Do You Still Get Nervous Taking Standardized Tests?

By - Dec 11, 08:37 AM   Comments [0]

Almost every student I’ve ever taught, from high school juniors taking the PSAT to adults taking the GMAT, admits to some degree of anxiety on test day.

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Discover Data Sufficiency: We Answer the Free GMAT Question of the Week

By - Dec 10, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Yesterday's Data Sufficiency Question Asked: If b ≠ 0 and a > b, is a > c? (1) a/b> c/b (2) 5ab > 6bc     Here's the full answer and explanation. Read carefully, this is where you will learn concepts and strategies. This is a Yes/No Data Sufficiency question. The question stem tells...

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The first step is the hardest: Momentum

By - Dec 9, 15:00 PM   Comments [0]

If you’ve ever stared at a blank screen with a blinking cursor, you know the feeling that confronts you as you begin a daunting task.

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Free GMAT Question of the Week: Discover Data Sufficiency!

By - Dec 9, 07:00 AM   Comments [1]

GMAT Question: If b ≠ 0 and a > b, is a > c? (1) a/b> c/b (2) 5ab > 6bc From a cursory glance, you can see that GMAT math takes you back to concepts that you learned in high school. Look a bit closer and you see that it actually takes you back much further than that, to...

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Absolute value? Absolutely! Part III

By - Dec 6, 06:20 AM   Comments [0]

Here again is our question from the previous post: What is the value of x? (1) |x| = 3 (2) |x-6| = 3

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GMAC’s New Tool: School Finder

By - Dec 5, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

In the Information Age, having access to all that data can almost be worse than not having any at all. Information aggregators can be enormously valuable in terms of time and headaches saved. Tools that take loads of data and allow is to filter that...

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GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Series: Inference Question Explanation

By - Dec 4, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

You did really well on the GMAT Reading Comprehension Inference question. These can be tough! Here's the full explanation... The 1950s saw the emergence of the theory of andragogy, the process by which adults learn (as distinct from pedagogy, the theory of children's learning processes). Educator...

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Absolute value? Absolutely! Part II

By - Dec 4, 06:02 AM   Comments [0]

In our previous post, we introduced the concept of absolute value and the strategy for thinking about absolute value as indicating distance without direction.

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GMAT & The Real World: More Critical Reasoning Flaws

By - Dec 3, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

A Study Questioning the GMAT Ironically Proves to be a Great Resource to Practice GMAT Critical Reasoning Flaw Questions... Maybe you heard about (or read) a recent story in the Washington Post entitled: Are business schools graduating the wrong leaders? If so, the GMAT may be...

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Absolute value? Absolutely! Part I

By - Dec 2, 10:17 AM   Comments [0]

Remember the first time you saw an absolute value like |x| on a GMAT question, probably many years removed from your most recent algebra class?

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