Posts Tagged ‘gmat test’

MBA Applicants Stick with the GMAT

By - Dec 18, 04:47 AM   Comments [0]

According to a recent Kaplan Test press release, the majority of MBA applicants prefer to stick with the GMAT instead of the GRE even though 69% of business schools accept GRE scores. The press release states that fewer than 1 in 10 applicants submitted GRE scores...

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GMAT Volume Hits All-Time High

By - Oct 26, 03:15 AM   Comments [0]

According to a recent GMAC press release, GMAT exam volume hit a record high for the 2012 testing year, with 286,529 GMAT tests taken and 831,337 scores sent to graduate level business and management programs. The new Integrated Reasoning (IR) section, which was introduced in...

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GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from GMAT Pill

By - Jul 17, 14:25 PM   Comments [0]

Next up in our series on IR tips and insights is Zeke Lee, founder of the GMAT Pill Study Method, a top-rated online GMAT prep course specifically designed to help students study less and score more. The GMAT Pill video course is now available on...

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GMAT Tips: IR Section Insights from Veritas Prep

By - Jun 27, 02:07 AM   Comments [0]

Next up in our series on IR tips and insights is Brian Galvin of Veritas Prep. Brian has been with Veritas Prep since 2006, and as Director of Academic Programs, he is devoted to developing new and better ways to help students master the GMAT....

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AWA Pacing and Length

By - Dec 9, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

While the two essays on the GMAT require you to do completely different things, the approach and foundation of each essay is exactly the same. In this blog article, I want to address two questions my students often ask: “How long should I...

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Flipping the Sign to Inequalities

By - Dec 6, 09:23 AM   Comments [0]

Inequalities on the GMAT should be approached in the same way as regular equations. We can manipulate inequalities the same way that you can manipulate equations. As with equations on the GMAT, you first must simplify the equation in order to answer the...

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Permissible vs. Sufficient: Picking Numbers on Yes/No Data Sufficiency Questions

By - Nov 26, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

One of the hallmark points of confusion on the GMAT is the dreaded Yes/No Data Sufficiency question. In a Value question, such as “What is the value of ?” the question of sufficiency is a familiar one: if you can solve for , you...

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Using The Official Guide to GMAT Review alongside a GMAT

By - Nov 23, 06:43 AM   Comments [0]

Most students, upon determining that they need to take the GMAT, go out and purchase a copy of The Official Guide to GMAT Review. In fact, if you have not done so already, you should go buy a copy (though remember, if you are...

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Data Sufficiency: Before you pick C…

By - Nov 15, 09:00 AM   Comments [1]

To succeed on the GMAT, there is a general rule of Algebra that you should know: to solve for all variables in a system of equations, you need as many distinct linear equations as variables. So if you get 2 variables, you need two...

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Should I use Combination or Substitution?

By - Nov 12, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

You might remember back in the day in Algebra class that you learned how to work with systems of linear equations. These are problems when you have multiple equations and multiple variables, and you have to find a way to solve for each variable....

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