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Understanding Pi on the GMAT – Happy Pi Day!

It’s Pi Day, March 14th (3.14)! In celebration, I want to share a quick mindset about Pi that I think you’ll find really helpful. I had a student ask me recently how to “solve for pi” in GMAT geometry questions. We went back and forth and it turns out she was really confused about the concept […]

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How to Win Your MBA Application and Get Accepted [Webinar]

There’s more to the MBA admissions process than just a good GMAT score. Sure, it’s important. That’s why we’ve invested so much time and effort creating the industry’s most effective GMAT prep courses to help you. But what about the rest of the application? Your essays? Letters of recommendation? Work experience? Undergraduate record? Interview? etc.? […]

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2019 Prospective MBA Students Survey Results Released

Each month, GMAC surveys a sample of mba.com registrants to collect data on their motivations, preferences, program choices, needs, behaviors, and opinions. It’s the largest data resource of its kind available to the graduate management education community and provides business schools around the world with reliable data to inform their understanding of the current state […]

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An Alternative Source for AWA Scoring Templates

Students often ask me how to write an effective “Analysis of an Argument” essay on the AWA portion of the GMAT, and how to know if their attempts on practice tests are good. Well for starters, you have to know what the test-makers are looking for and how to break down a logical argument in […]

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Speed Reading Clinic – Save $50

Earlier this week we hosted a free webinar on Time Management, Speed Reading, and Anxiety Relief. If you missed it, you can watch the recording here: https://www.dominatetestprep.com/speed-reading-webinar-playback-2-5-19 A lot of students have requested to go even deeper into the speed reading strategies guest trainer Bara Sapir shared in the free class, and that’s exactly what her […]

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GMAT Interest Rate Problems – Part 2: Compound Interest

In “GMAT Interest Rate Problems – Part 1” we looked at simple interest and the way it’s commonly tested on the GMAT. What makes it “simple” is the fact that interest is accrued over one (1) time period, generally one year. If you invest $5,000 and earn an interest rate of 5%, it’s assumed that […]

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How to Read Faster without Losing Comprehension {Webinar 2.5.19}

Would you agree that if you could increase your reading speed, it would help you immensely on the GMAT? Of course it would.  Reading faster will help you on reading comprehension questions, obviously. It will also help you with your overall time management. Timing issues are one of the top concerns my students have when […]

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GMAT Interest Rate Problems – Part 1: Simple Interest

Picture this: You go to the bank and open a savings account. They offer you a CD with an interest rate of 5% (not likely in today’s market, but stick with me here). You deposit $5,000 into that CD. Question: How much money will you have at the end of the year? Pretty simple, right? […]

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Innovative Solution to the H1B Visa Problem

Work in the U.S. for 3 years after your MBA with Duke Fuqua’s new MSTeM certificate There’s been a lot made recently of the declining applications to top U.S. business schools from international students as a result of changes to U.S. immigration policy and the difficulty of obtaining a H1B visa. Well, here’s some good […]

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Eliminate Pronoun Ambiguity with this Easy Fix

Pronouns are among the most commonly-tested points of English grammar you’ll see on GMAT sentence correction questions. In fact, I tell my students that any time they see a pronoun in the underlined portion of the sentence, they should immediately stop and ask themselves the following questions: Does the pronoun agree in number (singular or […]

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