# GMAT Math Articles

#### Five Tips to Build Your Quantitative Profile

Business schools want to admit candidates that they believe can withstand the quantitative rigor of an MBA program. Whether you are a non-traditional applicant with limited exposure to quant-focused work or someone who … Read More

#### Top Tips for Integrated Reasoning

hen you’re approaching the GMAT for the first time, a few things tend look at least a little familiar. There’s a verbal section and a quantitative section, just like on many other standardized tests (think … Read More

#### Next Year Starts Now: A New Webinar Series for 2019–2020 MBA Applicants!

Are you planning to apply to business school in 2019–2020? It is not too early to start preparing for your applications, and we can help! The leaders in the MBA admissions space—mbaMission and Manhattan … Read More

#### Nova’s GMAT Prep Math Course (Book Review)

The Nova Review is Finally Here! A lot of students have been asking Magoosh’s experts for their opinion of Nova’s GMAT Math Prep Course. I purchased this book so I could take a closer look at it and give it … Read More

#### Manhattan GMAT Advanced Quant (Book Review)

Gimmicks abound in test prep marketing and products, and there’s no shortage of books that will promise you a “top score” in Quant. Is Manhattan GMAT Advanced Quant one such gimmick product? For the … Read More

#### Unit Conversions (Part 2)

In Part 1, we dealt with converting between different metric units. Check that out if you haven’t already. Converting from one metric unit to another is relatively straightforward since it’s all about powers of ten, … Read More

#### Unit Conversions (Part 1)

Many GMAT Quant problems can easily turn into black holes of tedious and time-consuming calculations. Unit conversions are good examples of this: the GMAT will sometimes test your ability to convert between kilograms and … Read More

#### Know When to Swipe Left on GMAT Quant Problems

One of the biggest challenges many of my students face in their GMAT preparation is knowing when to let go of Quant problems. They think that they have to correctly solve every problem, but that’s 1) not realistic and … Read More

#### GMAT Tip: Consider Algebra, not Arithmetic

Many test takers fail to make the connection between not being permitted to use a calculator on the quantitative section of the GMAT and, well, not making intensive, calculator-required calculations. The reality is, when … Read More

#### Sometimes the Quant is the Verbal

The GMAT only has two sections that count towards your overall GMAT score: Quant and Verbal. On a surface level, these two sections might seem vastly different, but in many ways each is testing the same underlying … Read More

#### GMAT Tip: Only a Kitchen Calculator

There are many different approaches in tackling a GMAT Quantitative question effectively. Algebraically, working backwards from the answer choices, considering “lucky twins” – a smart test taker is flexible and … Read More

#### Data Sufficiency 101

Data Sufficiency consists if about one-fourth to half of questions for the Quant Section on the GMAT. These types of questions ask us to quickly analyze a collective set of data and to figure out which pieces are needed … Read More

#### What the GMAT Really Tests

One of the many surprising things you will find out about the GMAT is that it tests the skills you already have. If you think about it, you are the CEO of your own life and the path you are on. Every day, you are making … Read More

#### GMAT Word Problems: Pay Close(r) Attention to the Words

Most test takers don’t give Word Problems enough credit—simple words with simple calculations, right? The reality is that the GMAT tosses in Word Problems when they hope you are not paying close attention, like when … Read More