August 24, 2011

Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Probability Problem Solving

Try this advanced GMAT probability question, testing your knowledge of the ins and outs of how probability works. Problem: The events A and B are independent.  The probability that event... Read more
August 17, 2011

Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Average Rate

What should you do when you see a GMAT problem asking you for the average rate over an entire journey?  Try your hand at this problem and let’s see. Problem:... Read more
July 20, 2011

Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Average Speed

Knowing how to use the distance = rate x time formula in various permutations will help you tremendously on the classic GMAT speed word problems.  Just remember that when asked... Read more
July 13, 2011

Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Algebraic Translation

As you may have noticed in prepping for the GMAT, in many cases the challenges you face in GMAT problems are less about the specific math skills, and more about... Read more
June 20, 2011

Common mistakes on GMAT Average Rate questions

As you have studied for the GMAT, you have probably heard over and over again that you need to make sure not to fall for trap answers.  In no type... Read more
June 9, 2011

Kaplan GMAT Sample Problem: Probability Problem-Solving

Try your hand at this sample GMAT problem focusing on a specific probability situation. Sample Problem: Each person in Room A is a student, and 1/6 of the students in... Read more
May 11, 2011

Kaplan GMAT Challenge Problem: Combinations

We invite you to give our GMAT Combinations Challenge question below a try!  Aim for about 2 minutes and give it your best shot before reviewing the answer & explanation. ... Read more
Financing Your MBA
April 7, 2011

“Two Trains…” Part 2 (More on GMAT Multiple Rates Questions)

The last time we looked at GMAT rate problems dealing with two trains, we discussed how to identify the correct strategy for a particular problem.  Now we are going to... Read more
Financing Your MBA
April 6, 2011

GMAT Multiple Rate Questions: “Two Trains leave the station…”

Before students begin studying for the GMAT – before they even know anything about it beyond that it tests math and verbal – one question type worries students more than... Read more
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