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You’ve memorized your idioms and number properties, practiced negating assumption after assumption and you’re all set with sets. When it comes down to taking a timed exam, however, your preparation doesn’t seem to pay off. Sound familiar? If you have a hard time getting your head into the exam and spend too much time on […]

Learn what sophisticated GMAC research reveals about last-minute time-crunch guessing strategies on the GMAT.   It’s All About Timing Of course, learning to solve problems under time pressure is an important part of preparing for the GMAT.  Of course, you should do everything you can do to maximize your ability to perform at the highest […]

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It may sound a bit strange, but one of the most important classes I’ve taken in my life was on posture. The class was on the Alexander technique, specifically, and it’s influenced how I interact with the world around me every day since. I’m far from a master of the technique, so I’m not going […]

Hello! Ever feel like you keep making the same mistakes and just aren’t improving? You’re not alone! Today, I’m coming to you from Stump Beach, CA, with tips for how to combat this problem by systematically learning from your mistakes. Let me know if you have any questions/concerns–leave them as a comment in the comment […]

The answer to this question is, on the surface, pretty simple. There is almost nothing in common between the GMAT and the TOEFL. Here’s a quick breakdown of the two tests to show what I mean:   GMAT: Analytical Writing Assignment: One essay about the weaknesses in an argument that you read Integrated Reasoning: Math-based […]

Hello! 🙂 This week, I’ve packed two exciting tidbits into the video: best tips for maximizing your GMAT studies AND a gorgeous view of the ocean in Mendicino! If you have any questions about the tips, or the ocean for that matter, don’t hesitate to ask. Leave any questions in the comment box below this […]

This is a scenario I have seen countless times in the forums. Some student has been preparing for months, diligently doing practice questions and taking practice GMATs (whether GMAT Prep or some other practice tests). The student felt the scores on the practice GMAT were either acceptable or pretty good. Then the student sits for […]

Whether you are retaking the test or starting to study for the first time, you need to be smart about your studies. I am not talking about how you organize your study schedule, how much you should read in your free time, or the quality of materials that you should use for your preparation. I […]

Success on the GMAT depends on many skills, and one skill that can help a student make enormous progress is the skill of asking excellent questions.  In order to discuss this skill, first let’s look at a relatively straightforward practice problem. (A) 14 (B) 26 (C) 28 (D) 32 (E) 38 I will show a […]

Sometimes a student will send a message into Magoosh, looking for tips on how to improve. In their message, they might write something similar to the following: A week before exam, my Verbal score range on the Magoosh dashboard was 151-156. When doing untimed practice sessions in Verbal, I’d get the predicted score range of […]