The Dominate Test Prep Podcast

The Dominate Test Prep Podcast
This show is designed to take the guesswork out of preparing for your standardized test and equip you with practical how-to’s for getting more right answers on test day, successfully navigating the admissions process, getting accepted to your dream sch?

16. Is Harvard Really Worth It? with Jake Taylor
Feb 11 • 43 min
A lot of people believe that if they can’t get in to a top-tier college or graduate school, it’s not worth going. Yet, there are a lot of considerations that play into your decision to go back to school, and the prestige of the program is only one…
15. Overcoming Test Anxiety, with Bara Sapir
Jan 28 • 42 min
Learn proven techniques and mindsets to win the “inner game” of test preparation and overcome your test anxiety to turn a good score into a great one on test day.
14. How to do Social Media Right for an Admissions Edge, with Taylor Siebert
Jan 14 • 48 min
Learn how social media, when used correctly, can be an asset for you during the admissions process and help you distinguish yourself in school and in your career beyond.
13. Reading Comprehension Strategies for ESL Students (and everyone else!)
Dec 23, 2019 • 36 min
Learn three effective strategies for reading faster, improving your comprehension, and getting more right answers on reading comprehension questions — whether English is your native language or not!
12. The Best Way to Improve your Vocabulary
Dec 17, 2019 • 46 min
Learn the four most effective ways to improve your English vocabulary as well as the crucial role that context plays in helping you discern the meaning of “hard” words for a higher verbal score on your standardized test.
11. 9 Ways to Avoid Making Careless Errors
Dec 3, 2019 • 53 min
Learn why you make careless errors on your standardized test and nine (9) proven strategies for avoiding them on test day.
10. Business Education Trends, a GMAT Section Order Fallacy, and CAT Battleship
Nov 19, 2019 • 43 min
Recap of some of the key learnings from the GMAC’s 2019 TPO Summit including industry trends, considerations for the GMAT’s “Select Section Order (SSO),” and how computer-adaptive tests work.
9. Finding Assumptions Using the “Big 6” Assumption Categories, with Brandon Royal
Nov 5, 2019 • 37 min
Learn how to quickly and easily find an argument’s assumption by using Brandon Royal’s “Big 6” assumption categories, which he explains (with examples) in this episode of The Dominate Test Prep Podcast.
8. How I Raised My GMAT Score 120 Points, with Matt Kunzler
Oct 29, 2019 • 33 min
Learn firsthand what it takes to significantly improve your standardized test score, from someone who has just done it.
7. Storytelling Essentials for Your Application Essays, with Michael Noltemeyer
Oct 22, 2019 • 56 min
Learn how to write effective application essays and tell your story in a way that makes admissions officers want to root for you.
6. Test Mastery Part 2: Customizing Your Study Plan, with Vinay Narang
Oct 15, 2019 • 49 min
Part 2 of our Test Prep Mastery Series where you will learn how to create a customized study plan and ensure that you’re reading to dominate your exam on test day.
5. Test Mastery Part 1: The Success Triad + Time Management Tips
Oct 8, 2019 • 39 min
Learn the three components of effective test preparation, how they work together for content mastery, and how this “Success Triad” is the key to proper time management on test day.
4. On the New Digital LSAT and a Good Ham Sandwich, with Dave Hall
Oct 1, 2019 • 37 min
Get the low-down on the new digital LSAT, what the changes mean for you, and how to prepare most effectively for it.
3. Framework for a Successful Grad School Application, with Linda Abraham
Sep 24, 2019 • 47 min
Admissions consultant Linda Abraham breaks down the five (5) core components of a successful MBA or graduate school application, with practical how-to’s for each.
2. 5 Proven Study Habits for a Higher Score on Test Day
Sep 16, 2019 • 26 min
Learn 5 proven study habits that will inevitably lead to a higher score on test day if you implement them into your prep routine now.
1. Top 3 Prep Tips for Any Standardized Test
Aug 30, 2019 • 24 min
Brett shares the three most important things he’s seen from his 14+ years in the test prep industry that will help you dominate whichever standardized test you’re taking, whether you’re just beginning your prep or need help getting unstuck.