# Can You Use a Calculator on the GMAT?

- Aug 9, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

Question: Can you use a calculator on the GMAT?  Are calculators of any kind permitted on the GMAT? No. No calculator is allowed on the GMAT Quantitative section. The only exception where you can use a calculator on the GMAT is the new Integrated Reasoning section, which has...

# What is the GMAT format?

- Aug 9, 13:35 PM   Comments [0]

Wondering about the format of the GMAT?  Well here are some rough-and-ready facts about the GMAT exam format.  The current incarnation of the GMAT has four sections, with assorted breaks. Here’s the layout of the overall GMAT format. GMAT Sections Overview Intro = check in a Pearson...

# Does AWA Really Matter for Business School?

- Aug 8, 17:18 PM   Comments [0]

Facts about the Analytical Writing question (AWA) and the GMAT Writing Score Fact: The current GMAT involves just one writing task, the Analysis of an Argument task, a 30-minute essay you’ll see at the beginning of the test that will give you your GMAT analytical writing...

# GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension – Passage #1-4

- Aug 2, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

Join me, Kevin, for another dive into the Official Guide to the GMAT. This is the first video in a series of 5, which will cover questions #1-4 in the reading comprehension section of the book. The post GMAT Tuesday: OG Reading Comprehension – Passage #1-4...

# Official Guide for GMAT Review 2017 Corrections

- Jul 22, 10:17 AM   Comments [0]

The below information about The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017 is from the Graduate Management Admission Council – the makers of the GMAT exam. This content was originally posted on The Official GMAT Blog. Corrections for the Official Guide for GMAT Review 2017 A note from...

# GMAT English for TOEFL Students

- Jul 15, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT, of course, is given in English.  In fact, the GMAT Verbal section assesses a high level of English usage.  This certainly presents a challenge to folks who are learning English as a second language, and it also presents challenges to American students, native...

# GMAT English

- Jul 15, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT, of course, is given in English.  In fact, the GMAT Verbal section assesses a high level of English usage.  This certainly presents a challenge to folks who are learning English as a second language, and it also presents challenges to American students, native...

# GMAT Data Sufficiency Logic: Tautological Statements

- Jul 14, 11:30 AM   Comments [0]

First, here are four DS practice problems:   2) In the diagram above, line BC touches the circle at point C, and the distance from B to C is 35 cm.  What is the area of the circle? Statement #1: AB = 25 cm Statement #2: angle OCB =...

# GMAT Tuesday: Common Flaws in AWA – Errors in Causality

- Jul 5, 10:06 AM   Comments [0]

Once you hone your skills for identifying this error, you will see it everywhere. It’s one of the most common flaws that humans make—errors in causality. We are really bad at understanding the relationship of events, actions, and results. We look at an example prompt, which...

# How to Shine in an Overrepresented Applicant Group

- Jun 23, 16:41 PM   Comments [0]

Business schools often “group” applicants in ethnic, gender, and professional categories for administrative purposes. So if you are a male, Indian IT professional, you will be grouped separately from a female, Norwegian marketing expert. This certainly doesn’t mean that schools are accepting or rejecting...