Posts Tagged ‘gmat verbal’

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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e-GMAT Verbal diagnostic

By - Sep 25, 16:25 PM   Comments [2]

Think you are ready to tackle GMAT Verbal. Register to take the e-GMAT SC, CR and RC diagnostic test free of charge to evaluate your performance against the best out there. Here is what the diagnostic tests contain: SC diagnostic: 15 questions with audio visual solutions RC...

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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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Key Critical Reasoning skills: Strengthening and Weakening Arguments

By - Oct 25, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Once you have mastered the art of finding the central assumption of a critical reasoning problem, the next skill to focus on is identifying ways in which to strengthen or weaken an argument. As strengthen and weaken questions are even more prevalent on the GMAT...

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Attacking Bolded Statement Questions in Critical Reasoning

By - Oct 4, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most Critical Reasoning questions hinge on assumptions. Most of those that do not hinge on assumptions, hinge on an understanding of the logic of the author’s argument. However, one type of Critical Reasoning question is significantly different in form, and thus requires a...

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Reading Strategically on the GMAT

By - Aug 30, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

When preparing for the GMAT, students are often concerned about the amount of time it will take to read the reading comprehension passages on the test. Three to four passages can be a lot to read for many students, given the time restraints of...

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Critical Reasoning: “On Its Own Terms.”

By - Aug 23, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

Many GMAT preppers run into problems on Critical Reasoning questions because they settle for too broad of an understanding of the conclusion. Here are a few examples that show why we need to assess GMAT arguments on their own terms in order to get...

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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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Extremely Challenging GMAT Questions from Knewton

By - May 17, 05:24 AM   Comments [0]

Check out these two extremely challenging GMAT questions — one math, one verbal. Answers will be discussed by our expert team of teachers in our interactive classroom live on Monday night at 9pm EDT. One lucky student will receive the Knewton GMAT course free during...

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