Posts Tagged ‘gmat advice’

Using The Official Guide to GMAT Review alongside a GMAT Course

By - Nov 9, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most students, upon determining that they need to take the GMAT, go out and purchase a copy of The Official Guide to GMAT Review. In fact, if you have not done so already, you should go buy a copy (though remember, if you are...

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How GMAT reading differs from everyday reading

By - Nov 5, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s first note the two reasons why we read in everyday life: We read because we are required (for real-life purposes) to be knowledgeable about the content we are reading: studying for a history exam, delivering on a business proposal, etc. We read because we have a...

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First steps in prepping for GMAT Quant: Practice your Math Foundations

By - Nov 2, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Basic math content knowledge, such as the formula for the area of a triangle or the equation for calculating an average, is often the wolf in sheep’s clothing on the GMAT – test takers who lack proficiency in the basics find it very challenging to...

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Last Minute GMAT Prep

By - Oct 20, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

So you have finally decided to apply to business school, but your deadline is fast approaching and you only have one or two weeks before you need to take your exam – what should you do? A student who studies for the GMAT for two weeks...

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Eliminating on Data Sufficiency

By - Sep 8, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

Data Sufficiency can be a major obstacle for any GMAT student, but one advantage that you have against this infamous question type is that every Data Sufficiency question has the same answer choices. One of the first steps towards success on the GMAT Quantitative...

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Labor of love — A Checklist for Untangling Multiple Figures in Geometry

By - Sep 4, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

On the most advanced GMAT content, you will see complicated geometric figures. While these questions are often the most daunting questions, you (as the prepared and confident test taker) will realize that the GMAT is only testing a couple concepts. The geometric concepts you...

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Prime Factors

By - Aug 26, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

1,960 = 49 x 16 x y. What is the value of y? When most testtakers encounter problems such as the one above, they have a predictable, yet incorrect, reaction. Most people fret when faced with large numbers that would take more than two minutes to...

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Re-learning Ratios

By - Aug 21, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

The key to ratio problems on the GMAT is to remember all of the different ways a ratio can be written. Most students are used to seeing ratios denoted by a colon; the ratio of 3 to 5 would be written as 3:5. ...

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Math vs Verbal Study Time

By - Aug 19, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you have a limited amount of time to study, you are probably unsure of how to divide your time between the math and verbal sections. In determining how to split up your study time, there are a few factors that you should consider. Above...

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Motivation

By - Aug 16, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

When you first begin prepping for the GMAT, staying motivated is easy. But after a couple of months, it can be difficult to keep yourself motivated as you continue to try to improve your score. If this happens to you, there are a few strategies...

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