Posts Tagged ‘GMAT’

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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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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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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GMAT Competencies

By - Aug 14, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

At Kaplan, we’ve been working with standardized tests for years. Through this experience, we continue to see trends and patterns. The GMAT is fundamentally different from other standardized tests – the test is a competency based test: Meaning that the GMAT isn’t testing...

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GMAT ToolKit for iPad – comming soon.

By - Aug 11, 06:19 AM   Comments [0]

Hi All, We have finished 1.4.0 beta GMAT ToolKit update with iPad support. I hope it will take one week or so for us to polish the beta and submit the update for review in the AppStore. We are looking for up to 3 current GMAT ToolKit...

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Taking the GMAT outside of the US

By - Aug 11, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

After teaching the GMAT in New York for 3 years, I transferred to Kaplan’s London Center. While working out of the London Center, I have taught classes in Ireland, Germany and Italy, in addition to the United Kingdom, and have discovered a few major...

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The Importance of Computer Based Practice

By - Aug 9, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

When prepping for the GMAT, you must be sure to not only prepare for the content that is on the GMAT, but also for the format of the GMAT. While most students realize the importance of the former, the latter must also be considered...

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Right Answer / Wrong Question

By - Aug 6, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is notorious for many reasons. As you continue to study with relevant books and materials, you’ll find that one aspect of the test will continue to frustrate you – getting the correct answer, but not answering the right question. On problem...

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