### More Fast Math for the GMAT (Part 7)

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A while back, we started a series on Fast Math for the GMAT—here’s the link if you want to start from the beginning.

In our last installment, I gave you two fast math problems to try. We’ve already discussed the first one; here’s the second one again (from the free problem set that comes with GMATPrep®). Read more

### Why I Like the GMAT (And Why You Should Like It Too)

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You *could* think about the GMAT as a pointless, frustrating obstacle. But you shouldn’t. Here are some reasons I like the GMAT, our favorite standardized test. Read more

### Big GMAT Skills: Shedding Your Biases

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In our first post, we discussed what I would call the behemoth of big GMAT skills: reading with specificity and objectivity. Today, we’re going to focus on the latter of the two to delve into another one of the most important big GMAT skills: stripping yourself of biases. Read more

### More Fast Math for the GMAT (Part 6)

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A while back, we started a series on Fast Math for the GMAT—and we’ve got more for you today!

On these two new problems, we’re going to employ some broader principles than the ones we saw in the earlier installments of this series. I won’t say any more yet—try the two problems from the free problem set that comes with GMATPrep® and then we’ll talk.

Set your timer for 4 minutes and go! Read more

### GMAT Approach: Win Every Question

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**You can win every question on the GMAT. That seems a little surprising at first, I know. If you’ve been studying the GMAT for any length of time, you’ve probably already heard several times about the importance of guessing and the perils of perfectionism. **

But notice that I didn’t say you could get every question **right**. I said you could **win **every question. And that difference is key. Read more

### Does the GMAT Really Just Test Your Test-Taking Skills?

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**There are a lot of things the GMAT can’t measure. It can’t measure your intelligence, your value as a person, or your ability to succeed. But is it really ***just* about your test-taking skills? And if you’ve always done poorly on tests, are you doomed to GMAT failure? Read more

### GMAT Approach: Think Like a Computer

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**The GMAT is a computer-adaptive test, so it makes sense that to beat it, you might need to think like a computer, right? It really is true, but maybe not in the way that you would expect. You might think that a computer is really smart and could solve lots of problems on the GMAT. Actually, the problems on the GMAT require a fair amount of creativity and critical thinking that would be hard for a computer. For solving problems, you need your own human brain. Read more**

### mbaMission and Manhattan Prep’s GMAT vs. GRE Infographic

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**Applying to business school is a process rife with decisions—which schools to target, which recommenders to choose, which essays to write—and a common one giving candidates some serious pause these days is which exam to take, the GMAT or the GRE? As the number of programs accepting the GRE continues to grow, aspiring MBAs are becoming more and more confused about this element of the application process. Read more**

### The GMAT’s Favorite Equation

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**After you do even a little bit of studying for the GMAT, you’ll probably start to realize something: the test is as repetitive as a Katy Perry song. You’ll see that the one hard question you’ve never quite understood is actually the same old game, reformulated in some subtle way, but ultimately similar to what you’ve learned before. Read more**

### No, The GMAT Didn’t Trick You

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**A few quick questions:**

1) Is ‘8*x*’ even?

2) Is *y*^2 positive?

3) What is √*x* + √*y* if *x* + *y* = 36?

4) What is the perimeter of triangle ABC below? Read more