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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Idioms – Allow for vs. Allow to

Hello! This week, learn how to use the idiom “allow for” correctly AND learn how to avoid it’s common “allow to” trap! Here’s a still of the final board work: If you have any questions, comments or suggestions for future videos, please share them with me! Leave them in the comments below, and I’ll get […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction – Need to Know Idioms #4

Hello! If you can’t enough GMAT idiom practice, then this is the GMAT Tuesday for you! Learn how to use 4 more key idioms in time for test day. Here’s a still of the final board work: Feel free to leave me any questions or comments you have below! See you next week.

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction – Tip #2

Hello! Today, after a little Shakespeare monologue, I’m sharing a very important tip you’ll need to know to tackle sentence correction problems: the difference between a clause and phrase. In the video, I mention “subordinate conjunctions” as one way to identify clauses. Here’s a list of key ones to know: only, if now, that although, […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Intro to Participles

Hello! This week, we’re covering an important concept that often appears in tricky problems on the GMAT: participles! The topic is quite vast, so I’m only covering a small part of it today. If you have more questions about participles, you can check out this blog post, or leave your questions in the comment box […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction—Must Know Idioms pt. 3

  Happy 1st-of-the-month, GMAT Studiers! We’re celebrating this day with…more idioms! A number of you have asked for lessons on idioms, so enjoy this video and learn about 4 more “must-know” idioms for the test. Here’s the final board work from the video:   Let me know if you also have questions you’d like answered […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Verbal — Sentence Correction Tip #1

Hello! This week, another Magoosher joins me for GMAT Tuesday and is asking a very important question: how do I tackle long passages on the GMAT? Watch this week’s video to learn how to cut the fluff and get to the deep structure of tough passages you’ll see on test day. You can check out […]

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GMAT Tuesday with Kevin: Sentence Correction – Double Negatives

Hello! First, try saying “I ain’t never done nothing to nobody, and I ain’t never got nothing from nobody no time” three times fast! Now, while double negatives like that are so much fun to say, you’ll need to avoid them on the GMAT. So in this week’s video, learn how to identify and respond […]

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Compound Subjects & Additive Phrases

First, four SC questions exploring this theme. 1) Neither the late 18th century composers, such as Mozart or Haydn, nor Beethoven, as well as Schubert in the early 19th century, were known to compose in the suite format, so popularly in the Baroque period. (A) were known to compose (B) were known in composing (C) […]

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Double Negatives Aren’t Correct

After answering a question on GMAT Club, I realized that one type of error is not on every student’s radar. Many students are attuned to parallelism and are vigilant about eradicating modification errors. Same goes for the more typical grammar errors—students know about subject-verb agreement and pronoun-antecedent agreement. But double negatives have floated below the […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Sentence Correction — Must Know Idioms

Hello! This week’s GMAT Tuesday video includes both an impostor and more examples of idioms! If you’d like more practice with must-know idioms after you’ve watched the video, be sure to check out our free GMAT idiom flashcards as well. Also, here’s an image of the final board work here: If you’ve got a question […]

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