# Veritas Prep’s Top-Rated Instructor Comes to India on March 29!

For some time now, Veritas Prep team member Ravi Sreerama has been regarded as the best GMAT instructor in the

# Should You Purchase The New Enhanced Score Report?

For anyone who has ever underperformed their goals on the GMAT, the first question they’ve asked is usually “where did

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Stop Trying to Re-Write the Verbal Section of the Test

Which ineffective habit do nearly all GMAT aspirants have when it comes to studying for the verbal section? Thou doth

# How to Approach Mimic the Reasoning GMAT Questions

The GMAT is known to be a demanding exam. Most students recognize that a lot of preparation is required in

# Breaking Down the 2015 Official Guide for GMAT Review

This month, the Graduate Management Admissions Council began offering new versions of the popular Official Guide for GMAT Review series,

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Learning Math from Mathers

March has traditionally been “Hip Hop Month” in the GMAT Tip of the Week space, so with March only hours

# 3 Ways to Increase Your GMAT Score to a 760

Everyone who takes the GMAT wants to get a good score. The exact definition of “good” varies from student to

# How to Solve for Method of Reasoning Questions on the GMAT

In many ways, critical reasoning questions best exemplify what the GMAT is all about. The exam is primarily an exercise

# How Students Feel About the GMAT and Why They’re Wrong

It’s the first day of class, and students are volunteering what they think of the GMAT.  The typical sentiment goes

# How to Determine the Author’s Tone on the GMAT

When reading through Reading Comprehension texts, there are a few important concepts to keep in mind in order to be

# 5 Tips on How to Study for the GMAT in 30 Days

The GMAT is an exam based on logic, critical reasoning, and time management. It is designed to separate the test

# Subject Verb Agreement on the GMAT

Many concepts covered on the GMAT come up in every day conversation. One of the common mistakes frequently tested on

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Stop Counting Rights and Wrongs in Your Practice Tests!

The computer-adaptive nature of the GMAT makes it hard to judge your performance by simply counting the number of questions you got right or wrong. We break down how the GMAT’s scoring algorithm works.

# How to Write an AWA Essay Like Ernest Hemingway

There are many pieces of writing advice attributed to Ernest Hemingway, but one that you definitely do not want to

# How the NBA Can Help You Track Time Efficiently on Test Day – Part I

Today I would like to share from personal experience some advice on how to efficiently track your time and control your pace while not getting

# An Introduction to Two-Part Analysis Questions in Integrated Reasoning

Two-Part Analysis questions, or TPA, (one of four question-types in the IR section) present a short paragraph with information. Answer

# How to Determine the Author’s Scope

In writing a weekly column for Veritas Prep, I try to cover topics and subjects that will help you avoid

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Critical Reasoning 911

By now you’ve seen the YouTube video, the autotunes, the reenactments… Charles Ramsey’s 911 call took the world by storm this week, hoisting him to pop culture sensation status reminiscent of our old friend Antoine Dodson.

# 5 Properties of Zero

I spend a disproportionate amount of time thinking about the GMAT. It’s a very interesting exam that can be thought

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Where’s My Snare?

Time management is a critical part of the GMAT, and you can learn from Fisticuffs’ mistake that even the greatest among us will look foolish if we take too long to get down to business.

# Ask Dr. David: Low GMAT Verbal Score

A student recently asked me how she could have gotten such a low score on the verbal section when the

# GMAT Gurus Speak Out: 5 Tips from John Wooden

Former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden was famous for winning numerous NCAA championships in the 1960s and 1970s.  A number

# How the GMAT Prepares You for Business School

So, does the GMAT really have anything to do with Business School, let alone business? When I took the GMAT

# Ask Dr. David: Critical Reasoning in the Eyes of an Expert

“How can I improve my Critical Reasoning ability?” is a common question for any GMAT instructor, but particularly for our

# GMAT Tip of the Week: 8 Things to Know About Your 8-minute Breaks

If you’re a regular reader of this corner of the Veritas Prep blog, you should know that we like to

# Introducing the Veritas Prep GMAT Question Bank!

As part of our ongoing commitment to build, maintain, and refine the best computer-adaptive GMAT practice tests available anywhere, earlier this month we launched our new GMAT Question Bank. This new resource contains hundreds of realistic, completely free GMAT practice questions.

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Avoid Beer Goggles on Verbal Questions

It’s Friday, so if you’re in the GMAT’s general demographic range (20-something, college grad, young professional) there’s a good chance you’ll hit a bar tonight. And there you may have a chance to witness (or experience) an age-old phenomenon that just may help you avoid a common pitfall on the GMAT…

# GMAT Gurus Speak Out: My Model for How to Ace the GMAT

In every case, students who have had trouble with the GMAT have done so due to one of the following issues. If you want to succeed on the GMAT, you need to make sure that you covered your bases with each of the elements in the model.

# Introducing Veritas Prep GMAT on Demand for the iPad!

There is no shortage of flashcard apps and games for people who want to study for standardized tests on their mobile devices, but this is the first real, complete GMAT course for the iPad.

# GMAT Tip of the Week: What Kim Kardashian Can Teach You About Your GMAT Prep

Too often we meet GMAT students who are overly committed to a way of preparing for the test even when their study strategy clearly isn’t working. They need to stop what they’re doing and adopt a new GMAT study strategy.

# 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.

# GMAT Tip of the Week: The Counterproductivity of Goal-Setting

It’s not uncommon for GMAT test-takers to be “goal-oriented”.  In fact, pre-MBAs are just even more likely to be goal-oriented

# The 5 Strategies That Helped Me Score 780 on the GMAT

Last week I wrote about the day I scored 780 on the GMAT. That post was purely about my experiences on test day — from what I ate in the morning to how I kept my mind sharp during short breaks in the exam. Today I’ll dig into some of the specific strategies I used to ace the GMAT.

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Three Essential Sentence Correction Strategies

Of all the question types on the GMAT, a global exam for which the pool of test takers includes more than half of its examinees from outside the United States, Sentence Correction may seem the most arbitrary to prospective examinees.

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Tri Your Best

They say that good things come in threes, so if you’re reading this GMAT tip blog post you’re in luck!

# Next Generation GMAT: What It Means For Your Score Today

As you may have read on this site or seen via the official GMAT webpage, the GMAT will undergo a small-but-substantial change in June of 2012. With that in mind, you may be wondering as you consider 2011 or 2012 application seasons: should you take the GMAT now, or wait until the new section is in place?

# Bonus GMAT Tip of the Week: Regulate the GMAT Like Nate Dogg

It’s a sad week here in (or, well, just up the coast from) the LBC. One of the true legends of West Coast hip hop, Nate Dogg, passed away this week. Amidst the comebacks of his contemporaries, Nate struggled with complications from a late 2007 stroke and never recovered to join them.

# GMAT Tip of the Week: Be Aware, or Beware

If you drive a car, chances are you hate road cyclists.  What’s to like?  Awkward spandex clothing, goofy cleated-shoe walks