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Four Types of BS That Won’t Work in an MBA Application

By - Oct 13, 11:10 AM   Comments [0]

Putting the finishing touches on those Round 1 applications? Finally sitting down to get started on your apps for Round 2? Great! Now…stop. Before you send those things off or get too deep into your work, take a moment and make sure you’re not committing one of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 13): Overlapping Sets and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 13, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) 6 students in a group study different languages as specified: * Russian: 4 * Ukrainian: 3 * Hebrew: 2 Each student studies at least 1 language. If it is also known that exactly 3 students study exactly 2 languages, how many students are studying all three languages? (A) 0 (B)...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 12): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

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Math (PS) How many five-digit numbers can be formed using the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 which are divisible by 3, without repeating the digits? (A) 15 (B) 96 (C) 120 (D) 181 (E) 216 GMAT Daily Deals Revolution Prep offers a full GMAT online course for only $200 when...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 11): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) One fisherman was telling his friends that he caught a fish that had a 60 foot long head. It also had a tail that was as long as the fish’s head and a half of its body. Finally, the body was half the size...

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Puritans and Parallelism on GMAT SC

By - Oct 10, 13:32 PM   Comments [0]

Recently, I wrote about how some students place too great an emphasis on memorizing grammar rules. This misplaced emphasis can cause those students to eliminate answer choices that are grammatically and logically correct. Let’s look at a sample problem: Jean-Michel Basquiat, who was...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 10): Statistics and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 10, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Which set(s) has the greatest standard deviation? 1. Set 1 consisting of 10 digits 2. Set 2 consisting of 10 first positive consecutive even numbers 3. Set 3 consisting of 10 first primes (A) set 1 (B) set 2 (C) set 3 (D) set 1 and 2 (E) set 1, 2, and...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 7): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Are integers , , and consecutive? 1. equals the arithmetic mean of and 2. GMAT Daily Deals Join GMAT Pill for a free GMAT Strategy Chat on October 7, 2011 at 5pm EST. Learn more! Get $100 off a Manhattan GMAT course with the...

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Filling in Your Chart: A Data Sufficiency Primer

By - Oct 6, 13:23 PM   Comments [0]

In last week’s post, I gave the following Data Sufficiency problem to be solved using a chart: A certain zoo has 288 mammals, 25 percent of which are female. What percent of the mammals in the zoo were born at the zoo? The number of male mammals...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 6): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 6, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) A car dealership sold two cars: the first car at a 10% profit and the second car at a 10% loss, which gave them an overall profit margin of 5% from these two sales. If the dealership’s total profit was $1000, what was the...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Oct 5): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

By - Oct 5, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

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