Improve Your GMAT Score – What Are Idioms and Why Are They So Tough?

March 12, 2013 in GMAT Scores, New GMAT

The GMAT consists of some rather gnarly questions in the verbal section of the exam. For example, critical reasoning questions cause great trouble for those who struggle with formal logic, while sentence correction and reading comprehension and sentence correction problems can create more issues for students who have learned English as a second language. The real key in this case is to know your weaknesses and minimize them on the exam by practicing all of […]

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

March 26, 2012 in FAQs, GMAT vs. 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 exclusively for admissions to MBA programs.  The GRE has three sections, Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning Sections.  The Analytical Writing section is scored on a scale from 0 to 6 and the Verbal […]

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

March 9, 2012 in FAQs, 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 write a critique of the argument.  In the Issue Analysis, you are asked to give your point of view based on an analysis of an issue. The Verbal Reasoning section of the old GMAT consists […]

What is the difference between the content on the old GMAT and the new GMAT?

March 3, 2012 in FAQs, New GMAT

Old GMAT The Analytical Writing Assessment section of the old GMAT is designed to measure your ability to think critically and to communicate your ideas in an essay. The Verbal Reasoning section of the old GMAT consists of multiple choice questions designed to measure your ability to read and comprehend written material, evaluate arguments, and correct written material to conform to the conventions of standard written English. The Quantitative Reasoning section of the old GMAT […]

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