Posts Tagged ‘GMAT’

GMAT SC Case Study: Idiom errors for non-native English speakers

By - Oct 7, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our GMAT Case Study series, we'll take a close look at the key concepts behind GMAT practice questions. This week: idiom errors. Even the most diligent students occasionally have nightmares about GMAT sentence correction grammar. SC can be particularly frustrating if you are not a...

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Top 20 Best GMAT Books – GMAT Club Ranking for September

By - Oct 7, 02:39 AM   Comments [0]

September 2010 popularity index of Best GMAT Books as determined by GMAT Club members. (We measured how often our members referred to each of the books in their posts from the past month and assembled the GMAT Book popularity index below). You can also visit...

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When 8 = 6.5: Timing your breaks and other GMAT numbers to know

By - Oct 6, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

As you’re preparing to take the test, you become very familiar with numbers, and I don’t mean just the numbers within the quantitative question. Can you recognize the significance of the following numbers? 1) 700 700 is a 90th percentile score. The average GMAT score...

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The iPad winner!!!

By - Oct 5, 15:13 PM   Comments [0]

Hi All! As a part of celebrating 1st anniversary of GMAT ToolKit app (iPhone/iPod/iPad) we announce our winners this year: Ashutosh (therockobama) from Kent, OH, US ($200 Amazon gift certificate for amazing tag could idea!) Stoney (ael719) from Dallas, US ($100 Amazon gift certificate for a lot of...

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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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Top 5 GMAT Anxieties, and How to Avoid Them

By - Oct 2, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Written by Christina Yu from Knewton GMAT prep. No matter how prepared they are, all GMAT students have concerns going into test day. Here are some of the top anxieties about taking the GMAT -- and what you can do to address them. 1. You'll get...

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GMAT Math: You always have a choice

By - Oct 1, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

In every GMAT class I teach for Kaplan, I am always asked the same questions on the first day. “How am I supposed to handle data sufficiency questions?” “I have not done math in five (or ten or twenty) years, will I be ok...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Oct 1, 03:54 AM   Comments [0]

UVA Darden announced last week the launch of its new Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program. The 20-month part-time program is designed for executives who are seeking to sharpen their skills in a global framework. "The program will enhance the skills of high-potential...

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5 Uncommon GMAT Verbal Question Types, and How to Approach Them

By - Sep 30, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Not all question types are created equal when it comes to the GMAT verbal section. About half of all Critical Reasoning questions ask you to strengthen or weaken an argument, while Reading Comprehension questions tend to focus on main ideas and inferences. Still, it is important...

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The Two Most Common Errors in Data Sufficiency

By - Sep 29, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

GMAT data sufficiency questions test your ability to analyze a quantitative problem and recognize which information is necessary to figure out the solution. What a data sufficiency question does NOT test you on is your ability to calculate and number-crunch. A simpler way...

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