GMAT Question of the Day (December 11)

By - Dec 11, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If 12 ounces of a strong vinegar solution are diluted with 50 ounces of water to form a three-percent vinegar solution, what was the concentration of the original solution? A. 19.3% B. 17% C. 16.67% D. 15.5% E. 12.5%   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse...

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3 Aspects of Test Day That You Probably Have NOT Trained For

By - Dec 11, 01:04 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, EMPOWERgmat The GMAT is a predictable, standardized Test, so Test Takers have the potential to properly learn the content that will appear on the Exam. Over the Course of their studies, many GMATers improve their scores to a high-enough level that they...

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MBA Rankings Gauge Student Happiness

By - Dec 10, 09:21 AM   Comments [0]

Admissions officers may be looking beyond your GMAT score—to your Facebook profile. Could a specialized degree land you a job faster? Which business schools top Forbes’ MBA rankings in terms of happiest students? What does your online presence reveal to the prying eyes of admissions officers?...

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GMAT Question of the Day (December 10)

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Math After 6 games, team B had an average of 61.5 points per game. If the team scored 47 points in game 7, how many more points does the team need to score to get its total above 500? A. 85 B. 84 C. 83 D. 74 E. 62 Question Discussion &...

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GMAT Question of the Day (December 9)

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Math A contractor estimated that his 10-man crew could complete the construction in 110 days if there was no rain. (Assume the crew does not work on any rainy day and rain is the only factor that can deter the crew from working). However, on the...

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Land Your Score: Critical Reasoning Questions, Part 1

By - Dec 8, 09:28 AM   Comments [0]

What’s the most efficient way to solve a Critical Reasoning question? Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer discusses how to solve Critical...

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How much does your AWA score matter on the GMAT?

By - Dec 8, 08:06 AM   Comments [0]

I’ve heard that schools check for an Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) score of 4.5 or more on the GMAT. Is this true? Sincerely, Writer’s Block

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GMAT Question of the Day (December 8)

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Math A circle is inscribed in a square with the diagonal of 4 centimeters. What is the approximate area of the square that is not occupied by the circle? A. 1.7 B. 2.7 C. 3.4 D. 5.4 E. 8   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - A - (click and drag your mouse to see...

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GMAT Question of the Day (December 7)

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Math At a dog competition, a dog is awarded 10 points if it runs through 4 pipes, makes 10 jumps, and walks on 2 beams. If Roofy gets 9 points after missing a pipe and Ralph gets 7 points after missing a pipe and a beam,...

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

By - Dec 7, 01:11 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen 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. Improvement Takes Time Hi Rich, I took a CAT a week ago and scored 610...

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