GMAT Prep Articles

  • How to Improve 150 Points in 1 Week

    How to Improve 150 Points in 1 Week

    by on January 20th, 2015

    Today we welcome counsel from our new advice columnist! If you have a GMAT related quandary, let him know, and he’ll be happy to help. Help! I currently score about a 550 on my GMAT practice exams and need to improve … Read More

  • 4 Factors to Consider When Scheduling a GMAT Test Date

    4 Factors to Consider When Scheduling a GMAT Test Date

    by on January 18th, 2015

    Scheduling your GMAT test date is one of the most important parts of your overall GMAT experience. When should you take the exam? As soon as possible, or in several months’ time? Should you register for a fall or … Read More

  • 3 GMAT Prep Mistakes to Avoid

    3 GMAT Prep Mistakes to Avoid

    by on January 16th, 2015

    Kaplan GMAT instructors will tell you that we hear common refrains from our students and friends. In my years of teaching, I have compiled a list of three of the most common mistakes my Kaplan students and personal … Read More

  • All You Need to Know to Conquer the GMAT

    All You Need to Know to Conquer the GMAT

    by on January 15th, 2015

    Today’s article was submitted by MBACentral.org. Source: MBACentral.org Read More

  • 3 Tips to Stick With Your Study Plan

    3 Tips to Stick With Your Study Plan

    by on January 14th, 2015

    If you are  reading this and your New Year’s Resolution is still intact, you’re probably in the majority. But within the next few weeks that will change … Early in January, the gyms, yoga studios, pools, and … Read More

  • How to Make the Most of GMAT Test Breaks

    How to Make the Most of GMAT Test Breaks

    by on January 12th, 2015

    Even if you’ve spent countless hours on GMAT prep, there’s one section you might be overlooking: your breaks! Preparing yourself to handle breaks on your GMAT will help you get the most out of your time (and … Read More

  • 3 Tips to Help New GMAT Test Takers Get Started

    3 Tips to Help New GMAT Test Takers Get Started

    by on January 11th, 2015

    If you’re new to the GMAT, you’ve probably heard every story, both good and bad, about others’ experiences with the test. Each GMAT test taker has a unique story, which likely has you wondering where to even … Read More

  • When Should I Stop Working on the GMAT? – Part 3

    When Should I Stop Working on the GMAT? – Part 3

    by on January 7th, 2015

    A few days ago I promised that we’d tackle the question, “When does it make sense to set aside GMAT prep and focus on other parts of your application?” I got a little carried away so I’m spreading the answer out … Read More

  • Everything You Need to Know About GMAT Testing Accommodations

    Everything You Need to Know About GMAT Testing Accommodations

    by on January 6th, 2015

    Several of our students have asked about the process of requesting testing accommodations for the GMAT, so we thought it would be helpful to organize the relevant information in one place. Who is eligible for testing … Read More

  • REVIEW: MGMAT’s GMAT Roadmap—Expert Advice Through Test Day

    REVIEW: MGMAT’s GMAT Roadmap—Expert Advice Through Test Day

    by on January 5th, 2015

    Although there are a number of different ways to prepare for the GMAT, a tried and true method that consistently pops up in forums, online reviews and GMAT debriefs is the Manhattan Prep Series, the Strategy Guide Set of … Read More

  • How to Study for the GMAT with a Full-Time Job

    How to Study for the GMAT with a Full-Time Job

    by on January 3rd, 2015

    Beating the GMAT while working at a demanding job at the same time is possible. Here are five tips to consider when studying for the GMAT: 1) Develop a study schedule early on in the process, and be consistent with it. … Read More

  • 2014 OfficialGMAT Blog: 12 Months of Study Tips and Admissions Advice

    2014 OfficialGMAT Blog: 12 Months of Study Tips and Admissions Advice

    by on January 2nd, 2015

    Why does the GMAT exam matter? We kicked off 2014 in with a January Official GMAT blog post that looked at a recent article in Quartz that suggested that business schools could be ranked by the average GMAT exam … Read More

  • ‘Twas the Night Before GMAT

    ‘Twas the Night Before GMAT

    by on January 1st, 2015

    What’s the holiday without a classic tale rewritten for the GMAT test taker? You’ve been studying hard, and you’re on the “Nice” list, so here’s a little holiday treat for you. ‘Twas the night before GMAT, … Read More

  • The 5 Best GMAT Stories of 2014 – Number 1

    The 5 Best GMAT Stories of 2014 – Number 1

    by on December 31st, 2014

    This article belongs to a five-part series where we will be highlighting the most popular GMAT stories of 2014 from the Beat The GMAT community in countdown fashion. Our most popular story of the year is the one written … Read More