Real-Life Knowledge You Need to Know for the GMAT

- 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...

GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from Kaplan Test Prep

- 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...

GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from GMAT Pill

- 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...

Should You Retake the GMAT?

- 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 Accepted.com 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...

GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from Veritas Prep

- 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....

AWA Pacing and Length

- 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...

Flipping the Sign to Inequalities

- 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...

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...

Data Sufficiency: Before you pick C…

- Nov 15, 09:00 AM   Comments [1]

To succeed on the GMAT, there is a general rule of Algebra that you should know: to solve for all variables in a system of equations, you need as many distinct linear equations as variables. So if you get 2 variables, you need two...

Should I use Combination or Substitution?

- Nov 12, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

You might remember back in the day in Algebra class that you learned how to work with systems of linear equations. These are problems when you have multiple equations and multiple variables, and you have to find a way to solve for each variable....