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## How most unsuccessful students prepare for GMAT Quant … and what you should do instead.

In the many years I've been teaching GMAT Quant, I've seen many different types of students from different starting points. In this post I want to share the common approaches that keep students stuck with a low score, and what you should to instead.

## When and how to use a GMAT diagnostic test

GMAT diagnostic tests are an important part of your GMAT preparation, but they have a place and time. In order to get the most out of them, I want to share some tips.

## Is GMAT Quant hard?

The GMAT Quant section only tests concepts that you have seen until high school mostly. There are no integrals, derivatives, trigonometry questions or anything that requires a cientific calculator. So why doesn't everyone score 51, the highest score?

## GMAT score chart

If you are thinking about taking the GMAT exam, you might have a target score in mind. But you should know that there are many ways to achieve that score. Using this GMAT score chart you can find the best combination according to your situation.

## How to conquer Data Sufficiency on the GMAT

Data Sufficiency questions are very confusing for many students at first since this format is hardly ever seen outside of the GMAT. In this post I will show you the mindset necessary to conquer Data Sufficiency questions.

## The fastest way to solve weighted average problems on the GMAT

The concept of average weight is similar to that of the average of two or more numbers, but due to the weight of each number, the average will be closer to the number with the highest weight. The formula involves multiplying the values by their weights, adding them up and then dividing the result by the sum of the weights. But is there a faster way? In this post I'm going to show you how.

## The most overlooked GMAT Problem Solving Strategy

For most people, the Problem Solving questions on the GMAT are the ones that are most familiar to them in the beginning but sometimes they end up prefering Data Sufficiency more later on. Sure, it's confusing at first, but then they like the idea of not having to do many calculations, if any, to arrive at the answer. But is it always necessary to do many calculations in Problem Solving?

## Can the GMAT give you easy questions on purpose?

The GMAT exam is a CAT (computer adaptive test), which measures your ability and adapts with each questions that you answer, so it should always give you harder questions when you answer correctly right? That wasn't exactly the case during my GMAT exam, and in this post I will tell you what I found out.