GMAT Prep Articles

  • GMAT Memorization Trick: Mnemonic Devices

    GMAT Memorization Trick: Mnemonic Devices

    by on November 27th, 2016

    In theory, the GMAT is meant to measure skills, ranging from analytical writing to critical reasoning, that have been developed over a long period of time. That ‘long period of time’ for most people equates to two … Read More

  • Preparing for Integrated Reasoning on the GMAT

    Preparing for Integrated Reasoning on the GMAT

    by on November 23rd, 2016

    In recent years, more business schools have been taking a closer look at their applicants’ Integrated Reasoning scores on the GMAT, so it’s a great time for you to prepare for this section of the exam. If you’re … Read More

  • The Best GMAT Prep Courses for MBA Applicants

    The Best GMAT Prep Courses for MBA Applicants

    by on November 21st, 2016

    Is business school on the horizon for you? Before you can jump into preparing your MBA application, you need to take an entrance exam. If, like many applicants, it’s been a while since you’ve taken a multi-hour … Read More

  • Exercise for the GMAT

    Exercise for the GMAT

    by on November 15th, 2016

    Studying for the GMAT requires at least a few months of steady, diligent preparation (ideally, you should give yourself several months if possible). GMAT preparation obviously involves knowing the types of problems on … Read More

  • 5 Reasons to Synchronize GMAT Prep with B-School Applications

    5 Reasons to Synchronize GMAT Prep with B-School Applications

    by on November 9th, 2016

    It’s a common approach that most MBA applicants follow. Start off with test prep, spend several months on it, take the test, and then start thinking about what to do next. It’s true that this strategy (of taking up … Read More

  • Land Your GMAT Score—or Cancel It

    Land Your GMAT Score—or Cancel It

    by on November 8th, 2016

    This post is an unusual take on landing your best score; here I will update you on the ins and outs of canceling a GMAT score. Will business schools know if I cancel my GMAT score? Historically, GMAT takers had to decide … Read More

  • 3 Tips to Reduce GMAT Test Anxiety

    3 Tips to Reduce GMAT Test Anxiety

    by on November 7th, 2016

    Tests measure not only what you know or how well you know it, tests also measure how well you take tests. For a majority of test takers, the mere thought of an upcoming exam can elicit anything from minor irritation or a … Read More

  • Top 6 Ways to Relieve Anxiety for Test Takers

    Top 6 Ways to Relieve Anxiety for Test Takers

    by on November 4th, 2016

    For many test takers, especially those who haven’t taken tests for a while, pre-test jitters can ensue, ensnare, and overwhelm to sabotage the test-taking moment. This can happen whether someone studies with myopic … Read More

  • What Is a Good GMAT Score?

    What Is a Good GMAT Score?

    by on November 1st, 2016

    What is a good GMAT score and who defines this abstruse and perplexing standard? Can good GMAT scores and average GMAT scores differ by a single point? Do business schools agree on a single definition of good and bad … Read More

  • 3 Top Under-the-Radar Strategies for GMAT Prep

    3 Top Under-the-Radar Strategies for GMAT Prep

    by on October 24th, 2016

    If you’ve come to this page, you are most likely feeling pretty confident with your core GMAT study methods, which you hope to supplement with approaches that are off the beaten path. We can guess that you know … Read More

  • Out of the GMAT Fray: 8 Steps to a Winning GMAT Prep Plan

    Out of the GMAT Fray: 8 Steps to a Winning GMAT Prep Plan

    by on October 23rd, 2016

    Submitted by Nicole Lindsay, author of The MBA Slingshot for Women: Using Business School to Catapult Your Career, non-profit executive, and former MBA admissions officer and corporate recruiter. Connect with Nicole … Read More

  • Should I Re-take the GMAT? – Part 2

    Should I Re-take the GMAT? – Part 2

    by on October 17th, 2016

    In part 1 of this series, we talked about the various scenarios for which you might need to decide whether to re-take the GMAT. Here’s a recap. Schools publish both an average score for admitted students and what’s … Read More

  • Should I Re-take the GMAT? – Part 1

    Should I Re-take the GMAT? – Part 1

    by on October 16th, 2016

    How do you know when your GMAT score is good enough or whether you should re-take the test? We’ll discuss a few different scenarios in this installment. Next, if you do decide to re-take, what’s the best study path? … Read More

  • Time Management Strategies to Improve GMAT Test-Taking Efficiency

    Time Management Strategies to Improve GMAT Test-Taking Efficiency

    by on October 13th, 2016

    You have probably heard people say that time is money, and there is undoubtedly a close relationship between the two. Time and money, however, are not equivalent resources, because money can be reacquired while time … Read More