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GMAT Hacks: Choosing Effective GMAT Practice Questions

One of the main goals of GMAT Hacks is to help guide you through the quagmire that is the commercial GMAT prep marketplace. There are some good resources out there, and there’s a lot of garbage. Unfortunately, …

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GMAT Hacks: Take the Drudgery out of the GMAT Verbal Section

If you’re like me, the hardest thing about the GMAT Verbal section is that it is just plain boring. The content is uninteresting and unfamiliar, the arguments are flawed, the sentences are ungrammatical (even the …

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GMAT Hacks: Book Reviews for GMAT Reading Comprehension

Most test-prep resources tell you that, in order to get better at handling GMAT Reading Comprehension passages, you should do lots of reading. Preferably, you should read things that are similar to GMAT passages. That’s …

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GMAT Hacks: Will You Ever Feel Ready to Take the GMAT?

Quite often, the last time I meet with a student, often a couple of days before their GMAT test date, they tell that they don’t “feel” ready for the exam. In some cases, they’ve been …

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GMAT Hacks: Slow Down to Speed Up Later

Many people associate being good at math with being able to do math quickly. There’s plenty of truth to that: usually, when you struggle with something, it takes longer than if it’s a strong point …

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GMAT Hacks: How Important are the Last Several Questions?

The idea that the first 5 to 10 questions in each section are somehow particularly crucial to your success is a myth with staying power, but a myth nonetheless. And even if it were true, …

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