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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Structure of Conditionals


Today, we will take a look at the various “if/then” constructions in the GMAT Verbal section. Let us start out with some basic ideas on conditional sentences (though I know that most of you will be co...

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Verbal

Critical Reasoning - Connecting Quant (Rates) and Verbal (CR)


There are some critical reasoning questions that involve rates. The concept of rates makes these problems very difficult to both understand and explain. First, let’s look at what “rate” is.

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Pronoun Ambiguity


We encounter many different types of pronoun errors on the GMAT Verbal Section. Some of the most common errors include: Using a pronoun without an antecedent. Error in matching the pronoun

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Verbal

Critical Reasoning - Strengthen and Weaken in the Same Question


Let’s look at a tricky and time consuming official Critical Reasoning question today. We will learn how to focus on the important aspects of the question and quickly evaluate our answer choices:

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Application of 'Like' vs 'As'


Today we will look at some official GMAT questions testing the “like” vs. “as” concept we discussed before. Take a look at the following GMAT Sentence Correction question:

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Like vs As


Both words can be used in comparisons, however the structure of the sentence will be different in the two cases. This is because traditionally, “like” is a preposition and “as” is a conjunction

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Verbal

Critical Reasoning - Are GMAT Official Answers Debatable?


If you are thinking along the lines of, “This official answer cannot be correct! How can the answer be A? It must be C, or C is at least just as valid as A,” then you are wasting your time.

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Prepositional Phrases


A prepositional phrase will begin with a preposition and end with a noun, pronoun, gerund, or clause – the “object” of the preposition. The object of the preposition might have one or more modifiers t...

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Asyndeton


There are certain laguage constructs that  we come across when we read a lot of high quality literature, current affair publications etc. These constructs are exceptions to the general "rules" of Gram...

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Verbal

Grammar/Sentence Correction - Complexities of Parallelism


Parallelism is one of the most common errors tested on standardized tests, and debatably, one of the most tricky too! At times, due to the complexity of the sentence, we may not realise that elements...

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