Articles by PrepScholar GMAT

    Ask a Kellogg MBA: Admissions and GMAT FAQ

    Ask a Kellogg MBA: Admissions and GMAT FAQ

    by on February 20th, 2018

    The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is well-known as one of the top business schools in the United States. But why do real MBA candidates choose Kellogg? What exactly does it take to get in? And … Read More

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    Online Lesson: GMAT Reading Comprehension Question Types

    Online Lesson: GMAT Reading Comprehension Question Types

    by on February 16th, 2018

    Like we discussed in our GMAT Time Management Made Simple video, different types of Reading Comprehension questions deserve different amounts of time on test day. But what types of questions are there on the Reading … Read More

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    6 GMAT Grammar Rules You Must Know

    6 GMAT Grammar Rules You Must Know

    by on February 8th, 2018

    You may have heard rumors that you need to know a lot of grammar for the GMAT. Unfortunately, it’s true that you’ll see GMAT grammar questions; however, the test focuses on just a few main concepts you need to know. … Read More

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    Learn the 8 Most Common GMAT Idioms Mistakes

    Learn the 8 Most Common GMAT Idioms Mistakes

    by on February 4th, 2018

    With so many idioms GMAT test writers love to use, idioms on the Sentence Correction section are already challenging. But what is even more difficult is when test writers intentionally use similar idioms in answer … Read More

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    How to Conquer GMAT Rate Problems

    How to Conquer GMAT Rate Problems

    by on January 30th, 2018

    GMAT rate problems are a constant on the Quantitative section. Many students dread rate problems because they aren’t quick or easy—they often require a series of steps to get to the answer. To make matters worse, … Read More

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    Getting Into Business School With a Low GPA: 5 Top Tips

    Getting Into Business School With a Low GPA: 5 Top Tips

    by on January 29th, 2018

    Aside from your GMAT score, your GPA is the most important number on your MBA admissions application. Admissions committees look at your GPA as an indicator of past academic performance and as a predictor of whether or … Read More

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    What Is an MBA? Should You Get One?

    What Is an MBA? Should You Get One?

    by on January 28th, 2018

    What is an MBA degree? What are its advantages and disadvantages? What kinds of classes will you take in an MBA program? Most importantly, should you get one? In this article, I’ll go through the MBA degree … Read More

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    How Long Do GMAT Scores Last?

    How Long Do GMAT Scores Last?

    by on January 24th, 2018

    Unlike a diamond, a GMAT score isn’t forever. But how long do GMAT scores last, exactly? After five years, GMAT scores are no longer valid for business school admission. After 10 years, you can’t even see them! If … Read More

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    What Is a Good GMAT Score? A Bad One? An Excellent One?

    What Is a Good GMAT Score? A Bad One? An Excellent One?

    by on January 23rd, 2018

    Many MBA hopefuls aren’t sure what their GMAT scores mean. What is a good GMAT score? What’s a bad GMAT score? How about a really exceptional one? And most importantly, what are the average GMAT scores at your top … Read More

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    GMAT Time Management Made Simple

    GMAT Time Management Made Simple

    by on January 19th, 2018

    Effective time management is something many GMAT test takers struggle with—with only two sections that contain many questions and multiple question types, the GMAT makes it easy to mismanage your time during a section … Read More

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    The Best GMAT Flashcards and How to Use Them

    The Best GMAT Flashcards and How to Use Them

    by on January 18th, 2018

    GMAT questions are complex, testing a lot of concepts at once, so you need to really know fundamentals like math formulas, idioms, and grammar rules. But what’s the best way to learn them? GMAT flashcards! They can … Read More

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    MBA GPA Requirements: What’s Good for B-School?

    MBA GPA Requirements: What’s Good for B-School?

    by on January 14th, 2018

    GPA’s can be one of the most fraught parts of the MBA application process, since you can’t really change it. What’s a good GPA for MBA programs? How can you determine the MBA GPA requirements at your prospective … Read More

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    How Long Does It Take to Get GMAT Scores?

    How Long Does It Take to Get GMAT Scores?

    by on January 11th, 2018

    Are you taking the GMAT soon or have you recently taken it? If so, you might be wondering, how long does it take to get GMAT scores? It’s important to know when you’ll get your GMAT scores so that you can plan how … Read More

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    Earn 20 Easy Points With These Last Minute GMAT Test Day Tips

    Earn 20 Easy Points With These Last Minute GMAT Test Day Tips

    by on December 28th, 2017

    If your GMAT test day is coming up, you’re hopefully wrapping up your prep, taking your last practice exam, and resisting the urge to do any night-before cramming (trust me, it doesn’t work). But what about the test … Read More

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