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Last Updated Mar 7, 2011 by

Admissions Tip: Planning for the GMAT

For all you “early birds” who are planning to apply to business school this fall, we wanted to offer a few tips on managing your time as it relates to the GMAT exam. Because this is an important element for many applicants in determining at which schools they will be competitive, it’s best to prep intensively and get this out of the way early in the process. You should ideally be finished with the GMAT by mid-summer. The reason for this is that you will want to reserve the months of August, September and October for essay writing, school visits,... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 5, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Breaking Down a GMATPrep CR Evaluate A Conclusion Problem

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they share helpful tips on how to solve critical reasoning problems that require you to evaluate a conclusion.  Read on to see what they have to say! This week, we’re going to tackle a harder GMATPrep critical reasoning question from the Evaluate A Conclusion category. Let’s start with the problem. Set your timer for 2 minutes! * ”Capuchin monkeys in Venezuela often rub a certain type of millipede into their fur. Secretions of these millipedes have been shown to contain two chemicals that are potent mosquito repellents, and... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 2, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Subject-Verb Agreement 101

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they share helpful hints on how to identify subject-verb agreement errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to the leading test preparation companies here. This FREE guide includes coupons for discounts on test prep services at ten different firms!

Last Updated Feb 26, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Understanding Remainders

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Veritas Prep.  In this article, they provide helpful advice on understanding the concept of remainders. Read on to see what they have to say! Unless you teach math, chances are that you haven’t used a remainder in years. Remainders in division are basically placeholders for kids who haven’t yet learned decimals or mixed numbers; as soon as you learn what to do with the remainder, you tend to never touch a remainder again…until of course you take the GMAT. Consider the problem 11/3. 3*3 is 9, but then there are 2 left over that will... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 23, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Identifying Sentence Structure Errors

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they share advice on how to identify sentence structure errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to the leading test preparation companies here. This FREE guide includes coupons for discounts on test prep services at ten different firms!

Last Updated Feb 16, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: The Most Commonly Tested Errors on GMAT Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this video post, they share advice on how to prepare for the most commonly tested errors on the GMAT Sentence Correction section.  Click play to see what they have to say! For more information on Knewton, download Clear Admit’s independent guide to the leading test preparation companies here. This FREE guide includes coupons for discounts on test prep services at ten different firms!

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