Eliminating Wrong Answers on the GMAT Sentence Correction Questions So you've done your studying and you're familiar with how to work sentence correction questions. No matter how hard you study, more than likely you will still encounter questions to which you are not certain of the answer. Should you guess blindly? Of course not. If you've read some of the other posts on here, such as GMAT Guessing | Guess Smarter, you have a basic guessing strategy that will provide you with a better chance of selecting the correct answer. For this blog post we are going to go into some guessing tips that are more specific to sentence correction questions. We will still be using the same basic principle of process of elimination to narrow are choices down. Tip 1: Determine if the problem with the original sentence is due to sentence structure. If [+]
GMAT Guessing | How to add points by guessing smarter The GMAT is a hard test. Almost everyone who takes it is going to come to a question where they flat out do not know the answer. One of the biggest mistakes you can make is to stare at a question and waste precious time when you aren't going to be able to figure out how to solve it. A better option is to cut your losses and guess, so you can move on to the next question. Now there actually are some tips to help you improve your guessing ability. There's no sense in guessing blindly because then you only have a small 1/5 chance of getting any points. It's much better to try and narrow those odds down to 1/3 or even 1/2. Here's some tips to help you achieve this: Check [+]
Avoiding Silly Mistakes on the GMAT Everyone has made careless mistakes when taking a test. Those mistakes that you don't even notice until you are looking back afterwards and you cannot believe you could be so numb-skulled. In almost all cases of this, it's due to a lack of attention because you are rushing to get done with the question. Have no fear! There is an extremely simple and effective method to help curb this problem. All you have to do is use that skinny wooden thing in your hand. Yes! Use your pencil! While you are reading each question, write everything down. You don't have to write the question word-for-word, but write down everything that is important. There are many benefits to this. When you are marking and writing, you are actively reading. This means that you are actually paying attention to the [+]
GMAT Tips and Help The GMAT is a beast! You need to really dedicate yourself to properly studying for this exam. Your score is very important and it deserves your full attention. This post is going to give you a few tips and tricks to help you improve you score on the GMAT. Keep in mind, these tricks absolutely do not replace the need for quality preparation work on your part. GMAT Tips: Don't be a clock watcher. You should only check the clock a couple of times per section. When you continuously look up at the clock, you are wasting precious time while your eyes are off of the test. You will also add unneeded pressure to yourself by visualizing time running out on you. Keep your internal clock running. You should know about how long you have to spend on each question. For [+]
GMAT Verbal Time Management Tips The Verbal section of the GMAT is made up of 41 multiple choice questions and has a time limit of 75 minutes (same as the quantitative section). One of the most common problems students run into on the GMAT is running out of time. This happens in both sections, and it happens to many, many people. Don't feel bad if you suffer from this. The goal of this post is to give you some tips and strategies to help improve your time management and boost your score. With a time limit of 75 minutes, you have an average of just over 1:45 for each question. Obviously this does not mean that you have to spend 1:45 on each question, that's just a general guideline to keep in your head. Try not to constantly look at the clock. This is [+]
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