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GMAT Math: 5 Tips for Data Sufficiency Questions

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Thu, Feb 05, 2015 @ 12:16 PM

GMAT Data Sufficiency problems present you with some initial information and a question, followed by two statements.  You have to decide whether the information contained in each statement is sufficient, when combined with the initial information, to give a definite answer to the question.  In this case, a definite answer means being able to answer either “definitely yes” or “definitely no” to the question.  If you can only answer “definitely maybe” then the statement is not sufficient by itself.  If neither statement is sufficient by itself to give a definite answer, you then evaluate whether the two statements taken together are sufficient to find a definite answer.  Some questions involve solving for a value; for these questions, a statement is sufficient if it allows you to solve for one, but no more than one, value. 

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Tags: math skills, GMAT

A Recipe for GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Tue, Dec 09, 2014 @ 12:32 PM

When we’re helping students prepare for the GMAT, we tend to find that the most stressed out students are those that are really struggling with the quant section. But paradoxically, those that are truly lacking math skills can be the easiest students to help. Why?

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Key GMAT Sentence Correction Concepts: Diction

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Tue, Nov 04, 2014 @ 09:46 AM

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Key GMAT Sentence Correction Concepts: Subject-Verb Agreement

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Fri, Oct 17, 2014 @ 11:39 AM

Sentence Correction is the only part of the GMAT Verbal section where you can truly acquire new skills and knowledge to improve your score.

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The Only Way to Boost Your GMAT Verbal Score

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Tue, Aug 05, 2014 @ 03:28 PM

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Tags: GMAT verbal score, GMAT reading comprehension

Follow 3 Principles To Improve Your GMAT Score

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Mon, May 05, 2014 @ 02:17 PM

Improving your academic performance, and really any type of performance (i.e., athletic, musical, professional, personal – you name it), is a function of following three important principles:

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Tags: growth mindset, gmat practice test, GMAT prep, GMAT resources, GMAT tips

GMAT vs. GRE: Side-by-Side Comparison

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Tue, Apr 01, 2014 @ 09:37 AM

More and more business schools allow you to choose whether to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) vs Graduate Managment Admissions Test (GMAT) for your application.  It’s true, and, it means that you have some decisions to make.

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Tags: GRE vs. GMAT, GRE, gre test prep, gmat tutoring, GMAT

Beyond the GMAT: Unique MBA Admissions Consulting

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Mon, Feb 17, 2014 @ 09:14 AM

At MyGuru, we offer experienced, 99th percentile scoring GMAT tutors with impressive academic backgrounds and  proven track records of helping students improve their GMAT scores - at an affordable price.  We’ve are building an increasingly deep partnership with an admissions consulting firm with a similar philosophy, as applied to the world of business school admissions (and other types of graduate programs) – InGenius Prep.

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Tags: MBA admissions consulting, New Partnerships

[Webinar] What’s Right with Wharton (And How to Get In)

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Tue, Oct 29, 2013 @ 05:50 AM

MyGuru wants to make its students, potential students, and friends aware of a webinar being hosted by one of our partners about how to get into one of the world's best MBA programs - The University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business.

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Ask 4 Questions Before Hiring a GMAT Tutor

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on Fri, Oct 25, 2013 @ 10:43 AM

Your GMAT score is obviously a critical component of your business school application (although, I’d argue, perhaps not as important as many people make it out to be), and most folks need to invest a significant amount of time in preparing for it.  Certain GMAT preparation approaches can work better for some people relative to others. 

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Tags: GMAT tutor, GMAT help, gmat tutoring, gmat test, GMAT prep, GMAT tips