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Jul 27, 2016

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Corrections for The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017

The below information about The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017 is from the Graduate Management Admission Council—the makers of the GMAT exam. This content was originally posted on The Official GMAT Blog. Official Guide for GMAT Review Corrections We recently released The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017 and we... Read more »

Jun 14, 2016

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GMAT Tip: When You Can’t Swim in Critical Reasoning, Eliminate

With Critical Reasoning questions, many test takers forget the immense importance of figuring out the gap, or disconnect, in the reasoning in the question being provided. Understanding this gap is essential to determining what answer choice fits to resolve the gap. The next step is moving to evaluate what the... Read more »

May 17, 2016

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GMAT Tip: Don’t Fret Over Two Letter Words

Many students get frustrated when evaluating sentence correction problems, with the biggest point of frustration coming from feeling that they need to memorize chart after chart of idioms. While knowing idioms can certainly be helpful, if you are facing a short timeline, sometimes you can’t have your cake and eat... Read more »

Apr 12, 2016

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Sentence Corrections: Not About the Grammar?

Gerunds, prepositional phrases, past perfect test, idioms…if you are a test taker who knows your E.B. White and Will Strunk book by heart, you should ace the Sentence Corrections section every single time, right? Not necessarily. While a cursory review of grammar is important to do well in verbal, a... Read more »

Mar 8, 2016

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The Managerial Approach To Sentence Correction

For most examinees, GMAT Sentence Correction can look a lot like a typical workday: you face a series of tasks and decisions that seem a bit daunting and quite a bit out of your control or expertise. But remember: the whole reason you’re taking the GMAT is to eventually become... Read more »

Dec 15, 2015

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GMAT Tip: 3 Steps to Make Strengthen / Weaken Questions More Manageable

For many folks, critical reasoning is an opportunity to channel that inner lawyer, to anticipate an argument and provide or select data that might strengthen or weaken a specific perspective. Unlike most attorneys though, as a test taker, you don’t have the luxury of billable hours and extra time. So... Read more »

Dec 1, 2015

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GMAT Tip: Analyzing Sentence Correction

If you hit the road over the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., you joined 46.9 million other Americans who traveled more than 50 miles to get to their feast of turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce. And more likely than not, you probably sat in traffic for some portion of that... Read more »

Nov 17, 2015

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GMAT Tip: Sentence Correction

Most folks know the story of the Titanic, the British passenger liner that was considered unsinkable until it met an iceberg leading to its untimely demise in the North Atlantic Ocean. Sentence correction is one of the deceptively difficult question types on the GMAT. It looks easy enough on the... Read more »

Jul 28, 2015

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GMAT Tip: Flipping the Script on Critical Reasoning Assumption Questions

When it comes to Critical Reasoning questions on the verbal section of the GMAT, the variety that typically adds the most difficulty for examinees is the “Assumption” category. These questions – of which you’ll most certainly see at least a couple on test day – ask you to find an assumption... Read more »

Jul 21, 2015

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GMAT Tip: The Corrupt Mechanic Behind Sentence Correction Problems

The rules for GMAT Sentence Correction problems seem fairly straightforward, but a closer examination sheds a good deal of light on why these questions are trickier than they seem. You’re provided with a sentence, at least some of which is underlined. Choice A repeats the underlined portion, and choices B... Read more »

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