# Author Archive | Kevin Rocci

## GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Real World Matters — Supply and Demand

Hello! We’re back to the “Real World Matters” series, where we review key concepts that could show up on your GMAT AND will help you in business school! This week, pull out your old economics textbooks or just watch this video for a supply and demand refresher :). As always, leave me a comment or […]

## GMAT AWA – How to Write an Introduction to the GMAT Essay

GMAT Essay (a.k.a GMAT AWA) Tips: How to Start Strong! The GMAT Essay, also called the GMAT Analytical Writing Assessment, or AWA, requires you to read a short argument and make a written analysis of the argument. This opening GMAT task has a 30 minute time limit. How to crack the GMAT Analytical Writing section? Well, […]

## GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Are Idioms Tested on the GMAT?

Hello! 🙂 The answer to this week’s GMAT Tuesday question is…it depends! So find out what types of idioms will show up on your test, and enjoy the beauty of nature while you’re at it :). As always, leave a comment or question below, too, and I’ll be happy to get back to you :).

## Detail Questions in GMAT Reading Comprehension

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 […]

## GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin – Real World Matters

Hello! This week marks the start of a new series called “Real World Matters”. We’ll explore real life situations where you can apply your GMAT knowledge. These videos will introduce you to terminology and context that could show up on your test. That way, you’ll be ready for anything the GMAT throws at you on […]

## Review of GMAT Focus Quantitative Diagnostic Tool

The GMAC offers a range of GMAT books and resources for those preparing for the GMAT. The Official Guide to the GMAT and GMAT Prep are invaluable to students, and we strongly encourage our students to purchase and download these resources for their preparation. Another resource available to students is the GMAT Focus® Online Quantitative […]

## Last Minute GMAT Advice (With Video)

Preparing for the GMAT in two weeks or less is not ideal. A minuscule percentage of people can study for such a short amount of time and achieve a score that meets business school requirements. Most students spend months preparing for the test. However, if you find yourself in this boat, we do have some […]

## GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Percent Change Trap, Part 2

UPDATE: We replaced the old GMAT Tuesday in this post with a new video because one of our readers spotted an error and brought it up to us–thank you, Alex! This week is a continuation of last week’s GMAT Tuesday video! I’ll show you how to solve that tricky percent change problem faster with a […]

## Left Overs Ratios and a Double Matrix from the QA Webinar

We recently issued a call for you, and other students, to submit questions that we could answer in a video series. There were a lot of great submissions, and the ones that we thought useful for a broad swath of students, we answered in our video series. These videos will be released over the next […]

## GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Integrated Reasoning’s Misleading Instructions

Hello! 🙂 GMAT’s newest section, IR, has some confusing (inaccurate?) instructions that you should definitely be aware of. This will help you budget your time much better and give you a sense of what to expect out of this section, so you can focus on doing well and not be distracted by surprises. Let us […]