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GMAT Tip: Skip the Toughest Questions

GMAT Tip: Skip the Toughest Questions
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The GMAT Tip of the Week is a weekly column that includes advice on taking the Graduate Management Admission Test, which is required for admission to most business schools. Every week an instructor from a top test prep company will share suggestions for improving your GMAT score. This week’s tip comes from Stacey Koprince, lead instructor developer and director of online community at Manhattan GMAT.

Recently one of my students told me he’s struggling to ignore questions that are too difficult to answer because, normally, he’s “in it to win it.” He doesn’t like to give up on anything. (For those who aren’t familiar with that expression, it means you’re always trying your hardest to win.)