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Grammar Crammer: Sequence of Tenses

You may not realize how important the sequence of tenses is. Tenses help us differentiate when and how things happen. Has something already happened, is it currently happening, or will it happen in the future? Will it happen before a … Continue reading

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How is the new GMAT scored?

Old GMAT (prior to June 2012) The old GMAT was scored on a scale of 200 – 800.  This score was a combination of examinees’ Verbal and Quantitative scores.  The old GMAT also had a separate Analytical Writing score graded … Continue reading

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GMAT vs GRE: What is the difference between the GMAT and GRE?

The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) has historically been used for admissions to doctoral and masters programs, but, in recent years, a growing number of business schools have started accepting GRE scores in lieu of GMAT scores.  The GMAT is used … Continue reading

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How will the new GMAT affect my old GMAT score?

Your GMAT Total Score (on a scale from 200 to 800) is the combination of your Verbal and Quantitative section scores.  Since the Verbal and Quantitative sections are not changing, the changes to the new GMAT should not greatly affect … Continue reading

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What are the differences between the question types on the old GMAT versus the new GMAT?

Old GMAT The Analytical Writing Assessment section of the old GMAT consists of two essays: Analysis of an Argument and Analysis of an Issue.  In the Argument Analysis, you are asked to analyze the reason behind a given argument and … Continue reading

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What are the changes to the new GMAT?

In June 2012 the GMAC introduced a new section called Integrated Reasoning.   The Integrated Reasoning section will have eight questions and last 30 minutes.  It now has four question types: graphics interpretation, table analysis, two-part analysis, and multi-source reasoning.  It … Continue reading

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