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Should I take the GRE or the GMAT?

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on October 14, 2022 12:58:23 AM CDT

“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.

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GMAT Mental Math

Posted by Stefan Maisnier on July 19, 2021 12:58:00 PM CDT

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. 

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Applying the Basics of Argumentation for GMAT Critical Reasoning Success

Posted by Stefan Maisnier on June 23, 2021 12:11:45 PM CDT

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. 

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4 Simple Steps to Answer GMAT Sentence Correction Questions

Posted by Stefan Maisnier on June 17, 2021 1:09:29 PM CDT

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.

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GMAT Review Series: Sentence Correction - Subject/Verb Agreement

Posted by Morgan Bissett-Tessier on August 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM CDT

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. 

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