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The GMAT Official Guide 2019 edition, part 3

by Manhattan Prep on July 25, 2018

Welcome back to our series on the new Official Guide (OG) books! (If you’d like, you can start with the first installment of this article [...]


The GMAT Official Guide 2019 edition, part 2

by Manhattan Prep on July 11, 2018

Here we go, here we go! Welcome to part 2 of our little series on the latest Official Guide, hot off the presses; if you’d [...]


Unit Conversions (Part 1)

by Manhattan Prep GMAT on June 22, 2018

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 [...]


4 Steps to Analyze your CATs (part 4)

by Manhattan Prep on June 13, 2018

Welcome to our fourth and final installment on how to get the most out of your CATs! In the first three installments of this series, we [...]


Know When to Swipe Left on GMAT Quant Problems

by Manhattan Prep GMAT on June 8, 2018

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 [...]


4 Steps to Analyze your CATs (part 3)

by Manhattan Prep on May 30, 2018

Are you ready to get even more geeky on test data? In the first two installments of this series, we talked about: Part 1: Global [...]


The Wrath of Con-fusing Science Passages

by Manhattan Prep GMAT on May 23, 2018

The biggest problem I see with students who struggle with Reading Comprehension science passages on the GMAT is that they focus on the wrong things. [...]


4 Steps to Analyze your CATs (part 2)

by Manhattan Prep on May 16, 2018

Welcome back! If you haven’t already, start with part 1 of this series, where we discussed how to begin your analysis of your test data. [...]


Sometimes the Quant is the Verbal

by Manhattan Prep GMAT on May 9, 2018

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 [...]


4 Steps to Analyze your CATs (part 1)

by Manhattan Prep on May 2, 2018

How many practice tests have you taken so far? Are you satisfied—or frustrated—with your progress? One of the biggest mistakes I see students make is also [...]


How to Solve a Puzzling GMAT Critical Reasoning Problem

by Manhattan Prep GMAT on April 12, 2018

Most Critical Reasoning problems on the GMAT involve arguments. We might be asked about the argument’s structure, how to strengthen or weaken the argument, how [...]


When to Use Your ‘Natural Number Sense’—And When Not To

by Manhattan Prep GMAT on April 12, 2018

Many people struggle with math anxiety or outright math phobia, but the reality is that we’re all born with an innate “number sense.” On some [...]


How Jeopardy Helped Me Prepare for the GMAT

by Manhattan Prep GMAT on April 12, 2018

I’m a huge fan of the long-running game show Jeopardy. And if you watch enough Jeopardy, you start to notice patterns. Every game has 61 [...]


Update Your Time Management for the New GMAT

by Manhattan Prep on April 12, 2018

The GMAT is about to change! And in a great way: it will take us less time to take the test, starting this coming Monday, [...]


How to “Draw the Rest of the Owl” on GMAT Quant Problems

by Manhattan Prep GMAT on April 2, 2018

The GMAT Official Guide is a great teaching tool—all of the problems in the book are retired problems from real GMAT exams of yesteryear, so [...]