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Last Updated Mar 27, 2013 by

Exclusive GMAT Insights and Advice for MBA Hopefuls From Top GMAT Community Leaders

Each year thousands of individuals begin journeys that they hope will ultimately lead to an acceptance offer from top-tier business schools around the world, and for the majority of these applicants one of the first steps on the b-school path is studying for and taking the GMAT exam. With the... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 9, 2013 by

GMAT Tips: Fundamentals of GMAT Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber explains how to approach sentence correction questions on the GMAT: Because the GMAT is a standardized test, understanding the structure of certain questions types can give you an advantage on test day.  Specifically, by understanding how the test... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 21, 2012 by

GMAT Tips: The Reasoning is in the Details

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips for approaching Reading Comprehension questions on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Which type of RC passage is your favorite – social science, business, hard science? Just kidding! I know... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 12, 2012 by

GMAT Tips – GMAT Sentence Correction Question Type: Modifiers

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides helpful advice on answering Sentence Correction questions with modification errors: Of all of the common errors that appear in the sentence correction portion of the GMAT, modifiers are usually the last type for... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 18, 2012 by

GMAT Tips – Sample Problem: Sentence Correction Pronouns

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides helpful advice on answering Sentence Correction questions that feature pronoun errors: Today we will be looking at a sentence correction problem that features a pronoun error.  Pronoun errors are fairly common on the... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 20, 2012 by

GMAT Tips: Where are the Splits? Handling the “New” Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips for answering Sentence Correction questions on the new version of  the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! A lot of students have reported lately that the Sentence Correction questions on... Read more »

Last Updated May 30, 2012 by

GMAT Tips: Sentence Correction Modification

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides helpful advice on answering Sentence Correction questions that involve modification errors: Today’s advanced GMAT sentence correction problem revolves around a modification error.  Remember to watch out for modifying phrases at the beginning of... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 25, 2012 by

GMAT Tips: Meaning is Mean!

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips for answering Sentence Correction problems on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! We’ve talked a lot about meaning in sentence correction recently and I’ve got another problem along that... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 18, 2012 by

GMAT Tips: Intended Meaning

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, they explain how to properly view the concept of “intended meaning” when taking the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! If you have not yet encountered the term “intended meaning” in your GMAT... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 4, 2012 by

GMAT Tips – Sample Problem: Critical Reasoning Weaken Question

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides helpful advice about answering Critical Reasoning questions that require test-takers to weaken an argument: Today’s GMAT practice problem is a Critical Reasoning weaken question.  Weaken questions are more common than any other question... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 1, 2012 by

GMAT Tips: Modifiers and Meaning

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips for answering Sentence Correction questions involving modifiers.  Read on to see what they have to say!  We’ve been examining the issues of modifiers and meaning quite a bit lately because these topics are both so... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 25, 2012 by

GMAT Tips: Misdirection

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In today’s blog post, they explain how to recognize misdirection on the verbal section of the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! A critical component of your GMAT studies is to notice misdirection wherever it’s employed. Consider, for... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 18, 2012 by

GMAT Tips – Sample Problem: Critical Reasoning Assumptions

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber explains how to answer Critical Reasoning questions involving assumptions: In today’s GMAT practice problem, we will be looking at a Critical Reasoning  assumption question.  Remember, on an assumption question, your goal is to identify the... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 28, 2011 by

GMAT Tips: Problem Words and Phrases in GMAT Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan guest author Kurt Keefner discusses problem words and phrases that often arise in the Sentence Correction section of the GMAT: Many GMAT preppers struggle with Sentence Correction.  Probably most reading this post have some trouble with it.  But why should that... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 14, 2011 by

GMAT Tips – Sample Problem: Sentence Correction, Verb Tenses

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber explains how to answer Sentence Correction questions involving verb tense errors: The majority of grammatical errors that appear in the sentence correction questions on the GMAT fall into six categories. Today’s question focuses on verb errors; when... Read more »

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