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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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All About the GMAT AWA

The Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) is the neglected stepchild of the GMAT. No one (test-takers or business schools) considers it as important as the rest of the test, and it’s scored separately from the Quantitative …

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GMAT Hacks: Time Management & GMAT Practice Problems

If you’re just starting out and not very comfortable with the underlying math, you don’t need to time yourself on every question. Yet. But under any other circumstances, you should be aiming for 2-2.5 minutes …

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GMAT Tip: Intro to the GMAT CAT

In preparing for the unique challenges of the Computer Adaptive Test, the biggest adjustment you’ll have to make is mental. It is likely that you will not answer every question correctly. You’ll probably see several …

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