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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.
Open the book and find:
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.
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
Posted May 21, 2013
Well-organized and readable. Structure allows you to review all tested material - or just what troubles you most. Practice tests included on CD are particularly helpful and leave you feeling appropriately prepared by showing you where your strengths are and where you might need to spend some extra time. In short, $20 well spent.
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