Articles by Economist GMAT Tutor

  • 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

  • How to Develop an Effective GMAT Error Log

    How to Develop an Effective GMAT Error Log

    by on February 5th, 2015

    You’ve heard us say it over and over again: it’s vital that you make an error log a part of your GMAT study plan. The benefits are obvious. You will begin to notice trends in your work, enabling you to build problem … Read More

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Sentence Correction

    A Beginner’s Guide to Sentence Correction

    by on January 28th, 2015

    The Sentence Correction section of the GMAT tends to trip up test takers. Although you might be feeling overwhelmed about the amount of content you’ll need to understand, we’re here to help you get started! Here are … Read More

  • How to Improve 150 Points in 1 Week

    How to Improve 150 Points in 1 Week

    by on January 20th, 2015

    Today we welcome counsel from our new advice columnist! If you have a GMAT related quandary, let him know, and he’ll be happy to help. Help! I currently score about a 550 on my GMAT practice exams and need to improve … Read More

  • How to Make the Most of GMAT Test Breaks

    How to Make the Most of GMAT Test Breaks

    by on January 12th, 2015

    Even if you’ve spent countless hours on GMAT prep, there’s one section you might be overlooking: your breaks! Preparing yourself to handle breaks on your GMAT will help you get the most out of your time (and … Read More

  • 3 Tips to Help New GMAT Test Takers Get Started

    3 Tips to Help New GMAT Test Takers Get Started

    by on January 11th, 2015

    If you’re new to the GMAT, you’ve probably heard every story, both good and bad, about others’ experiences with the test. Each GMAT test taker has a unique story, which likely has you wondering where to even … Read More

  • Network with Yale, Darden, and Penn State

    Network with Yale, Darden, and Penn State

    by on January 10th, 2015

    If you’re thinking about an MBA, one important step in your application process is to speak with admissions officers. The Economist’s Which MBA? Online Fair, taking place on February 3rd, 4th, and 5th, offers an … Read More

  • How to Study for the GMAT with a Full-Time Job

    How to Study for the GMAT with a Full-Time Job

    by on January 3rd, 2015

    Beating the GMAT while working at a demanding job at the same time is possible. Here are five tips to consider when studying for the GMAT: 1) Develop a study schedule early on in the process, and be consistent with it. … Read More

  • The Scoop on Experimental GMAT Questions

    The Scoop on Experimental GMAT Questions

    by on December 26th, 2014

    Experimental questions appear on the GMAT. These questions help GMAC discern their difficulty level and gauge whether the questions are testing the same concepts that the rest of the exam is testing. Experimental … Read More

  • How to Develop Your GMAT Study Schedule

    How to Develop Your GMAT Study Schedule

    by on December 18th, 2014

    Your study schedule depends on who you are in terms of study habits, what is going on in your life, what your strengths and weaknesses are in terms of the skills necessary for this exam and how much time is available to … Read More

  • GMAT Critical Reasoning: Conditional Statements

    GMAT Critical Reasoning: Conditional Statements

    by on December 10th, 2014

    Today we will take a look at conditional statements. Sometimes on the GMAT, you will come across something that looks like this: If you go outside in the rain, then you will get wet. This is called a conditional … Read More

  • GMAT Integrated Reasoning: A Beginner’s Guide

    GMAT Integrated Reasoning: A Beginner’s Guide

    by on December 2nd, 2014

    The Integrated Reasoning, or IR, section is a fairly recent addition to the GMAT. Released in June of 2012, IR replaced one of the 30 minute essay type questions. The IR section is non-adaptive, 30 minutes long and … Read More