## Tag: test preparation

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##### GMAT Tip: Picking Numbers for Unknown Quantities
For some GMAT questions, the best first step is simply to plug an arbitrary number into the equation
##### GMAT Tip: Making Sense of Modifiers
Magoosh's Mike McGarry gives a primer on noun modifiers, the bane of many a GMAT-taker's existence
##### GMAT Tip: When Should You Take the GMAT?
It's never too soon to take the GMAT, but applicants should take the test at least two months before their application deadline
##### GMAT Tip: Three Rules of Percents
Convert percentages to decimals, use the right multiplier, and avoid one tempting shortcut
##### GMAT Tip: Sentence-Correction Secrets
Sentence-correction problems conspire to waste test-takers' time. Concentrate on the differences among the answer choices to tackle these questions…
##### GMAT Tip: Yes or No Questions
Yes/no questions aren't as simple as they appear—but by focusing on the minimum information required to answer, you can tackle these questions with ease
##### GMAT Tip: Figuring Percentages
Converting fractions to percentages doesn't require a calculator. A simple trick that produces an estimate is good enough to answer most questions
##### GMAT Tip: Take a Deep Breath
Focusing on GMAT questions will help improve your test score, but exercise, sleep, and relaxation are important, too
##### ForumWatch: The M&M GMAT Strategy
Can scarfing sugar during a test increase your GMAT score? If not, what will? Weigh in on the Business School Forum
##### GMAT Tip: Integrated Reasoning
The GMAT's new Integrated Reasoning section may be a big change, but it employs many of the same skills used elsewhere in the test