Articles by Economist GMAT Tutor

  • GMAT Time Management Tips

    GMAT Time Management Tips

    by on August 18th, 2014

    Recently, while analyzing simulation tests results with my students, I noticed a pattern of behavior in which the student knows he or she has taken too long on a question. The scenario: You spend nearly five minutes on a … Read More

  • Strategic Guessing and the GMAT

    Strategic Guessing and the GMAT

    by on August 17th, 2014

    Do you bulldoze ahead when taking GMAT sim tests, putting all of your effort into answering each question correctly—no matter how long it takes? This is where the art of strategic guessing comes in. Many students are … Read More

  • How the GMAT AWA Section Is Scored

    How the GMAT AWA Section Is Scored

    by on August 9th, 2014

    The Analytical Writing Assessment, or the AWA, is the first section of the GMAT. In our recent blog post, we covered six steps to help you conquer this section. In today’s blog post, we will discuss how the AWA is … Read More

  • How to Create a GMAT Study Plan That’s Right for You: Part II

    How to Create a GMAT Study Plan That’s Right for You: Part II

    by on August 1st, 2014

    In our last post, we detailed two steps you should take in order to determine best GMAT study plan for you. Today we focus on three other aspects to consider: Realistically assessing the amount of time you can devote to … Read More

  • How to Create a Study Plan That’s Right for You: Part I

    How to Create a Study Plan That’s Right for You: Part I

    by on July 24th, 2014

    Confused about how to establish a GMAT study plan that’s right for you? Fear not! In this post, I will detail the decisions you need to make and steps you need to take in order to determine the best study plan for you. … Read More

  • Debriefing During Your GMAT Prep

    Debriefing During Your GMAT Prep

    by on July 16th, 2014

    Great GMAT scores depend on several factors—some we cannot fully control, and others we should and must control. One of the controllable factors is knowledge. Its acquisition is certainly achievable. We teach you and … Read More

  • 4 Sentence Correction Skills to Master

    4 Sentence Correction Skills to Master

    by on July 8th, 2014

    In our last blog post, we outlined the skills that you must hone to master the GMAT’s Sentence Correction section. Today we will review four of these skills. Learn them to conquer Sentence Correction problems! Patience … Read More

  • Become a GMAT Sentence Correction Expert

    Become a GMAT Sentence Correction Expert

    by on June 29th, 2014

    Think of a Sentence Correction (SC) problem as a hall of mirrors. In a hall of mirrors, each reflective surface gives you a distorted version of yourself, but of course you always maintain a sense of what you really look … Read More

  • GMAT Sentence Correction Tricks

    GMAT Sentence Correction Tricks

    by on June 21st, 2014

    “Piece of cake! This problem is pretty straightforward,” you think. While skimming through the answer choices, suddenly your optimistic mood darkens. You notice that the question and the first answer choice … Read More

  • Your Timing Strategy on the GMAT

    Your Timing Strategy on the GMAT

    by on June 13th, 2014

    Once you begin to master the academic topics of the GMAT, you should work on developing your test-taking skills. Since the GMAT is a timed exam, you must develop a time management strategy. In this post, I will outline … Read More

  • Free GMAT Prep Resources

    Free GMAT Prep Resources

    by on June 12th, 2014

    Did you know Economist GMAT Tutor offers a free seven day access period to the GMAT prep program? Here are the benefits to registering for the one week trial: One week access to the Economist GMAT Tutor online program … Read More

  • Tips for Your GMAT Test Day

    Tips for Your GMAT Test Day

    by on June 5th, 2014

    We’ve put together some tips to guide you through test day. - During the 24 hours before your test, be sure not to overstrain yourself. You’ve done the most with the time that you had before the test, and what … Read More

  • Educated Guessing and the GMAT

    Educated Guessing and the GMAT

    by on May 28th, 2014

    To master the GMAT, you must learn the art of educated guessing. Many students are afraid to make an educated guess or two when taking the GMAT for fear of sacrificing a correct answer on a question. We are hardwired to … Read More

  • How to Debrief After Your GMAT Sim Exams

    How to Debrief After Your GMAT Sim Exams

    by on May 25th, 2014

    After you take a simulation test (sim test), don’t forget to debrief! You can improve your study strategy immensely by simply debriefing after each simulation test. Debriefing means taking the time to examine your … Read More