GMAT Prep

Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Critical Reasoning Assumptions

By - Jul 19, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

In today's GMAT practice problem, we will be looking at a Critical Reasoning assumption question. Remember, on an assumption question, your goal is to identify the conclusion and evidence within the argument, and then look for the unstated piece of information that links...

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Why the Most Boring Answer is Probably Right on CR Inference Questions

By - Jul 17, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This post was written by Sean Murphy. For more expert GMAT prep advice, check out the Knewton GMAT blog. I recently taught a particularly difficult Critical Reasoning Inference question. When no one chose the correct answer, I realized that many of my students were...

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Quick Mental Math: Averages

By - Jul 15, 07:15 AM   Comments [0]

This post was written by Rich Zwelling. For more GMAT prep tips, check out the Knewton GMAT blog. I run the risk of sounding like a hypocrite here. I'm often fond of telling my students that the GMAT is a reasoning test, not a...

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B-School Facilities: New Study Spaces at Top Schools

By - Jul 13, 08:27 AM   Comments [0]

This post was written by Meghan Daniels. For more Knewton GMAT prep advice, check out the Knewton GMAT blog. The most important part of b-school is almost certainly the people -- professors, fellow students, alumni, recruiters, etc. But if you’re shelling out the...

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Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Sentence Correction Modification

By - Jul 13, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s advanced GMAT sentence correction problem revolves around a modification error. Remember to watch out for modifying phrases at the beginning of a sentence – they must refer to whatever comes directly after them. Problem: Running off-Broadway for 17,162 performances over 42 years, Harvey Schmidt...

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Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Sentence Correction Pronouns

By - Jul 11, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today we will be looking at a sentence correction problem that features a pronoun error. Pronoun errors are fairly common on the GMAT, so you want to be ready for them. Remember, when you see a pronoun, it must match its antecedent...

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Idioms and Tenses Mixed Together

By - Jul 8, 19:38 PM   Comments [0]

Q. Because the Supreme Court has ruled that the prosecution in a job discrimination case must prove not only that the employer lied about the reasons for dismissal but also that those reasons were discriminatory, plaintiffs in such cases fear that they will have no...

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Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Critical Reasoning Weaken Question

By - Jul 7, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Today's GMAT practice problem is a Critical Reasoning weaken question. Weaken questions are more common than any other question type in the critical reasoning section, so it is essential to be prepared for them. On these problems, identify the conclusion, evidence and...

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Split Sentences in <30 seconds

By - Jul 6, 19:32 PM   Comments [0]

Can you answer this by reading only the first 3 words of each answer choice? Recently documented examples of neurogenesis, the production of new brain cells, include the brain growing in mice when placed in a stimulating environment or neurons increasing in canaries that learn new...

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Three Crucial Sentence Correction Strategies

By - Jul 5, 14:52 PM   Comments [1]

Of all the question types on the GMAT,  Sentence Correction may seem the most arbitrary to prospective examinees.  Math we get: nearly all MBA graduates will have to make decisions using numbers and nearly all MBA programs require coursework in areas like...

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