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  When it comes to getting a great score on the GMAT, knowing how to answer the questions is only one piece of the puzzle. You also need to know how to optimize the conditions needed to achieve that great score. So, here are some things to...
In this article, we’ll examine the age-old dilemma of “that” vs. “which.” For example, which of these is correct? A) Gina enjoys television shows that have laugh tracks. B) Gina enjoys television shows, which have laugh tracks. Here’s...
If you’re like many students, you were surprised to hear that most Business Schools require a minimum GMAT score. Once that surprise wore off, you may have adopted one or more of the following attitudes: Annoyance:  I have better things to...
The “I Just Beat the GMAT” (IJBTG) forum (http://www.beatthegmat.com/i-just-beat-the-gmat-f15.html) is very popular, and you don’t need a degree in psychology to understand why. There are two basic groups of people who frequent this forum...
So you studied your butt off, confidently made your way to the testing center, and stood toe-to-toe with the GMAT. Perhaps you felt that your answer selections were the great, or perhaps you recognized that you were losing your way. Either...
In everyday speech, people often use “if” and “whether” interchangeably. In fact, many consider the following sentences equivalent: A) Nigel doesn’t know if he’s fired. B) Nigel doesn’t know whether he’s fired. On GMAT sentence correction...
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...

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