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. And […]
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 Even […]
Hello! Ah, it’s getting cold and dreary this winter, but don’t let that stop you from being efficient on the GMAT! Learn how knowing your job and what to look for will save you time on the CR section. As usual, here’s the board work for this week: If you have any comments or questions […]
Hello! This week, we’ll learn how to properly use terms related to arguments on the GMAT, and we’ll do it using carpentry! Here’s a still of this week’s board: As always, leave any questions or feedback you have for me in the comment box below! See you next week.
Does any official GMAT Critical Reasoning question demand outside knowledge? The frustrating answer to this question is: for the most part, no, but in a way, yes. I will explain. Self-contained It is absolutely true that if a GMAT CR question concerns, say, toxins in wood smoke, you need to know absolutely nothing about […]
Hello! Another Tuesday, another GMAT video! This week, learn how you can save time on a special type of critical reasoning question that asks you to draw conclusions. If you’ve got any questions or comments about what you’ve just watched, feel free to leave them below!
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. […]
) 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! […]
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 :).
This article is the seventh in a series of real-world issues that could be useful background in interpreting GMAT Critical Reasoning and Reading Comprehension questions. Here are the first six articles 1) Economics: Supply and Demand 2) Economics: Labor and Wages 3) Economics: Inflation, unemployment, and interest rates 4) Law: “beyond any reasonable doubt” 5) […]