Author Archive - Magoosh

What is the GMAT? Everything You Need to Know

By - May 5, 00:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you’ve made the announcement that you’re applying to business school only to have friends and family wince and ask if you “have to” take the GMAT test, it can be a little scary…to say the least. If you don’t know much about the GMAT...

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GMAT Work Rate Problems

By - Apr 26, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

GMAT rate problems might seem intimidating, but they’re not so bad once you get the fundamental concepts down. We’ll show you how to master this common type of GMAT word problem in this post, then give you some practice problems with answers and explanations! GMAT Rate...

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How I Scored 770 on the GMAT (Video)

By - Apr 19, 09:13 AM   Comments [0]

Hi, I’m Erika! I spend most of my time working as the SAT/ACT senior curriculum manager here at Magoosh, but I’m also a GRE and GMAT expert with 99th percentile scores, years of experience teaching and tutoring, and some YouTube videos that you may...

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GMAT Test Dates | 2021, 2022, 2023 and Beyond!

By - Apr 8, 00:00 AM   Comments [0]

With the COVID-19 still a concern in 2021, in-person GMAT test dates are limited, but at-home options are available—and will be permanently available going forward. In this post, we’ve covered some more vital information about the GMAT test dates for 2021—read on to find...

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How to Understand Your GMAT Percentiles

By - Apr 7, 19:00 PM   Comments [0]

How can you turn test scores and section scores into GMAT score percentiles? And what about GMAT Quant score percentiles and Verbal score percentiles? Don’t worry—we’ve got all the info you need to know to understand your score. First off, your total GMAT score ranges...

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The Best GMAT Prep Courses: 2021 Edition with Comparison Charts

By - Mar 25, 13:51 PM   Comments [0]

Choosing the best GMAT prep course, like choosing a business school, is all about what works best for you as an individual. There is no objectively ‘best’ course that is right for everyone, but there are eight GMAT courses that should be on your radar...

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GMAT Online is Here to Stay: What You Need to Know

By - Feb 19, 19:00 PM   Comments [0]

We are updating this post as more information becomes available. Check back for updates! Can you take the GMAT online? For a long time, the answer was no. But in 2020, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), the makers of the GMAT, announced that they have...

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What Is a Good GMAT Score? (Video)

By - Feb 10, 13:16 PM   Comments [0]

The short answer? A good GMAT score is 650+. A great GMAT score is 720+. This makes strong GMAT prep essential and worth the time and energy; a good score is essential if you want to get into a top MBA program. And a great score...

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How to Tackle Critical Reading Assumption Questions

By - Feb 10, 12:19 PM   Comments [0]

Assumption questions ask you to find the unstated link between a question’s premise and its conclusion. Assumptions are crucial in understanding and refuting arguments, so they play a large role in two major Critical Reasoning question types. In this post, we’ll cover GMAT Critical Reasoning...

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GMAT Registration | How to Register for the GMAT

By - Jan 30, 00:01 AM   Comments [0]

You’ve decided to take the next step in your career and go to business school. Congratulations! Now, down to brass tacks: GMAT registration. From ID to fees, here’s everything you need to know about how to register for the GMAT!   Table of Contents How do I register...

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