# GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 30): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

- Nov 30, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) Each shelf of a bookcase contains 24 books. If the librarian took out 42 books and rearranged the remaining books so that all shelves but one contained 16 books and the last shelf contained 22 books, how many shelves does the bookcase have? (A) 4 (B)...

# What To Do If You Bomb the GMAT

- Nov 29, 10:20 AM   Comments [0]

Obviously, no one wants to get a low GMAT score. But at the same time, doing poorly on the test isn’t the end of the world, and beating yourself up over your score isn’t healthy, or productive. Instead, try to deal with your disappointment in...

# GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 29): Arithmetic and Sentence Correction

- Nov 29, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) How many integers are divisible by 3 between and inclusive? (A) 6 (B) 7 (C) 8 (D) 9 (E) 10 OA and Explanation Verbal (SC) The nineteenth-century chemist Humphry Davy presented the results of his early experiments in his “Essay on Heat and Light”, a critique of all chemistry since...

# MBA News Roundup: The post b-school job market, application ethics, and a new online MBA

- Nov 28, 10:29 AM   Comments [0]

In light of recent Class of 2010 job placement information, is now the best time to apply? Find out more about MBA job prospects and other business school trends in this week’s roundup. 1. The State of the 2010 MBA Job Market (more…)

# Using Modifiers to Increase Your GMAT Score

- Nov 27, 13:44 PM   Comments [0]

November already?! Yes, only a month left to get your holiday shopping done …which for many of us means it’s also high time we use those gift cards that we received during the last holiday season. Use it or lose it…a gift card mantra that delights...

# An Insider’s Perspective on Columbia Business School

- Nov 26, 10:18 AM   Comments [0]

There are a lot of MBA aficionados roaming the Knewton office, so we recently sat down with David Liu, our Chief Operating Officer and a Columbia Business School grad, to talk to him about his MBA experience. Q: Why did you choose Columbia Business School? What...

# How To Use Remainders

- Nov 26, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

We’re betting that you haven’t used a remainder in years. Remainders in division are pretty much just placeholders for kids who haven’t yet learned about mixed numbers or decimals yet; as soon as you learn what to do with the remainder, you tend to never...

# Permissible vs. Sufficient: Picking Numbers on Yes/No Data Sufficiency Questions

- Nov 26, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

One of the hallmark points of confusion on the GMAT is the dreaded Yes/No Data Sufficiency question. In a Value question, such as “What is the value of ?” the question of sufficiency is a familiar one: if you can solve for , you...

# GMAT Question of the Day (Nov 26): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

- Nov 26, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) If and , is ? 1. 2. OA and Explanation Verbal (CR) Thousands who suffer heart attacks each year die before reaching a hospital or clinic where they can benefit from the drugs that dissolve clots in coronary...

# Knewton GMAT Prep Q&A: Tackling a Tough Sentence Correction Question

- Nov 25, 10:15 AM   Comments [0]

We get a lot of interesting questions from Knewton students about GMATPrep® problems. Today, we’ll take a look at a particularly tricky Sentence Correction question dealing with comparisons, modifiers, and pronouns. The stars, some of them at tremendous speeds, are in motion just as the planets...