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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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Four Ways to Make Your GMAT Preparation More Strategic

A few years ago a professor at the Harvard Business School analyzed what successful people do differently than less successful people. The author, Heidi Grant Halvorson, identifies 9 strategies often used by highly successful people to reach their goals. You can read about these nine strategies here. The higher-level point, however, is that people are successful, […]

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GMAT Pacing Strategy – Time Management Tip

Albert Einstein, when asked to expound on his idea that time is relative, put it this way: “When you sit with a nice girl for two hours you think it’s only a minute, but when you sit on a hot stove for a minute you think it’s two hours. That’s relativity.” How true — especially […]

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Dominate HARD Probability Questions on the GMAT {Webinar}

Understanding probability isn’t just important for improving your odds at the roulette table in Las Vegas. It’s also important if you want a high GMAT Quant score, as many of the 700+-level questions you’ll see on test day involve probability. Here’s the good news. Almost every probability question you’ll encounter on the GMAT — even the […]

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