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 […]
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 :).
Or, is it GMAT Tuesdays with Chris? Watch as I reclaim GMAT Tuesdays and explain how to identify inference problems on the GMAT! Let us know if you have any questions (and if you prefer GMAT Tuesdays with Chris or Kevin!) in the comments below :).
Hello! I know a lot of you have a hard time working through those long GMAT reading comprehension passages, so I thought I’d share a few tips for how you can improve. After you’ve watched the video, let us know if you have any questions in the comments below. And, happy holidays from Magoosh :).
Hello! Taking notes on GMAT reading can be tough: you’re not sure what the important points are and the process just slows you down. Well, the tip for this week is practice makes perfect! Your note taking skills can and WILL improve over the course of your studies, and I’ll show you how. Follow along with the […]
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) […]
The passage Most educated people of the eighteenth century, such as the Founding Fathers, subscribed to Natural Rights Theory, the idea that every human being has a considerable number of innate rights, simply by virtue of being a human person. When the US Constitution was sent to the states for ratification, many at that time […]
Learn what to read now to best prepare yourself for GMAT Reading Comprehension Not surprisingly, one of the very best ways to prepare for GMAT Reading Comprehension is simply to read, preferably from a high-quality reading list of GMAT-style material. If you have only a few weeks between now and the GMAT, you probably should […]
What is the difference between these two GMAT tasks? Some GMAT Reading Comprehension passages or AWA questions will have a “compare and contrast” type question. Others will ask us to compare “the pros and cons” or “the benefits and liabilities” or “the advantages and drawbacks” of a particular decision or plan or strategy. Students sometime […]
GMAT test takers have a variety of ideas and suggestions about how to tackle the challenge of GMAT Reading Comprehension. Some like to skim, or to speed read, or to read the first paragraph carefully and skim the rest. Perhaps there are individual test takers for whom each of those is a valid approach. For […]