GMAT Strategies

A Guide to Integrated Reasoning

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In this article, let’s discuss about the GMAT Integrated Reasoning in detail, Before getting into details of number of questions, question types etc. Let’s understand the GMAT Integrated reasoning. I am pretty much sure below three questions would be going on your mind, before starting the preparation for GMAT Integrated Reasoning, How important is GMAT […]

GMAT Quant

A Guide to GMAT Geometry

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      Most of the students when they hear the word “Geometry”, they think of trigonometry, they think about theorems etc. But in GMAT it’s quite different.     In this article, let’s discuss about what is tested in GMAT geometry and what could be the best preparation strategy for GMAT Geometry?   Even […]

GMAT Verbal

How to score well on GMAT Reading Comprehension

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“People have always been divided about whether Reading is an art or a science. Proponents of “Art-Reading” claim that reading is an art because they believe that any science should actually be measurable. Since one cannot “measure” how much one needs to read to reach a certain level of proficiency, they argue, how can reading […]

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Identifying GMAT Patterns

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GMAT pattern

Let us first understand the GMAT before we delve deeper into the topic of “patterns”. We believe that the reader must first understand what the GMAT is. GMAT is a standardized test. Think about it – within 78 questions (many of which are experimental so the actual number of questions are fewer) the GMAT can […]

GMAT Verbal

Reverse Causation in GMAT CR

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Assumption-based questions make up about 40% of the questions in GMAT CR. They test you on your ability to identify and understand the relationships – if any – that exist between the premises and the conclusion. Some of the tricky logical traps that assumption-based questions may contain are based on causality.   Today, we will […]

GMAT Verbal

Tackling the To-verb/Verb-ing Dilemma in GMAT SC

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The choice between verb-ing and to-verb in GMAT Sentence Correction is something that has troubled test-takers forever. Though there are no blanket rules that will help you tackle questions that test this, there are certain guidelines you can follow to make the right choice.   General Usage Guidelines For To-Verb And Verb-Ing   To-verb: This […]

GMAT Verbal

‘Because’ Versus ‘Due to’

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BECAUSE GMAT

Though these 2 terms are often used interchangeably in everyday speech, they are actually different and must be treated differently on the GMAT.   The use of ‘Because’   ‘Because’ helps answer the WHY question – why did something happen? For e.g.   The flight was cancelled because a storm was brewing.   ‘Because of’ […]

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Why GMAT is Like Sachin Tendulkar

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GMAT is like Sachin Tendulkar

An interesting anecdote that I read in Aamir Khan’s blog was about an incident with Sachin Tendulkar. This was when they were watching the finals of the first IPL. Since the Mumbai Indians had not qualified, Aamir was sitting next to Sachin. I reproduce in toto:   The match last night was certainly exciting but […]

GMAT Strategies

Time Management on the GMAT

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How to effectively manage time on the GMAT? On the GMAT, you are bombarded with 36 Verbal and 31 Quant questions to be finished in 62 minutes & 65 minutes respectively! Suddenly you will realize that these 127 minutes are the shortest of all the 127 minutes you ever experienced! Let us look at it […]