GMAT Prep Articles

  • 6 Tips on Retaking the GMAT

    6 Tips on Retaking the GMAT

    by on May 21st, 2015

    Previously we looked at the reason you may not have reached your target GMAT score. If you studied for the GMAT, only to fall short of your expectations on test day, and you decide to take the GMAT again, remember the … Read More

  • Retaking the GMAT: What Score Increase Can You Expect?

    Retaking the GMAT: What Score Increase Can You Expect?

    by on May 20th, 2015

    Deciding to retake the GMAT is not a simple choice. Not only do students have to consider their limited time, but they also need to consider whether or not their score will improve. But what are the chances that their … Read More

  • Learning from Your Practice Tests

    Learning from Your Practice Tests

    by on May 18th, 2015

    It’s easy to get trapped in an endless cycle of taking practice tests without stopping to carefully consider their results. Sure, taking practice tests will help you become more familiar with the GMAT as a whole, … Read More

  • Weekends and Workdays: 10 Ways to Prepare for the GMAT While Working Full-Time

    Weekends and Workdays: 10 Ways to Prepare for the GMAT While Working Full-Time

    by on May 17th, 2015

    If you’re a working professional with MBA ambitions, you’re probably wondering how you’re going to find the time to study for the GMAT. It’s not easy; daily life is hectic enough without prepping for an exam. … Read More

  • How to Improve After Overstudying for the GMAT

    How to Improve After Overstudying for the GMAT

    by on May 15th, 2015

    Hoping you can help! I took my GMAT for the second time and scored a disappointing 580 (Q42, V28). I’ve put in a total of almost 300 hours of prep and have taken 12 practice tests, but I know if I keep using the same … Read More

  • GMAT Advice: Stuck at 620

    GMAT Advice: Stuck at 620

    by on May 14th, 2015

    I’ve taken the GMAT three times and have received a 620 on each attempt. I didn’t want to take the test more than three times, but I was hoping for a higher score. Should I schedule a 4th attempt? Sincerely, … Read More

  • How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) – Part 5

    How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) – Part 5

    by on May 13th, 2015

    Welcome to part 5 of our series on how to answer every single GMAT problem you’ll ever see. If you haven’t already read the earlier installments, start with part 1 and work your way back to me. Last time, I left you … Read More

  • GMAT Dilemma: To Reschedule or Not to Reschedule?

    GMAT Dilemma: To Reschedule or Not to Reschedule?

    by on May 12th, 2015

    Help! My GMAT is in 10 days and I feel like I should reschedule. My practice scores average around 650, but I’m hoping for a 700 or above. Should I reschedule so I can study more? Sincerely, Rushing to Reschedule Dear … Read More

  • 3 Tips to Improve Your GMAT AWA Score

    3 Tips to Improve Your GMAT AWA Score

    by on May 11th, 2015

    It’s no secret that the top business schools are looking for high Verbal and Quantitative scores. However, the most desirable applicants also demonstrate real-world abilities in communicating clearly and effectively. … Read More

  • The GMAT Is an Acquired Taste

    The GMAT Is an Acquired Taste

    by on May 8th, 2015

    If acquiring tastes could be considered a hobby in and of itself, you could call me an hobbyist. Here are a few hard-to-swallow bits and bobs I’ve learned to love in my life: Black coffee Kimchi Black metal Grammar … Read More

  • Creating a GMAT Summer Study Plan

    Creating a GMAT Summer Study Plan

    by on May 7th, 2015

    It’s graduation season, and hundreds of thousands of students are making their plans for the summer. Some people will be jumping straight into an internship while others will be traveling or doing volunteer work. And … Read More

  • How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) – Part 4

    How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) – Part 4

    by on May 5th, 2015

    Welcome to the fourth installment of our series: how to tackle every problem on the GMAT. If you’re joining in the middle, go back and learn about the set of principles that tie together everything we need to do on the … Read More

  • GRE or GMAT for B-School: Which to Choose?

    GRE or GMAT for B-School: Which to Choose?

    by on May 3rd, 2015

    Fact #1: Essentially, every MBA program on the planet accepts the GMAT. Not all required it, but all would accept it. Fact #2: Almost all of them also accept the GRE. Thus, students have a choice. Fact #3: ETS, the … Read More

  • Successful Study Habits for Springtime GMAT Prep

    Successful Study Habits for Springtime GMAT Prep

    by on May 2nd, 2015

    [Photo Credits: James Jordan via CompfightCC] It’s almost May—both April showers and the vernal equinox (in the northern hemisphere) are behind us. In other words, spring has sprung. Apart from being a time of change … Read More