## GMAT Skills in Real Life: Topic 1

Supposedly more than a test of basic math and grammar skills, the GMAT claims to accurately assess your ability to: –          interpret graphic data –          reason quantitatively –          recognize which information is relevant –          reason and evaluate arguments –          analyze information from a variety of …

## Wall Street or Bust

MBA Program Spotlight: Investment Banking   While bankers may not have the best reputation at the moment, they are still in high demand and still an important part of what makes the economy work. All institutions – business, government, and non-profits – need investment …

## Working with Factors and Divisibility

One of the many GMAT math concepts that we learn in grammar school but probably don’t use very often in real life is how to work with factors. Factors are numbers that go into other numbers evenly. For example, 3 and 4 are factors of …

## You Bought the Books, Now What?

A few weeks ago I wrote about how to find motivation to study for the GMAT and how to approach studying with a positive attitude. I’m sure that you took my advice to heart and have decided to buckle down and get to work so …

## How to Match the Answers to the Text in Reading Comp

As you are probably used to hearing me say by now, every reading comprehension answer has to be clearly supported by information in the text. Even when a question is written as a hypothetical scenario, there will be evidence in the passage that supports the …

## Mixing Math and an MBA

MBA Program Spotlight: Business Analytics  Are you really into math and statistics but can’t envision yourself as a nutty professor? Maybe you are afraid of becoming the next John Forbes Nash, Jr. if you hide away completely into the world of numbers, but you still …

## How to Avoid More Data Sufficiency Traps

Several months ago I wrote a post about not jumping to conclusions on data sufficiency questions. Sometimes, you will need to do more math on these questions than you think is necessary in order to avoid selecting a trap answer. Today’s post will be a …

## How To Reduce Stress on Test Day

Of all the stresses that are involved in taking the GMAT, worrying about conditions at the test center should not be one of them. There are many potential issues that you can overcome or prepare for long before big day comes. Here are a few …