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Test tips from leading prep firms for applicants studying for the GMAT.  If you know your strengths and weaknesses, browse by test section: AWA, Quant and Verbal.

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Last Updated Feb 5, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Breaking Down a GMATPrep Consecutive Integer Problem

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they share helpful tips on how to solve consecutive integer problems.  Read on to see what they have to say! This week, we’re going to talk about what to know for consecutive integer problems and how to recognize... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 2, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Common GMAT Traps – The Ellipsis

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this post, they share advice on how to identify when elliptical construction is being used incorrectly.  Read on to see what they have to say! The term ellipsis, or elliptical construction, describes the omission of words in order to make... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 29, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Solve This Stats Problem, Stat!

Today’s GMAT challenge question comes from Veritas Prep. To help you with your GMAT studying, try to solve the problem on your own, and then read on for the explanation of its solution: Set A consists of integers -9, 8, 3, 10, and J; Set B consists of integers -2,... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 26, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Choosing the Best Answer on Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this post, they share advice on how to identify the best answer for sentence correction questions.  Read on to see what they have to say! This GMATPrep® Sentence Correction question was sent to us by a student who got stuck... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 22, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Exponent Manipulation – Tough questions, basic approaches

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber explains how to tackle tricky quantitative problems involving exponents: Exponents questions are common among advanced quantitative problems and generally fall into two categories, both of which involve a variable in the exponent. First are problems that... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 19, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: How to Use Formal Logic on the GMAT Critical Reasoning Section

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this post, they give helpful advice on how to use formal logic on the Critical Reasoning section of the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! GMAT Critical Reasoning questions test your ability to use logic. In... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 15, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Divisibility Mother Lode

Today’s GMAT challenge question comes from ManhattanGMAT.  To help you with your GMAT studying, try to solve the problem on your own, and then read on for the explanation of its solution: Problem If m is the square of integer n and m is divisible by 98, m must also... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 12, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: How to study for the GMAT in 2 weeks

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In today’s post, they outline how best to study for the GMAT in two weeks.  Read on to see what they have to say! Let me begin with a disclaimer: Try not to do do this! Seriously. Prepping for the GMAT... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 6, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: GMAT Math Strategy – Think with your pen

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this post, they provide helpful hints on how to tackle particularly complex math problems.  Read on to see what they have to say! Here is a rather challenging GMAT math problem. Give it a shot: For every positive EVEN integer... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 1, 2011 by

GMAT Tip: Jump to Conclusions

Today’s GMAT tip comes from Veritas Prep.  In today’s article, they provide helpful tips on how to identify the conclusion of a Critical Reasoning argument. Read on to see what they have to say! We all know that a Jump-to-Conclusions mat is a horrible, horrible idea as a mainstream consumer... Read more »

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