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Last Updated Mar 15, 2016 by

GMAT Critical Reasoning Tip: Mind the Gap

Let’s start this post with a critical reasoning question: When a group of people starts a company, the founders usually serve as sources both of funding and of skills in marketing, management, and technical matters. It is unlikely that a single individual can both provide adequate funding and be skilled... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 8, 2015 by

GMAT Tip: Don’t Let Misplaced Modifiers Derail Your Score

It’s getting to be that time of the year. For the sake of being somewhat politically correct, it’s the slightly-chillier-time-of-the-year-that’s-directly-proportional-to-increased-gift-giving. If you work most 9-to-5 jobs, there’s likely some type of end-of-calendar-year celebration planned which can be make or break time in office social circles. You want to sit next... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 29, 2013 by

Analysis of an Argument Essay

Today’s GMAT article comes from Manhattan Review GMAT Prep UAE, a provider of GMAT Prep courses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, among others. In this article, they reveal Manhattan Review’s six best points on the GMAT essay. The GMAT is an odd test. Unlike in the LSAT, the least important... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 14, 2011 by

GMAT Tips – The AWA Isn’t That Important… So Can I Blow It Off?

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful advice on how to approach the AWA section of the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! I want to take a moment to address some common confusion about the Analytical Writing... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 27, 2010 by

GMAT Tip: How often should I take practice tests?

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides some advice on how many practice tests you should take before the actual GMAT exam: When it comes to taking practice tests, many GMAT testtakers fall into one of two categories.  The first type is... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 22, 2010 by

GMAT Tip: Quiz: What’s your GMAT prep personality?

It’s Wednesday, so it’s time for another GMAT Tip from our friends at the test prep firm Knewton. In this article, they have provided a quiz so that readers can determine what their GMAT prep personality is! Jessica Nepom is the Curriculum Coordinator at Knewton, as well as one of... Read more »

Last Updated May 15, 2010 by

GMAT Tip: 5 Tips for Getting a Perfect Score on the GMAT Essay

Today’s GMAT Tip was provided by our friends at the test prep firm Knewton. In this article, they share advice on how to ace the AWA portion of the GMAT. Josh Anish is the Senior Editor at Knewton. A lot of good folks argue that your GMAT essays are meaningless,... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 24, 2010 by

GMAT Tip: The Ups and Downs of your Practice Test Scores

Today’s GMAT tip comes from our friends at Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Jen Kedrowski addresses possible reasons your scores may fluctuate on practice tests: You’ve been studying religiously for the GMAT, learning all of the content and formulas you need, practicing under timed conditions…and suddenly, your practice... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 17, 2010 by

GMAT Tip: AWA Pacing and Length

Today’s GMAT tip comes from the folks at Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Brian Fruchey offers advice on tackling the AWA section: 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... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 13, 2010 by

GMAT Tip: Think Like the Testmaker Series, Volume 5

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Veritas Prep. In today’s article, they present the fifth installment of their “Think Like the Testmaker Series,” which focuses this week on the Analytical Writing Assessment: Brian Galvin is the Director of Academic Programs at Veritas Prep, where he oversees all of the company’s GMAT... Read more »

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