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  • woman taking a GMAT practice test to prepare for exam day

    December 20, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Dec 20. 2022

    How Many Practice Tests Before the GMAT?

    Although practice exams are an important part of the GMAT test prep process, it can be difficult to know how many mock tests to take. Some people take dozens of GMAT practice tests leading up to exam day. Meanwhile, others take one mock exam the night before the actual test, receive a lower score than anticipated, and realize too late...

  • woman studying for the GMAT exam in one month

    October 19, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Oct 19. 2022

    How to Study for the GMAT in One Month

    The GMAT is a thorough and complex exam for individuals looking to enter business school. Ideally, test takers develop their study plans several months out from the exam date. However, if this is not possible, you can still create a one-month GMAT study plan and score well on test day.

  • young woman studying GMAT practice questions

    April 22, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Apr 22. 2022

    Free GMAT Practice Questions

    Below are 10 practice questions to help you study for the math portion of the GMAT exam.

  • Row of confident and happy students wearing caps and gowns.

    March 02, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Mar 02. 2022

    GMAT Percentiles

    If you're applying to business school, scoring well on the GMAT is a critical factor for acceptance. In addition to your total score, admissions committees also look at your percentile rank, which compares your performance against other test-takers.

  • Woman sitting at a table with a laptop feeling overwhelmed by the GMAT exam.

    February 25, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Feb 25. 2022

    GMAT Difficulty

    While the GMAT is a challenging exam, the difficulty is relative and varies from student to student. Depending on their preparation, testing environment, and ability to work well under a time limit, some test-takers may find it more difficult than others. Understanding and preparing for the challenging aspects of the GMAT can help you navigate this difficult exam and earn better...

  • A woman creates her GMAT study schedule and writes it in her planner.

    February 22, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Feb 22. 2022

    How to Study for the GMAT

    While the GMAT may seem overwhelming, developing a structured study plan can ease test anxiety and maximize your results. Cramming for an exam a week or two before the test date often does more harm than good, especially when you need an above-average score for specific graduate programs. Every test-taker has a life beyond the exam, so you'll need to take...

  • Woman using notebook and laptop to practice her strategy for taking the GMAT

    February 17, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Feb 17. 2022

    GMAT Pacing & Strategies

    While studying GMAT sample questions can prepare aspiring business school applicants for the difficult test prompts, using clever test-taking strategies can help you complete each exam section quickly and efficiently. Here are a few GMAT tips and tricks to make taking this difficult test a little easier.

  • Woman looking at laptop screen trying to decipher her GMAT results.

    February 17, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Feb 17. 2022

    Deciphering Your GMAT Results

    GMAT scores give you a general idea of how well you might do as a first-year student in an MBA program. As such, test results are one of the first things admissions committees consider when looking at a candidate's business school application. Based on your GMAT score report, you can choose whether to enroll in business school, retake the exam,...

  • Student reviewing their GMAT test scores

    January 27, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Jan 27. 2022

    GMAT Scores

    Our GMAT Score Guide helps you understand how GMAT scoring works. Learn about the test's scoring range and use our GMAT scoring chart to evaluate your results.

  • Student studing for integrated reasoning questions on the GMAT test

    January 27, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Jan 27. 2022

    GMAT Integrated Reasoning Section

    If you're considering a post-graduate business school program, earning a good integrated reasoning GMAT score can give you an advantage over other applicants.

  • Student studying for the analytical writing section of the GMAT

    January 27, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Jan 27. 2022

    GMAT Analytical Writing Section

    Purpose For the Analytical Writing Assessment Section of the GMAT exam, test-takers must analyze an argument and write a critique that highlights and disproves the flawed reasoning behind the information. Your response will let scorers evaluate your critical thinking skills, as well as your ability to organize and communicate your ideas in writing. "Analysis of an Argument" Test takers have...

  • Student studying for GMAT verbal reasoning questions

    January 27, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Jan 27. 2022

    GMAT Verbal Reasoning Section

    Along with evaluating your ability to read, analyze and understand written material, the verbal reasoning GMAT exam measures how well you can formulate ideas and express opinions based on given information. 

  • Student's study notes for the GMAT math section

    January 27, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Jan 27. 2022

    GMAT Math Tips

    The GMAT math (or Quantitative Reasoning) portion of the exam includes 31 multiple-choice questions that test your mathematical reasoning, ability to interpret graphic data, and quantitative problem-solving skills.

  • Student studying for the different GMAT sections

    January 26, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Jan 26. 2022

    GMAT Sections

    Knowing what to expect on the GMAT can alleviate some of those anxious feelings and give you an idea of what to study for. Take a look below for some information about GMAT test format, structure, and question types. The four GMAT sections are as follows: Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, and Analytical Writing.

  • Students preparing for the GMAT test

    January 26, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Jan 26. 2022

    GMAT Test Day Checklist

    What to Expect on the GMAT Getting high GMAT scores gives grad students a better chance of getting into their chosen business and management program. Along with doing all the necessary studying and test prep, knowing what to expect on your GMAT exam can alleviate any nervousness or anxiety you have about taking the test. It can also help you...

  • Student looking through GMAT and grad school information

    January 26, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Jan 26. 2022

    GMAT Registration

    Since there are no fixed dates for GMAT registration or completion, you can register for the GMAT at any time of the year. Whether you're planning to take the test online or in person, you can sign up for the GMAT and schedule an exam appointment up to 24 hours before an available testing slot.

  • Student studying for the GMAT test

    January 20, 2022 – Grad Prep Advisors

    POST/Jan 20. 2022

    What Is the GMAT Test?

    The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is an online multiple-choice exam required for admission to most business school graduate programs. Higher learning institutions in the U.S. and around the world administer this test to students pursuing an MBA and other postgraduate business degrees.