Studying for the GMAT can be overwhelming. There are numerous content areas to learn, question formats to familiarize yourself with, strategies to understand, formulas to memorize, etc., etc. There are also hundreds of different resources that you can use, all of which may give you conflicting advice about how and what to study. If you’re just starting to embark on your GMAT preparation journey, you may feel frustrated by the amount of information out there and unsure where to start.
In this guide, I’m going to boil GMAT preparation down to the 21 essential tips to help you study effectively. These strategies will take you from the very beginning of your GMAT preparation journey all the way through test day so that you know exactly how you should be spending your time.
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Doing well on the GMAT is a top concern for every GMAT test-taker. After all, a high GMAT score shows admissions committees that you’re a strong student who could add a lot to their MBA programs. But for many, doing well on the GMAT can seem impossible or, at the very least, complicated.
Don’t worry! In this guide, I’ll teach you how to get a good GMAT score by giving you the five most important tips to keep in mind as you’re preparing for the test.
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Ready to prepare for the GMAT, but not sure exactly how to improve your GMAT score? Don’t panic. We’re here to help!
In this guide, we’ll go over the best, most efficient ways to increase your GMAT score. We’ll also discuss how long you’ll need to study to reach your score goal and what makes it easier or harder to bump your score up to where you want. Continue reading “How to Improve Your GMAT Score: 13 Expert Tips”
Most test-takers preparing for the GMAT spend countless hours studying different content areas so that they’ll be ready to proficiently and confidently answer every question they encounter on test day. But even the most prepared test-takers sometimes find themselves having to guess on different GMAT questions.
If you’re worried about when (or how) to guess on GMAT test day, this is the guide for you. I’ll explain how implementing a strong guessing strategy can help you earn points and save time, walk you through the situations where you may need to guess on the GMAT, and give you the best tips for deciding whether to guess or skip a question altogether.
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If you’re planning to take the GMAT, you’re probably wondering how to get the highest score possible. Maybe even a perfect one? Is that even possible, and how many students get there every year? In this article, I’ll go over what a perfect score on the GMAT entails, how important it really is in terms of MBA admissions, how to ace the GMAT (or get very close), and the top tips to getting as close as you can to a perfect GMAT score. Continue reading “8 Key Strategies for Getting a Perfect GMAT Score”
There are a lot of options out there for GMAT prep. You can purchase online programs, books, apps, flashcards, and more. It can be hard to determine which prep option is the best for you.
In this guide, I’ll give you an in-depth look at one of the best selling GMAT prep books out there: Kaplan GMAT Premier 2017. First, I’ll talk about what makes a good GMAT prep book. Second, I’ll give an overview of the Kaplan GMAT review book, including what’s in the book and how much it costs. Next, I’ll talk about the pros and cons of the Kaplan GMAT book. Then, I’ll help you decide whether or not this book is the right one for you. Finally, I’ll tell you how to get the most out of the Kaplan GMAT book if you choose to purchase it.
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Whether you’re just getting ready to start your GMAT prep or you’re quickly creeping up on test day, there are many ways that you can make your GMAT prep and test experience go more smoothly. In this guide, I’ll take you through the top 25 GMAT tips and strategies that will help you achieve your goal score.
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Preparing for the GMAT? You might’ve noticed that there are tons of online GMAT prep options available to you, from books to courses to flashcards to practice tests and question sets. But how can you find the right option for your needs? And how can you make sure that the online resource you’re using is high quality and effective?
In this guide, I’ll talk about why it’s important to prepare for the GMAT test online, what you should look for in online GMAT prep resources, and review the best online GMAT practice that you can use in your studying.
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If you’ve decided to go to business school, you’re probably started to think about studying for the GMAT. Preparing for the GMAT can be overwhelming. Where do you start? What should you buy? What should your study plan look like?
In this GMAT study guide, I’ll walk you through the GMAT study process from start to finish. First, I’ll talk about why studying for the GMAT is worth the time and effort. Next, I’ll talk about the GMAT itself – the format of the test and what it covers. Then, I’ll give a brief overview of each of the sections of test, discussing the content and format of each.
After that, I’ll move into talking about how to set a goal score, create your GMAT study plan, and stick to it. Finally, I’ll talk about the practice itself. I’ll tell you where to find study materials and give you some tried and true study strategies for both the test as a whole and each individual section.
By the end, you’ll have a clear idea of where to start to study for the GMAT.
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If you’re preparing for the GMAT, you probably know that you’ll need to take full-length practice tests. But what if you want to incorporate drills of particular skills or shorter study sessions into your prep routine, or want to study for the GMAT at least a bit every day? That’s where a GMAT practice quiz can help.
In this article, I’ll go over what makes a GMAT quiz worthwhile, as well as where to find the nine best GMAT practice quizzes and how to make the best use of GMAT quizzes in your exam prep. Continue reading “The 9 Best GMAT Quizzes and How to Use Them”