## Percents: More than Calculating Tips

Even if you have already learned how to accurately and quickly calculate a tip using mental math, you may still be struggling with percentage questions on the GMAT. Today we will look at three questions that test percents in different ways.   Let’s start with …

## But I Don’t Want To Study for the GMAT!

Spring is upon us…well, upon some of us anyways. But wherever you live, you are probably feeling the desire to step out from winter hibernation and enjoy the fresh air. Unfortunately, we are moving into prime season for B-School applications and that means studying …

## Don’t Repeat or Say Again what You’ve Already Said

You don’t have to read the grammar bible to do well on GMAT sentence correction. Most questions test the same small handful of grammar rules such as parallelism, agreement, verb form, and logical predication. But every now and then, the test writers will throw …

## To the Right, To the Right

When working geometry problems on the GMAT, you are certain to come across several that deal with right triangles and your old middle school friend, Pythagoras.  Remember him? He was the a2 + b2 = c2 guy. While Pythagoras and his theorem won’t let you …

## Don’t Stop Studying Just Yet

MBA Program Spotlight: Schools for People Without Work Experience   If you’ve been browsing information about business school admission, you have probably noticed that most schools have one thing in common – their applicants tend to have between 5 and 7 years of work experience. …

## You Want Me to Believe What?!

Post hoc ergo propter hoc. Ad hominem. Ad populum. Is this a Latin class or a GMAT blog? What if I said straw man or red herring or slippery slope? That last one might ring a bell, but the rest probably leave you scratching your …

## Time is Ticking Away

If you have read my book, 30 Day GMAT Success, you already know that spending more time on the earlier questions is an important component of the strategy for earning a high score. You also know that reading comprehension takes longer than the other types of …

## MBAs for Social Change

MBA Program Spotlight: Non-Profit Management   When thousands of middle and upper level managers found themselves out of work years ago after the economy crashed, some took the opportunity to branch out into employment fields that were more closely aligned with their passions for social …