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Category: MAT Strategies

Bertrand

How to Make the Miller Analogies Test Work for You

The Miller Analogies Test can seem like a daunting task: there is so much information to cover! Click here to learn the rights steps early on.

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Bertrand

MAT Strategies: Reordering The Analogy

I’ve gone over the primary strategy for solving MAT analogies in another post, but sometimes you need other MAT strategies just to find the first

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Bertrand

MAT Strategies: Alternative Meanings

One of the best MAT strategies is also the easiest to forget in the midst of the exam: consider alternative word meanings.

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Lisa

9 Ways to Prep for the MAT Over the Holidays

The holiday season is already here and with it comes hectic schedules. Here are 9 ways to prep for the MAT over the holidays.

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Bertrand

MAT Strategies: Parts of Speech

One of the lesser known MAT strategies involves parts of speech. To use this strategy, you don’t need to know anything more than the basics: noun, verb,

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Michael

MAT Word Game Analogies, Part 4: Etymology and Usage

In the past few posts, we’ve built up a nice little inventory of word game analogies: special subtypes of question that you might encounter on the MAT. (Not sure what I mean by “word game analogy?” See this post for starters.) We’ve looked at some examples involving spelling, as well as a few involving pronunciation. […]

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Lisa

5 Things That Are Ruining Your MAT Practice

You’ve got the study guide. You’ve set your exam date. You’ve sat down to study… and it isn’t working.  You can’t concentrate, things aren’t sticking and you don’t seem to be improving.  Let’s take a look at 5 things that are ruining your MAT practice. Time Crunch While it is very difficult to find enough […]

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Bertrand

MAT: How to Prep for Logical or Mathematical Analogies

Although they represent a small number of the total analogies on the MAT, it’s still important to know how to prep for logical or mathematical analogies.

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Bertrand

How to Improve Your MAT Speed

There are 120 questions on the MAT, giving you about 30 seconds for each question. It’s a quick pace, but there are ways to improve your MAT speed

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Michael

MAT Word Game Analogies, Part 3: Pronunciation

  In the last post in this series, we took a brief tour of an unusual but important type of MAT analogy: questions based on a word’s spelling, rather than its meaning. A similar class of analogies are built on the basis of pronunciation. As noted in their official publications, the MAT test makers will […]

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