We continue our series on active reading by focusing, or I should say, not focusing on the details. Make sure that when you first dive into a passage and attack it that you are not focusing on what the details are—just focus on where they are. 😀 This week’s board:
Here are five practice SC problems, exploring this particular grammatical structure. Full explanations will appear at the end of the article.
Finding the author’s opinion and tone is not easy. The passages on the GMAT won’t contain authors openly stating how they feel.
There are so many idioms that might appear on the GMAT. At least enough to fill eleven videos. In this week’s installment, we look at the idiomatic expressions involving predicate, mistake, and unlike.
Sometimes it just helps to see how to attack problems instead of talking strategy. That’s why today we are diving into the Official Guide to the GMAT and solving a problem. A student wrote in asking that we work through some problems to see how to apply the strategies we’ve talked about in other videos.
We return again to active reading. Today we look at a group of words that help us to understand the structure of a passage. That’s why we call them structure words.
Wow! We’ve made 10 videos now on idioms! That’s awesome! In this weeks video, I go through some idioms that depend on whether you are talking about an issue or a person, what preposition to use with passives and past participles, as well as idioms to complete parallel structure.
Welcome back! I missed you! 😀 This week in GMAT Tuesdays, Kevin breaks down a common critical reasoning question on the test—complete the argument. He covers how to identify the question, the three different tasks to expect with these question types, strategy for approaching these questions, and the common wrong answers to look out for. […]
Hello!! 😀 GMAT + Tuesday = GMAT Tuesdays! Active reading is a tricky concept and not as obvious as many people make it seem. This week, Kevin unearths another useful strategy to help you activate your reading. To prepare for the video, first read the article If an Algorithm Wrote This, How Would You […]
Hello! It’s Tuesday again, and today Kevin dives into more Idioms. In this weeks video, he covers idioms involving the words suggested, consistent, chance, and reluctant. Do you know how to use these words correctly and what prepositions to pair with them? If not, you’ll know in the next few minutes. 😀 Here’s a close-up […]