# GMAT Tip of the Week: Critical Reasoning, Statistics, and Lance Armstrong

With this week’s Lance Armstrong news and this blog’s history of rolling cycling news into GMAT tip posts, it’s only natural that today’s GMAT tip will involve that news. We’ll reserve judgment on the Armstrong case, specifically, but let’s use the situation to talk about GMAT Critical Reasoning…

# GMAT Tip of the Week AND GMAT Challenge Question: Two-for-Twentieth!

Hello again readers, and happy May Twentieth! In honor of that 2 in 5/20 (the day before The End of the World, of course), today’s post is dual-purposed in two ways: We have a GMAT challenge question and a GMAT tip of the week, and the GMAT tip of the week is actually two in one.

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Six Foot, Seven Foot, 600-to-700

As Hip-Hop Month rolls along in the Veritas Prep GMAT Tip of the Week space, we’re once again struck by how Lil Wayne has seemingly adopted the full persona of the GMAT for many of his recent tracks. As we noted earlier this year, his hit Right Above It includes several hints almost directly quoted from a GMAT test-writer, and if you listen closely Weezy is doing more of the same in his current radio single 6 Foot 7 Foot.

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Keep Your Eye on the Ball

Welcome back to Baseball Month in the GMAT Tip of the Week space, where we sincerely apologize to Bostonians for

# Countdown To Application Day – GMAT Tip of the Week

Throughout the United States this fall, all eyes are on January: the news networks are abuzz over the question of

# Happy Thanksgiving! Stuff Yourself with This Problem

Happy Thanksgiving! Hopefully today you are enjoying good food and good company (and copious amounts of both). Even if you’re not in the United States, we hope you are eating well and enjoying the company the others!

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Think Like the Testmaker

In this week’s GMAT Tip, our instructor shows how thinking about the test as a whole can accelerate your understanding of its individual parts, and more importantly how that can help you study efficiently and effectively.

# Quarter Wit, Quarter Wisdom: Questions on Speeding

We discussed the concepts of relative speed in GMAT questions last week. This week, we will work on using those concepts to solve questions. The questions we take today will be 600-700 level.

# GMAT Tip of the Week: No Resolution!

So you have a few more days to commit to your New Year’s Resolution, and if you’re like most people

# How to Go from a 48 to 51 in GMAT Quant – Part IV

To take a look at the previous posts of this thread, check: Part I, Part II and Part III. Another point to keep

# How to Choose the Right Number for a GMAT Variable Problem

When you begin studying for the GMAT, you will quickly discover that most of the strategies are, on the surface,

# 2 Simple GMAT Quant Questions That Will Help You Score Higher

Let’s discuss races today. It is a very simple concept but questions on it tend to be tricky. But if

# GMAT Tip of the Week

The Importance of “Of” (This is one of a series of GMAT tips that we offer on our blog.)One of

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Ball So Hard…

Kanye has some good advice for you — learn to crawl before you ball on the GMAT. Do not neglect a deep conceptual understanding of the core GMAT content and strategy in order to foolishly chase the fleeting hard problems.

# Quarter Wit, Quarter Wisdom: Zap the Weighted Average Brutes

Let me start today’s discussion with a question from our Arithmetic book. I love this question because it is very

# Quarter Wit, Quarter Wisdom: Heavily Weighted Weighted Averages

Today, I will delve into one of the most important topics (ubiquitous application) that are tested on GMAT. It is

# Quarter Wit, Quarter Wisdom: Work-Rate Using Joint Variation

This week, let’s look at some work-rate questions which use joint variation. Check out the last three posts of QWQW

# Quarter Wit, Quarter Wisdom: Successive Percentage Changes

Today, I will take a topic I briefly introduced in the previous post on percentages. Let me start with the