## GRE Word Problems- Solutions

We’ll learn to represent word statements by algebraic expressions and equations. For example, “the number of apples in the bucket plus 5 more apples” can be represented by the expression a + 5. Similarly the statement “twice the number of miles I ran is equal to 12” can be represented by the equation 2m =…

## Boldface questions : How to solve them like a pro!

The Boldface questions on GMAT and GRE are well known for bringing down even the cleverest test takers and are infamous for being notoriously complex. The predominant reason for their perceived difficulty is that the details in the answer options are worded in a very “unfriendly” way. Being able to read the data efficiently and…

## 5 Reasons why you aren’t able to prepare for the GMAT

Why do you always feel that you are not able to keep going when you sit down to prepare for the GMAT ? The quick answer? What you need is structure. Well that seems obvious, but let’s dig a little deeper… The reason you seem to procrastinate is not that you aren’t serious about the…

## Time Speed Distance Questions on Quant

We all know that speed is distance travelled by time taken. The problems of speed usually involves something or someone moving at a constant or average speed, and out of the three quantities (speed/distance/time), we are required to find out the missing one. However information regarding the other two will be provided in the question…

## How to get a perfect score in GRE quant [Complete Strategy Guide]

A perfect score in GRE quant (or a 167+) is quite difficult to achieve even if you are currently scoring in the 160 to 165 levels. This is because concept knowledge and practice alone isn’t enough to reach the upper echelons of the GRE quant scores. What you need is a lot of strategic insights…

## Is it possible to prepare for the GRE in one day?

Prepare for GRE in one day? “How Absurd!”, you hear your friends tell you. And they may not be wrong: the GRE takes at least a month of diligent preparation for most students. This means they practice, prepare and receive mentorship for over a month to scale up to respectable score levels. Yet, if you…

## Backsolving: Quantitative Reasoning Strategy

Backsolving is a strategic approach to solve quantitative reasoning questions that are composed of numerical value answer options (and not variables). This is a particularly useful strategy since many such questions on GMAT, GRE and SAT arrange these answer options in ascending or descending order, As a result, the number of tries needed to get…

## Get un-stuck from a GMAT 600 score

Though a GMAT 600 is not by any means a paltry achievement (a 650, for instance, is a 77 percentile), most want the magical 700+ GMAT score to help them stand-out in the application pool. There are three possible scenarios that might cause your score to be stuck in the 600’s (Scoring wise). Your Verbal…

## How to get a 160 in GRE Verbal

The GRE verbal sections are the most daunting for most test takers. Most are consider a 150+ in verbal a worthy goal to attain; yet, a 160 in GRE Verbal (86 percentile1) is very much attainable if you ensure that you approach your verbal prep strategically. To get a score of 160 in GRE Verbal,…