### Help! I Can’t Handle GMAT Probability and Combinatorics (Part 3)

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**In the previous articles in this series, we developed a critical skill for GMAT probability and combinatorics problems: ***listing out cases*. Let’s start by taking another look at the practice problem from the end of the last article. Read more

### Help! I Can’t Handle GMAT Probability and Combinatorics (Part 2)

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**In the previous article in this series, we introduced two big ideas about GMAT probability and combinatorics:**

- Most people find them counterintuitive.
- The best way to get past that is to
*list the possibilities.*

In this article, we’ll focus more on #2. How do you list out the possibilities in a GMAT probability or combinatorics problem? Let’s try it on a simple probability problem. Read more

### Help! I Can’t Handle GMAT Probability and Combinatorics (Part 1)

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**There’s a classic brain teaser called the Monty Hall problem. It’s named after the host of an old-timey TV game show, who used it to confound contestants. He’d present each contestant with three closed doors. Behind one door was a new car, and behind the other two doors were goats. **

Monty invited the player to pick one of the three doors. Whichever door the player chose, Monty would then open a *different* one, revealing a goat, not the car. Then, he would offer the player a choice. If the player wanted, he could *switch* doors, picking the other unopened door. Or, he could stick with the door he picked in the first place. Whichever decision he made, he would win the prize behind the door he chose. Read more

### What If You Just Can’t Seem to Hit Your GMAT Goal Score?

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**First of all, let me state the obvious: ***you aren’t stupid*. If you’re making plans to earn an MBA, you’re already a capable, accomplished professional. Give yourself credit for that. However, you probably don’t know everything about succeeding on the GMAT! If it feels like you just can’t get there no matter how hard you try, here are a few things you might not have thought of. Read more

### 4 More GMAT Myths Busted

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There are some GMAT study practices that almost everyone agrees on: don’t pull all-nighters, don’t try to study at a metal concert, and don’t schedule your GMAT for 8 a.m. the morning after your best friend’s birthday party. However, there’s also some misinformation out there that *sounds *like good advice. I’ve already busted 4 popular GMAT myths, so let’s take a look at 4 more – this time, focusing on popular wisdom about how to study. Read more

### 4 GMAT Myths Busted

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There’s a lot of well-meaning advice for GMAT test takers out there. Unfortunately, some of the most reasonable-sounding and frequently-repeated claims are actually false. In this article, we’ll look at four of the most common GMAT myths, and what you should do instead. Read more

### Here’s How to Study with the Manhattan Prep GMAT App

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Are you wondering where the Manhattan Prep GMAT App fits into your study routine? You shouldn’t just use it to work through lengthy sets of questions. There are better resources for that, such as the Manhattan Prep Strategy Guides and the Official Guide to the GMAT. Instead, think of the app as a way to turn down time into study time: every time you’d otherwise be idly surfing the Internet or playing mobile games, load up the app and do a few minutes of review. Or, add a quick 10 or 15 minutes of problems to your daily routine — think of it as the GMAT equivalent of flossing your teeth. With a little preparation and creativity, you can use the app to efficiently target critical GMAT skills. Read more

### What you’ll really learn from the GMAT

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When you leave the testing center, you’ll probably be ready to forget the GMAT! However, some of the lessons you learn while studying shouldn’t be left behind. They’ll help you even more during the rest of your MBA journey than they did on test day. Read more

### Here’s How to Get Ready for Your Online GMAT Course

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Maybe you just signed up for a 9-week online GMAT course, and you’re wondering what to expect. Or, maybe you’re considering taking one, but you aren’t sure whether online GMAT learning is right for you. Here’s the low-down on preparing for and successfully completing your online class. Read more

### Which GMAT Problems Should I Guess On? – Part 3: Making Great Guesses on Quant Problems

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You’ve read a Quant problem, and you’ve realized that you don’t have a plan. How do you make the smartest, fastest guess possible, and increase your odds of salvaging the problem?

Let’s start with Quant Problem Solving problems. Let’s also assume that you’re actually* guessing*, not using an alternative strategy, such as Backsolving or Choosing Smart Numbers! The following three methods are good ways to make a decent guess even if you don’t have a strategy at all. Read more