Articles by Economist GMAT Tutor

  • 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

  • How to Combat GMAT Test Day Anxiety

    How to Combat GMAT Test Day Anxiety

    by on May 23rd, 2014

    Almost every student I’ve ever taught, from high school juniors taking the PSAT to adults taking the GMAT, admits to some degree of anxiety on test day. In this case, anxiety stems from fear of poor exam performance, … Read More

  • A Trick to Tackling GMAT Probability Questions

    A Trick to Tackling GMAT Probability Questions

    by on May 20th, 2014

    I was looking for a nice and easy probability problem for today’s post, but then I stumbled upon this deceptive question. Set your timer for two minutes, and see if you can get the correct answer. Then read below for … Read More

  • Identifying the Conclusion in GMAT CR Questions

    Identifying the Conclusion in GMAT CR Questions

    by on May 12th, 2014

    Today we will focus on how to identify a conclusion in an argument. A conclusion is a position, opinion or judgment reached after consideration of evidence or facts. Example:  If John beats Jane at a single chess … Read More

  • Combining Methods on GMAT Quant

    Combining Methods on GMAT Quant

    by on May 11th, 2014

    It’s no secret that there are several strategies for tackling quantitative problems on the GMAT, but you may not have realized that combining methods creates even more options. Consider the following problem: A … Read More

  • MBA Admissions Advice from Henley Business School

    MBA Admissions Advice from Henley Business School

    by on May 3rd, 2014

    A representative from Henley Business School, one of the premiere business schools featured at The Economist’s Which MBA? Online Fair, shares MBA admissions advice and tips for how to make the most of the upcoming … Read More