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Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 26 Feb 10

by on Feb 26, 2010

Welcome back to this week's Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors . Each challenge problem represents a 700+ level [...]

How to Analyze a Reading Comp Inference Question

by on Feb 25, 2010

In recent weeks, we’ve been examining how to analyze specific questions using the system described in the original How To Analyze A Practice Problem article. We’re continuing the series this [...]

Announcing The Giant GMAT Giveaway Winners

by on Feb 23, 2010

Beat The GMAT is pleased to announce the winners of The Giant GMAT Giveaway winners - money9111 , harsh.champ , ajith , shashank.ism and osirus0830 . Each of the Top [...]

What is Community Service? Part 1

by on Feb 22, 2010

If you're planning to apply to b-school next fall then now would be an ideal time to start assessing your strengths and weaknesses as a candidate. Often a main concern [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 18 Feb 10

by on Feb 19, 2010

Welcome back to this week's Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors . Each challenge problem represents a 700+ level [...]

You Need to Practice The GMAT with a Timer

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 18, 2010

The GMAT should be an easy test. After all, it addresses concepts that most people learned during their early high school years (examples: algebra, geometry, grammar). In my experience I’ve [...]

Causation in Critical Reasoning Questions

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 17, 2010

A few weeks ago, we covered the topic of Math in Critical Reasoning Questions (click on the link to read the article), brought to us by Chris Ryan, Manhattan GMAT’s [...]

How to Handle a Low GPA, Part 4 of 4

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 15, 2010

Explaining a low GPA can be difficult and it requires you to examine your GPA’s trend. Consider the following scenarios: Scenario A – 3.0 GPA, upward trend – [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 11 Feb 10

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 11, 2010

Welcome back to this week's Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors . Each challenge problem represents a 700+ level [...]

Ethics, or Lack Thereof...

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 11, 2010

The following is a guest post by Andre, a current MBA student and a blogger for  The Dirt . Andre is writing a series for Beat The GMAT to share [...]

Developing a GMAT Study Plan

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 9, 2010

Just starting out? Or maybe you’ve been studying for weeks already? Perhaps you’ve already taken the official test once but want another crack at it? Whatever stage you’re at, you [...]

How to Handle a Low GMAT Verbal Score, Part 3 of 4

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 8, 2010

Last week I talked about overcoming the challenge of a low GMAT quant score. Today we’ll discuss how to handle a less-than-perfect verbal score. With such a strong emphasis on teamwork [...]

Part 3 of 3. CAT FAQ: Advanced

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 7, 2010

This is the last installment of an FAQ series on Computer-Adaptive Tests (CAT). Check out part 1 and part 2 as well. How can my overall percentile be higher than [...]

Manhattan GMAT Challenge Problem of the Week - 4 Feb 10

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 4, 2010

Welcome back to this week's Challenge Problem! As always, the problem and solution below were written by one of our fantastic instructors . Each challenge problem represents a 700+ level [...]

Blind Date: A Guide To MBA Group Work

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 3, 2010

The following is a guest post by Andre, a current MBA student and a blogger for The Dirt . Andre began his MBA blog to share a bluntly honest perspective [...]

How to Handle a Low GMAT Quant Score, Part 2 of 4

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 1, 2010

A low quant score on the GMAT (at the lower end of the school’s 80% range) is never good news, but it doesn’t equal immediate rejection. As I mentioned last [...]

Math in Critical Reasoning Questions

by Beat The GMAT on Feb 1, 2010

We have a guest-author this week: Chris Ryan, Manhattan GMAT's intrepid Director of Instructor and Product Development. If you've used any Manhattan GMAT material in your prep, Chris is the [...]