GMAT Prep Articles

  • The Difference Between a 600 and 700 GMAT Score

    The Difference Between a 600 and 700 GMAT Score

    by on April 11th, 2014

    Today’s article comes courtesy of Veritas Prep GMAT instructor and BTG expert, David Newland. I recently responded to a student who said that he was “not convinced” by the official answer to an official … Read More

  • Top 3 GMAT Time Management Strategies

    Top 3 GMAT Time Management Strategies

    by on April 10th, 2014

    Time management is a very important element of the GMAT. Those of us who have chosen this path are juggling so many different deadlines and time constraints, and effective time management is critical to ensuring your … Read More

  • How to Prep for Your GMAT Test Day: Part I

    How to Prep for Your GMAT Test Day: Part I

    by on April 9th, 2014

    You have spent countless hours taking practice tests, reviewing lessons and learning test-taking strategies. Now it’s time for the main event—the GMAT exam. In this three part series, we’ll review how to prepare … Read More

  • My Score Dropped! Figuring Out What Went Wrong

    My Score Dropped! Figuring Out What Went Wrong

    by on April 8th, 2014

    I’m reviving an old article I first wrote five years ago (time flies!) because the topic is so important. I hope that no one ever again experiences a significant score drop on the real test (or even a practice one!), … Read More

  • GMAT Study Tip: Do the “Write” Thing

    GMAT Study Tip: Do the “Write” Thing

    by on April 5th, 2014

    I take notes. I write things down. Those statements may sound less than novel, but more and more such actions seem to be just that. In the classes I teach, both for Kaplan and at DePaul, it is the rare student I … Read More

  • Review: MGMAT Practice CAT Test

    Review: MGMAT Practice CAT Test

    by on March 31st, 2014

    Taking multiple full-length practice CAT exams is essential to anyone’s GMAT prep. They not only give you a feel for the real thing, but also help build endurance, which is vital for high performance. Like other GMAT … Read More

  • How to Learn from Your GMAT Problem Sets – Part 2

    How to Learn from Your GMAT Problem Sets – Part 2

    by on March 30th, 2014

    Recently, we talked about how to create Official Guide (OG) problem sets in order to practice for the test. I have one more component to add: track your work and analyze your results to help you prioritize your studies. … Read More

  • Preparation Pays Off for Your Best GMAT

    Preparation Pays Off for Your Best GMAT

    by on March 28th, 2014

    Taking the GMAT exam is your first step to getting into the business school of your choice. As you approach the exam, remind yourself that you have what it takes to succeed, but understand that preparation is critical. … Read More

  • Spring Study Tips for the GMAT

    Spring Study Tips for the GMAT

    by on March 28th, 2014

    A few days ago was the Vernal Equinox in the Northern hemisphere. This marks the beginning of spring, which is a great time for change and celebration—and for us to share some study tips for the GMAT. Springtime … Read More

  • 4 Reasons to Take a Free GMAT Practice Test

    4 Reasons to Take a Free GMAT Practice Test

    by on March 27th, 2014

    Why should you sign up for one of the many upcoming Free Online GMAT Practice Tests that Kaplan offers? There are a number of reasons, but here are some of the most important. 1. You need GMAT stamina training It’s … Read More

  • 3 Lessons to Take Away From the GMAT

    3 Lessons to Take Away From the GMAT

    by on March 25th, 2014

    “When am I going to use this in real life?” How many times did we speak these words during high school when faced with a challenging math problem? Well, if you sit for the GMAT, you will be prompted to recall some of … Read More

  • How to Relax While Taking the GMAT

    How to Relax While Taking the GMAT

    by on March 23rd, 2014

    How long can you hold your breath? That might seem like an odd question. Unless you have small children or spend a lot of time under water, this issue probably doesn’t come up too often. Nonetheless, I’ve often … Read More

  • How Important Is Timing on the GMAT?

    How Important Is Timing on the GMAT?

    by on March 18th, 2014

    One of the main goals of the GMAT is to determine whether or not you can analyze the situation in front of you and determine the information needed to solve the question. In this way, the GMAT is testing the same skills … Read More

  • How to Get Started With Your GMAT Studies

    How to Get Started With Your GMAT Studies

    by on March 15th, 2014

    One of the most common questions we get from students who are just start starting out in their studies is “Where do I begin?” Beginning your GMAT preparation can seem overwhelming, so we’ve put together a brief … Read More