GMAT Prep Articles

  • Updated and Improved: 2017 Official Guide for GMAT Review Series

    Updated and Improved: 2017 Official Guide for GMAT Review Series

    by on June 21st, 2016

    The newest updates to our best-selling Official Guides Series are here! The 2017 edition is the only study series on the market that includes real GMAT® exam questions from the makers of the exam. These recently … Read More

  • Integrated Reasoning Tip: More Integral Than You Think

    Integrated Reasoning Tip: More Integral Than You Think

    by on June 19th, 2016

    The newest section of the GMAT, the Integrated Reasoning, is often discounted by students as “less important” than the bigger beasts of the exam, the Verbal and Quantitative sections. But many MBA programs have … Read More

  • The GMAT Official Guides 2017 Edition – Part 4

    The GMAT Official Guides 2017 Edition – Part 4

    by on June 16th, 2016

    Welcome to the fourth installment of our series on the new Official Guides for GMAT® Review (2017 edition). If you haven’t seen the earlier installments yet, start here and work your way back to me. I know that some … Read More

  • The GMAT Official Guides 2017 Edition – Part 3

    The GMAT Official Guides 2017 Edition – Part 3

    by on June 13th, 2016

    They’re alive! (Cough. Er.) Well, they’re published anyway: the new Official Guide books are here! In our first two installments, we talked about the Quant portions of the new Official Guides, a.k.a. the OGs. It’s … Read More

  • So, You’re Terrible at Integrated Reasoning …

    So, You’re Terrible at Integrated Reasoning …

    by on June 11th, 2016

    Since its release on the June 2012 exam, the Integrated Reasoning portion of the GMAT has had some test takers stumped. This 30-minute, 12 question section is oddly scored on a 1 to 8 scale, and no partial credit is … Read More

  • The GMAT Official Guides 2017 Edition – Part 2

    The GMAT Official Guides 2017 Edition – Part 2

    by on June 10th, 2016

    The new Official Guide books have landed! In part 1, we talked about the changes to the quant portions of the guides. Already read that part? Then let’s talk about those interesting problems I mentioned last time! … Read More

  • The GMAT Official Guides 2017 Edition – Part 1

    The GMAT Official Guides 2017 Edition – Part 1

    by on June 8th, 2016

    The new Official Guide books have landed and I’ve got the scoop for you! In this multi-part series, I’ll start by discussing additions and changes to quant sections for The Official Guide for GMAT® Review 2017, … Read More

  • How to Get a 700 on the GMAT

    How to Get a 700 on the GMAT

    by on June 2nd, 2016

    As you may or may not know, scoring a 700 on the GMAT isn’t easy for most people. However, many people think that it won’t be that hard because they have a friend or a colleague who studied for three weeks … Read More

  • You Don’t Need to Score an 800 on the GMAT

    You Don’t Need to Score an 800 on the GMAT

    by on May 25th, 2016

    GMAT 800 So, you’d like to get an 800 on the GMAT, the perfect score. Well, if not an 800 at least somewhere close, maybe a 760 which is still in the 99th percentile. Many students start out with this type of … Read More

  • Final Exam: Are You a Great GMAT Guesser? – Part 4

    Final Exam: Are You a Great GMAT Guesser? – Part 4

    by on May 6th, 2016

    Okay, you’ve had several weeks to practice your GMAT guessing. Let’s put your newfound skills to the test! (If you’re reading all these articles at once, stop here. Give yourself a few weeks to practice these … Read More

  • Running Down a Dream: How the GMAT Is Like Running a Marathon

    Running Down a Dream: How the GMAT Is Like Running a Marathon

    by on May 3rd, 2016

    Five days from now, approximately 30,000 people in track shorts and running shoes will gather in Hopkington, a small Massachusetts town located 26.2 miles outside the heart of Boston. While some will be professional … Read More

  • How to Become a Great GMAT Guesser – Part 3

    How to Become a Great GMAT Guesser – Part 3

    by on April 28th, 2016

    Back by popular demand! Let’s talk some more about how to guess on the GMAT. If you haven’t yet seen the earlier installments, I recommend starting at the beginning. Try out this problem from the free GMATPrep® … Read More

  • How to Study for the GMAT if You’re a Working Professional

    How to Study for the GMAT if You’re a Working Professional

    by on April 26th, 2016

    Working professionals considering a business school education often have competing priorities: managing their current responsibilities, performance, and schedules, while also planning for their future. Between long … Read More

  • Your 8-Week GMAT Prep Schedule

    Your 8-Week GMAT Prep Schedule

    by on April 24th, 2016

    Planning your GMAT prep schedule is the first step to success on the exam. But what should be on that schedule? How much time should you dedicate to certain topics? When should you implement specific strategies, … Read More