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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Reading Comprehension — Detail Questions

Hello! Today, we’re tackling a special type of reading comprehension problem! Learn how to identify, solve and spot common traps in detail questions. If you have any questions or comments, leave them below!

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction — “to lie” vs. “to lay”

Hello! This week, another Magoosher right here at the office is asking a very important question: what is the difference between “to lie” and “to lay”? If you’re aiming for a high 700+ score on the GMAT, you’ll need to be able to answer this question and distinguish between these two tricky verbs. As always, […]

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Critical Reasoning – Pay attention to ‘if true’

Students can easily be distracted by answer choices in critical reasoning questions if they don’t pay attention to a short, unassuming phrase—“if true.” Let’s start with a typical Critical Reasoning question on the GMAT with the phrase: Over the past ten years, the population of Dismiston has grown five times as large as it was.  […]

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The Infinitive of Purpose on GMAT Sentence Correction

First, some practice questions. 1) Snakes molt their skins regularly, for the purpose of regenerating skin worn by ground contact and for eliminating parasites, like ticks and mites, and this made ancient people venerate the snake as a symbol of resilience and healing. (A) for the purpose of regenerating skin worn by ground contact and […]

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GMAT Tuesdays With Kevin: Critical Reasoning — Weakening an Argument

) Hello! In a previous GMAT Tuesday, we talked about what it takes to solve “Strengthen the Argument” problems. Now, the GMAT will also throw the opposite problem at you–it’s called a “Weakening the Argument” problem. So, here are the key points you need to keep in mind when you’re facing these kinds of problems! […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Are Idioms Tested on the GMAT?

Hello! The answer to this week’s GMAT Tuesday question is…it depends! So find out what types of idioms will show up on your test, and enjoy the beauty of nature while you’re at it :). As always, leave a comment or question below, too, and I’ll be happy to get back to you :).

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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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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Critical Reasoning – Strengthen the Argument

Hello! What do you do when you’re asked to “strengthen the argument” on the GMAT? This week’s video gives a step by step guide for how you can do just that. Leave us a comment or question below: we’ll answer anything! Anything GMAT-related, that is :).

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Reading Comprehension – Main Idea

Hello! This week, I’ll explore some basics of the GMAT’s “main idea” questions and prepare you with a strategy for tackling these types of questions.   As always, leave me a comment or question below, and I just might make a GMAT Tuesday video out of it :).  

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Verbals on the GMAT Sentence Correction

First, a few GMAT Sentence Correction Practice questions. 1) During the Hundred Days conflict, the Royal British Navy blockaded all the ports of France, and also prevented Napoleon to escape to North America after his defeat at Waterloo. and also prevented Napoleon to escape but prevented Napoleon from escaping thereby preventing Napoleon from escaping for […]

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