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Don’t Fear Mistakes

One of the consistent things I hear from students involves mistakes. For some reason, students don’t want to make them. They avoid doing practice tests or even doing practice problems until they’ve covered all the basics or watched all the lesson videos or read all the introductory explanations. Nothing is more detrimental. Well, I suppose […]

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Exam Lifehacks Infographic

Sometimes the simplest, smallest study tricks make the biggest difference. They can boost your confidence, improve your focus, and dissipate your exam anxiety. They can even open your eyes to a new method of organization that will boost your academics for years to come. Today, we share our favorite unexpected lifehacks to improve your score. […]

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Boost Your GMAT Score with a Clear Preparation Strategy

Today, Mark Skoskiewicz, Founder of MyGuru, is here to share how you can apply business strategy to your GMAT study plan. Enjoy! In my former life as a business strategy consultant, we defined strategy as a clear explanation or description of what you will and will not do to achieve a goal. When developing business […]

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GMAT AWA — How to Write a Conclusion

Welcome to the final installment on writing your argument analysis essay. We covered the introduction and body paragraphs, and now we bring it to a close with conclusions. I’ll cover what to put in your conclusion and end with an example.   Keep it Pithy As with the introduction to your essay, you should not […]

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The Self-Studier’s Approach to the GMAT

Educational models are shifting. High school students do homework at school and watch lectures at home. Tens of thousands of students can all enroll in a class and take it at the same time. Top universities are giving away information for free. If there is something that we want to know, all we need is […]

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Getting a Good GMAT Score

In previous blogs, I have spoken about what constitutes a good GMAT score, how hard is the GMAT, and the possibility of a GMAT retake.  In some sense, almost every article on this blog is about getting a good GMAT score.  In this blog, I want to address one important paradox that eludes many folks […]

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GMAT AWA – How to Write an Introduction to the GMAT Essay

For the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) on the GMAT, students are presented with an argument and are asked to evaluate it. Students need to break down the argument, point out weaknesses and gaps in the reasoning and examples, and suggest ways to improve the argument. All this needs to be accomplished in thirty minutes. In […]

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Detail Questions in GMAT Reading Comprehension

Success comes through preparation. I can see that you want to succeed. You ended up here, looking for more information about a specific type of question in the reading comprehension section of the GMAT. The Detail Question is one of the most common questions that you will see in reading comprehension, making it an important […]

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The Best GMAT and MBA Admissions Resources

Hello Future MBAs of the World! Let’s be real: there’s a lot of information available for students studying to take the GMAT. It’s scattered far and wide across the web, and no – it’s not all created equal. With that in mind, we put together a library of our favorite (free) GMAT and MBA Admissions […]

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Last Minute GMAT Advice

Preparing for the GMAT in two weeks or less is not ideal. A miniscule percentage of people can study for such a short amount of time and achieve a score that meets business school requirements. Most students spend months preparing for the test. With such a short amount of time, there is not much that […]

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