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Land Your Score: Proportions, Ratios & Rates

By - Sep 15, 07:33 AM   Comments [0]

Proportions appear in many forms in the Quantitative Reasoning section of the GMAT, and they tend to give test-takers trouble. A proportions problem may involve a basic ratio (for example, apples to bananas), varying rates (price per gallon), or geometric shapes (similar triangles). Recognizing proportion...

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GMAT Quant: Rates and Ratios

By - Sep 14, 21:36 PM   Comments [0]

What are rates and ratios? How do rate and ratios problems differ? Hint: Not that much. Original photo by Pierre Rougier In fact, rates are just ratios in disguise. Here are a four GMAT practice problems exploring rates and ratios.  Remember: no calculator! Rates and Ratios Practice Problems 1) Someone on...

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The GMAT Enhanced Score Report: New and Improved Features (The Official GMAT Blog)

By - Sep 14, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

The Enhanced Score Report has several new features that will provide better ways to leverage your test data to improve understanding of your GMAT exam performance.

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The GMAT Enhanced Score Report: New and Improved Features (The Official GMAT Blog)

By - Sep 14, 17:00 PM   Comments [0]

The Enhanced Score Report has several new features that will provide better ways to leverage your test data to improve understanding of your GMAT exam performance.

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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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GMAT Tuesday: Must Know Idioms #18

By - Sep 13, 11:26 AM   Comments [0]

Put on your vocabulary hats! It’s time to learn more idioms. In this video we’ll look at the idiomatic phrases involving responsible, ranging, agreeing, and defined. Transcript Hello! Welcome to GMAT Tuesdays. You know how everyone says you can hold a shell up to your ear and...

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Business Education Increasingly Common Among Billionaires

By - Sep 13, 06:29 AM   Comments [0]

Does being a business school graduate give you a better shot at becoming a billionaire? One business school sees big ROI on a daring idea, MBAs are becoming more common among billionaires, and the incoming class at Michigan Ross enjoys new campus renovations. Catch all the...

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

By - Sep 12, 12:52 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. GMAT Apps are NOT Recommended During Your Studies Hi Rich, I am looking...

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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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Is Management Education More Art Than Science?

By - Sep 8, 08:48 AM   Comments [0]

One academic says management experience offers something business schools can’t teach. Yale SOM reports its strong class ever, MBAs may equalize opportunities for women in business, Silicon Valley catches up to Wall Street, and one academic pushes back on the idea that management skills can be...

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