McGraw-Hill's GMAT

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 23, 2010 - Study Aids - 400 pages
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a. Fast, more efficient prep for the new GMAT

b. Secret strategies of test-prep professionals

c. Ways to score in the high 600s or better

d. Addmission to a top-ranked business school

e. All of the above


Before you apply to today's top business schools, you need to develop a solid set of strategies that will raise your GMAT score-and your chances for success. This all-in-one guide from the nation's leading test-preparation experts covers the full range of subjects you'll encounter on the GMAT, including math, syntax, and logic, with a special emphasis on the crucial quantitative questions. You'll learn how the new computerized exams are administered and scored, and get the preparation tools, test-taking techniques, and high-scoring secrets of professional tutors.

Unique features to suite every student's needs include:

  • 6 complete sample exams with fully explained answers
  • In-depth coverage of the most important quantitative subjects, analytical writing, and verbal skills
  • Specialized training for the toughest questions, such as combinatorics, Boolean mathematics and parallel reasoning
  • Invaluable advice on the rest of the admissions process, from preparing a winning application to getting into the very best schools

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About the author (2010)

James Hasik is a GMAT test-preparation instructor and tutor who has been developing training curricula and teaching courses for individual and corporate clients for more than 10 years.

Stacy Rudnick is the director for MBA Career Services at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, and is charged with all career management responsibilities for McCombs's full-time and evening MBA students.

Ryan Hackney is a writer specializing in education, history, and business.

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