GMAT Prep Articles

  • How to Achieve a Perfect 8 in Integrated Reasoning

    How to Achieve a Perfect 8 in Integrated Reasoning

    by on September 24th, 2016

    The GMAT Integrated Reasoning (IR) scoring algorithm is difficult to predict. Scoring for the IR section (12 questions in 30 minutes) depends on the number of experimental questions and the difficulty level of the … Read More

  • The GMAT Enhanced Score Report: New and Improved Features

    The GMAT Enhanced Score Report: New and Improved Features

    by on September 23rd, 2016

    Since its launch in January 2016, the GMAT® Enhanced Score Report (ESR) has put test takers in control of their performance by giving them an in-depth review of their scores and insight into their test-taking skills, as … Read More

  • How to Make the Most of Your Final 7 Days Before the GMAT – Part 2

    How to Make the Most of Your Final 7 Days Before the GMAT – Part 2

    by on September 22nd, 2016

    In part 1 of this series, we talked about your new mindset for the last week: your goal is no longer to lift your score. Rather, your goal is to peak relative to your current scoring range. (If you haven’t already, … Read More

  • How to Get a Perfect GMAT Score

    How to Get a Perfect GMAT Score

    by on September 21st, 2016

    The sub-4 minute mile; a perfect round of golf; a 300 in bowling … oh the elusive Mt. Everest. A GMAT 800: the perfect GMAT score. Improbables of perfection, how can any ever hope to summit your slippery slopes? Hard … Read More

  • 4 Reflective Questions to Guide Your GMAT Prep

    4 Reflective Questions to Guide Your GMAT Prep

    by on September 16th, 2016

    To create an effective study plan for the GMAT, test-takers should first make time for self-reflection. But what, precisely, should you ask yourself to generate the results that you desire on this exam? Here are four … Read More

  • How to Make the Most of Your Final 7 Days Before the GMAT – Part 1

    How to Make the Most of Your Final 7 Days Before the GMAT – Part 1

    by on September 14th, 2016

    One week out from your real test, your scoring level is about what it’s going to be on that real test. The key word is about. GMAT scores are variable; it isn’t the case that your score is an exact score at a certain … Read More

  • Retaking the GMAT (Again): Is 3 Times Too Many?

    Retaking the GMAT (Again): Is 3 Times Too Many?

    by on September 13th, 2016

    At Admissionado, our team hears this question time and time again regarding the GMAT: “I have taken my GMAT twice and I’m still not happy with my score. Should I accept this last score and move on, or should I try … Read More

  • 6 Common Misconceptions about the GMAT

    6 Common Misconceptions about the GMAT

    by on September 10th, 2016

    A lot of students who approach the GMAT without knowing anything about the structure or format of the test have several misconceptions about what the exam will be like. A former MBA applicant noted that after he assessed … Read More

  • Why GMAT Practice Test Scores Vary

    Why GMAT Practice Test Scores Vary

    by on September 4th, 2016

    Magoosh’s students take the best GMAT practice tests they can find. Which is the best GMAT practice test? It depends. The Manhattan GMAT practice test and ones from Magoosh and GMAC come to mind. Others, too. Once our … Read More

  • The GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matters

    The GMAT Integrated Reasoning Matters

    by on September 1st, 2016

    Many test takers spent the vast majority of their preparation working towards improving in the Quantitative and Verbal Reasoning sections, only taking a day or two to skim through the Integrated Reasoning sections, and … Read More

  • 4 Steps to Your Complete GMAT Study Plan – Part 5

    4 Steps to Your Complete GMAT Study Plan – Part 5

    by on August 29th, 2016

    Welcome to the second half of Step 4: Set Your Plan in our GMAT Study Plan series. During the first half of Step 4, we talked about what to do during the first segment of your primary study phase, when you are first … Read More

  • 4 Steps to Your Complete GMAT Study Plan – Part 4

    4 Steps to Your Complete GMAT Study Plan – Part 4

    by on August 28th, 2016

    You’ve made it all the way to part 4 of our series! In part 1, we talked about determining both your starting point and your goal score. Next, we talked about developing your timeline and gathering your resources. We … Read More

  • Most Common GMAT Topics & Questions

    Most Common GMAT Topics & Questions

    by on August 27th, 2016

    Of course, a facile discussion of GMAT topics might say—the most common GMAT Verbal questions are Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction, and Critical Reasoning—those three questions are the only questions you … Read More

  • Land Your Score: Essay Tips for Analytical Writing

    Land Your Score: Essay Tips for Analytical Writing

    by on August 26th, 2016

    The GMAT Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) provides clear instructions on how you should plan and write your essay. Kaplan students learn these instructions long before Test Day and do not waste precious testing time … Read More