Articles by PrepScholar GMAT
The Best GMAT Flashcards and How to Use Them
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
MBA GPA Requirements: What’s Good for B-School?
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
How Long Does It Take to Get GMAT Scores?
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
Earn 20 Easy Points With These Last Minute GMAT Test Day Tips
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
Average GMAT Scores: Where Do You Rank?
Every year, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) takes a close look at everyone’s GMAT scores. They find the average GMAT score for all test takers, plus they calculate mean scores by different … Read More
The Best GMAT Prep Books, Reviewed (2018)
If you’ve started to prepare for the GMAT, you’ve probably noticed that there are dozens of different GMAT books on the market. As you’re deciding what to buy, it’s important to understand what makes a good GMAT … Read More
Quick and Easy GMAT Scratch Paper Technique
One of the most commonly overlooked aspects of GMAT strategy is using your GMAT scratch pad. Using your GMAT scratch paper to keep track of and work through information is a large part of your testing experience, so … Read More
How to Beat Overlapping Sets GMAT Problems
Overlapping sets make for particularly hard GMAT math questions. While they technically fall into the category of arithmetic—a type of math most people feel comfortable with—the complexity and presentation of … Read More
How to Prepare for the GMAT: 23 Expert Study Tips
No one ever said the GMAT was easy. In fact, it’s considered so tricky (and so important) that most would-be MBAs spend two to three months preparing for it. The majority of students spend over 50 hours studying, … Read More
How Long Does It Take to Get an MBA?
One of the biggest investments you’ll make into your MBA is time. No matter what, your MBA will require a significant amount of time, energy, and effort. But exactly how long does it take to get an MBA? In this … Read More
2000+ GMAT Sample Questions: Practice Every Question Type
Practice questions are an essential part of any GMAT prep. But how do you find the best GMAT sample questions? In this article, I’ll address what to look for in GMAT practice questions, the pros and cons of both … Read More
Introduction to GMAT Data Sufficiency
Many students think that Data Sufficiency is one of the hardest question types on the GMAT. Data Sufficiency is unlike anything they’ve ever seen before, either on tests or in their undergraduate math classes. In … Read More
What Is the Lowest GMAT Score for MBA Admissions?
What’s the lowest GMAT score possible, and how many test-takers get it? Will a low GMAT score ruin your chances of MBA admission? In this article, I’ll go over the lowest GMAT score you can get on the exam, how … Read More