It is currently 17 Jan 2018, 12:26

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Magoosh v Manhattan Prep 30 Days EA

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 27 Aug 2015
Posts: 5

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 3

Magoosh v Manhattan Prep 30 Days EA [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 05 Jan 2018, 15:38
So I've been accepted in to two Top 25 MBA programs on the condition that I score well on Executive Assessment. I find the GMAC EA study guide is less than optimal. I figure that I'll study for the GMAT course for next 30 days minus the geometry portion and any other material that isn't scored on the EA. I need the most help with the quantitative and sentence structure part of the test. Should I buy the Manhattan Prep GMAT book set or follow the Magoosh 30-day study plan that uses Magoosh materials and the GMAC Official Guide?

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 3

Magoosh Discount CodesEconomist GMAT Tutor Discount CodesMath Revolution Discount Codes
Expert Post
1 KUDOS received
Magoosh GMAT Instructor
User avatar
G
Joined: 28 Dec 2011
Posts: 4640

Kudos [?]: 9269 [1], given: 116

Re: Magoosh v Manhattan Prep 30 Days EA [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 05 Jan 2018, 15:58
1
This post received
KUDOS
Expert's post
PaulSG wrote:
So I've been accepted in to two Top 25 MBA programs on the condition that I score well on Executive Assessment. I find the GMAC EA study guide is less than optimal. I figure that I'll study for the GMAT course for next 30 days minus the geometry portion and any other material that isn't scored on the EA. I need the most help with the quantitative and sentence structure part of the test. Should I buy the Manhattan Prep GMAT book set or follow the Magoosh 30-day study plan that uses Magoosh materials and the GMAC Official Guide?

Dear PaulSG,

This is Mike McGarry from Magoosh. I'm happy to respond. :-)

First of all, I don't know that either is a bad choice--it many ways, it's win-win. The MGMAT books are superb. Depending how much time you have, you could do both: read the MGMAT math (minus geometry) & SC books, and watch the Magoosh math (minus geometry) & SC videos. Hearing ideas in more than one way can help you learn more deeply. You will have a little extra time in the schedule if you omit geometry & RC & CR.

Certainly one option would be to sign up for Magoosh and check it out during the 7-day trial. That would give you a feel for what we offer.

I hope this helps. Feel free to ask me anything else. Best of luck!

Mike :-)
_________________

Mike McGarry
Magoosh Test Prep

Image

Image

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. — William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939)

Kudos [?]: 9269 [1], given: 116

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 27 Aug 2015
Posts: 5

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 3

Re: Magoosh v Manhattan Prep 30 Days EA [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 07 Jan 2018, 14:36
Thanks for the quick response, Mike. I'm a little confused on what topics I can forgo studying. Are Geometry, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Reasoning not covered on the assessment? Sentence Correction is covered, correct?

Kudos [?]: [0], given: 3

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 22 Aug 2017
Posts: 4

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: Magoosh v Manhattan Prep 30 Days EA [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 07 Jan 2018, 17:04
I haven't used the online tools for MGMAT, but the books are great. As far as Magoosh goes, it's the best all-in-one resource that I have used. I would warn you that the questions on average are slightly more difficult than those in the OG.

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Expert Post
Magoosh GMAT Instructor
User avatar
G
Joined: 28 Dec 2011
Posts: 4640

Kudos [?]: 9269 [0], given: 116

Re: Magoosh v Manhattan Prep 30 Days EA [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 09 Jan 2018, 15:54
PaulSG wrote:
Thanks for the quick response, Mike. I'm a little confused on what topics I can forgo studying. Are Geometry, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Reasoning not covered on the assessment? Sentence Correction is covered, correct?

Dear PaulSG,

I'm happy to respond. :-) Geometry is NOT on the EA. The EA has Integrated Reasoning, so those data-driven topics are in play: in fact, on the EA, IR and Q & V all count the same. The Verbal part has SC & RC & CR--all three question types are covered. I simply mentioned SC only because you gave me the impression, perhaps mistaken, that this was the only part of the Verbal test you felt you needed to study.

Here's a set of articles by that MGMAT genius Stacey Koprince:
How to Study for the Executive Assessment

Let me know if you have any more questions.

Mike :-)
_________________

Mike McGarry
Magoosh Test Prep

Image

Image

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire. — William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939)

Kudos [?]: 9269 [0], given: 116

Re: Magoosh v Manhattan Prep 30 Days EA   [#permalink] 09 Jan 2018, 15:54
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Magoosh v Manhattan Prep 30 Days EA

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderator: HKD1710

HOT DEALS FOR JANUARY
Math Revolution - Free Free Diagnostic Quant Test
Economist GMAT - Free Free 1-week trial + Free Test
Kaplan Courses - Save $475 $225 Discount + $250 Bonus
Target Test Prep - Save $800 $50 Discount + $750 Bonus [GMAT Club
Tests and Premium MBA Bundle]
EMPOWERgmat - $99/mo GMAT Club tests included 2nd month
examPAL - Free Video Course A complete on-demand GMAT course
GMAT Club Tests - Free Included with every course purchase
of $149 or more - Full List is here


cron

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.