McGraw-Hill's GMAT with CD-ROM, 2010 Edition by James Hasik

McGraw-Hill's GMAT with CD-ROM, 2010 Edition

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Completely revised and updated for 2010, McGraw-Hill’sGMAT brings all of McGraw-Hill’s business and educationexpertise to bear on helping you achieve thebest score possible. It’s packed with topic reviews, testtakingstrategies, up-to-the-minute test information,and plenty of practice tests and drills. This authoritativeand practical guide has been fully updated, with additionalpractice online and important information. Theenhanced, fully redesigned CD-ROM is also now bothPC- and Mac-compatible.

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James Hasik, MBA, is a GMAT test-preparation instructor who has been developing training curricula and teaching courses for more than 10 years. Stacey Rudnick is the director for MBA Career Services at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. Ryan Hackney is a business consultant and GMAT preparation expert...
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Title:McGraw-Hill's GMAT with CD-ROM, 2010 EditionFormat:OtherDimensions:10.72 × 8.48 × 1.02 inPublished:August 26, 2009Publisher:McGraw-HillLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

McGraw-Hill's GMAT, 2010 Edition


McGraw-Hill's GMAT: Introduction

Welcome to the GMAT

Attaining Your Competitive Edge: McGraw-Hill's GMAT

Meet the GMAT

Achieving Your Goals on the GMAT

Registering for the GMAT

Additional Practice

Some Final Advice


GMAT Information for International Test Takers

Registering for the Test

Finding a Test Center

On Test Day

Test Preparation for International Test Takers

Another Hurdle for Internationals: the TOEFL

Business School Admissions

The Business School Interview

One Last Hurdle: the Student Visa

Part One: The Quantitative Section

Chapter 1. The Techniques of GMAT Problem-Solving

The Answers: Not Necessarily Your Friends

Problem-Solving Tips

Chapter 2. Data Sufficiency

Can You Answer the Question?

The Intent Behind the Question Type

Working Data Sifficiency Problems Efficiently

Practice Problems

Chapter 3. Basic Principles of Numbers

Introduction: Remembering Your High School Math.

Number Sytems

Algebraic Notation and the Order of Operations

Exponents and Roots

Factoring Numbers

Working with Nonintegers

Key Concepts to Remember

Practice Problems

Chapter 4. Algebra

The Importance of Algebra



Practice Problems

Chapter 5. Probability and Statistics

Introduction: What Do Numbers Mean?

The Mean

The Median

The Mode

The Range

Calculating the Standard Deviation

What You Need to Remember

Application Problems - Statistics


Practice Problems

Chapter 6. GMAT Geometry


Parallel and Intersecting Lines

Types of Triangles and Their Attributes



Volume of Boxes and Right Circular Cylinders

What You Need to Remember

Practice Problems

Chapter 7. Boolean Problems and Combinatorics


Boolean Problems on the GMAT

Combinatorics Problems: Two Approaches

Practice Problems

Part Two: The Verbal and Writing Sections

Chapter 8. Critical Reasoning


Critical Reasoning Reading

What Is an Argument?

Assumption Questions

Weaken the Argument

Strengthen the Argument

Inference Questions

Less Common Question Types

The Art of Wrong Answers

Practice Arguments

Practice Problems

Chapter 9. Sentence Correction


Verbs: Where the Action Is

Pronouns: In Place of the Right Answer

Misplaced Modifiers


Idiomatic Expressions

False Comparisons: Apples and Oranges


Rare Errors

The Most Common Type of Error

How to Approach a Hard Question

Further Study

Practice Sentences

Practice Problems

Chapter 10. Reading Comprehension


Reading Comprehension Strategy

Passage Topics

Passage Structures

Question Types

Strategic Reading

Answering the Questions: Focused Reading

The Art of the Wrong Answer

Practice Problems

Chapter 11. The analytical Writing Assessment


How the Analytical Writing Assessment is Used

How to Approach the AWA

How the Writing Assessment is Scored

Factors that Can Help or Hurt Your Score

Maximizing Your Score

Analysis of an Issue

Analysis of an Argument

Practice Essays

Part Three: Beyond the GMAT

Chapter 12. Choosing the Right Program


Choosing a School: Considering Your Objectives

A Brief Taxonomy of MBA Program Types

A Brief Bibliography of School Ratings Lists

Selecting a Portfolio of Schools

Chapter 13. Getting Admitted

The Importance of the GMAT in Admissions

The Importance of Your Past University Transcripts

Researching the Programs

Preparing Your Resume

Soliciting the Right Recommendations

Requesting an Interview

Writing Some Compelling Essays

Thinking about Your Career Plan During the Admission Process

Chapter 14. Getting Ready to Survive B-School

Concepts to Remember from Your GMAT Preparation

Math Camp

Essential Tools for the MBA Student

Chapter 15. Recruiting and Career Management


The Importance of the GMAT to Recruiters

Planning Your Job Search

Tools for Career Management

Preparing Your Cover Letters

Thank-you Notes


Finishing Up and Looking Back


Selecting the Right Offer

Will the GMAT Ever Haunt You Again?

Part Four: The Practice Tests

Intructions for the GMAT Practice Tests

Practice Tests

Practice Test 1

Practice Test 2

Practice Test 3

Practice Test 4

Practice Test 5

Practice Test 6

Answer Keys

Answers and Explanations

Practice Test 1

Practice Test 2

Practice Test 3

Practice Test 4

Practice Test 5

Practice Test 6

Answer Sheets