Reading Comprehension

7 Ways to Handle Dense Science Passages on GMAT RC

By - Jun 15, 11:32 AM   Comments [1]

This post was written by Christina Yu. Tricky science passages on the GMAT may be the bane of your existence, but they don't have to be. Here are 7 expert tips to help you conquer your science fears. 1. Recognize that you don’t need to know any...

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Manhattan GMAT Releases New Books in Quant and Verbal

By - May 23, 21:00 PM   Comments [2]

Manhattan GMAT is readying two new strategy supplements to expand their existing catalog of prep materials: Foundations of GMAT Verbal and Advanced GMAT Quant. Inspired by the success of Manhattan GMAT’s Foundations of GMAT Math strategy supplement, these two new books are intended to...

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GMAT Reading vs. Everyday Reading: Change Your GMAT Reading Strategy

By - Apr 26, 12:32 PM   Comments [1]

If you've taken a look at any GMAT Reading Comprehension skills, you've probably figured out that GMAT passages are, on the whole, much more difficult to read than passages you'd find in a novel, newspaper article, or blog post. (Check out our other GMAT Reading...

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GMAT Reading vs. Everyday Reading: What Makes GMAT Passages Tricky?

By - Apr 20, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

If you've started studying for the GMAT, you know that reading passages on the GMAT is very different from reading "normal" things--novels, newspaper articles, magazines, blogs. Check out our first GMAT Reading vs. Everyday Reading blog post for more. If you’re looking to enhance your GMAT...

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Knewton RC Challenge: Efficient Market Hypothesis (with video explanation!)

By - Feb 22, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

Dense, technical passages can be especially tough on the GMAT. Here's an example of an RC question that over 50% of students miss. Try it out for yourself, then check out the video explanation at the bottom of the post for a full explanation. Ready? Get...

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How GMAT reading differs from everyday reading

By - Nov 5, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Let’s first note the two reasons why we read in everyday life: We read because we are required (for real-life purposes) to be knowledgeable about the content we are reading: studying for a history exam, delivering on a business proposal, etc. We read because we have a...

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Veritas Prep GMAT Tips: How to Maximize the Self-Study Process

By - Nov 4, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Brian Galvin is the Director of Academic Programs at Veritas Prep, where he oversees all of the company’s GMAT preparation courses. Do-it-yourself GMAT prep can be very effective, but it can also lead to a great deal of frustration if you do it without a plan...

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Top 10 GMAT Reading Comprehension Tips

By - Oct 10, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Alex Sarlin is the Verbal Lead for Knewton's GMAT prep course. For many test-takers, the Reading Comprehension section is one of the trickiest parts of the GMAT. The passages are long, convoluted, and often boring -- more likely to put you to sleep than to pique your...

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Reading Strategically on the GMAT

By - Aug 30, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

When preparing for the GMAT, students are often concerned about the amount of time it will take to read the reading comprehension passages on the test. Three to four passages can be a lot to read for many students, given the time restraints of...

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Veritas Prep GMAT Tips: Reading Comprehension The Michael Bloomberg Way

By - May 21, 15:00 PM   Comments [0]

Brian Galvin is the Director of Academic Programs at Veritas Prep, where he oversees all of the company’s GMAT preparation courses. If it’s true of New York City that “if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere”, Michael Bloomberg is qualified to be...

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