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Brain-Boosting Foods for Your GMAT Studies

By - Sep 20, 11:16 AM   Comments [0]

Eating healthy is always a win, but doing so before the GRE scores bonus points. So put down the energy drinks and snack food. Here’s a sample menu that can keep your mind and body functioning at their best for the day before, and the...

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Spotting redundancy in GMAT Sentence Correction

By - Sep 13, 11:27 AM   Comments [0]

You probably know that the GMAT hates redundancy. The question is: what is redundant and what is not?

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The power of plugging in

By - Sep 8, 14:09 PM   Comments [0]

The easiest way to solve quant questions is often by plugging in numbers. This is particularly true of questions that include the words “must be”.

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Average GMAT scores for top business schools

By - Aug 30, 09:01 AM   Comments [0]

Many students ask about the average GMAT score of top institutions. Let’s look at the The Economist’s 2015 MBA rankings. There are many ranking lists, but the top schools appear on many of those lists. Consider the information in this article as a starting point...

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Will you win our $25,000 MBA scholarship?

By - Aug 23, 08:10 AM   Comments [0]

It's that time of year! Our biannual Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Competition is now open. If you're planning to enter business school for an MBA or EMBA anytime in 2017 or 2018, you are eligible to win $25,000 toward your degree.

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Common sense beats formulas in GMAT Quant

By - Aug 16, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

You may get into the situation on a math question in which the answer seems very difficult to calculate. When this happens, there may be a simple, common sense approach to get to the right answer quicker than any memorized formula.

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3 mistakes to avoid the day before the GMAT

By - Aug 9, 10:31 AM   Comments [0]

We’ve all done it—pulled a well-intentioned but poorly executed, caffeine-fueled study bender the night before a big test. This, however, is exactly what not to do if you want to perform your best on an intellectual undertaking like the GMAT. Here are some typical last-minute...

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Noting subtle differences in GMAT Sentence Correction answers

By - Aug 2, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

There are often many ways to get to the right answer in GMAT Sentence Correction questions. It’s important to look at the many (but sometimes subtle) differences in the answer choices.

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Those pesky pronouns

By - Jul 26, 05:00 AM   Comments [0]

As an experienced GMAT Sentence Correction practitioner, you know that pronouns are beloved by the test makers, who are always trying to trip you up. However, even this knowledge is not enough to save you unless you are paying very close attention. For those of...

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Tackling forbidden choices in GMAT Combinations questions

By - Jul 20, 13:12 PM   Comments [0]

Combinations questions can be hard enough, but when they include “forbidden choices”, things become even more difficult. However, rest assured, there is an easy way.

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