Articles by Economist GMAT Tutor

  • GMAT Rules vs. GMAT Preferences

    GMAT Rules vs. GMAT Preferences

    by on April 19th, 2015

    GMAT grammar rules and GMAT preferences are both important to help you determine the correct answer for a sentence correction question. However, GMAT rules and GMAT preferences are distinctive and should be used in … Read More

  • 3 Tips to Crack GMAT Inequality Questions

    3 Tips to Crack GMAT Inequality Questions

    by on April 11th, 2015

    Compared to other question types on the GMAT, inequality questions are an especially slippery slope. While most equations indicate a clear relationship between two statements, inequality problems ask test takers to … Read More

  • Retaking the GMAT After Submitting MBA Applications

    Retaking the GMAT After Submitting MBA Applications

    by on April 8th, 2015

    After investing a great deal of time and energy into finishing business school applications, many applicants find themselves fighting a nagging feeling that their candidacy can still be improved. Although it might have … Read More

  • How to Improve on Your Weak Areas of the GMAT

    How to Improve on Your Weak Areas of the GMAT

    by on April 3rd, 2015

    You might have already identified what areas of the GMAT are not your strongest and have taken measures to bone up on those areas. However, you’re not alone if you still haven’t seen drastic improvements in your … Read More

  • Understanding Parts of Speech to Master Sentence Correction

    Understanding Parts of Speech to Master Sentence Correction

    by on March 26th, 2015

    To master Sentence Correction on the GMAT, it’s important to review basic grammar concepts. Sentence Correction can be a challenge even for native speakers. In fact, GMAT Verbal can be especially tricky for native … Read More

  • GMAT Advice: Mastering the Process of Elimination

    GMAT Advice: Mastering the Process of Elimination

    by on March 20th, 2015

    Please help! I’ve mastered process of elimination skills for my quantitative work, but can’t seem to get it down for my sentence correction. Is this the right strategy, or should I be taking another route? Sincerely, … Read More

  • GMAT Test Day Warm Up Strategies

    GMAT Test Day Warm Up Strategies

    by on March 19th, 2015

    You’ve put in long hours and made sacrifices to prepare for the GMAT, and now you’re looking to fit in a few extra minutes of studying on the morning of your exam. Before you bookmark multiple sections to review over … Read More

  • Reading to Find the Assumption: The Key to Critical Reasoning

    Reading to Find the Assumption: The Key to Critical Reasoning

    by on March 18th, 2015

    An essential skill to develop for GMAT Critical Reasoning is reading to find the assumption or at least the missing links between the premise and the conclusion. In order to do this, you need to read actively and … Read More

  • 3 Bad GMAT Prep Habits to Avoid

    3 Bad GMAT Prep Habits to Avoid

    by on March 10th, 2015

    Test takers are always searching for ways to make GMAT prep as productive as possible. A fruitful study plan should also include understanding the bad habits that will creep up if you don’t plan ahead. If you’re … Read More

  • Retaking the GMAT … Again

    Retaking the GMAT … Again

    by on March 2nd, 2015

    I’m preparing to take my GMAT for the third time. I’m so frustrated! I’ve bombed my first two tries and am worried I’m going to do it again, even though I’ve logged a lot of hours of prep. I feel as though … Read More

  • How to Get Started on Your Integrated Reasoning Prep

    How to Get Started on Your Integrated Reasoning Prep

    by on March 1st, 2015

    You likely already have your hands full with Quant and Verbal GMAT prep as it is, but we have a feeling you’re worried about that pesky Integrated Reasoning portion of the test as well. For a section that only asks you … Read More

  • How to Avoid GMAT Prep Burn-Out

    How to Avoid GMAT Prep Burn-Out

    by on February 21st, 2015

    In gearing up to start your GMAT prep, you might have already taken a practice test to gauge where you are and developed a study plan around your strengths and weaknesses. However, there’s one thing you might not have … Read More

  • Win a $25,000 B-School Scholarship

    Win a $25,000 B-School Scholarship

    by on February 20th, 2015

    Economist GMAT Tutor is excited to announce the launch of the Spring 2015 Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest, which will award one winner a $25,000 scholarship to business school. The contest is open to all … Read More

  • How to Stay Motivated After a Low GMAT Score

    How to Stay Motivated After a Low GMAT Score

    by on February 13th, 2015

    Your frustration is justified: months of preparation, sacrifice and hard work have resulted in a far lower score than you were expecting. You might be confused, angry or disappointed—maybe even all of the above. Your … Read More