Integrated Reasoning

How the Integrated Reasoning Section Differs from GMAT Quantitative and Verbal Sections

By - May 23, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Think about what distinguishes an effective manager from a pencil-pusher.  The dutiful pencil-pusher can verify: A is a fact, B is a fact, and C is a fact.  The effective manager can say, well, if we know A & B & C, it would not...

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Free Magoosh GMAT Integrated Reasoning eBook

By - May 22, 08:00 AM   Comments [6]

We've just released our new eBook, and it's on Integrated Reasoning! It includes: An overview of the section as a whole, including scoring Overviews and strategies of/for each question type Practice questions of each question type Recommendations for what and how to study to do your best on this new...

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How will the Integrated Reasoning Section be Scored?

By - May 10, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

Some fast facts about the GMAT's new Integrated Reasoning section. Fact: Right now, the GMAT has a Verbal Section (75 min), a Quantitative Section (75 min), and two Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) essays (Analysis of Argument and Analysis of Issue, 30 minutes each). Fact: Right now, your GMAT...

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How to Actually Improve Your Score on the GMAT Quant Section

By - May 2, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Know the fundamentals To do well on the GMAT quant, you can’t guess your way through, relying on techniques such as process of elimination or approximation. At a certain point you have to know the properties of a right triangle or the difference between dependent and...

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Integrated Reasoning Question Type: Bar Charts

By - May 1, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Fact: One common way data will displayed on GMAT Integrated Reasoning questions is in bar charts. This post is a whirlwind overview of what you need to know about the varieties of bar charts in order to be successful with them on the new IR section.   Bars &...

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GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Bubble Charts

By - Apr 12, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

Fact: When GMAT Integrated Reasoning appears, starting in June 2012, one type of chart about which the GMAT IR can ask is a bubble chart. What in Sam Hill is a bubble chart?   Scatterplots A bubble chart is a close cousin to a scatterplot.  In a scatterplot, each...

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Sneak Peek: New GMAT Official Guide 13th Edition Math

By - Apr 2, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Advanced copies of the 13th edition of the GMAT Official Guide (turquoise cover) have been released. Changes in Problems Used The vast majority of the math questions in the 12th edition Official Guide appear verbatim but in a different order, than in the 13th edition.  Here's a...

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Should I Take the GMAT Before It Changes?

By - Mar 19, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Fact: On June 5, 2012, the current format of the GMAT will vanish and the "next generation" GMAT will replace it. Fact: the "next generation" GMAT will have only one AWA essay question, instead of two, and will have the new Integrated Reasoning questions. Fact: The ordinary Verbal...

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GMAT Blackout

By - Mar 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten GMAC has posted a FAQ page on their website regarding the upcoming Next Generation GMAT (which basically means the same ol’ GMAT with one less essay and one more section in its place).  For those who have no idea what I’m...

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New GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Overview and Practice Questions

By - Mar 5, 09:30 AM   Comments [1]

What is integrated reasoning? The GMAT Integrated Reasoning section is a new section on the GMAT, and will be introduced on June 5th, 2012. Instead of making test takers suffer even longer, GMAC, the writers of the GMAT, have decided to replace one of the essays...

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