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Category: Verbal

  • GMAT Grammar: Subordinate Conjunctions

    GMAT Grammar: Subordinate Conjunctions

    Studying for the GMAT? Learn about subordinate conjunctions along with practice GMAT grammar subordinate conjunctions questions in this post!

  • Introduction to GMAT Critical Reasoning (with Practice Questions)

    Introduction to GMAT Critical Reasoning (with Practice Questions)

    What is GMAT critical reasoning? GMAT Critical Reasoning is one of the two question types found in the GMAT Verbal section. All CR questions contain a prompt (usually 100 words or fewer) that presents some sort of argument, which is followed by a question stem and 5 answer choices. The questions revolve around a logical…

  • GMAT Reading Comprehension: Strategies for the 6 Question Types and Example Passage

    Virtually all GMAT Reading Comprehension questions fall into 6 categories. To learn strategies for each question type, read this post!

  • GMAT Verbal for Non-Native English Speakers

    The GMAT is tough, even for those fluent in English. Read this post for verbal study tips to help unlock the GMAT for non-native english speakers.

  • Reading List to Improve Your GMAT Verbal Score!

    Learn what to read now to best prepare yourself for GMAT Reading Comprehension Not surprisingly, one of the very best ways to prepare for GMAT Reading Comprehension is simply to read, preferably from a high-quality reading list of GMAT-style material.  If you have only a few weeks between now and when you take the GMAT,…

  • What’s Tested on the GMAT Verbal Reasoning Section?

    What’s Tested on the GMAT Verbal Reasoning Section?

    What’s tested on GMAT verbal? We’ll cover the GMAT verbal question types, the frequency in which they appear, and resources to prepare!

  • How to Tackle Critical Reading Assumption Questions

    How to Tackle Critical Reading Assumption Questions

    Assumption questions find links between premises and conclusions. Our GMAT Critical Reasoning tips will help you better understand arguments.

  • How to Study for GMAT Verbal

    Many GMAT Verbal improvement tips are focused on the nitty-gritty: deconstruct Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, and Sentence Correction questions, nail your idioms, know what constitutes an incorrect vs. a correct answer. Those are, without a doubt, important. If you haven’t learned them yet, that should be your next order of business. But this post is…

  • GMAT English

    The GMAT, of course, is given in English.  In fact, the GMAT Verbal section assesses a high level of English usage.  This certainly presents a challenge to folks who are learning English as a second language, and it also presents challenges to American students, native speakers, who speak colloquial English and are less familiar with…

  • GMAT Official Guide Reading Comprehension #103

    We are now taking on the final question in this set—a detail question. Even though the answer to these questions are stated in the passage, they can sometimes be troublesome and tricky. I guarantee you won’t feel tricked at the end of this video. If you’d like to see how we evaluated the passage, head…