GMAT: The Best Time Management Strategy

One of my friends wanted to learn driving. However, nobody was willing to teach him. Why? Well, probably because he had a peculiar condition: he wanted to begin learning at 60mph. Some people may not consider him very wise, but he had his logic. He reasoned that since he wouldn’t…

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GMAT RC – You need to change the way you read!

Yesterday, I had an RC session with one of my students. As is my methodology, the student was supposed to read three passages before the session so that we could directly discuss the passages in the session. When we got to the second passage, the student remarked that the second…

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Subjunctive Verb

This article explains the correct usage of Subjunctive Verb, a topic tested on GMAT SC, while also highlighting its common incorrect usage. The subjunctive verb is used primarily in two situations: to express hypothetical situations AND to express some form of commands. Hypothetical Scenarios Let’s look at this sentence: I…

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Countable and Uncountable nouns

First things first: Why do we need to worry about countable and uncountable nouns? Because whether some of the quantity words can be used with a noun is dependent on whether the noun is countable, and such usage is tested on GMAT. So, without further ado, let’s get to understand…

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Critical Reasoning and The Life of a GMAT Student

Success in Critical Reasoning To succeed in critical reasoning, you shouldn’t just solve CR questions from different sources, but rather develop your ability to read or reason critically all the time. The purpose of CR questions in GMAT is not that whether you can solve these questions successfully but whether…

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The ‘Although’ Misconception

Time and again, students have come to me with a ‘rule’ they had heard or read somewhere. Well, it turns out there’s no such rule; it’s only a misconception that is shared by many test takers. The purpose of this article is to dispel that misconception by offering official GMAT…

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Don’t swim against the tide of GMAT

Today, I listened to a series of recorded lectures on GMAT by some GMAT instructor. The lectures pertained to Sentence Correction. On listening to the lectures, one thing became clear to me: the aim was to somehow solve the questions correctly as fast as possible. The aim makes sense? Isn’t…

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