The GMAT Exam Format is Changing!!!

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In 2016 several of my students were offered the opportunity to take the GMAT in any order they wanted – i.e. they could opt to take the Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing Assessment sections first and arrange the other three sections as they saw fit. Sounded awesome at the time, but I never...

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Mixtures Quiz

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This is my first word problems quiz. It’s short because mixtures and weighted averages aren’t exactly high payoff. It’s only PS questions at moment. I may throw in some DS in the near future. I’ll keep you posted on new quizzes and updates to all existing quizzes. Anyway, check it out on the Quizzes and...

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The 2017 Official Guides

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Working with my students I have noticed a couple of errors in the latest version of the Official Guide. When I investigated I found that there are a lot of errors – 60 by my count as well as 6 grammatical errors in their guide to the SC questions!!!...

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Challenge Problem 2 2016

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(Note: Not drawn to scale) In triangle ABC, CE is perpendicular to AB and BD is perpendicular to to AC. If EC = 5 and BD = 3, what is the ratio of AC to AB? (A) 3 : 5          (B) 3 : 4          (C) 4 :...

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Unofficial Guide 2016 PS 101

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I’m going to do a number of these posts. You can think of them as commentary on the 2016 Official Guide for GMAT Review. I’m going to use the abbreviations PS, DS, RC, CR, and SC for Problems Solving, Data Sufficiency, Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, and Sentence Correction. Sometimes I’ll present alternative solutions, more detailed...

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Unofficial Guide 2016 PS 162

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I’m going to do a number of these posts. You can think of them as commentary on the 2016Official Guide for GMAT Review. I’m going to use the abbreviations OG, PS, DS, RC, CR, and SC for Official Guide, Problems Solving, Data Sufficiency, Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, and Sentence Correction, respectively. Sometimes I’ll present alternative...

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