Posts Tagged ‘gmat test’

Top 20 Best GMAT Books – GMAT Club Ranking for October

By - Nov 10, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

October 2010 popularity index of Best GMAT Books as determined by GMAT Club members. (We measured how often our members referred to each of the books in their posts from the past month and assembled the GMAT Book popularity index below). You can also visit...

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Using The Official Guide to GMAT Review alongside a GMAT Course

By - Nov 9, 08:00 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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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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First steps in prepping for GMAT Quant: Practice your Math Foundations

By - Nov 2, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Basic math content knowledge, such as the formula for the area of a triangle or the equation for calculating an average, is often the wolf in sheep’s clothing on the GMAT – test takers who lack proficiency in the basics find it very challenging to...

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“Two Trains leave the station…” (Dealing with multiple rates questions)

By - Oct 30, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

Before students begin studying for the GMAT - before they even know anything about it beyond that it tests math and verbal - one question type worries students more than any other: a question about two trains traveling on parallel tracks. Every time I start to...

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Key Critical Reasoning skills: Strengthening and Weakening Arguments

By - Oct 25, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Once you have mastered the art of finding the central assumption of a critical reasoning problem, the next skill to focus on is identifying ways in which to strengthen or weaken an argument. As strengthen and weaken questions are even more prevalent on the GMAT...

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Class study vs Book study: Why take a GMAT classroom course?

By - Oct 22, 09:00 AM   Comments [1]

If you have decided to read this post, then you are already debating the merits of a GMAT classroom course. While I (and the world’s largest team of GMAT experts) helped build Kaplan’s new GMAT Experience, this post is NOT limited to why you...

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Last Minute GMAT Prep

By - Oct 20, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

So you have finally decided to apply to business school, but your deadline is fast approaching and you only have one or two weeks before you need to take your exam – what should you do? A student who studies for the GMAT for two weeks...

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The Three Pillars of GMAT Prep – #3 Intangibles

By - Oct 16, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

This third and final Pillar of GMAT Prep is the most often overlooked of the three. Nearly all test takers expect to dust off their old math and grammar skills for the GMAT (Pillar #1: Content), and most test-takers enlist in some sort of...

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The Three Pillars of GMAT Prep – #2 Strategy

By - Oct 13, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

In our previous article, we covered some of the areas of content knowledge necessary to perform well on the GMAT. But content is only a small part of the suite of skills that leads to better GMAT scores; in other words, even if you...

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