Reading Comprehension

March 31, 2015

When Being Well-Read Can Hurt You on Reading Comprehension Questions

One of the goals of a liberal arts education is for students to understand and appreciate a diverse range of academic subjects. Ideally, a student should grasp the fundamentals […]
February 26, 2015
TMI - don't let inference questions divulge too much!

No One Likes TMI, Especially on CR and RC GMAT Questions

No, GMAT questions won’t overwhelm you with details of your parent’s honeymoon or divulge the details of a recent bowel movement, but TMI (short for too much […]
February 11, 2015

Section-by-Section Guide to GMAT Process of Elimination

Whether you’re working on a Critical Reasoning, Sentence Correction, Data Sufficiency, Problem Solving, or Integrated Reasoning, process of elimination is still a hugely important strategy on […]
November 11, 2014
GMAT reading comprehension

Master the details of reading comprehension

One of the most common Reading Comprehension question types is the “detail” question. The Official GMAT prep materials refer to it as a “Supporting Idea question.” Essentially […]
July 28, 2014

GMAT idioms for non-native speakers

Idioms can be one of the most difficult topics for native speakers and non-native speakers alike. But just like every other question on the GMAT, idiom […]
June 3, 2014

GMAT reading comprehension strategies for non-native speakers

Many non-native speakers have trouble with the GMAT reading comprehension section, even those who would consider themselves very competent English speakers. For some students, this is a […]
December 17, 2013

The Most Common Types of Verbal GMAT Questions

“If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in 100 battles.  If you do not know your enemy nor yourself, you […]