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Idioms in GMAT Sentence Correction: List of Most Common Idioms

By - Nov 8, 10:13 AM   Comments [0]

Last week we shared advice on how to recognize and solve idiom-related issues in GMAT Sentence Correction questions. The creators of the GMAT have been decreasing their testing of idioms (the subject tends to put non-native speakers of English at a disadvantage) but we still...

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Land Your Score: Assumptions in Critical Reasoning

By - Nov 8, 09:49 AM   Comments [0]

Assumption questions ask for unstated evidence supporting the argument. In past posts I’ve discussed ways to break down Critical Reasoning (CR) passages on the GMAT. Here I will focus on a specific subset of question types that make up the majority of CR questions and can...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 8)

By - Nov 8, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A basket contains 3 white and 5 blue balls. Mary will extract one ball at random and keep it. If, after that, John will extract one ball at random, what is the probability that John will extract a blue ball? A. B.

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3 Reasons Why it’s Actually Advantageous to Apply For Round 2

By - Nov 7, 17:29 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen  Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com The process of putting together a strong overall application involves a number of different ‘steps.’ However, many prospective MBA candidates come into the application process with an unrealistic sense of how long it actually takes to put together a ‘winning’ application,...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 7)

By - Nov 7, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math There are 7 red and 5 blue marbles in a jar. In how many ways 8 marbles can be selected from the jar so that at least one red marble and at least one blue marble is left in the jar? A. 460 B. 490 C. 493 D. 445 E....

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MBAs Studying Abroad Face International Uncertainties

By - Nov 4, 08:03 AM   Comments [0]

Want to study abroad for an MBA? First research the benefits and risks. How high is the average GMAT score for Yale’s newest incoming class? What are the risks associated with studying abroad for business school? Will international MBA students face new obstacles obtaining a post-Brexit...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 4)

By - Nov 4, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If is a positive integer, what is the hundreds digit of ? (1) is divisible by 10. (2) is even. Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion...

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Land Your GMAT Score—or Cancel It

By - Nov 3, 07:04 AM   Comments [0]

You don’t necessarily need to decide on Test Day whether you want to cancel. This post is an unusual take on landing your best score; here I will update you on the ins and outs of canceling a GMAT score. Will business schools know if I cancel...

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GMAT Question of the Day (November 3)

By - Nov 3, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math How many different four-digit integers can be composed of digits 0, 2, and 3 ? A. 48 B. 54 C. 64 D. 72 E. 81 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to...

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Idioms in GMAT Sentence Correction

By - Nov 2, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

The English language is full of idioms, and the GMAT creators like to test some of these. Although there are some idioms that are more common in the GMAT, there is little alternative but to learn as many of them as you can. An enjoyable...

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