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Retook the GMAT, scored 740 (Q48, V45)

I’ve been tutoring the GMAT for over five years now, and I thought it was time that I retook the test. Previously, I took the GMAT once in 2006 and I had very little memory of the test center, so when students asked me about the test day experience, I wasn’t able to give an […]

10 Easy GMAT Sentence Correction Problems

Here’s some easy sentence correction problems I wrote. The answers are in a spoiler block at the end of the post. Feel free to email to post comments or email with questions. 1. The city of Memphis is located in the U.S. state of Tennessee, where the Mississippi and Wolf Rivers meet just south of […]

Where To Find Free GMAT Practice Tests In 2015

The number of companies offering free online GMAT practice tests has increased in the past few years, so it’s worthwhile to summarize all the free exams you can currently find. 1)The best practice exams, without a doubt, are those published by the GMAC. You get two free exams with the GMATPrep software and can buy […]

GMAT iPhone and iPad App Reviews

I’ve recently been trying out some of the iPhone/iPad apps for GMAT prep. There’s too many of them to do in-depth reviews, but here are some quick impressions: 1) Veritas Prep GMAT app – Free app with lots of excellent free video content. The videos can be watched streaming or downloaded to your device. They […]

GMAT Unit Conversion and Scientific Notation Guide

I’ve noticed that many students struggle with unit conversion problems on the GMAT. In theory, they shouldn’t be that hard, since they are straight arithmetic problems. However, many students set up the problems incorrectly: they multiply when they should have divided, and vice versa. In order to clearly demonstrate the correct setup of unit conversion […]

How to prevent GMATPrep from erasing your exam results

In the GMAT forums, several people have posted about the GMATPrep software erasing their exam results. I believe I’ve found a way to prevent this problem. When you are using the “Review your responses” option, make sure you review all the way to the end by clicking on “Next”. When you are done, you will […]

GMAT Divisibility Rules

Early in your GMAT prep for the Quantitative section, it is important to learn the rules of divisibility. The shorthand version is below: In order to be divisible by … 2 … the number is even 3: the sum of the digits are divisible by 3; i.e. 348 sums to 3 + 4 + 8 […]

GMAT Sentence Correction: The Correct Use Of ‘Which’

A concept that frequently arises on GMAT Sentence Correction problems is the use of the word which. Understanding how to use this word correctly can help improve your performance on Sentence Correction problems. First of all, the word which is a pronoun – more specifically, a relative pronoun. It can be singular or plural depending on the […]

GMAT 2014: What To Expect From The GMAT In 2014

Since the addition of the Integrated Reasoning section to the GMAT in June 2012, there haven’t been any major changes to the exam. According to the GMAC, over 200,000 people have now taken the GMAT with IR included. However, they are still proving the validity of the new section, so it’s not likely to be […]