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The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 12th Edition

The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 12th Edition

GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)

ISBN: 978-0-470-44974-5

Mar 2009

840 pages

Select type: Paperback

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The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 12th Edition is the only book on the market written by the creators of the GMAT exam. Inside you’ll find more than 800 actual GMAT questions from previous tests with answers and detailed explanations. There’s also a grammar review, math review, actual essay topics, sample responses, and scoring information insights into the GMAT exam that debunk test-taking myths. Plus, use the diagnostic section to pinpoint your skill level and focus on the areas where you need the most help.
1.0 What Is the GMAT?

1.1 Why Take the GMAT Test?

1.2 GMAT Test Format.

1.3 What Is the Content of the Test Like?

1.4 Quantitative Section.

1.5 Verbal Section.

1.6 What Computer Skills Will I Need?

1.7 What Are the Test Centers Like?

1.8 How Are Scores Calculated?

1.9 Analytical Writing Assessment Scores.

1.10 Test Development Process.

2.0 How to Prepare.

2.1 How Can I Best Prepare to Take the Test?

2.2 What About Practice Tests?

2.3 How Should I Use the Diagnostic Test?

2.4 Where Can I Get Additional Practice?

2.5 General Test-Taking Suggestions.

3.0 Diagnostic Test.

3.1 Quantitative Sample Questions.

3.2 Verbal Sample Questions.

3.3 Quantitative and Verbal Answer Keys.

3.4 Interpretive Guide.

3.5 Quantitative Answer Explanations.

3.6 Verbal Answer Explanations.

4.0 Math Review.

4.1 Arithmetic.

4.2 Algebra.

4.3 Geometry.

4.4 Word Problems.

5.0 Problem Solving.

5.1 Test-Taking Strategies.

5.2 The Directions.

5.3 Sample Questions.

5.4 Answer Key.

5.5 Answer Explanations.

6.0 Data Sufficiency.

6.1 Test-Taking Strategies.

6.2 The Directions.

6.3 Sample Questions.

6.4 Answer Key.

6.5 Answer Explanations.

7.0 Reading Comprehension.

7.1 What Is Measured.

7.2 Test-Taking Strategies.

7.3 The Directions.

7.4 Sample Questions.

7.5 Answer Key.

7.6 Answer Explanations.

8.0 Critical Reasoning.

8.1 What Is Measured.

8.2 Test-Taking Strategies.

8.3 The Directions.

8.4 Sample Questions.

8.5 Answer Key.

8.6 Answer Explanations.

9.0 Sentence Correction.

9.1 Basic English Grammar Rules.

9.2 Study Suggestions.

9.3 What Is Measured.

9.4 Test-Taking Strategies.

9.5 The Directions.

9.6 Sample Questions.

9.7 Answer Key.

9.8 Answer Explanations.

10.0 Analytical Writing Assessment.

10.1 What Is Measured.

10.2 Test-Taking Strategies.

10.3 The Directions.

10.4 GMAT Scoring Guide: Analysis of an Issue.

10.5 Sample: Analysis of an Issue.

10.6 Analysis of an Issue Sample Topics.

10.7 GMAT Scoring Guide: Analysis of an Argument.

10.8 Sample: Analysis of an Argument.

10.9 Analysis of an Argument Sample Topics.

Appendix A Percentile Ranking Tables.

Appendix B Answer Sheets.

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  • A total of 907 questions and thorough answer explanations for each
  • 100-question diagnostic test
  • 807 practice questions in order of difficulty
  • 270 essay topics, sample responses, and scoring information
  • Comprehensive math and grammar reviews
  • The truth about the Top 10 GMAT myths
  • Tips to prepare for the GMAT exam