Magoosh publishes study schedules to help folks in various situations study for the GMAT. We have plans for 1-month, 3-months, and 6-months. Three months is a good solid chunk of time to study for the GMAT, an interval that many students use, so we have four different three-month plans to focus on the needs of […]
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Fact #1: The GMAT introduced the Integrated Reasoning (IR) section on June 5, 2012. All GMATs administered since that date have had an IR section. Fact #2: In the months leading up to that date, thousands of GMAT test-takers accelerated their plans, taking the GMAT early to avoid the IR section. This produced a glut of pre-IR […]
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, […]
Manhattan GMAT is one of the leaders of GMAT preparations. Their 10-volume set, including volumes on math, Sentence Correction, Critical Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension, sets the standard for print material on the GMAT. Those ten books are perfect for those ready to take on the challenge of the GMAT.
The centerpiece of Manhattan GMAT’s library of prep material is their 10-volume set (see reviews of the volumes covering math, Sentence Correction, Critical Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension). In addition to this overview, they also publish two “companion” volumes.
Here are five practice SC problems, exploring this particular grammatical structure. Full explanations will appear at the end of the article.
Updated Aug 2015: you can now find video explanations for some of the practice questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016 here: http://gmat.magoosh.com/forum/books/16-official-guide-for-gmat-review-2016 As you may be aware, GMAC, the folks who create the GMAT, just released three new official books: 1) The Official Guide for the GMAT 2016 (dark gray cover) 2) […]
Fact #1: Essentially, every MBA program on the planet accepts the GMAT. Not all require it, but all would accept it. Fact #2: Almost all of them also accept the GRE. Thus, students have a choice. Fact #3: ETS, the company that produces the GRE, heavily advertises Fact #2. Fact #4: ETS recently issued a […]
First, here are 12 practice problems. Solutions will be given at the end of this article. 1) Two teachers, Ms. Ames and Mr. Betancourt, each had N cookies. Ms. Ames was able to give the same number of cookies to each one of her 24 students, with none left over. Mr. Betancourt also able to […]
Fact: GMAC recently announced the Enhanced Score Report (ESR) feature. Fact: The ESR is available for all GMATs completed after October 1, 2013. Fact: The cost of the ESR is $24.95 (US) Fact: You can download an official fact sheet. Fact: You can watch the official online demo. Fact: You can decide to get this […]