Articles by Magoosh GMAT
Johnson at Cornell GMAT Scores
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
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?
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
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
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?
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?
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
Strategies for the 6 Reading Comprehension Question Types
Virtually all GMAT Reading Comprehension questions fall into these 6 categories: main idea, detail, inference, out of context, logical structure, and author’s tone. Familiarizing yourself with each type of Reading … Read More
How Is the GMAT Scored?
This is a funny question because it could be interpreted in a few rather different ways. (1) What do you receive in a GMAT score report, including the scales of the individual scores? (2) What is the mechanism by which … Read More
When Do I Get My GMAT Score Report?
Great question! The short answer is that you get most of your GMAT score right away, as soon as you are done with your test, and the rest, the whole kit-and-caboodle, about 20 days later. Before we can clarify that … Read More
3 Tips for Deciding Which B-Schools are a Good Fit for You
With so many MBA programs to choose from, how do you pick the right one for you? In other words, which b-schools are the best “fit” for you? “Fit” is established by how well your needs and desires correspond to … Read More
GMAT Verbal for Non-Native English Speakers
The GMAT is a tough exam, even for those who have been speaking English their entire lives. Another degree of difficulty is added for those who are non-native English speakers. Here at Magoosh, we’re proud to have … Read More
How to Overcome a Low GPA When Applying to MBA Programs
Applying to business school is a stressful process. And having a low undergraduate GPA does not help. Of course building a business school list that encompasses reach, fit, and safety schools is always a good solution. … Read More