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    GMAT Advice: Retake with a High Verbal Score?

    GMAT Advice: Retake with a High Verbal Score?

    by on May 28th, 2015

    Help! I just received my official GMAT score and I’m confused. I scored a 36 in the Quantitative section, which is consistent with my practice scores. However, I scored a 52 in the Verbal section, which is way above … Read More

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    Tips for Your GMAT Test Day

    Tips for Your GMAT Test Day

    by on May 23rd, 2015

    We’ve put together some tips to guide you through test day. During the 24 hours before your test, be sure not to overstrain yourself. You’ve done the most with the time that you had before the test, and what … Read More

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    How Pre-Thinking Will Help You Conquer the GMAT

    How Pre-Thinking Will Help You Conquer the GMAT

    by on May 22nd, 2015

    A common piece of advice that GMAT experts give students who are studying for Critical Reasoning is to try to pre-think—that is, after reading the question and before reviewing the answer choices, anticipate what the … Read More

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    6 Tips on Retaking the GMAT

    6 Tips on Retaking the GMAT

    by on May 21st, 2015

    Previously we looked at the reason you may not have reached your target GMAT score. If you studied for the GMAT, only to fall short of your expectations on test day, and you decide to take the GMAT again, remember the … Read More

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    How to Improve After Overstudying for the GMAT

    How to Improve After Overstudying for the GMAT

    by on May 15th, 2015

    Hoping you can help! I took my GMAT for the second time and scored a disappointing 580 (Q42, V28). I’ve put in a total of almost 300 hours of prep and have taken 12 practice tests, but I know if I keep using the same … Read More

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    GMAT Advice: Stuck at 620

    GMAT Advice: Stuck at 620

    by on May 14th, 2015

    I’ve taken the GMAT three times and have received a 620 on each attempt. I didn’t want to take the test more than three times, but I was hoping for a higher score. Should I schedule a 4th attempt? Sincerely, … Read More

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    GMAT Advice: Reading Comprehension Tips

    GMAT Advice: Reading Comprehension Tips

    by on May 13th, 2015

    I’m struggling to understand the passages in my Reading Comprehension prep. There is so much information I don’t even need to know to answer the questions, and I’m finding it very frustrating! By the time I … Read More

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    GMAT Dilemma: To Reschedule or Not to Reschedule?

    GMAT Dilemma: To Reschedule or Not to Reschedule?

    by on May 12th, 2015

    Help! My GMAT is in 10 days and I feel like I should reschedule. My practice scores average around 650, but I’m hoping for a 700 or above. Should I reschedule so I can study more? Sincerely, Rushing to Reschedule Dear … Read More

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    3 Tips to Improve Your GMAT AWA Score

    3 Tips to Improve Your GMAT AWA Score

    by on May 11th, 2015

    It’s no secret that the top business schools are looking for high Verbal and Quantitative scores. However, the most desirable applicants also demonstrate real-world abilities in communicating clearly and effectively. … Read More

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    GMAT Advice: Comprehensive Reading Comprehension

    GMAT Advice: Comprehensive Reading Comprehension

    by on May 8th, 2015

    I’m struggling to understand the passages in my Reading Comprehension prep. In the passages, there is so much information I don’t even need to know to answer the questions! What can I do to get to the information I … Read More

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    Gain a Solid Understanding of Modifiers

    Gain a Solid Understanding of Modifiers

    by on May 6th, 2015

    In the simplest terms, modifiers give the reader additional information about the noun it’s modifying. This is illustrated in the examples below: This morning, I ran around Central Park, which has some of the most … Read More

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    Choosing Between the GRE and the GMAT: Part II

    Choosing Between the GRE and the GMAT: Part II

    by on April 28th, 2015

    A recent article we published discussed the general differences between the GRE and GMAT. Let’s delve deeper into what you might expect in both exams. In general, both exams test similar skills. In the Quantitative … Read More

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    Choosing Between the GRE and the GMAT: Part I

    Choosing Between the GRE and the GMAT: Part I

    by on April 20th, 2015

    More students are asking about the differences between the GRE and the GMAT in regards to their MBA applications. Indeed, the number of MBA programs accepting both the GMAT and the GRE has grown. Traditionally, the GMAT … Read More

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    GMAT Rules vs. GMAT Preferences

    GMAT Rules vs. GMAT Preferences

    by on April 19th, 2015

    GMAT grammar rules and GMAT preferences are both important to help you determine the correct answer for a sentence correction question. However, GMAT rules and GMAT preferences are distinctive and should be used in … Read More

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