GMAT Prep Articles

  • Studying for the GMAT While Staying Focused and Healthy

    Studying for the GMAT While Staying Focused and Healthy

    by on September 16th, 2014

    If you’re about to start studying for the GMAT, your life is going to undergo some temporary changes. Odds are, your professors, parents, and peers have already started giving you some study tips to coach you through … Read More

  • 4 Daily Activities That Can Improve Your GMAT Skills

    4 Daily Activities That Can Improve Your GMAT Skills

    by on September 15th, 2014

    Preparing for the GMAT can be time-consuming, but it need not be a chore. After all, there are numerous ways to incorporate various review methods into your weekly schedule. Here are four daily activities that can … Read More

  • 3 Essential GMAT Test Day Strategies

    3 Essential GMAT Test Day Strategies

    by on September 13th, 2014

    The GMAT is an intimidating test. Here are 3 strategies to help you succeed on test day: 1) Check your work and be thorough. Because of the Item Response Theory powered adaptive scoring engine, the GMAT comes with a … Read More

  • How to Get Your GMAT Essay Graded

    How to Get Your GMAT Essay Graded

    by on September 11th, 2014

    Many students are looking for ways to boost their AWA skills and score. Unfortunately, there is not a plethora of resources out there for students. Most often, we have to rely on people around us or forums online to … Read More

  • What is the GMAT Integrated Reasoning Section?

    What is the GMAT Integrated Reasoning Section?

    by on September 11th, 2014

    The Integrated Reasoning, or IR, section is a fairly recent addition to the GMAT. Released in June of 2012, IR replaced one of the 30 minute essay type questions. The IR section is non-adaptive, 30 minutes long and … Read More

  • Anatomy of a GMAT Practice Test: Math + Verbal = Exam

    Anatomy of a GMAT Practice Test: Math + Verbal = Exam

    by on September 9th, 2014

    The first time you see a GMAT should actually be a GMAT practice test, not the real thing.  For many people, it can be a bit of a shock; they aren’t used to the kinds of math and verbal questions we see on the GMAT … Read More

  • 7 Steps to Get a 700+

    7 Steps to Get a 700+

    by on September 7th, 2014

    I’ve taken the GMAT twice and scored 710 TWICE (is that good or bad … I still can’t decide …) However, I do feel I can give some sage advice for those that are aiming to get the magical 700+. Here are MY SEVEN … Read More

  • How to Understand Your GMAT Practice Test Results and Improve the Next Time

    How to Understand Your GMAT Practice Test Results and Improve the Next Time

    by on September 6th, 2014

    Panic starts to creep in. “How could this have happened? I was doing so well!”, you think. “What do I do wrong?” A bad practice test can happen to anyone. In isolation, it is certainly not the end of the world, … Read More

  • Do THIS Each Time You Miss a Practice Problem

    Do THIS Each Time You Miss a Practice Problem

    by on September 5th, 2014

    “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison, speaking about mistakes. If you study for the GMAT for any appreciable amount of time you’ll make mistakes. And that’s … Read More

  • How to Prepare for the Integrated Reasoning Section

    How to Prepare for the Integrated Reasoning Section

    by on September 3rd, 2014

    An increasing number of students are asking me how much the Integrated Reasoning (IR) section will matter in business schools’ admissions decisions, and what they should do to prepare for the section. Applicants’ IR … Read More

  • Why Studying for the GMAT is like Dating

    Why Studying for the GMAT is like Dating

    by on September 1st, 2014

    As I am studying to take the GMAT and improve my 710, many of my friends are asking me for GMAT tips. As I was speaking to one friend in particular, I emphasized how important a strict study regiment is for a top GMAT … Read More

  • 6 Ways to Calm Down When You’re Stressed from Studying

    6 Ways to Calm Down When You’re Stressed from Studying

    by on September 1st, 2014

    This article is brought to you by Uloop & Kaplan. Search Uloop for student housing, roommates, college jobs, internships, scholarships, and college news. It’s 3 a.m. and you’re still studying. Sweaty fingers … Read More

  • GMAT Study Plan for a 700 or More

    GMAT Study Plan for a 700 or More

    by on August 29th, 2014

    A very common question we receive from students is something along the lines of: “Can you provide/recommend a good study plan for someone who wants to score over a 700 on the GMAT?” Keep in mind, according to … Read More

  • The 2 Most Important Lessons You Will Learn from Mrs. Doubtfire

    The 2 Most Important Lessons You Will Learn from Mrs. Doubtfire

    by on August 20th, 2014

    For those considering higher education this week, Robin Williams’ memory looms large. The lessons he taught in Dead Poets’ Society and Good Will Hunting have made their way around the internet more quickly and in … Read More