Reading Comprehension on the Gmat- How fast do you read?

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Reading Comprehension on the Gmat

Advanced reading comprehension on the Gmat Verbal is the core skill required for a good verbal score. More than just how fast you read, how well you understand what you have just read is more important. For example, did you need to go back and re-read the first sentence? That would be called “regression”, and is one of a few bad reading … Read More

Gmat Critical Reasoning – How to improve

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Gmat Critical Reasoning

To many, Gmat critical reasoning is the hardest section to improve, especially with little time left to prepare. Unlike quant and sentence correction, critical reasoning does not have a set of rules or syllabus you should learn. However, you can improve your performance if you are more process oriented. You should: Understand the main structures of questions on the critical reading … Read More

A good Gmat score: What is required?

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For most,  700+ is a good gmat score. So, what is required to achieve that score? Refer to the canvass above as we expand on its different elements and highlight common questions aspiring test takers have, such as: “Why haven’t I improved after months of studying?”, “why can some people achieve a good score with little preparation?”, “Can I increase my score … Read More

Gmat Quant skills: Rephrasing & deconstructing questions

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Two crucial Gmat quant skills I recommend you begin to develop early in your gmat preparation is rephrasing and deconstructing questions into their individual components. Deconstruction will help you realize the steps you need to take to solve the problem. Rephrasing, when possible, can help you think of the problem in a simpler, more straightforward format. One may argue that … Read More

Gmat Quant – Paint a clear picture

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A picture is worth a thousand words, or so goes the saying. That cannot be more true on the Gmat. Remember that on average, you have 2 min per Gmat Quant question, and just under 2 min per Verbal question. You do not have time to waste, and you must employ strategies that will increase your efficiency and accuracy. One … Read More

Learn from your mistakes during your Gmat practice

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Perhaps that is the best piece of advice you can follow during your Gmat practice. Quality is more important than quantity. To improve, you must review your mistakes during your preparation. If you are stuck in Gmat limbo and not improving, then you are probably not learning from your mistakes. You need to be organized and structured in your approach to … Read More

GMAT Quant: The power of visualization

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Gmat Big Picture

Visualization is a very powerful technique on the Gmat. In another blog, we demonstrate the value of the technique in answering data sufficiency questions. When you present the problem visually, it becomes easier to pan out the possible outcomes, recognize a pattern,  and make less careless mistakes. Particularly in data sufficiency, you can readily view the possible scenarios and quickly … Read More

Gmat Data Sufficiency – Seeing the Big Picture

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Gmat Data Sufficiency

Gmat Data sufficiency is annoying to many students because of its unfamiliar format. In exams, we are used to being directly asked what to do. For example, solve for x, or find the Area. It is a direct order. However, there is some uncertainty with Data Sufficiency that can be annoying to some. Compare the following two situations: Being asked … Read More