GMAT For Dummies (6th Revised edition)

GMAT For Dummies (6th Revised edition)

By: Lisa Zimmer Hatch (author), Scott Hatch (author)Mixed Media

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Learn to: * Score higher on the GMAT and get into the business school of your choice * Improve your skills to conquer the verbal and quantitative sections * Write clearly and effectively to ace the analytical writing section * Prepare for the big day with expert strategies for solving integrated reasoning problems Review your math knowledge and verbal skills with the interactive flashcards, and take 5 simulated GMAT tests on the companion CD Practice your skills and score your highest on the GMAT Nervous about taking the GMAT? Don't sweat it! This hands-on, friendly guide gives you all the preparation you need to maximize your score and outsmart your competition. You'll discover how to think the GMAT way and chart your study progress with updated practice questions, math and grammar reviews, and five full-length practice exams. * Conquer the verbal section get the 4-1-1 on how to spot the common types of errors for sentence corrections, how to read through a passage quickly and effectively, and how to break apart and analyze arguments * Ace analytical writing discover what the GMAT is looking for in the analytical writing section and find pointers on writing a well- organized and compelling essay * Make sense of math find plain-English explanations of what you'll encounter in the quantitative section, from basic arithmetic and algebra to more complex concepts like coordinate geometry * Rip through the reasoning get strategies for approaching the integrated reasoning section and find out how to extract data from tables, charts, and graphs Open the book and find: * A plain-English explanation of the test's format * What to bring on exam day * How to make educated guesses * Common pitfalls to avoid * Tips and advice to calm your nerves * Proven ways to save time and beat the clock * Ten writing errors to avoid * Guidance on increasing your chances of gaining admission to the business school of your choice CD Includes Five full-length practice tests in timed and untimed modes, flashcards to review important formulas and concepts, and a set of integrated reasoning practice questions. See the CD appendix for details and complete system requirements.

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Lisa Zimmer Hatch, MA, and Scott A. Hatch, JD, teach SAT(R), ACT(R), LSAT(R), GRE(R), and GMAT(R) test preparation through programs at more than 300 colleges and universities.


Introduction 1 Part I: Putting the GMAT into Perspective 7 Chapter 1: Getting the Lowdown on the GMAT 9 Chapter 2: Maximizing Your Score on the GMAT 19 Part II: Vanquishing the Verbal Section 29 Chapter 3: Applying What You Learned (We Hope) in Grammar Class: Sentence Correction 31 Chapter 4: Not as Enticing as a Bestseller: Reading Comprehension 51 Chapter 5: Let s Think This Through Logically: Critical Reasoning 71 Chapter 6: Bringing It Together: A Mini Practice Verbal Section 93 Part III: Acing the Analytical Writing Section 107 Chapter 7: Analyze This: What to Expect from the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) 109 Chapter 8: Present Perfect Paragraphs: How to Write a GMAT Essay 113 Chapter 9: Deconstructing Sample GMAT Essays 119 Part IV: Conquering the Quantitative Section 125 Chapter 10: Getting Back to Basics: Numbers and Operations 127 Chapter 11: Considering All the Variables: Algebra 147 Chapter 12: Getting the Angle on Geometry: Planes and Solids 169 Chapter 13: Keeping in Step: Coordinate Geometry 189 Chapter 14: Manipulating Numbers: Statistics and Sets 201 Chapter 15: It s All in the Presentation: GMAT Quantitative Question Types 217 Chapter 16: All Together Now: A Mini Practice Quantitative Section 233 Part V: Excelling on the Integrated Reasoning Section 245 Chapter 17: Best of Both Worlds: The Integrated Reasoning Section 247 Chapter 18: Deciphering Data in Charts and Graphs 263 Part VI: Practice Makes Perfect 275 Chapter 19: GMAT Practice Test 277 Chapter 20: Practice Test Answers and Explanations 297 Part VII: The Part of Tens 321 Chapter 21: Ten Questions You ve Got a Good Shot At 323 Chapter 22: Ten Writing Errors to Avoid 325 Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Increase Your Chances of Getting into Business School 327 Appendix: About the CD 331 Index 335

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/02/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118273838
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9781118273838
  • weight: 606
  • ISBN10: 1118273834
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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