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GMAT Question of the Day (June 18): Word Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 18, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) The box contains 10 tablets of medicine A and 15 tablets of medicine B. tablets are taken from the box at random. What is the least possible that ensures that at least two tablets of each kind are among the extracted? (A) 12 (B)...

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Fear of the New GMAT

By - Jun 17, 12:49 PM   Comments [0]

So how do GMAT test takers feel about the recent launch of the “Next Generation” GMAT with its new Integrated Reasoning section? In a Kaplan survey of prospective MBAs, “more than half of those who had seen actual Integrated Reasoning sample questions said IR questions...

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GMAT Tips: Insights Into the IR Section from GMAT Prep Now

By - Jun 17, 12:47 PM   Comments [0]

As all 2013 MBA applicants know by now, GMAC has introduced a new integrated reasoning (IR) section to the GMAT. Accepted.com's newest blog series will offer GMAT test takers with IR tips and insights from representative from top GMAT prep companies. First up in our series...

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Choosing an MBA Admissions Consultant: What Should You Ask?

By - Jun 17, 12:45 PM   Comments [0]

The new MBA admissions cycle is gearing up; 2012-2013 essay questions and applications are already appearing. If you, like many MBA applicants, plan to hire an MBA admissions consultant to assist you in delivering your best possible applications, you need to know what to ask...

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Meaning Change in SC

By - Jun 15, 09:10 AM   Comments [0]

As we transitioned from OG10 to OG13, it became increasingly difficult to solve questions by using shortcuts, pattern recognition, etc. and meaning became a critical mantra to solve Sentence Correction questions.  A particular variation that confounds students is the one in which there are more...

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MBAs Rate Their Ideal Jobs

By - Jun 15, 02:37 AM   Comments [0]

In a survey conducted by Universum, 5,748 business students from 79 top U.S. business schools chose from a list of over 175 companies the five companies they would most like to work for, Poets & Quants reports. While both Amazon.com and Bain & Co. moved up...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 15): Mixture Problem and Sentence Correction

By - Jun 15, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) grams of water were added to 80 grams of a strong solution of acid. If as a result, the concentration of acid in the solution became times of the initial concentration, what was the concentration of acid in the original solution? 1. 2....

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GMAT Grammar Game – Pick the Correct Sentence

By - Jun 14, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Below are two excerpts from popular news sources. Accompanying each excerpt is a slightly modified version of the sentence that contains one or more grammatical flaws. See if you know which excerpt is from an actual news source, and which one is the result of...

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GMAT Question of the Day (June 14): Word Problem and Critical Reasoning

By - Jun 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) If the power of an engine grows by 10% when the number of its cylinders is increased by one, which of the following is closest to the ratio of the power of a 9-cylinder engine to that of a 12-cylinder engine? (A) 0.69 (B) 0.71 (C) 0.72 (D)...

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How to stay focused on your Reading Comprehension

By - Jun 13, 22:38 PM   Comments [8]

Jen Rugani is one our amazing teachers at Knewton, where she helps students rock their GMAT prep. If taking the GMAT is like running a marathon, then the Reading Comprehension passages are like a set of steep hills in mile 24. They’re dense, complicated, boring pieces...

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