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Land Your Score: Essay Tips for Analytical Writing

By - Aug 16, 06:44 AM   Comments [0]

As a business leader, you’ll need to know how to identify weak arguments and analyze assumptions. The GMAT Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) provides clear instructions on how you should plan and write your essay. Kaplan students learn these instructions long before Test Day and do not...

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Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

By - Aug 15, 12:11 PM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, Rich.C@empowergmat.com  www.EMPOWERgmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. The Basics Behind Prime Factorization Hi Rich, This question has kept me occupied for...

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Take Our Study Habits Quiz: How Do You Hit the Books?

By - Aug 12, 09:07 AM   Comments [0]

Are you a traditional study junkie, or more of a gambler? When it comes to how people study, everyone is different. Maybe you’re firmly attached to your strict routine of reviewing exactly two chapters per week per course with your phone turned off, your blinds drawn, your...

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Most Common GMAT Topics & Questions

By - Aug 11, 11:48 AM   Comments [0]

Of course, a facile discussion of GMAT topics might say — the most common GMAT Verbal questions are Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction, and Critical Reasoning — those three questions are the only questions you see on the Verbal section.  Similarly, all of the GMAT Quant...

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Are Business School Ready for Climate Change?

By - Aug 11, 07:38 AM   Comments [0]

Does MBA education take climate change seriously? One top-ranked business school is reporting a significant jump in average GMAT scores, while a departing dean reflects on his accomplishments and the challenges ahead. Catch all the trending stories for future business leaders. Business school attracts higher GMAT scores Top-ranked...

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Exam Lifehacks Infographic

By - Aug 10, 22:05 PM   Comments [0]

Magoosh is happy to present a life hacks blog post to help you maximize your GMAT performance. These GMAT hacks work– and they can be surprisingly easy! Sometimes the simplest, smallest study tricks make the biggest difference. They can boost your confidence, improve your focus, and dissipate...

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Can You Use a Calculator on the GMAT?

By - 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...

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What is the GMAT format?

By - 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...

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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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Land Your Score: When to Guess on Integrated Reasoning

By - Aug 9, 06:37 AM   Comments [0]

How do you know when to guess on Integrated Reasoning? The GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning section is very challenging for most test-takers. It contains 12 questions, most of which have two or three parts, and you’re only given 30 minutes to complete it. Racing against the Integrated Reasoning...

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