Like vs As – GMAT Verbal

A 4 minute read

The expressions Like and As are used to present comparison and are often tested against each other. Correct usage of Like When used to present comparison, like must be followed by a noun entity. This noun entity can be a single noun word or a noun phrase. The noun following like is compared to the

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since vs from

Since vs From – GMAT Verbal

A 2 minute read

The words since and from both are used to denote the starting time of an action. Yet, these words are used in very different contexts. Use of Since The word since is used to present the starting time of an action that continues in the present till this date. For example: Simple Example 1 Mr.

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Either vs Neither

Either vs Neither – GMAT Verbal

A 2 minute read

Although just one letter makes neither different from either, the words present almost opposite meanings. Either Usage of either denotes one of the two actions, things, or persons mentioned in the sentence. For example: Simple Example 1 Either I will review the project or will supervise the review process. The above-mentioned sentence conveys that I

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Subject Verb Agreement – Definition, Rules, and Examples

A 6 minute read

Every single sentence, be it written or spoken, talks about an action, and every action has a doer. This is the reason why there cannot be a sentence without a subject verb agreement, especially in the parlance of GMAT SC. Definition of Subject Verb agreement Definition of Subject The entity about whom/which a statement is

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due to vs because of - GMAT

Due to Vs Because of – GMAT Verbal

A 4 minute read

Due to and Because of are the two phrases tested against each other quite frequently in the Sentence Correction section of the Verbal portion of the GMAT. In day-to-day written and conversational English, these two terms are used interchangeably. But in GMAT SC, the two phrases have very specific usages and are NOT used interchangeably.

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Verb-ed Modifiers vs Verb-ing Modifiers

A 5 minute read

Quote: Would like to understand minute differences between these two types of modifiers. Please correct me if my understanding is not right – Clause + Comma + Past Participle – 

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Wharton

A 3 minute read

Entrepreneurship education at Wharton is recognized as aiming the best across the globe. The Goergen Entrepreneurial Management Program is amongst the most attended management programs globally. Above 20 entrepreneurial courses are taught by 20 entrepreneur professors who are always available to guide the budding creed of entrepreneurs. Wharton holds globally proclaimed Wharton Business Plan Competition

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GMAT Verbal If Vs When

If Vs. When

A 3 minute read

In conditional statements, ‘if’ and ‘when’ can be used interchangeably – but only in certain cases.  In certain other cases, using ‘when’ instead of ‘if’ will result in idiomatically incorrect sentence. In this post, I will explain when ‘if’ and ‘when’ can be used interchangeably and when they cannot be. When in conditional statements can ‘if’

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Spare a thought for “being”

A 8 minute read

So it’s time to bust another (I would not call it a myth but rather) very common perception. For some reason, it is a common notion among GMAT takers that the use of “being” is considered incorrect in GMAT SC.  Below is my brief take on “being” But to come to think of it, “being”

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