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GMAT Hacks: A Small Improvement Can Be a Dangerous Thing

The better you get at GMAT questions”“especially math”“the more you’ll get into a spirit of figuring things out. When you know all the rules and formulas, math can be fun, at least in the sense …

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GMAT Hacks: Should You Retake the GMAT?

Often, by the time someone takes the GMAT, they’ve been working at it for weeks, if not months. If you’ve followed my advice, you’ve studied each and every day. If you’re going to take the …

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GMAT Hacks: Critical Reasoning–Don’t Take a Flying Leap

The key concept, always, in CR questions is that of “scope.” If an answer choice is too general or too specific, it is usually easy to spot as such. It’s trickier when the scope is …

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GMAT Hacks: What is a Realistic GMAT Score?

When you’re deciding what score to aim for, it’s important to remember that the population of test-takers writing the GMAT is smarter and better-prepared than (probably) any other population you’ve been graded against before. If …

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GMAT Hacks: Take Control of the GMAT Computer Adaptive Test

It’s a recurring theme in GMAT preparation: It’s all about managing your time. It doesn’t matter how carefully you pore over a Reading Comprehension passage or analyze the twists in a Data Sufficiency problem if …

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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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