More GMAT Memorization: Factorials

I’ve posted before about memorizing prime numbers, squares & cubes, and fraction, decimal, and percent conversions.¬† Here’s one more thing you need to memorize for the GMAT test: Factorials. Factorials will show up in number properties and combinatorics questions. The first time during my GMAT study I came across a number with an exclamation point … Read more

Save Money with the Ghetto Big Mac

The people in this video have developed a “hack” of sorts to get a “Big Mac”¬†from McDonalds just by ordering a double cheeseburger and half a small order of fries.¬† And although I would never try to pull this off myself, I¬†would definitely consider ordering¬†my¬†next burger with Big Mac¬†sauce.¬† Who knew you could do that?

Verbal Humor for Intelligent Minds

The following puns will not help your GMAT Verbal score.¬† (In fact I’m sure they violate a number of grammatical rules)¬† They do, however, provide a much needed break from GMAT studying. No matter how much you push the envelope, it’ll still be stationery. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, … Read more

$50,000 1st Prize Contest from the GMAC MET Fund

The people who create the GMAT are holding a contest and awarding $250,000 in prize money, with $50,000 going to the first place winner. ¬†Below is a summary from the webpage.: Ideas to Innovation Challenge The MET Fund Ideas to Innovation Challenge seeks to find the world‚Äôs best ideas for improving graduate management education and … Read more

Random Musings About GMAT Verbal

I’ve generally considered myself a quant when it comes to standardized tests.¬† However,¬†my current GMAT scores show that my Verbal skills are much higher,¬†at least according to the Graduate Management Admissions Council’s standards. When I peruse the message boards of Beat the GMAT, I often see posts from people completing the GMAT, generally of Asian … Read more

GMAT Study Update: The MGMAT OG Tracker is Awesome!

Even though I’m¬†already¬†in my third week of study for my Manhattan GMAT online course, I still haven’t explored all the resources available to me on the Manhattan website.¬† Last night I signed up for office hours with one of the Manhattan GMAT instructors and she informed about Manhattan’s Official Guide Tracker.¬† I downloaded the file … Read more