GMAT Prep

Invisible Hand Pt. 1

By - Nov 3, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten On March 9, 1776, four months before the United States declared its independence from the British Empire, a Scottish economist by the name of Adam Smith published a seminal work in economic theory titled, “An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the...

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Sustainability?

By - Nov 1, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten Regardless of your politics, it is imminently clear that the environment and business collide in various ways. On the one hand, companies and their managers operate with the best of intentions with the ultimate goal ever-present in the decisions that are made,...

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How To Use Your Strategy Guides

By - Oct 31, 10:54 AM   Comments [0]

This article, written by Abby Pelcyger and Stacey Koprince, was adapted from our upcoming book, The GMAT Roadmap: Expert Advice Through Test Day. The full book will be available mid-November. If you wanted to meet every neighbor on your block, you wouldn’t re-introduce yourself to your...

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What To Do If You Can’t Get a Recommendation from Your Boss

By - Oct 27, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

Business school applications require you to submit at least one letter of recommendation, and usually more than one. These letters corroborate your admissions story, providing additional evidence of the leadership skills, analytical abilities, teamwork skills, and maturity that you have highlighted...

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The Speedy Road to Insufficiency

By - Oct 24, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Here's another quick tip for those of you still struggling with the pitfalls of Data Sufficiency. Let's take a look at the following Official Guide DS problem: If p and q are positive integers and pq = 24, what is the value of p? (1) q/6 is...

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The Idiot’s Guide to GMAT Idioms

By - Oct 22, 08:56 AM   Comments [0]

You may have heard that the GMAT is no longer testing idioms. You also may have heard that the first 10 questions on the GMAT are the most important. You also may have heard that Lindsey Lohan is great at Data Sufficiency. Why...

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Intuition and Common Sense on Geometry DS Questions

By - Oct 20, 13:41 PM   Comments [0]

This GMAT prep post was written by Rich Zwelling. Who cares?"  That should be the operative question on your mind as you tackle Data Sufficiency problems. Here's what I mean:  Suppose I ask you the question "What is x?"  I then give you a statement that says...

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Determining Your Trajectory up the GMAT Mountain: Working Within Your Timeline, Pt. 2

By - Oct 20, 08:59 AM   Comments [0]

This article, written by Abby Pelcyger and Stacey Koprince, was adapted from our upcoming book, The GMAT Roadmap: Expert Advice Through Test Day. The full book will be available mid-November.  Find more study tips on our blog. Okay, you have your study timeline mapped out. Now,...

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The AWA Isn’t That Important, So Can I Blow It Off?

By - Oct 18, 13:39 PM   Comments [0]

I want to take a moment to address some common confusion about the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) portion of the GMAT exam.  As many of you inveterate students know, the AWA portion involves two essays, and you get a maximum of 30...

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How to Get In the Zone for the GMAT

By - Oct 16, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

As a GMAT teacher and tutor, I am often asked about the best way to “get into the zone” to take the exam. After all, no one can sit for a 3.5 hour exam and not occasionally space out or lose focus. There...

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