GMAT Preparation


Tips, advice and answers to your questions about preparing for the GMAT. The GMAT seeks to assess a person's analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in standard written English in preparation for being admitted into a graduate management program, such as an MBA. The GMAT lasts 3.5 hours. Fun fact it was started in 1953.

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  • The 10 Expert Guidelines of GMAT Preparation

    Everyone studies differently, so make sure you tailor your study plan for the GMAT with these 10 expert guidelines and strategies.

  • 5 GMAT Books That Can Help You Get Your MBA

    A guide to what books will best teach you the subjects and strategies to prepare you for the GMAT.

  • When Can I Skip Taking the GRE or GMAT?

    Different post-graduate degrees call for their own entrance exams. Prospective doctors have to take the MCATs, future litigators are locked into the LSATs, and the majority of other students are required to take either the GRE or GMAT. But what if no test was necessary to continue schooling after a Bachelor’s degree?

  • What is the GMAT and How Do You Take It?

    The GMAT, or Graduate Management Admissions Test, is the most commonly taken test for admissions into MBA and other graduate Business programs. Test scores, work experience, and essays are the most important factors for admission into most MBA programs.

  • What Do GMAT Percentiles Actually Mean?

    Schools list preferred entrance exam rankings for applicants, also known as percentiles. What is a percentile and how does it affect your chances for admission?

  • The Key Differences Between the GRE and the GMAT

    As with most standardized tests, neither of the GRE nor the GMAT measures how much you know. They measure how well you can take an exam. Explore the key differences between these two standardized tests.

  • Retaking the GMAT and the Law of Diminishing Returns

    Even when you didn't get the score you hoped for, retaking the GMATs isn't always the right choice.