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Consider the following: Scenario 1. While hiking alone in a remote area, you inadvertently step into some quicksand. Within seconds, you’re up to your waist. What do you do? Scenario 2. During your GMAT practice tests, you consistently run...
  When it comes to scoring questions on the Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT, the GMAC’s policy on partial credit is pretty tough. In this brief video lesson, we’ll use this policy to help us maximize our score and help us better...
Question #1: Do you suffer from test anxiety? Question #2: Do you suffer from GMAT test anxiety? Unless you’ve already written the GMAT in a formal testing environment, I suggest that you don’t really know the answer to Question #2. I say...
The scenario: For the past three months, you’ve consistently answered GMAT practice questions within the recommended times. Test day has finally arrived, and up to this point in the test, things have gone okay. Sure, you ran out of time on...
February 3, 2012: How would you solve the system of linear equations below?                   x – y = 5                   2x + y = 13                  There are two primary approaches for solving systems of linear equations: 1)  ...
When it comes to tackling GMAT math questions, one of the best tips I can offer is this: The GMAT test-makers are reasonable people who have little interest in your computational skills. Granted, this doesn’t sound like a very mathematical...
In my last article, I suggested that you can seriously undermine your GMAT preparation if you focus on timing too early in your studies.  In that article, I dealt solely with timing as it pertains to the quantitative section of the GMAT. ...
It doesn’t take long for students to become keenly aware of the GMAT's time constraints.  Given sufficient time, you’d answer a lot more questions correctly, but when you have approximately 2 minutes for each question, the test becomes...
May 23, 2011: Welcome to the fourth installment of videos devoted to Double Matrix questions. What’s a Double Matrix question?  For those who missed the first article in this series, a Double Matrix question (also known as an Overlapping...
May 16, 2011: International Double Matrix month is half over.  Have you become an expert at solving Double Matrix questions yet? What’s a Double Matrix question?  For those who missed the first article in this series, a Double Matrix...

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