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## The Craziest GMAT Tip that Really Works

Want to Boost Your GMAT Score? Be Happy! When it comes to improving your GMAT score, most students spend a majority of their time in the obvious places: Studying GMAT math and verbal content (e.g. GMAT grammar rules); learning shortcuts and GMAT test-taking strategies (e.g. non-standard math techniques); and improving time management skills (e.g. by […]

## Finding Assumptions is Key to Beating GMAT Critical Reasoning

Struggling with GMAT CR? Learn to Find Assumptions! GMAT Tip of the Week for the Week of March 11, 2013 This week’s GMAT tip* concerns GMAT Critical Reasoning questions, and specifically the importance of finding assumptions in answering many GMAT CR question types. This short video explains this tip in more detail while covering a sample […]

## How Fighting with your Spouse helps you Solve GMAT CR “Paradox” Questions

Improve your Relationships, Boost your GMAT Score! Think about the last fight you had with your spouse (or significant other). For me, it was last week. We were driving to meet a friend named Tom at a local coffee shop called Mile Hi Coffee. I didn’t know quite where it was, but I knew the […]

How to Identify a Common Wrong Answer on GMAT RC GMAT Tip of the Week for the Week of January 21, 2013 This week’s GMAT tip* concerns GMAT Reading Comprehension questions, and specifically how to detect one of the most common wrong answer choices on these types of questions. To learn what that is, watch […]

## GMAT Grammar: Semicolons vs. Commas

GMAT Sentence Correction: Semicolons & Commas As a general rule, punctuation isn’t a point of English grammar that’s often explicitly tested on GMAT Sentence Correction questions. That said, there are two articles of punctuation that you should know some general usage rules about: semicolons and commas. Occasionally, incorrect semicolon or comma usage will in fact […]

## Like vs As on GMAT Sentence Correction

GMAT Comparisons: Using Like and As Correctly One of the points of English grammar commonly tested on GMAT Sentence Correction questions is comparisons. Specifically, the GMAT test-makers want to make sure that you’re able to recognize comparisons that are illogically made and correct them as necessary. Two of the most common words of comparison in […]

## GMAT Grammar Rule – Gerunds and Infinitives as Subjects

GMAT Sentence Correction Rules: Subject-Verb Agreement As we teach in our GMAT Sentence Correction lessons, subject-verb agreement is among the most commonly-tested points of English grammar on GMAT Sentence Correction questions. Just because you correctly identify the subject and verb of a sentence (perhaps using our “Bracketing Technique“), however, that doesn’t mean that you’ll automatically […]

## GMAT Quiz – True or False

Think you’re ready for the GMAT? Try these ten basic — but deceptively tricky — math and verbal sample GMAT questions. Post your questions and share your answers in the “comments” area at the bottom. Good luck! True False Question If the ratio of domestic stamps to foreign stamps in a collection is 1:5, then […]