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Archive | Critical Reasoning

Introduction to GMAT Critical Reasoning

One question on the GMAT Verbal Section is Critical Reasoning.  On this question, the prompt presents some sort of argument, and then asks you, in one way or another, to analyze the argument—for example, by strengthening it, weakening it, finding its underlying assumption, etc.   The argument prompt is typically less than 100 words, much shorter […]

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GMAT Critical Reasoning: More on Assumption Questions

First, four practice CR questions asking for the assumptions of arguments. 1) In anticipation of the coming year, Tecumseh Autos, a national auto manufacturer, is anticipating sales of its vehicles. Tecumseh manufactures compact cars, sedans, minivans, trucks, SUVs, and sports cars. In all categories of vehicles, Tecumseh sets prices so that the profit per vehicle […]

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GMAT Tuesdays: Official Guide to the GMAT – Critical Reasoning #56

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.

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GMAT Tuesdays: Critical Reasoning – Complete the Argument

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. […]

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GMAT Tuesdays: Active Reading – Increase Your Understanding

  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 […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Critical Reasoning Strategies — Efficiency

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 […]

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