## Toronto

- May 2019 (End)
- June 2019
- July 2019
- July 2019 (End)
- August - 2019
- September - 2019
- September 2019 (End)
- October - 2019
- October 2019 (End)
- November - 2019
- November 2019 (End)

## 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)

(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

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

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

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)

- Perimeter, Area, Volume, Surface Area
- Squares, Rectangles, Circles, Triangles
- Overlapping Figures

- Isosceles, Equilateral, Right Triangles
- Pythagorean Theorem & Triplets
- Impossible Triangle Rule

- Central Angle & Inscribed Angle Rule

- Slope, Intercepts, & Line Equations

- 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

- 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

- 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 (!)
- Prime Factorization

- MMM & Range
- Simple vs. Weighted

- Standard Deviation Theory
- SD Standard Process
- Calculating vs. Applying SD

- 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

- 2-Item vs. 3-Item
- Single vs. Double Ratios
- Mixture Qs

- Simple Interest
- Compound Interest
- Hybrid Interest

- Individual vs. Combined
- Hybrid Rate Qs
- Work Qs
- Average Rates
- Geometric Rates
- Population Qs