GMAT course syllabus

Course Syllabus

Class 1

The Foundation of Mathematics

In class
  • Fractions & Decimals
  • Percents, Exponents, & Roots
  • Equations & Inequalities
  • Multiple Equations
  • Absolute Value
  • Equations W/ Roots & Exponents
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Factoring & Special Equations
Homework
  • Begin note packets 1, 2, and 3
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and green books
  • Watch assigned videos
Class 2

Introduction to Sentence Correction

In class
  • Intro to Sentence Correction
  • Major Idiom
  • Agreement
  • Modifiers
  • Pronouns
  • Parallel Structure
  • Comparisons
  • Indirect Discourse
  • Redundancy
  • Adverbs
  • Fragments & Comma Splices
  • Colons & Semi-Colons
  • Verbs, Gerunds, & Infinitives
  • Technique & Strategy
Homework
  • Chapters 1-3 of red book
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and blue books
  • Watch assigned videos
  • Take first computer adaptive GMAT exam
Class 3

The Foundations of Math Continued; Introduction to Data Sufficiency

In class
  • Class #1 Homework Review
  • Advanced Roots
  • Advanced Exponents
  • Advanced Topics in Algebra
  • Introduction to Data Sufficiency
  • Techniques & Strategy
  • Practice
Homework
  • Complete note packets 1, 2, and 3
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and green books
  • Watch assigned videos
Class 4

Sentence Correction Continued; Introduction to Critical Reasoning

In class
  • Class #2 Homework Review
  • Minor Idiom
  • Subjunctives
  • Conditionals
  • Intro to Critical Reasoning
  • Question Types
  • Identifying Conclusions
  • Deconstructing Arguments
  • Limiting Words
  • Strengthening Questions
  • Weakening Questions
Homework
  • Chapters 4-6 of red book
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and blue books
  • Watch assigned videos
  • Take second computer adaptive GMAT exam
Class 5

Introduction to Word Problems

In class
  • Class #3 Homework Review
  • Percents
  • Algebraic Translations
  • ASW’s
  • Age Problems
  • Ratios & Proportions
  • Basic Rates
  • Simultaneous Work & Motion
  • Growth & Decay Problems
  • Overlapping Sets
Homework
  • Note packets 4, 5, and 6
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and green books
  • Watch assigned videos
Class 6

Sentence Correction & Critical Reasoning Continued

In class
  • Class #4 Homework Review
  • Sentence Correction: Advanced Topics
  • Critical Reasoning: Continued
  • Evaluation Questions
  • Inference/Conclusion Problems
  • Paradox Questions
  • Assumption Questions
  • Boldface Questions
Homework
  • Chapters 7-8 of red book
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and blue books
  • Watch assigned videos
  • Take third computerized practice GMAT
Class 7

Word Problems Continued; Percent Mixtures; Data Sufficiency & Word Problems

In class
  • Class #5 Homework Review
  • Advanced Translations
  • Advanced Ratios & Rates
  • Advanced Overlapping Sets
  • Percent Mixtures
  • Data Sufficiency: Word Problems
Homework
  • Note packets 7 and 8
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and green books
  • Watch assigned videos
Class 8

Reading Comprehension

In class
  • Class #6 Homework Review
  • Intro to Reading Comp
  • Timing & Concepts
  • Deconstructing Paragraphs
  • According to the Passage Questions
  • Big Picture Questions
  • Implication & Inference Questions
  • Attitude &Tone Questions
  • Boldface & Function Questions
Homework
  • Chapters 9-10 of red book
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and blue books
  • Watch assigned videos
  • Take fourth computerized practice GMAT
Class 9

Integer Properties & Statistics

In class
  • Class #7 Homework Review
  • Factors, Primes, & Multiples
  • Prime Factorization
  • Divisibility Problems
  • Evenly Spaced Number Sets
  • Remainder Problems
  • Odds & Evens
  • Mean, Median, Mode, & Range
  • Weighted Averages
  • Standard Deviation
Homework
  • Note packets 9 and 10
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and green books
  • Watch assigned videos
Class 10

The Essay; Reading Comprehension Continued; Advanced Sentence Correction & Critical Reasoning

In class
  • Class #8 Homework Review
  • Reading Comp Completed
  • Critical Reasoning Completed
  • Sentence Correction Completed
  • The Essays: Concepts & Strategy
  • The Argument Essay
Homework
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and blue books
  • Watch assigned videos
  • Take fifth computerized practice GMAT
Class 11

Geometry

In class
  • Class #9 Homework Review
  • Lines & Angles
  • Polygons & Interior Angles
  • Triangles
  • Circles
  • Three-Dimensional Shapes
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Data Sufficiency W/ Geometry
Homework
  • Note packet 11
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and green books
  • Watch assigned videos
Class 12

Symbolism, Functions, & Sequences; Probability & Combinatorics; Integrated Reasoning

In class
  • Class #11 Homework Review
  • Formula Problems
  • Symbolism
  • Sequences
  • Functions
  • Single Event Probabilities
  • Multiple Event Probabilities
  • Intro to Combinatorics
  • Ordering & Permutations
  • Combinations
  • Probability + Combinatorics
  • Integrated Reasoning
Homework
  • Complete note packets 12, 13, and 14
  • Complete assigned problems in maroon and green books
  • Watch assigned videos
  • Take sixth, seventh, and eight computer adaptive GMAT exams