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Ch 17: Test-Taking Strategies for the GMAT

About This Chapter

Prepare for the GMAT by reviewing the content found in this chapter. The lessons included will teach you helpful strategies, including tips for handling questions on literature, reading and math, to increase your chance of excelling on this test.

Test Taking Strategies for the GMAT - Chapter Summary

Get ready to take the Graduate Management Admission Test by utilizing the lessons in this study guide. The content in these lessons covers various strategies that may help you be successful on the different sections of the test. The lessons also offer the opportunity to practice answering questions that match the format of those on the GMAT. The strategies you learn may help you answer the following types of questions:

  • Literary analysis and reading comprehension
  • Multiple choice
  • Math and data sufficiency problems
  • Sentence corrections

Each lesson gives step-by-step instruction of each technique that can be used to answer the different types of questions on the GMAT. Every lesson is accompanied by a self-assessment exam, and you can also test your learning with the comprehensive chapter test. If you need help on your assessments, you may use the ask-an-expert feature.

5 Lessons in Chapter 17: Test-Taking Strategies for the GMAT
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Solving Math Problems on the GMAT

1. Solving Math Problems on the GMAT

Gain tips for solving the various types of math problems you will encounter when taking the GMAT. Practice answering these types of problems in different math areas such as algebra and geometry.

Reading Comprehension Techniques for the GMAT

2. Reading Comprehension Techniques for the GMAT

Success in life is often determined by your ability to take an exam. The techniques for reading comprehension in this lesson are simple and will increase your chances of success on the GMAT.

Identifying Grammatical Errors in Sentences

3. Identifying Grammatical Errors in Sentences

One important and often-tested skill is the ability to recognize grammatical errors in writing. In this lesson, learn about some of the most commonly tested mistakes.

How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide

4. How to Analyze a Literary Passage: A Step-by-Step Guide

In this lesson, we will examine the steps involved in the basic analysis of literature. Then, using a well-known fable, we will go through each step of analysis: comprehension, interpreting and drawing conclusions.

How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions About Literature: Test-Taking Strategies

5. How to Answer Multiple Choice Questions About Literature: Test-Taking Strategies

In this lesson, we will examine test taking strategies involved in answering multiple-choice questions about literature. Breaking the process down into manageable parts, we will take a look at the literary text, the question itself, and then the given choices.

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