How to Study for the GMAT in 3 Months: 5 Key Prep Tips

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Wondering how to study for the GMAT in 3 months? If you’re ready to start studying for the GMAT, you might not know how to schedule your prep. It can seem overwhelming to decide how many hours you need to study, what you should do in each study session, and how many months you should plan to prepare.

In this article, I’ll go over the reasons you might choose to take three months to study for the GMAT and the top study tips for getting ready for the exam in 90 days. You’ll also get two full sample 3 month GMAT study plans: one for 100 hours of prep and one for 200 hours.

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How to Crack the GMAT: 13 Strategies You Need to Know

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Does the GMAT still feel like a mystery to you? You’re not alone. The GMAT can seem elusive at first. But you’ll need to understand it inside and out in order to ace it, which is where we come in.

In this article, I’ll go over everything you’ll need to know to crack the GMAT, the top GMAT tricks and traps to avoid if you want a high score, and the best study tips to help you do exceptionally well on the exam. Continue reading “How to Crack the GMAT: 13 Strategies You Need to Know”

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How to Prepare for the GMAT in 1 Month: 2 Study Plans

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So, you’ve decided to take the GMAT and you only have one month to prepare. You’ve certainly set a lofty challenge for yourself!

While I’d suggest spending around three solid months on GMAT prep, it is possible to prepare for the GMAT and improve your score in one month. In this article, I’ll cover the key goals and learning objectives you should have if you’re preparing for the GMAT in one month. I’ll also offer two different 1 month GMAT study plans that you can use for your prep.

By the end of this guide, you’ll know exactly how to prepare for the GMAT in one month!

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The 6 GMAT Essay Tips That Will Help You Ace the AWA

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If you’re preparing for the GMAT, you’ve probably spent countless hours reviewing math concepts and mastering grammar skills. You’ve likely also spent time studying for the newer integrated reasoning section, too. But have you thought about the analytical writing assessment part of the GMAT?

If your answer is no, don’t worry! You’re not alone. Many test-takers go into test day without spending a lot of time preparing for the essay section of the GMAT, especially since it’s unclear how much (or even if) the GMAT essay even matters for getting into business school.

In this article, I’ll shed some light on the oft-forgotten GMAT AWA section. First, I’ll give you an overview of what’s actually on the AWA section. Next, I’ll discuss whether or not that score really matters for your admission to business school. Finally, I’ll tell share the top GMAT essay tips that are guaranteed to boost your GMAT essay score.

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The 21 Essential GMAT Preparation Tips

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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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How to Do Well on the GMAT: 6 Tips for Getting a Great Score

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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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How to Improve Your GMAT Score: 13 Expert Tips

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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”

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All 64 GMAT Math Formulas You Need + How to Use Them

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Have you ever heard of Dave Hopla? He’s a basketball coach. Well, more specifically, he’s a basketball shooting coach. Throughout his career, he’s made 98 percent of the shots he’s taken. And, he trains players to do the same. How? By mastering the fundamentals.

You might be wondering why I’m beginning an article about the GMAT by talking about a basketball coach. Well, in this article, I’m going to be talking about the importance of mastering GMAT math formulas. Mastering GMAT math formulas is like practicing your free throw if you’re a basketball player. It’s a way to build up your fundamental skills so that, on test day, you’re able to achieve your goal score.

In this article, I’ll talk about why GMAT quant formulas are important, break down the most important formulas to know by subject, and give you some tips for how to incorporate formulas into your prep. I’ll also give you access to a downloadable PDF that you can use to practice offline.

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When (and How) to Guess on the GMAT: 4 Key Tips

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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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8 Key Strategies for Getting a Perfect GMAT Score

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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”

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