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Feb 2, 2016

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GMAT Tip: Planning For Fall Admission

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to go back to school. Maybe it’s something you’ve been thinking about for awhile, or maybe it was an impulse decision made over the holidays and too much spiked eggnog. Regardless of how you got there, it’s 2016, you’re committed and ready to tackle everything... Read more »

Jan 26, 2016

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GMAT Tip: Strategies to Avoid When Pacing Yourself During the GMAT

Chances are, if you live anywhere along the East Coast, you’ve been inundated with news about Winter Storm Jonas aka Snowmageddon aka The Big One of 2016. If you skim your social media newsfeed, you see pictures of bare grocery store shelves, kitchen tables filled with wine, beer, cookies &... Read more »

Jan 19, 2016

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GMAT Tip: Know Your Conversions

Powerball fever took over the U.S. in recent weeks, and it culminated in an aspirational post last week when someone suggested that if the winner split the $1.3 billion equally amongst 300 million Americans, it would give each person $4.3 million. While the post went viral, the reasons why were... Read more »

Jan 12, 2016

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GMAT Tip: Set Yourself Up For Success

In case you haven’t figured it out, the first full week of the new year can be a minefield. If you’re like most folks, you’ve taken some time off over the last few weeks, eaten too much, not exercised much, and committed to “starting fresh” once Ryan Seacrest rang in... Read more »

Dec 22, 2015

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GMAT Tip: Always Follow Directions

Always Follow Directions If you have any children in your life, you know that with that and the holidays comes toys… and directions. Lots and lots of directions. If you’re wondering what late night toy assembly has to do with data sufficiency, read on for a crash course in following... Read more »

Dec 15, 2015

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GMAT Tip: 3 Steps to Make Strengthen / Weaken Questions More Manageable

For many folks, critical reasoning is an opportunity to channel that inner lawyer, to anticipate an argument and provide or select data that might strengthen or weaken a specific perspective. Unlike most attorneys though, as a test taker, you don’t have the luxury of billable hours and extra time. So... Read more »

Dec 8, 2015

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GMAT Tip: Don’t Let Misplaced Modifiers Derail Your Score

It’s getting to be that time of the year. For the sake of being somewhat politically correct, it’s the slightly-chillier-time-of-the-year-that’s-directly-proportional-to-increased-gift-giving. If you work most 9-to-5 jobs, there’s likely some type of end-of-calendar-year celebration planned which can be make or break time in office social circles. You want to sit next... Read more »

Dec 1, 2015

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GMAT Tip: Analyzing Sentence Correction

If you hit the road over the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., you joined 46.9 million other Americans who traveled more than 50 miles to get to their feast of turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce. And more likely than not, you probably sat in traffic for some portion of that... Read more »

Nov 24, 2015

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GMAT Tip: More On Data Sufficiency

While many folks in the U.S. celebrate the arrival of Thanksgiving (or an excuse to watch American football and pig out on decadent sweet and savory treats), there are others who cringe at the idea of cooking an extravagant multi-course feast. If you’re wondering what late night calls to the... Read more »

Nov 17, 2015

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GMAT Tip: Sentence Correction

Most folks know the story of the Titanic, the British passenger liner that was considered unsinkable until it met an iceberg leading to its untimely demise in the North Atlantic Ocean. Sentence correction is one of the deceptively difficult question types on the GMAT. It looks easy enough on the... Read more »

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