Posts Tagged ‘gmat strategy’

Uh-Oh, I Don’t Know This GMAT Question…What Now?

By - Jul 23, 13:42 PM   Comments [0]

Picture this: It’s the day of your GMAT. You’re cruising through the Quant section, you’re feeling pretty good about things...and then up pops a doozy of a GMAT math question. It catches you off guard and you’re not quite sure what to do. You start...

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GMAT Facts [Infographic]

By - May 21, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

Thanks to the folks at GMAT Cheat Sheet for sharing this great infographic! // Accepted.com's experienced admissions consultants can help you create the most impressive application possible with comprehensive packages, or provide targeted assistance from picking perfect programs to designing a dazzling resume, constructing engaging essays,...

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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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What To Do If You Bomb the GMAT

By - 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...

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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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Data Sufficiency: Before you pick C…

By - 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...

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Should I use Combination or Substitution?

By - 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....

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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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