In the GMAT Critical Reasoning module, you will learn GMAT-specific skills related to:

  • Deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Dissecting arguments
  • Identifying premises, conclusions and assumptions
  • Common argument types (cause-and-effect,  statistical, and analogy)
  • Weaken the Argument questions
  • Strengthen the Argument questions
  • Conclusion/Inference questions
  • Assumption questions
  • Structure questions (method of reasoning, boldface, and parallel argument)
  • Flawed Argument questions
  • Paradox questions
  • Evaluate the Conclusion questions
  • Miscellaneous tips

 

 

GMAT CRITICAL REASONING VIDEOS

  • 1. Lesson: Introduction to Critical Reasoning (8:42) BUY
  • 2. Lesson: Dissecting an Argument (11:16) BUY
  • 3. Lesson: Common Argument Types (6:34) BUY
  • 4. Lesson: General Strategy (3:35)
  • 5. Lesson: Weaken the Argument Questions (6:22) BUY
  • 6. Lesson: Official GMAT Questions (0:47)
  • Download: Categorized CR questions for the Official Guide – 2015/13th edition.
  • Download: Categorized CR questions for the Official Guide – 2016 edition.
  • 7. Question: Tuition Program (4:27) BUY
  • 8. Question: FitnessTown (6:00) BUY
  • 9. Lesson: Strengthen the Argument Questions (5:00) BUY
  • 10. Question: Polafish (6:28) BUY
  • 11. Lesson: Assumption Questions (8:23)
  • 12. Question: Portfolio Managers (5:51) BUY
  • 13. Lesson: Conclusion/Inference Questions (9:13) BUY
  • 14. Question: Emperor Penguins (7:05) BUY
  • 15. Lesson: Structure Questions (10:04) BUY
  • 16. Question: ABC Salary Decrease (4:26) BUY
  • 17. Question: Columbus (5:29) BUY
  • 18. Question: Smoking Tennis Players (6:17) BUY
  • 19. Lesson: Flawed Argument Questions (8:06) BUY
  • 20. Question: Jabberwocky (5:43) BUY
  • 21. Lesson: Paradox Questions (6:37)
  • 22. Question: Joe’s Garage (4:30) BUY
  • 23. Lesson: Evaluate the Conclusion Questions (6:10) BUY
  • 24. Question: Extreme Weather (6:30) BUY
  • 25. Lesson: Miscellaneous Tips (8:10) BUY
  • 26. Question: Wheat Production (5:21) BUY
  • 27. Question: Circus Clowns (5:12) BUY
  • 28. Question: Ski Resorts (5:13) BUY
  • 29. Question: Crop Damage (5:15) BUY
  • 30. Question: Ayla and Chayna (5:28) BUY
  • 31. Question: Snow Crabs (4:35) BUY
  • 32. Question: Liver Disease (5:45) BUY
  • 33. Question: Pregnancy Test (5:09) BUY
  • 34. Question: Thrambroxia (4:07) BUY
  • 35. Question: Bread Consumption (4:00)
  • 36. Question: Piano Retailers (4:20) BUY
  • 37. Question: Job Satisfaction (3:55) BUY
  • 38. Question: Bicycle Helmets (7:20) BUY
Total viewing time for the GMAT Critical Reasoning module: 227 minutes.

GMAT Critical Reasoning Tip

For Conclusion/Inference questions, we are looking for an answer choice that must follow from the premises.  An answer choice that could follow or might follow cannot be the correct answer.

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