GMAT Success is in the Details

By - Mar 4, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

A little thing here or there doesn’t usually make a lot of difference.  But when you aggregate, knowing some of the little things about the GMAT can be a big help on Test Day.  In this blog post, I am going to highlight some unexpected or otherwise novel...

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GMAT Question of the Day (March 4): Geometry and Critical Reasoning

By - Mar 4, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) A rectangle is inscribed in a circle of radius 5. Is the area of the rectangle bigger than 48 ? 1. The ratio of the lengths of sides of the rectangle is 3:4 2. The difference between the lengths of sides of the rectangle is smaller...

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Introducing the First GMAT Course eBook for Kindle

By - Mar 3, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

Great news for Kaplan students: we’ve collaborated with Amazon to bring the first GMAT course ebook directly to students enrolled in Kaplan courses using the Kindle reading apps and Kindle Fire tablets. This makes our GMAT course the first Kindle-compatible Kaplan course available for aspiring...

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GMAT Private tutoring in Chicago!

By - Mar 3, 09:31 AM   Comments [0]

When you’re preparing for the GMAT, spending adequate time is essential for success.  If you live in Chicago or the Chicago area and you’re thinking about taking the GMAT soon, you should give us a call at Optimus Prep.  We offer private tutoring in Chicago...

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How is your GMAT score calculated?: Part I

By - Mar 3, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Do you know how the GMAT score is calculated? The topic of scoring on the GMAT is a complex one. This is the first in a three part series outlining just what an adaptive exam is exactly, how GMAT scoring works and how you can use...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Mar 3): Geometry and Sentence Correction

By - Mar 3, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Is the perimeter of a rectangle greater than 8 inches? 1. The diagonal of the rectangle is twice as long as its shorter side 2. The diagonal of the rectangle is 4 inches longer than its shorter side Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click...

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Once You Get In, How Do You Pay For Business School?

By - Feb 28, 07:00 AM   Comments [1]

When assessing business school and an MBA, the ‘Money Issue’ is nothing if not multi-faceted. Since graduate degrees are an investment, like any other investment, there is up front cost. Some are fortunate enough to not have to secure student loans to help pay for...

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GMAT Question of the Day (Feb 28): Absolute Values and Critical Reasoning

By - Feb 28, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Is |X+1|

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Economist GMAT Tutor course features

By - Feb 27, 15:35 PM   Comments [0]

Did you know that Economist GMAT Tutor courses include practice exams, one-on-one tutoring sessions, essay markings and Ask-a-tutor messages in addition to online lessons?

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Get Your Fresh GMAT Practice Question Here!

By - Feb 27, 11:30 AM   Comments [1]

Yesterday, we posted a GMAT practice question on Facebook. It got a lot of attention and many responses. Here it is again: What is the value of b if a = ? (1) (2) and Our Facebook audience mostly answered A, with a few votes...

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