Articles by Economist GMAT Tutor

  • 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

  • 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