Posts Tagged ‘gmat advice’

Upcoming GMAT Webinar: Learn to Analyze Your Score!

By - May 6, 08:45 AM   Comments [0]

Do you know how your GMAT score will affect your chances of gaining admission to your top choice MBA program? Have you taken the test and are contemplating taking it again? Are you curious to know what the adcom members think when they see...

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Handling a Low GMAT Verbal Score

By - May 5, 12:57 PM   Comments [0]

Recently I talked about overcoming the challenge of a low GMAT quant score. Today we’ll discuss how to handle a less-than-perfect verbal score. With such a strong emphasis on teamwork and communication in b-school (and for the rest of your life as a successful businessperson), it’s...

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Real-Life Knowledge You Need to Know for the GMAT

By - Nov 27, 13:47 PM   Comments [0]

For the GMAT Verbal section, on Critical Reading and Reading Comprehension, you are not expected to have specialized expertise in the topics they discuss. Sometimes, though, it is particularly helpful to have general real world knowledge. If you make a habit of reading regularly– either...

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GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from Kaplan Test Prep

By - Aug 28, 14:45 PM   Comments [0]

  Kaplan Test Prep graciously shares some tips and insights into the new Integrated Reasoning (IR) section of the GMAT exam. If you are interested in using Kaplan to prepare for your GMAT exam, read our interview with Ram, who just recently completed a Kaplan...

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GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from GMAT Pill

By - Jul 17, 14:25 PM   Comments [0]

Next up in our series on IR tips and insights is Zeke Lee, founder of the GMAT Pill Study Method, a top-rated online GMAT prep course specifically designed to help students study less and score more. The GMAT Pill video course is now available on...

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Should You Retake the GMAT?

By - Jul 8, 02:16 AM   Comments [0]

Learn the three key factors to examine when evaluating your GMAT score. By Linda Abraham, president and founder of and co-author of the new, definitive book on MBA admissions, MBA Admission for Smarties: The No-Nonsense Guide to Acceptance at Top Business Schools.     This post originally...

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GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from Veritas Prep

By - Jun 27, 02:07 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our series on IR tips and insights is Brian Galvin of Veritas Prep. Brian has been with Veritas Prep since 2006, and as Director of Academic Programs, he is devoted to developing new and better ways to help students master the GMAT....

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AWA Pacing and Length

By - Dec 9, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

While the two essays on the GMAT require you to do completely different things, the approach and foundation of each essay is exactly the same. In this blog article, I want to address two questions my students often ask: “How long should I...

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Flipping the Sign to Inequalities

By - Dec 6, 09:23 AM   Comments [0]

Inequalities on the GMAT should be approached in the same way as regular equations. We can manipulate inequalities the same way that you can manipulate equations. As with equations on the GMAT, you first must simplify the equation in order to answer the...

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

By - 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...

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