GMAT Prep

Student Stories: Breaking the 700 GMAT barrier

By - Jan 31, 07:47 AM   Comments [0]

We are excited to launch a new series on our blog called Student Stories, which will feature Economist GMAT Tutor students sharing what worked—and more importantly, what didn’t work—on their GMAT journeys.

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Technology and Your GMAT Prep

By - Jan 30, 13:28 PM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is in many ways a technological marvel. Thousands of locations across the globe instantly report scores on the same test. The computer-adaptive test adapts to your skill level, adjusting difficulty on a question by question basis. Every center is equipped with a state-of-the-art palm scanner for additional...

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MBA via MOOC

By - Jan 29, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

If you are like most people, the title of this post seems to be written in code. If so, then at least you’re on the right track––code has something to do with it. MOOC stands for Massive Open Online Course and it is an acronym...

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Note-taking and the GMAT: Part I

By - Jan 27, 07:34 AM   Comments [0]

Note-taking is not everyone’s favorite task, but I’ve found it helps immensely in organizing the dense material students need to cover to achiev

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Writing the GMAT Argument Essay

By - Jan 27, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

As you probably know by now, with the inclusion of the Integrated Reasoning (IR) section came the exclusion of the one of the previously required essays.  Before the test change, GMAT test takers built the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) score on the backs of two essays: Analysis...

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Test Your GMAT Sentence Correction Skills: The Explanations

By - Jan 24, 13:00 PM   Comments [0]

Hopefully you've already tried out our GMAT Sentence Correction quiz. If not, stop right now and do so! There's great value in trying these questions on your own first before reading the explanations. Now, on to the explanations to these questions... GMAT Sentence Correction Quiz Just like Congress...

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What to Expect on GMAT Test Day

By - Jan 24, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Most of you, after months of careful study, know what to expect on test day in terms of GMAT content.  However, it also important to know what to expect when you arrive at the Pearson Center for your GMAT test day.  Just as you have learned and practiced GMAT strategies,...

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Connect with admissions officers at The Economist’s Online MBA Fair

By - Jan 23, 08:47 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re thinking about an MBA, one important step in your applications is to speak with admissions officers. Here’s a great opportunity to make those vital connections with business school representatives from around the world, all in one place.

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Test Your GMAT Sentence Correction Skills

By - Jan 21, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

I'm always telling you to practice, even if it's just for a couple of minutes. It's true, all those short study sessions, over time, add up. To that end, I've made a short GMAT Sentence Correction quiz for you, designed to take just about five...

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Six Steps to Conquering the AWA

By - Jan 21, 11:13 AM   Comments [0]

The Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) measures your ability to think critically and communicate your thoughts. During the AWA section of the GMAT, you will be asked to write an essay in which you will analyze the reasoning behind a given argument.

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