Let’s take on an author’s purpose question from the Official Guide to the GMAT. You can find the passage and the question in the 13th Ed. Also, if you’d like a recap of the passage and what it’s all about, you can watch this video.
Chi town! You’re headed for Chicago Booth, so you can call it that now, right? If anything, at least don’t call that delightful tailgating game “Cornhole” anymore.
Many students want to get a GMAT score above 700, a top 10% score, which is truly excellent. Many people want excellent results but are not necessarily ready to commit to everything that excellence involves. The philosopher Aristotle (384 – 322 BCE) said: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, […]
This week I am giving a primer on the GMAT. I cover the basics of the GMAT for anyone just starting out. In the video, you will learn about the questions on the test, the distribution of those questions in each section, and a few other useful facts. Enjoy! 😀 This week’s board:
As we head into the fall, the excitement of the first few weeks of school can start to wear off, and school can begin to feel like a bit of a chore. But it doesn’t have to! Our friends at Happify created an infographic that can help you stay happy while achieving educational success. Scroll […]
We’ve talked about Harvard. We’ve talked about Stanford. We’ve talked about Wharton. Now, let’s talk about the currently 4th ranked business school in the country*: Chicago Booth. Similar to Wharton, Booth has been been playing hardball when it comes to GMAT scores. This year marked at least the 13th consecutive year that GMAT scores have […]
Today we dive deep into a detail question in the Official Guide 13th Ed. We’ve covered the previous questions and analyzed the passage in previous videos, so head back in time if you are looking for them. Also, if you would like some review on how to tackle detail questions, I recommend watching this lesson […]
What should you use? That or which? Today we find out the difference between that and which, when you should use them, and how to use (or not use) a comma with them. If you need more detail on the topic, I recommend this excellent post from Mike McGarry. This week’s board:
So you want to go to the renowned Wharton School of Business for your MBA. You’re not alone. Wharton receives 6000-7000 applications every year for a class of about 840. There are many aspects of your application that are set in stone when it comes time to fill out the app: your GPA, your test […]
We continue our series, working through the GMAT Official Guide Reading Comprehension questions. In this video, we tackle an Inference question. 😀 If you need review on how to approach inference questions in Reading Comprehension, I recommend watching this old video.