Articles by Magoosh GMAT

    Save Money and Time with These GMAT Resources

    Save Money and Time with These GMAT Resources

    by on May 23rd, 2017

    The amount of time GMAT students spend researching the best prep options is rivaled only by the amount of money spent on unnecessary (and occasionally sub-par) GMAT prep materials. This stops now. Magoosh’s mission is … Read More


    Number Sense for the GMAT

    Number Sense for the GMAT

    by on May 16th, 2017

    What is Number Sense? Many GMAT Quantitative Problems, like the foregoing pair, test number sense. What is number sense? Number sense is a good intuition for what happens to different kinds of numbers (positive, … Read More


    UVA Darden’s GMAT Score

    UVA Darden’s GMAT Score

    by on May 7th, 2017

    The University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business is a leading business graduate program. That means that the GMAT score for University of Virginia is competitive. Admissions will not be easy. But for strong … Read More


    Can You Use a Calculator on the GMAT?

    Can You Use a Calculator on the GMAT?

    by on April 29th, 2017

    Can you use a calculator on the GMAT? Yes and no. You can’t bring your own calculator to the exam. But a calculator is provided for Integrated Reasoning. The GMAT IR section’s onscreen calculator disappears after you … Read More


    6 Tips for GMAT Integrated Reasoning

    6 Tips for GMAT Integrated Reasoning

    by on April 21st, 2017

    If you’re like many students, you heard about GMAT IR and quickly went to Google and searched “integrated reasoning gmat” or “what the heck is integrated reasoning?” So, I’m going to assume you now know a bit … Read More


    B-School: Bigger Debt, Bigger Rewards

    B-School: Bigger Debt, Bigger Rewards

    by on April 20th, 2017

    We’ve all heard the horror stories about student loan debt by now. Seven out of 10 students take on debt to earn their bachelor’s degree, and the amounts that some borrowers end up owing can be intimidating. Many … Read More


    GMAC’s Official IR Practice Questions

    GMAC’s Official IR Practice Questions

    by on April 13th, 2017

    Back in June 2012, the GMAT launched the Integrated Reasoning (IR) question. At the time, there was a panic among GMAT test-takers, and GMAC saw one of the largest peaks ever in number of GMATs taken, just before June, … Read More


    Johnson at Cornell GMAT Scores

    Johnson at Cornell GMAT Scores

    by on April 5th, 2017

    Nestled in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, Cornell University offers its students a bucolic landscape and an Ivy League education. The Johnson School of Management at Cornell is ranked in the top 25 best … Read More


    GMAT Math: How to Divide by a Square Root

    GMAT Math: How to Divide by a Square Root

    by on March 19th, 2017

    A lot of students, especially those away from math for a long time, get lost when trying to divide by a square root. However, dividing by square roots is not something that should intimidate you. With a short refresher … Read More


    How Long Should I Study for the GMAT?

    How Long Should I Study for the GMAT?

    by on March 11th, 2017

    The most general answer to this question, to the most general non-specific reader, would be, either “it depends” or “the longer, the better,“ both of them frustratingly vague and unenlightening. Let’s talk … Read More


    GMAT Test Dates: 2017, 2018, and Beyond

    GMAT Test Dates: 2017, 2018, and Beyond

    by on March 3rd, 2017

    If you are planning to apply to full-time MBA programs next year to start classes in the next 12-18 months, this is the perfect time to start preparing for your GMAT test date. Even if you aren’t planning to apply for … Read More


    Timing is Everything: The Ideal Time to Apply to B-School

    Timing is Everything: The Ideal Time to Apply to B-School

    by on February 23rd, 2017

    Congratulations! You’ve decided that you want to pursue your MBA. Staying organized and on schedule are the keys to having everything in place before the application deadlines approach. But how do you know what to do … Read More


    How Much Does the GMAT Cost?

    How Much Does the GMAT Cost?

    by on February 15th, 2017

    Getting into and going to graduate school is costly, and the GMAT cost is an added expense. The fee is a hefty one and is more expensive than many similar standardized exams (except the MCAT … ). Further, the actual … Read More


    How Hard Is the GMAT?

    How Hard Is the GMAT?

    by on February 7th, 2017

    Great question! Let’s establish some general parameters for this. If you imagine how hard it would be to put a giant squid into a half-Nelson or to climb the Matterhorn wearing rollerblades, well, then the GMAT … Read More