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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 Jul 27, 2011 by

GMAT Tips: What the Heck is a “Weighted Average”?

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they show how to tackle the concept of “weighted averages” in the exam.  Read on to see what they have to say! If you’ve done some GMAT preparation already, you’ve likely come across the concept of “weighted averages.”... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 23, 2011 by

GMAT Tips – The Fundamentals of GMAT Sentence Correction

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides tips for answering 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... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 20, 2011 by

GMAT Tips – What to Memorize for the GMAT: 5 More Must-Know Grammar Rules

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they identify five grammar tips that are helpful to memorize before you take the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! In the first post of our “What to Memorize for the GMAT Verbal” series,... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 16, 2011 by

GMAT Tips: Breaking Down a GMATPrep Divisibility Problem

Today’s GMAT tip comes from test prep firm ManhattanGMAT. In this article, they provide helpful tips for how to answer divisibility problems on the quantitative section of the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! We’ve got another GMATPrep word problem on tap for today, but this... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 13, 2011 by

GMAT Tips: Why to Avoid the Word "Methodology" in RC Answers – and Other Tips

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful tips for answering Reading Comprehension questions on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Sometimes, even as a GMAT teacher, it can be easy to be cynical about Reading Comprehension. “Why... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 13, 2011 by

GMAT Tips: Why to Avoid the Word “Methodology” in RC Answers – and Other Tips

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they provide helpful tips for answering Reading Comprehension questions on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Sometimes, even as a GMAT teacher, it can be easy to be cynical about Reading Comprehension. “Why... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 9, 2011 by

GMAT Tips: Four Ways to Minimize Test-Day Anxiety

Today’s GMAT tip comes to us from Veritas Prep.  In this article, they provide helpful advice on how to calm your nerves before taking the GMAT. Read on to see what they have to say! 1) Realize that Test-Day Anxiety is exactly what the test wants you to feel Remember... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 6, 2011 by

GMAT Tips: Quick GMAT Mental Math: Averages

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they discuss how to use mental math tricks when tackling problems involving averages on the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! I run the risk of sounding like a hypocrite here. I’m often fond... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 2, 2011 by

GMAT Tips: Multiplication Shortcuts on the GMAT

Today’s GMAT Tip comes to us from Kaplan. In this article, Kaplan GMAT instructor Bret Ruber provides tips for answering questions involving multiplication on the GMAT: When working on the GMAT quantitative section, it is always important to remember that the questions are written so that they can be completed... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 29, 2011 by

GMAT Tips: How to Approach Rate Problems on GMAT Quant, Part II

Today’s GMAT Tip comes from our friends at Knewton.  In this article, they explain how to answer work-rate problems on the quantitative section of the GMAT.  Read on to see what they have to say! Last week, I focused on rate problems involving speed. This week, I’m going to shift... Read more »