Articles by Economist GMAT Tutor

  • 6 Tips on Retaking the GMAT

    6 Tips on Retaking the GMAT

    by on May 21st, 2015

    Previously we looked at the reason you may not have reached your target GMAT score. If you studied for the GMAT, only to fall short of your expectations on test day, and you decide to take the GMAT again, remember the … Read More

  • How to Improve After Overstudying for the GMAT

    How to Improve After Overstudying for the GMAT

    by on May 15th, 2015

    Hoping you can help! I took my GMAT for the second time and scored a disappointing 580 (Q42, V28). I’ve put in a total of almost 300 hours of prep and have taken 12 practice tests, but I know if I keep using the same … Read More

  • GMAT Advice: Stuck at 620

    GMAT Advice: Stuck at 620

    by on May 14th, 2015

    I’ve taken the GMAT three times and have received a 620 on each attempt. I didn’t want to take the test more than three times, but I was hoping for a higher score. Should I schedule a 4th attempt? Sincerely, … Read More

  • GMAT Advice: Reading Comprehension Tips

    GMAT Advice: Reading Comprehension Tips

    by on May 13th, 2015

    I’m struggling to understand the passages in my Reading Comprehension prep. There is so much information I don’t even need to know to answer the questions, and I’m finding it very frustrating! By the time I … Read More

  • GMAT Dilemma: To Reschedule or Not to Reschedule?

    GMAT Dilemma: To Reschedule or Not to Reschedule?

    by on May 12th, 2015

    Help! My GMAT is in 10 days and I feel like I should reschedule. My practice scores average around 650, but I’m hoping for a 700 or above. Should I reschedule so I can study more? Sincerely, Rushing to Reschedule Dear … Read More

  • 3 Tips to Improve Your GMAT AWA Score

    3 Tips to Improve Your GMAT AWA Score

    by on May 11th, 2015

    It’s no secret that the top business schools are looking for high Verbal and Quantitative scores. However, the most desirable applicants also demonstrate real-world abilities in communicating clearly and effectively. … Read More

  • GMAT Advice: Comprehensive Reading Comprehension

    GMAT Advice: Comprehensive Reading Comprehension

    by on May 8th, 2015

    I’m struggling to understand the passages in my Reading Comprehension prep. In the passages, there is so much information I don’t even need to know to answer the questions! What can I do to get to the information I … Read More

  • Gain a Solid Understanding of Modifiers

    Gain a Solid Understanding of Modifiers

    by on May 6th, 2015

    In the simplest terms, modifiers give the reader additional information about the noun it’s modifying. This is illustrated in the examples below: This morning, I ran around Central Park, which has some of the most … Read More

  • Choosing Between the GRE and the GMAT: Part II

    Choosing Between the GRE and the GMAT: Part II

    by on April 28th, 2015

    A recent article we published discussed the general differences between the GRE and GMAT. Let’s delve deeper into what you might expect in both exams. In general, both exams test similar skills. In the Quantitative … Read More

  • Choosing Between the GRE and the GMAT: Part I

    Choosing Between the GRE and the GMAT: Part I

    by on April 20th, 2015

    More students are asking about the differences between the GRE and the GMAT in regards to their MBA applications. Indeed, the number of MBA programs accepting both the GMAT and the GRE has grown. Traditionally, the GMAT … Read More

  • 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