Make Subjective GMAT Sentence Correction Questions Objective

The GMAT Verbal section, the Sentence Correction portion in particular, ranks among the trickiest parts of the entire application process. Some simply “get it,” while others toil at it for weeks with little noticeable improvement. What makes it so difficult, you might ask? Basically, the section has nothing to do with spoken English. Unless you … Read More

Conspiracy Theories Help You Ace GMAT Critical Reasoning?

All right, folks, it’s time to put on your tinfoil hats and adjust your aerials. Enter the world of GMAT logic. In the Critical Reasoning section, one of the most important things you can do for solid GMAT prep is to embrace the counterexample*. Finding counterexamples is one of the most fundamental tricks used to … Read More

Are You the Kind of Person Who Sees a GMAT Consultant / Tutor?

Client Profile #1: MG Looking to shift from a successful career in banking, MG has decided to apply to US business schools. Doing so will allow him to “change careers and combine my skills and experience with personal interests and passions.” MG discovered the GMAT when applying for a postgraduate program at the London School … Read More

GMAT — The Most Subjective Professional Exam?

You might imagine that the GMAT exam is logical. Until you start doing practice questions. The biggest struggle for people beginning their GMAT study is almost invariably learning to deal with the fact that a good number of the questions simply “don’t make sense.” What causes this, you might ask? How can a test ask … Read More

If You Know What You’re Doing, You’re Doing It Wrong.

One of the biggest mistakes that GMAT students make is to know what they are doing at every moment. This is like a computer program running in the background, constantly giving commentary on the program–the actual GMAT study–that is actually running. This extra mental chatter not only slows down your GMAT study, but decreases your … Read More