Grad School / MBA News and GMAT / GRE Strategy

Data Sufficiencies Part 1 (Exam Overview and Question Types)

Posted by Lili Traviato on January 31, 2024 8:05:25 PM CST

In this article, we’re going to discuss best practices for data sufficiency questions on the GMAT exam. You can either read this article or watch this GMAT technical mathematics video on YouTube. To make things easier to digest, we’ve broken the contents of the video up into 3 parts. In this segment, hosted by one of MyGuru's most experienced GMAT tutors, we will specifically discuss the frequency and format of data sufficiency questions and their strategic implications. In segments 2 and 3, we’ll work through examples of data sufficiency questions and provide a clear outline of the problem-solving process.

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Tags: GMAT Blog, gmat strategies, gmat mathematics

ETS Bungles Additional GRE Short Form Practice Exam Launch

Posted by Stefan Maisnier on January 22, 2024 11:13:43 AM CST

At long last, ETS has finally converted more of their official online practice exams to the short form of the test that was launched September 22, 2023 - and it only took about four months! That said, as of today, January 22, the ets.org/gre PowerPrep practice exam purchasing website could not be more confusing.

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Tags: Revised GRE, GRE vs. GMAT, GRE, GMAT, GMAT Blog, LSAT, GMAT vs. GRE

Technical Mathematics Part 1 (Exam Overview and Question Types)

Posted by Lili Traviato on May 14, 2023 10:56:44 PM CDT

In this article, we’re going to discuss best practices for doing technical mathematics on the GMAT exam. You can either read this article or watch this GMAT technical mathematics video on YouTube. To make things easier to digest, we’ve broken the contents of the video up into 3 parts. In this segment, hosted by one of MyGuru's most experienced GMAT tutors, we will specifically discuss the frequency and format of technical mathematics questions and their strategic implications. In segments 2 and 3, we’ll work through examples of technical mathematics questions and provide a clear outline of the problem-solving process.

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Tags: GMAT Blog, gmat strategies, gmat mathematics

Applying to Business School? Revised GRE vs. GMAT: MyGuru's Perspective

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on February 10, 2012 1:17:00 PM CST

Many MBA programs are now accepting the Revised GRE test for admissions.  We recently wrote a post on our blog which covers most of what you’d need to know about the specifics of the revised GRE, in case you’re unfamiliar with it.  In any case, the GMAT has dominated this market for a long time, but this new version of the GRE is making serious inroads.  Fourteen of the top 20 MBA programs accept the GRE for admissions and 3 of the six holdouts in the top 20 accept the GRE for their evening and weekend MBA programs.

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Tags: Revised GRE, graduate school, business school, GRE, GMAT, GMAT Blog

GMAT Challenge Problem 1: Probability

Posted by Mark Skoskiewicz on February 10, 2012 3:54:00 AM CST

Suppose we roll three fair dice - a red die, a yellow die, and a blue die. What is the probability the the sum of the upturned faces on the red and yellow die is smaller than the upturned face on the blue die?

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Tags: Probability, Quant, Challenge Problem, GMAT prep, GMAT, GMAT Blog