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Official Guide to the GMAT – Reading Comprehension #57

The next video in the series, we take on an inference question in the Official Guide to the GMAT. This is the second video in the series, breaking down how to approach reading comprehension questions associated with the passage on Winters v. United States. This week’s board: If you want more practice with inference questions […]

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How to Improve Your GMAT Verbal Score

Some people—the stereotype is the American student—find math more difficult than verbal. Other students, especially non-native English speakers, find the math doable but the GMAT Verbal section daunting.  If you don’t have a good sense of how your math and verbal skills compare to what is demanded on the GMAT, please take the Magoosh GMAT Diagnostic […]

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GMAT Reading Practice: What to Read

Undeniably, the best way to expand vocabulary and knowledge is by reading. We can’t rely on the conversations we have and we can’t rely on vocabulary word lists. So if you are looking to boost your verbal score, don’t just use practice problems. Expand your practice and studying to high quality news articles from trusted […]

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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 […]

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Medical Trials and the Placebo Effect on the GMAT Critical Reasoning

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) […]

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GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice Questions

Sample Reading Comprehension 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 […]

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