how to solve boldface questions

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…

How to get a perfect GRE Quant score

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…

backsolving: quant strategy

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…

GRE syllabus 2020 Plusprep

GRE Syllabus [2020] – The Complete Guide

One of the first things you should do before you start your GRE preparation is to get completely familiar with the GRE syllabus. This comprehensive guide will address aspects such as question types, sections and scoring mechanism to give you an in-depth understanding of all you need to know before you start your GRE preparation. Overview:…

Avoid using algebra by plugging in values

Plugging in: GRE and GMAT Quant strategy

Plugging in values when there are unknowns in the questions or the answer options is a fairly straightforward strategy that can help you navigate high-complexity questions on the GRE and GMAT Quant sections. Especially those that can send you into a spiral by making you solve complex algebraic equations. The premise of plugging in values…