect. In this post, I...

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Official Guide (OG13) #209-230 Video Explanations

By - Sep 28, 08:09 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT Pill just put up video explanations for Official Guide questions 209-230 to the Practice Pill Platform. Through this link, you can: 1) Keep track of your OG performance online. Just enter in your answer and the system will record your responses. You can favorite them...

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Mike McGarry’s GMAT Experience

By - Sep 27, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

This was a GMAT I was taking both for information-gathering purposes as well as with the intention of doing well.  It's hard to balance those two.  My results (750, 98th percentile) are not bad at all, but certainly not the best I could do, were...

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e-GMAT Verbal diagnostic

By - Sep 25, 16:25 PM   Comments [2]

Think you are ready to tackle GMAT Verbal. Register to take the e-GMAT SC, CR and RC diagnostic test free of charge to evaluate your performance against the best out there. Here is what the diagnostic tests contain: SC diagnostic: 15 questions with audio visual solutions RC...

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Magoosh’s Mike McGarry Takes the GMAT

By - Sep 19, 15:17 PM   Comments [1]

On Wednesday, September 26, 2012, I will be taking the GMAT.  Don’t worry!  I am not planning to leave Magoosh to attend business school.  Rather, I am taking the test as a way of gathering information on both the test itself and on the test-taking...

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The importance of prime factorization on the GMAT

By - Sep 12, 22:42 PM   Comments [7]

Rich is a stellar teacher in Knewton’s GMAT prep course. He really does love prime factorization. Prime Factorization: My single favorite topic on the GMAT. It’s not even a contest. My passionate (some would say evangelical!) advocacy of prime factorization results not only from my finding prime numbers so...

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GMAT Prep Tip: 5 Bad Habits on the Sentence Correction section

By - Aug 1, 19:02 PM   Comments [3]

Jen Rugani is one of Knewton’s top GMAT teachers. Do you bite your nails? Chew on pencils? Forget to the check the subject and verb on sentence correction questions? All of these are bad habits, but only one will affect your GMAT score. Test-takers tend to make...

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GMAC’s Official IR Practice Questions for the New GMAT

By - Aug 1, 11:03 AM   Comments [0]

On June 5, 2012, the GMAT launched a new question type, the Integrated Reasoning (IR) question.  The question format is highly dependent on technology, and unlike traditional Verbal and Quantitative questions, it would be too compromised in a print format.  Therefore, instead of putting some compromised...

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