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Toronto

Course Syllabus

Pre-GMAT Math Refresher (optional) Pre-GMAT Math Topics
  • Order of Operations
  • Arithmetic Review
  • Fractions / Decimals / Percents
  • Divisibility Rules
  • Math Terminology
  • Properties of 0 and 1
  • Exponent & Root Theory
  • Lines & Angles
  • Geometry Formulae
Intro to GMAT Introduction to GMAT
  • Current GMAT Exam Structure
  • Next Generation GMAT Exam
  • GMAT Scores (Absolute vs. Relative)
  • Question Types vs. Topic Types
Introduction to CAT
  • What is the GMAT CAT?
  • How does the CAT work?
  • Accuracy vs. Speed
  • Time Management & Pacing
  • Guessing Strategies
Problem Solving
(Algebra & Arithmetic)
Introduction to GMAT Math
  • Trap Answers
  • Ballparking
Introduction to Algebra & Arithmetic
  • Algebra vs. Arithmetic
  • Plugging In Standard Process
  • Choosing Good Number Rules
  • Applied Plugging In
  • Advanced Plugging In
  • Plugging In the Answers (PITA)
  • Applied Plugging In the Answers
  • Advanced Plugging In the Answers
Data Sufficiency Introduction to Data Sufficiency
  • DS Standard Format
  • DS Standard Process
  • AD/BCE Process Flowchart
  • VALUE Data Sufficiency
Introduction to Value DS
  • Value DS Standard Process
  • DS Simultaneous Equations
  • Equation Variable Inequality (EVI)
  • Value DS Tricks & Traps
  • Practice Value DS Questions
  • YES/NO Data Sufficiency
Introduction to Yes/No DS
  • Yes/No DS Standard Process
  • Integers vs. Fractions
  • Even vs. Odd
  • Positive vs. Negative
  • Equations vs. Inequalities
  • Prime vs. Composite
  • Consecutive vs. Non-Consecutive
  • Factors vs. Multiples
  • Practice Yes/No DS Questions
BONUS Math Class
  • New GMAT Math Topics
  • GMAT Exam Day Experience
  • GMAT Math Q&A
Word Problems
Percentage Change
  • % Increase vs. Decrease
Profit & Discount
  • Profit (%↑) vs. Discount (%↓)
Ratios & Mixtures
  • 2-Item vs. 3-Item
  • Single vs. Double
  • Mixture Qs
Interest
  • Simple vs. Compound vs. Hybrid
Rates & Work
  • Individual vs. Combined vs. Hybrid
  • Change in Units
  • Rates vs. Work
  • Average Rates
  • Geometric Rates
  • Population Qs
Functions
  • Function Theory
  • Mathematical f(x)
  • Terms vs. Formulas vs. Symbols
  • Algebraic Functions
Sequences
  • Sequence Theory
  • Single vs. Multi-Variable
‘Must Be’ Questions
  • ‘Must Be’ Standard Process
  • Regular ‘Must Be’ Qs
  • CANNOT Qs
  • Roman Numeral Qs
  • Could Be Qs
Exponents & Roots Exponents & Roots
  • Exponent & Root Rules
  • Additive Exponents
  • Algebraic Exponents
  • Common & Difficult Roots
  • Factoring vs. FOIL Rule
  • Common Quadratics
  • Difference of Squares
  • Digits Terminology
  • Scientific Notation
Inequalities & Absolute Value
  • Flip-Sign Rule
  • Absolute Value
Statistics Probability
  • Individual vs. Multiple
  • Dependent vs. Independent
  • Success vs. Failure
  • Additive vs. Non-Additive
Permutations & Combinations 
  • Difference Source
  • Same Source – Order Matters
  • Same Source – Order Doesn’t Matter
  • Circular (Non-Linear) P&Cs
  • Hybrid Permutations & Combinations
Factorials
  • Factorials (!)
  • Prime Factorization
Averages
  • MMM & Range
  • Simple vs. Weighted
Standard Deviation
  • Standard Deviation Theory
  • SD Standard Process
  • Calculating vs. Applying SD
Set Notation
  • Grouping Theory & Process
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Group Grids
  • Group Equation
  • 2-Group Qs
  • 3-Group Qs
 
Geometry Lines & Angles
  • Intersecting & Parallel Line Theorem
  • Interior Angles (in Polygons)
Geometric Formulas & Shapes
  • Perimeter, Area, Volume, Surface Area
  • Squares, Rectangles, Circles, Triangles
  • Overlapping Figures
Triangles
  • Isosceles, Equilateral, Right Triangles
  • Pythagorean Theorem & Triplets
  • Impossible Triangle Rule
Circles
  • Central Angle & Inscribed Angle Rule
Coordinate Geometry
  • Slope, Intercepts, & Line Equations
3-Dimensional Geometry
  • Cylinders & Cones
Pre-GMAT Verbal Refresher (optional) Parts of Speech
  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Verbs
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Interjections
Parts of a Sentence
  • Subject vs. Predicate
  • Direct vs. Indirect Object
  • Inverted Sentences
Intro to Verbal Introduction to Verbal
  • Math vs. Verbal
  • Verbal Standard Process
  • Introduction to Sentence Correction
  • SC Directions & Format
  • SC Standard Process
  • Grammar vs. Style
Sentence Correction Main Sentence Correction Errors
  • Misplaced Modifier
  • Pronouns
  • Idioms
  • Redundancy
  • Parallel Construction
  • Subject/Verb Agreement
  • Past Tense
  • Infinitive Tense
  • Passive vs. Active Voice
  • Subjunctive (Tense vs. Mood)
  • Wordiness vs. Awkwardness
  • ∆ in Meaning
Detailed Idiom Review
  • As vs. Like
  • Between vs. Among
  • If vs. Whether
  • Ability vs. Capability
  • Quantity Words
  • Adjectives vs. Adverbs
Critical Reasoning Introduction to Argument Theory
  • Argument Components (CPA)
  • Common Argument Patterns
Introduction to Critical Reasoning
  • CR Standard Format & Process
  • CR Standard POE Reasons
Critical Reasoning Question Types
  • Strengthen vs. Weaken
  • Assumption
  • Conclusion
  • Flaw
  • Evaluate vs. Completion
  • Paradox
  • Structure
  • Inference
  • EXCEPT Qs
Reading Comprehension Introduction to Reading Comprehension
  • RC Standard Format
  • RC Standard Process
Main RC Question Types
  • Main Idea vs. Specific Qs
  • Strengthen vs. Weaken
  • Assumption
  • Structure
  • Inference
  • Tone
  • Extension
Integrated Reasoning / AWA NEW Integrated Reasoning Section
  • Introduction to IR
  • Multi-Source Reasoning
  • Table Analysis
  • Graphics Interpretation
  • Two-Part Analysis
Introduction to Analytical Writing (AWA)
  • AWA Standard Format
  • AWA Standard Process
  • Analysis of an Argument
  • Argument Essay Template

Montreal

Course Syllabus

Intro to GMAT Introduction to GMAT
  • Current GMAT Exam Structure
  • Next Generation GMAT Exam
  • GMAT Scores (Absolute vs. Relative)
  • Question Types vs. Topic Types
Introduction to CAT
  • What is the GMAT CAT?
  • How does the CAT work?
  • Accuracy vs. Speed
  • Time Management & Pacing
  • Guessing Strategies
Algebra & Arithmetic Introduction to GMAT Math
  • Trap Answers
  • Ballparking
Algebra & Arithmetic
  • Plugging In Standard Process
  • Choosing Good Number Rules
  • Plugging In the Answers (PITA)
  • Remainder Theory
Geometry Lines & Angles
  • Intersecting & Parallel Line Theorem
  • Interior Angles (in Polygons)
Geometric Formulas & Shapes
  • Perimeter, Area, Volume, Surface Area
  • Squares, Rectangles, Circles, Triangles
  • Overlapping Figures
Triangles
  • Isosceles, Equilateral, Right Triangles
  • Pythagorean Theorem & Triplets
  • Impossible Triangle Rule
Circles
  • Central Angle & Inscribed Angle Rule
Coordinate Geometry
  • Slope, Intercepts, & Line Equations
3-Dimensional Geometry
  • Cylinders & Cones
Data Sufficiency Introduction to Data Sufficiency
  • DS Standard Format
  • DS Standard Process
  • DS Practice Questions
Intro to Verbal Introduction to Verbal
  • Math vs. Verbal
  • Verbal Standard Process
Introduction to Sentence Correction
  • SC Directions & Format
  • SC Standard Process
  • Grammar vs. Style
Sentence Correction Introduction to Sentence Correction
  • SC Directions & Format
  • SC Standard Process
  • Grammar vs. Style
  • Misplaced Modifier
  • Pronouns
  • Idioms
  • Redundancy
  • Subject/Verb Agreement
  • Past Tense
  • Parallel Construction
  • Passive Voice
  • Subjunctive
  • Infinitive (& more)
Critical Reasoning Introduction to Critical Reasoning
  • CR Standard Format & Process
  • Main CR Question Types
  • Strengthen vs. Weaken
  • Assumption vs. Conclusion
  • Flaw Qs
  • Evaluate vs Completion Qs
  • Structure Qs
  • Paradox Qs
  • Inference Qs
  • EXCEPT Qs
Reading Comprehension Introduction to Reading Comprehension
  • RC Standard Format
  • RC Standard Process
  • RC Question Types
AWA & Integrated Reasoning Fundamentals – MTL Introduction to Integrated Reasoning
  • IR Section Format
  • IR Question Types
  • 1. Multi-Source Reasoning
  • 2. Table Analysis
  • 3. Graphics Interpretation
  • 4. Two-Part Analysis
Introduction to Analytical Writing (AWA)
  • AWA Standard Format
  • AWA Standard Process
  • Analysis of an Argument
  • Argument Essay Template
Exponents & Roots – MTL Exponents & Roots
  • Exponent & Root Rules
  • Additive Exponents
  • Algebraic Exponents
  • Common & Difficult Roots
  • Factoring vs. FOIL Rule
  • Common Quadratics
  • Difference of Squares
  • Digits Terminology
  • Scientific Notation
Statistics – MTL Probability
  • Individual vs. Multiple
  • Dependent vs. Independent
  • Success vs. Failure
  • Additive vs. Non-Additive
Factorials
  • Factorials (!)
  • Prime Factorization
Averages
  • MMM & Range
  • Simple vs. Weighted
Standard Deviation
  • Standard Deviation Theory
  • SD Standard Process
  • Calculating vs. Applying SD
Set Notation
  • Grouping Theory & Process
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Group Grids
  • Group Equation
  • 2-Group Qs
  • 3-Group Qs
Word Problems – MTL Percentage Change
  • Percent Increase
  • Precent Decrease
  • Multiple Percent Change
Ratios & Mixtures
  • 2-Item vs. 3-Item
  • Single vs. Double Ratios
  • Mixture Qs
Interest
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Hybrid Interest
Rates & Work
  • Individual vs. Combined
  • Hybrid Rate Qs
  • Work Qs
  • Average Rates
  • Geometric Rates
  • Population Qs