## Articles published in Problem Solving

### Sucking All the Juice Out of GMAT Quant Problems (Part 2)

Grab your Official Guide as we walk through 3 GMAT Quant problems (Problem Solving), hoping to drink every drop of knowledge from the problem before we say, “Yo, that keg is kicked.”

In part 1, we discussed the process of maxing out the value of the GMAT Quant problems you do.

### More Fast Math for the GMAT (Part 6)

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A while back, we started a series on Fast Math for the GMAT—and we’ve got more for you today!

On these two new problems, we’re going to employ some broader principles than the ones we saw in the earlier installments of this series. I won’t say any more yet—try the two problems from the free problem set that comes with GMATPrep® and then we’ll talk.

Set your timer for 4 minutes and go! Read more

### Know the GMAT Code: Work Backwards on Problem Solving Problems (Part 2)

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Last time, I asked whether you know how—and when—to Work Backwards on Problem Solving problems. If you haven’t already worked through part 1 of this series, go do that and then come back here. I’ll wait. Read more

### Know the GMAT Code: Work Backwards on Problem Solving Problems (Part 1)

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Do you know how to work backwards on Problem Solving problems? More important, do you know when to work backwards—and when not to? To get a really high score on this test, you’ve got to Know the Code in order to get through the questions efficiently. Read more

### Use Smart Numbers to Speed Up Your GMAT Quant

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Are you having trouble finishing GMAT Quant word problems within two minutes? Here’s a technique that will help. Read more

### Un-Educated Guessing on the GMAT: Problem Solving Edition

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Do you remember that feeling of being in math class and the teacher asks a question that you really should know, but you don’t, and then you hear your name called to answer the question? Maybe your heart starts racing, your mind blanks even more, and in an attempt to avoid embarrassment, you just start talking, desperately hoping you land somewhere close to the answer.

As a high school teacher, I saw this all the time from the teacher side. And I would smile and thank the student for trying, but usually while thinking “just go ahead and admit that you don’t know!” Read more

### Why am I better at GMAT Problem Solving than Data Sufficiency?

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The next time you review a practice GMAT, pay attention to the difference between Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency. Are you missing significantly more Data Sufficiency questions than Problem Solving questions? Or are you missing an unusual number of easy DS questions? Read more

### The GMAT Official Guides 2017 edition – Part 4

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Welcome to the fourth installment of our series on the new Official Guides for GMAT® Review (2017 edition). If you haven’t seen the earlier installments yet, start here and work your way back to me.

I know that some people have already worked through the 2016 editions of the books and want to know which questions in the 2017 editions are the new ones. I’ve got the scoop for you! Read more

### Measure Twice, Cut Once for Success on GMAT Quant

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Have you ever heard the saying “measure twice, cut once”? Read more

### Taking the new mini-GMAT for EMBA? Here’s how to prep! – Part 2

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Last time, we talked about the IR and Verbal sections of the new Executive Assessment (EA) exam for EMBA candidates. Today, we’re going to dive into Quant and also talk more about your overall study. Read more