Author Archive - Economist

Solving Graphics Interpretation Questions in GMAT Integrated Reasoning

By - May 18, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

Each Graphics Interpretation question on the GMAT will include some text that contains two blanks. These blanks can be filled in by choosing options from a drop-down menu that make the text as accurate as possible.

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Solving Graphics Interpretation Questions in GMAT Integrated Reasoning

By - May 18, 12:15 PM   Comments [0]

Each Graphics Interpretation question on the GMAT will include some text that contains two blanks. These blanks can be filled in by choosing options from a drop-down menu that make the text as accurate as possible.

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GMAT Grammar | Who vs. Whom

By - May 2, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

The word “whom” has almost disappeared from modern English. However, it’s still very much alive and well on the GMAT, so we advise that students ensure they know the difference between "who" and "whom".

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GMAT Quant | Pyramid Questions

By - Apr 6, 10:29 AM   Comments [0]

Geometry is the area of GMAT math that requires you to memorize the greatest number of formulas. The good news is that once you have done this, you have gone a long way towards solving most geometry questions.

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GMAT Quant | Percentage change questions

By - Mar 15, 10:02 AM   Comments [0]

An important area of GMAT Quant is percentage change. Recently a student asked me for help with the following percentage question from the 2016 Official Guide:

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GMAT Grammar | Possessive Case

By - Feb 22, 14:40 PM   Comments [0]

Sentence correction questions often involve multiple issues. Stick to the ones you are sure of when solving them. However, if you can add new tools to your toolbox by learning rules you were unaware of, you are on the right track.

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GMAT Quant | Surface Area Questions

By - Feb 15, 13:10 PM   Comments [0]

Surface area questions can often appear difficult. However, by applying some general mathematical rules we're about to review, you will usually be able to solve them quickly.

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GMAT Rules | Limit Of 8 Retakes

By - Feb 7, 13:03 PM   Comments [0]

In June of 2015, the Graduate Management Admission Council (creators and administrators of the GMAT) announced a handful of changes to the GMAT: the removal of the canceled score “C” from score reports, a shorter re-take window (16 days), and a few other minor changes....

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GMAT Verbal | Grammar Myths in GMAT Prep

By - Jan 17, 09:53 AM   Comments [0]

Being a native English speaker has great benefits when it comes to taking the GMAT, but one of our biggest blind spots is our tendency to rely on grammar mythology that has been passed down to us over time. Here are five common grammar misconceptions...

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MBA Admissions | How Much Does GPA Matter?

By - Jan 10, 15:42 PM   Comments [0]

When students imagine their profile being ranked by admissions officers, one element that’s always mentioned is GPA. This article is going to examine some important points to keep in mind when weighing your chances of admission related to your GPA.

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