GMAT Prep Articles

  • GMAT Essay: Minimum Effort for Maximum Return

    GMAT Essay: Minimum Effort for Maximum Return

    by on March 21st, 2017

    The first section of the GMAT requires you to write an essay. But here’s the interesting part: The schools don’t care very much about your essay score. So why even try at all? Well, for starters, the schools do care … Read More

  • How Do You Study for the GMAT? Set Up a Calendar

    How Do You Study for the GMAT? Set Up a Calendar

    by on March 18th, 2017

    It’s a new year, and many of you are working on establishing new routines and habits. Now is a perfect time to start (or re-start) a GMAT study schedule. We’ve got some advice to help get you on the right track. Time … Read More

  • Should I Take a Class, Work with a Tutor, or Study on My Own for the GMAT? – Part 2

    Last time, we talked about how to decide whether to study on your own, take a class, or work with a tutor. If you choose either of the latter two options, then you’ll want to make sure that you’re picking the best … Read More

  • Should I Take a Class, Work with a Tutor, or Study on My Own for the GMAT? – Part 1

    It’s the time of year when enterprising business school hopefuls are getting a head-start on their GMAT studies. It can take quite a bit of time to get a good score on the GMAT so, if you can, get the test out of the … 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

  • To Keep or to Cancel Your GMAT Scores?

    To Keep or to Cancel Your GMAT Scores?

    by on March 4th, 2017

    The GMAT offers various kinds of flexibility around keeping or canceling your GMAT scores—but also some restrictions. It’s important to understand your options so that you make the best decision for you! How does it … 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

  • 5 Things You Need to Know About Taking the GMAT/GRE

    5 Things You Need to Know About Taking the GMAT/GRE

    by on February 26th, 2017

    As MBA applicants know, standardized test scores are a vital part of the business school application process. For you, the candidate, it is important to understand the testing process, timelines, and differences between … Read More

  • Know the GMAT Code: Logic Games in Integrated Reasoning

    Know the GMAT Code: Logic Games in Integrated Reasoning

    by on February 24th, 2017

    Most of the problems in Integrated Reasoning test the same material we already need to study for the Quant and Verbal sections of the GMAT. There are a few differences though—and we’re going to talk about one of … Read More

  • Land Your Score: GMAT Prep Tips Students Love Most

    Land Your Score: GMAT Prep Tips Students Love Most

    by on February 22nd, 2017

    In honor of this month’s St. Valentine’s Day, I want to share some GMAT prep tips that get a lot of love from my students. Be patient with your GMAT score One all-time favorite tip among my students when it comes … Read More

  • What Does the GMAT Really Measure?

    What Does the GMAT Really Measure?

    by on February 21st, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Mark Skoskiewicz. The GMAT, as you probably know, is a standardized exam used by business schools to help them assess the qualifications of candidates for advanced study in business … 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 to Create a GMAT Learning Diary

    How to Create a GMAT Learning Diary

    by on February 14th, 2017

    This article by Madison White is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. Preparing for the GMAT is stressful enough, but studying can be made even more difficult if you’re running in circles by studying the wrong way. … Read More

  • Taking the GMAT—How Many Times Is Too Many?

    Taking the GMAT—How Many Times Is Too Many?

    by on February 10th, 2017

    You took the GMAT once. Maybe twice. If you already have a score in the 700s—stop! You don’t need to take the test again. On the other hand … maybe your score isn’t what you hoped it would be. Perhaps you have … Read More