Author Archive | Mike MᶜGarry

Algebraic Equations with Fractions on the GMAT

Algebraic equations with fractions, more formally known as “rational expressions,” appear in some of the most challenging GMAT algebra questions in the Quant section. These are called “rational” in the sense of “having to do with a ratio”, as the word is used in the phrase “rational numbers“. Itching to get practicing? Click here to […]

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GMAT Geometry Practice Problems

GMAT Geometry problems test your spatial reasoning ability. Can you look at a diagram of points, lines, and/or circles and extract the essential details that lead to a correct answer? If you answered no, well, have no fear! After reading this post, learning the fundamental geometry formulas, and working through these practice geometry questions, you […]

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GMAT Circles: An Introduction

Are you prepping for geometry questions on the GMAT? Feeling confused or in need of a refresher on circles? Read on to get a rundown of GMAT circles terminology, concepts, and practice questions.   Table of Contents Basic Circle Terminology Chords Circle Formulas Circles and Angles + Arcs and Arclengths GMAT Circles Practice Questions   […]

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3 Month GMAT Study Schedule (Math Focused)

If your GMAT test date is coming up soon and you’re worried about the Quantitative section, it’s time to stop worrying and start preparing! In this GMAT quant study plan (3 months), we’ve put together everything you need to turn math from a weakness into a strength. In this plan, we’ll go over how to […]

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GMAT Study Plans and GMAT Study Guides

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Good GMAT study is planned GMAT study. It really is important to plan ahead for what you’ll need to study and how you’ll study for the GMAT. You need to gather a good set of prep materials and a well-organized timeline for how to make the most of them. So […]

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GMAT Diagnostic Test

Welcome to our GMAT Quiz page! Curious about where you would stack up compared to others taking the GMAT test? Take our Diagnostic GMAT exam here to get a sense of your current GMAT scores in Verbal and Quant. These free GMAT diagnostic tests are designed to gauge your skills on the GMAT exam. Answer explanations and a […]

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Common GMAT Math Mistakes

  Learn the cluster of the most common GMAT math mistakes, mistakes that the exam regularly exploits so you can avoid these pitfalls.   Pattern-Matching, Good and Bad The human brain is, far and away, the best pattern-matching machine we have ever seen.  No computer comes close.  We match patterns for all kinds of things: […]

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