Many students (and some teachers for that matter!) don’t see the connection between algebra and numbers. For example, when I ask students what it means to say that 3x + 7x = 10x, the most common response is that three x’s plus seven x’s is...

By Vera Marie Reed
While an undergraduate degree may help to open up doors and get you job interviews, a master’s degree will give you more upward momentum as you enter the workforce.
One report from last year noted that 16+ million people...

- by guest writer Vera Marie Reed
As more MBA programs begin to accept GRE scores as an alternative to the GMAT, prospective business school students now must make the careful choice between which exam to take. Although both exams are used...

By Iliana Bobova, PrepAdviser
Here are some predictions for business education worth looking into if you are considering a graduate business degree such as an MBA or a Master’s.
At the dawn of a new year we looked into various aspects of...

By Katharine Rudzitis
On the GMAT, you’ll sometimes encounter tough mathematical expressions. Consider the following Data Sufficiency question:
What is the value of x?
Statement 1: (x2 – 3)2 - 4(x2 – 3) – 12 = 0
Statement 2: x2 – 2x – 3...

When students begin preparing for the GMAT, I always recommend that they take a GMATPrep practice test early in their studies. I do this for several reasons:
Students should know, as soon as possible, exactly what they will be preparing...

- by Katharine Rudzitis (5/19/2015)
It's easy to get trapped in an endless cycle of taking practice tests without stopping to carefully consider their results. Sure, taking practice tests will help you become more familiar with the GMAT as...

- by Katharine Rudzitis
During math problems on the GMAT, test-takers might see problems like these:
x3 - 4x2 + 4x = 0
Does (3x)/(7x) equal 3/7?
For what values does [(x+3)(x-5)]/[(x+3)(x-6)] equal (x-5)/(x-6)?
It can be tempting to...

- by Katharine Rudzitis
GMAT Sentence Correction questions can be challenging, so it’s important to approach each of them with a general strategy. Jumping right into reading the answer choices isn’t the smartest way to proceed. Test-takers...

- By Katharine Rudzitis
Many mathematical expressions on the GMAT can be factored using the difference of two squares formula: x2 – y2 = (x + y)(x – y). Applying this formula can save time, but sometimes it’s tough to recognize a...