# GMAT & MBA Admissions Blog

“Should I take the GRE or the GMAT” is one of the more frequent lines of questioning we get from students considering working with a GRE tutor. Everyone wants to know if their application is negatively impacted by the decision to submit a GRE score instead of a GMAT score. In this article, we’ll offer our brief thoughts on the question.

Performing mental math calculations faster and more accurately is a surprisingly important element of success on the GMAT.  And for any given ability level, It’s also important to gain confidence in your mental math abilities before taking the GMAT. Confidence is often half the battle. At the same time, practicing, having strategies in your mind, and understanding where and how mental math is important can all breed confidence.

Although you’ll likely see slightly fewer Critical Reasoning questions than Sentence Correction or Reading Comprehension on the Verbal section of the GMAT, it is still a sizeable portion of the exam. Having a strong foundational knowledge of argumentation is key to understanding how to answer GMAT critical reasoning questions correctly.

The way the Official Guide to the GMAT, and too many GMAT tutors for that matter, explains how to answer GMAT sentence correction questions is overly confusing. The explanations are far too technical. You are taking the GMAT to get into an MBA program. The MBA programs wants to ensure you can read, write, and speak English well. Neither you nor the MBA program should be concerned with PhD level technical elements of the English language. In this article we’ll teach you how to correctly answer GMAT sentence correction questions by following a four-step process.

In this portion of our GMAT Review Series, we’ll take a look at a Sentence Correction: Subject/Verb Agreement question from the Official GMAT Guide 2019 - Verbal Diagnostic. Remember to always use the non-underlined portion of the sentence in question as the answer key to match the underlined segment to.

In today’s GMAT Review Series video, we’ll take a look at a Sentence Correction (Parallelism/Verb Tense) question from GMAT’s Official Guide 2019 – Verbal Diagnostic Exam.

In this portion of our GMAT Review Series, we’ll take a look at a Sentence Correction: Meaning question. One of the biggest concepts regarding sentence correction that we must remember is the meaning of the sentence is always going to be more important than grammar.

GMAT sentence correction questions are part of the verbal section of the GMAT. As you probably know, with these questions, you are presented with a sentence, part or all of which is underlined. There are five answer choice options, and each one is a different way to replace the underlined part. The first answer is always the same as the underlined portion, but next four are different. You must pick the answer choice which reflects the best way to complete the sentence.