GMAT Prep Articles

  • 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

  • GMAT Rules: Limit of 8 Retakes

    GMAT Rules: Limit of 8 Retakes

    by on February 9th, 2017

    In June of 2015, the Graduate Management Admission Council (creators and administrators of the GMAT) announced a handful of changes to the GMAT: the removal of the canceled score “C” from score reports, a shorter … Read More

  • Know the GMAT Code: Work Fast on IR Tables

    Know the GMAT Code: Work Fast on IR Tables

    by on February 8th, 2017

    In today’s latest installment of our Know the Code series, we’re going to talk about the most efficient way to tackle Table problems in the Integrated Reasoning (IR) section of the GMAT. First, try out this … Read More

  • How Hard Is the GMAT?

    How Hard Is the GMAT?

    by on February 7th, 2017

    Great question! Let’s establish some general parameters for this. If you imagine how hard it would be to put a giant squid into a half-Nelson or to climb the Matterhorn wearing rollerblades, well, then the GMAT … Read More

  • 7 (New) Steps to Stopping Test Anxiety

    7 (New) Steps to Stopping Test Anxiety

    by on January 25th, 2017

    This post originally appeared on the VOA News Blog. The test is in one hour and you suddenly feel sick. Or, you may find it difficult to concentrate. Perhaps you don’t get nervous until the proctor starts passing out … Read More

  • Practicing Sets of GMAT Problems: Mimic the Real Test – Part 3

    Practicing Sets of GMAT Problems: Mimic the Real Test – Part 3

    by on January 23rd, 2017

    Welcome to part 3 of our series! If you haven’t seen the earlier installments yet, please start with part 1 and work your way back to me here. We’ve talked about how to create problem sets and how to set your time … Read More

  • Practicing Sets of GMAT Problems: Mimic the Real Test – Part 2

    Practicing Sets of GMAT Problems: Mimic the Real Test – Part 2

    by on January 22nd, 2017

    Last time, we talked about all of the basics of creating practice problem sets. Today, we’re going to talk about how to create larger sets that really mimic the GMAT testing experience. (If you haven’t read the first … Read More

  • How Is the GMAT Scored?

    How Is the GMAT Scored?

    by on January 21st, 2017

    This is a funny question because it could be interpreted in a few rather different ways. (1) What do you receive in a GMAT score report, including the scales of the individual scores? (2) What is the mechanism by which … Read More

  • Land Your Score: GMAT Practice Test Score Report

    Land Your Score: GMAT Practice Test Score Report

    by on January 20th, 2017

    I recently told you about Kaplan’s free online GMAT practice tests and how you can use it to simulate Test Day. In this post, I’ll share some tips for maximizing the practice test experience. The value of a GMAT … Read More