Articles by Kaplan GMAT

  • GMAT Problem Solving Practice: The Solution

    GMAT Problem Solving Practice: The Solution

    by on July 12th, 2014

    Did you try out our GMAT problem solving practice question? If not, give it a try before you look at the solution. Here’s a reminder: A theater charges $12 for seats in the orchestra and $8 for seats in the … Read More

  • Score Preview Added to the GMAT

    Score Preview Added to the GMAT

    by on July 4th, 2014

    The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) announced recently that prospective business students taking the GMAT will now be able to preview their unofficial scores on Test Day before deciding whether to report or … Read More

  • GMAT Problem Solving Practice

    GMAT Problem Solving Practice

    by on June 26th, 2014

    It’s time again for some GMAT practice. Hey, I know you’re gearing up for a weekend of football and snacks, but why not set aside a few minutes to try this practice problem before you put on your beer hat? … Read More

  • Common Misconceptions About the GMAT

    Common Misconceptions About the GMAT

    by on June 18th, 2014

    When it comes to the GMAT, be careful to separate what you want to be true, and what is actually true. Don’t fall for the common misconceptions that so many test-takers believe. Common GMAT Misconceptions “The … Read More

  • High Level GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice

    High Level GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice

    by on June 10th, 2014

    We’ve recently discussed GMAT Reading Comprehension question types and patterns in detail, so it’s time to try your hand at identifying question types and answering some difficult practice questions. GMAT … Read More

  • Top 3 Mistakes of GMAT Test Takers

    Top 3 Mistakes of GMAT Test Takers

    by on June 1st, 2014

    Kaplan GMAT instructors will tell you that we hear common refrains from our students and friends. In my years of teaching, I have compiled a list of three of the most common mistakes my Kaplan students and personal … Read More

  • GMAT Sentence Correction Practice

    GMAT Sentence Correction Practice

    by on May 24th, 2014

    A while back, we posted a slightly disturbing GMAT Sentence Correction practice question on Facebook. It was mostly disturbing due to the content (creeeepy!), but there was also a lot going on in this particular sentence … Read More

  • Are You Mentally Tough? Your B-School Preparation Requires It

    Are You Mentally Tough? Your B-School Preparation Requires It

    by on May 19th, 2014

    Like many MBAs who are naturally filled with ambition and competitiveness, I would love to be an elite athlete, but like so many of us mere mortals (MBA or otherwise), I am not. I’m pretty good at some things (e.g., I … Read More

  • High Level GMAT RC Practice: Analysis and Answers

    High Level GMAT RC Practice: Analysis and Answers

    by on May 16th, 2014

    We gave you a challenging series of GMAT Reading Comprehension tasks to work on in our last blog entry. Now that you’ve tried them out on your own (if you haven’t yet, pause now and take 10–20 minutes to do … Read More

  • 5 GMAT Study Tips for International and ESL Students

    5 GMAT Study Tips for International and ESL Students

    by on May 8th, 2014

    I started my Kaplan career teaching in the Puerto Rico center, where most of my students knew English as a Second Language. The GMAT can be especially daunting when not the just the content or strategy, but the … Read More

  • GMAT Stress Management: Improve Your Performance

    GMAT Stress Management: Improve Your Performance

    by on April 30th, 2014

    Last time I talked about anticipation stress and how it can impede your preparation for the GMAT. Keep working on conquering that kind of stress. Now, let’s talk about the other type of stress that I mentioned in … Read More

  • How to Beat GMAT Reading Comprehension – Part II

    How to Beat GMAT Reading Comprehension – Part II

    by on April 29th, 2014

    As I mentioned in my previous exploration of GMAT Reading Comprehension, most of the questions focus on the author’s purpose, so if you can at least identify her main idea as you slog through the passage, the author … Read More

  • How to Beat GMAT Reading Comprehension

    How to Beat GMAT Reading Comprehension

    by on April 23rd, 2014

    There are some fortunate beings among us who seem to thrive on GMAT Reading Comprehension problems. The rest of look on with veiled mirthless smiles at these blessed souls, all the while muttering under our collective … Read More

  • GMAT Stress Management: Anticipation Stress

    GMAT Stress Management: Anticipation Stress

    by on April 22nd, 2014

    Are you dealing with any of these potentially stressful situations? 1) Paying on student loans 2) Trying to secure an impressive job 3) Making time to network with friends 4) Attempting to date in the Google Glass world … Read More