# GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Bubble Charts

- Apr 12, 09:00 AM   Comments [2]

Fact: When GMAT Integrated Reasoning appears, starting in June 2012, one type of chart about which the GMAT IR can ask is a bubble chart. What in Sam Hill is a bubble chart?   Scatterplots A bubble chart is a close cousin to a scatterplot.  In a scatterplot, each...

# Sneak Peek: New GMAT Official Guide 13th Edition Math

- Apr 2, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Advanced copies of the 13th edition of the GMAT Official Guide (turquoise cover) have been released. Changes in Problems Used The vast majority of the math questions in the 12th edition Official Guide appear verbatim but in a different order, than in the 13th edition.  Here's a...

# Should I Take the GMAT Before It Changes?

- Mar 19, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Fact: On June 5, 2012, the current format of the GMAT will vanish and the "next generation" GMAT will replace it. Fact: the "next generation" GMAT will have only one AWA essay question, instead of two, and will have the new Integrated Reasoning questions. Fact: The ordinary Verbal...

# GMAT Blackout

- Mar 14, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten GMAC has posted a FAQ page on their website www.MBA.com regarding the upcoming Next Generation GMAT (which basically means the same ol’ GMAT with one less essay and one more section in its place).  For those who have no idea what I’m...

# New GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Overview and Practice Questions

- Mar 5, 09:30 AM   Comments [1]

What is integrated reasoning? The GMAT Integrated Reasoning section is a new section on the GMAT, and will be introduced on June 5th, 2012. Instead of making test takers suffer even longer, GMAC, the writers of the GMAT, have decided to replace one of the essays...

# The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning, pt. 4

- Feb 29, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten In our final post of the New GMAT Integrated Reasoning question format series, we are going to dive into the fourth of four new question formats test takers will see as of June 2012: Multi-Source Reasoning. Previously, we looked at Graphic Interpretation...

# The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning, pt. 3

- Feb 27, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten Previously, we looked at Graphic Interpretation and Two-Part Analysis question formats; two of the four new formats GMAT test takers will see in the Integrated Reasoning section poised to hit would-be management grad students in June. In this post, we will continue...

# The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning, pt. 2

- Feb 24, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten In our next installment of the new question format series, we’re going to investigate Two-Part Analysis questions. Remember, the GMAT is changing in June and that change means a while new section called Integrated Reasoning. This new section will feature twelve...

# The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning, pt. 1

- Feb 22, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten Let’s have a quick look at one of four new question formats test takers will see on the New GMAT among the twelve Integrated Reasoning questions in the new section: Graphics Interpretation. From the test maker’s website: “Interpret the graph or graphical image...

# The New GMAT: Integrated Reasoning Preview

- Feb 20, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

By Lucas Weingarten The new section of the GMAT, called Integrated Reasoning, is going live on June 5, 2012. While we here at Kaplan implore everyone in the free world to take the GMAT before this date, we are hard at work preparing for the...