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Private GMAT Tutoring in Washington DC

Our interview process, stringent qualifications, and background screening ensure that only the best GMAT tutors in Washington DC work with Varsity Tutors. To assure a successful experience, you're paired with one of these qualified tutors by an expert director - and we stand behind that match with our money-back guarantee.

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Washington DC GMAT Tutoring FAQ

If you're planning on applying to a graduate management program, you may be required to take the GMAT, and Varsity Tutors can connect you with the best Washington DC GMAT tutors. The GMAT, or Graduate Management Admission Test, is a computer-based test designed to evaluate applicants to management programs like MBA programs on their adeptness with business-related critical thinking, communications, and quantitative skills. As your GMAT scores can affect your ability to enroll in the management program of your choice, there can be a lot riding on the exam, and preparation can be intimidating. However, Washington DC GMAT tutors are professionals who can offer you a guiding hand as you get ready for the test, providing you with a comprehensive, step-by-step review of the concepts you'll have to know to succeed on the exam.

What are the advantages of working with Washington DC GMAT tutors near me?

The one-on-one instruction that you can experience when studying under Washington DC GMAT tutors has a range of benefits that you won't necessarily see in a traditional, classroom-based prep course. The very format of a group classroom has limitations: to begin with, classroom instructors have to adopt a universal, one-size-fits-most teaching approach that doesn't always suit individual students. This can be a problem for many students, particularly with a test like the GMAT, which covers a lot of varied material. It's likely that there are aspects of the exam that you're well-equipped to face already, while your skills may be lacking in other areas. Group instruction can cause you to waste time rehashing ideas that you're familiar with. Additionally, teachers have to keep up with a predetermined classroom schedule. This means that if you find yourself struggling with difficult concepts, you can be forced to move on to other topics before you're ready to.

Washington DC GMAT tutoring can provide you with a better study solution. Your instructor can take a look at your current level of readiness for the GMAT, help you suss out your strengths and weaknesses, and then target the subjects that can have the greatest impact on your performance on the exam. Skimming over the subjects that you already have a solid grasp on can free up more time to delve deeply into the topics that you need to work on most urgently. You won't be beholden to a strict schedule, so you can take the time you need to thoroughly review the analytical, verbal, and mathematical skills that you'll have to show on the GMAT.

Additionally, Washington DC GMAT tutors can utilize teaching methods that cater to your personal learning preferences. Learning is a complex process, and everyone learns in their own way. Some people find hands-on project-based work to be the most effective way to pick up a new skill, while others prefer visual aids or auditory instruction. If you're a visual learner they can put together decks of flashcards, draw up diagrams and visual mnemonics, and so on, while if you're more of an aural learner, they can engage you in discussions of GMAT concepts, to name just a few of the techniques that GMAT mentors can use. Whatever your individual preferences are, your instructor can accommodate you.

What kinds of skills can Washington DC GMAT tutoring help me work on?

The GMAT is separated into Quantitative Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing sections, each of which presents its own challenges. We'll provide a brief summary of the exam here, so you can get an idea of what you'll face come test day and how Washington DC GMAT tutors can assist you.

The Quantitative Reasoning section will give you 62 minutes to answer multiple-choice questions divided into two types: problem-solving and data sufficiency. The former will assess your ability to use analytical and logical thinking to answer questions. The latter will ask you to look at the provided problem and analyze it, determine what data is relevant to the question at hand, and then identify the point at which enough data will have been assembled to give a sound answer. There are several elements at play here: you'll need to have the mathematical prowess to process data accurately, but you'll also need to possess the numeric reasoning skills and the general knowledge to apply that math effectively. Washington DC GMAT tutors can assist you with developing any one or all of these abilities, focusing on the skills that are of the most concern to you.

The Verbal Reasoning section will provide you with 65 minutes to respond to questions regarding reading comprehension, critical reasoning, and sentence correction. Reading comprehension questions will supply you with a written passage and ask you to answer questions about the passage by making inferences based on the text, drawing conclusions from context, and showing an understanding of the overall logic of the passage. Critical reasoning questions are similar, but you'll be asked to evaluate the arguments made in short passages and will have to form or assess proposed plans of action. Last, sentence correction questions will require you to use your knowledge of English grammar and usage to make the proper changes to phrases. Washington DC GMAT tutors can work through sample passages with you, so you can learn how to quickly dissect texts on the exam and identify what key phrases and ideas are necessary to answer questions.

Integrated Reasoning lasts only 30 minutes. Here you'll be given a variety of source materials - textual documents, graphical information, numerical data - and will have to synthesize this information in order to create a base of data to use while answering questions. These source materials can be complex and confusing, but Washington DC GMAT tutoring can provide you with techniques for converting information from one form to another and organizing your sources, and for determining what data is relevant to each question.

The Analytic Writing section again allows you 30 minutes to write an essay analyzing an argument. This section is scored both by human evaluators and a computer. The computer will grade you based on the formal structure of your writing, how much you vary your syntax, and your topical analysis. Then, humans with backgrounds in management will assess your English usage, your ability to accurately assess the argument you've been given, and the strength and cogency of your reasoning. Composing an essay extemporaneously can be a challenge, especially under pressure in a testing environment, but Washington DC GMAT tutoring can boost your confidence. Your instructor can give you sample prompts, score your practice essays and show you where you stand to improve and can give you tips on how to effectively construct a well-developed outline to structure your writing before you set to work on the essay itself.

How can I meet with Washington DC GMAT tutors near me?

Washington DC GMAT tutoring is provided both online and in person, giving you some flexibility when you enroll. Online instruction is provided through our Live Learning Platform, which includes built-in video chat. This allows you to study wherever is most convenient for you, whether that's from your own home, at your workplace during your lunch break, at a library like the Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library, or anywhere else. As long as you have a stable internet connection and a compatible device, you can work with your mentor.

The Live Learning platform additionally includes a set of teaching tools that can make remote study feel like sitting down with your instructor in the flesh. There's a virtual whiteboard for writing out math formulas and drawing flowcharts, a shared document editor that you can use to practice your essay composition, and built-in practice problems, among other things. The platform automatically records all your study sessions, so if you find yourself wanting to return to a previous lesson for further review you'll be able to access it as frequently as you'd like.

Contact Varsity Tutors today to get signed up for Washington DC GMAT tutoring. Our educational consultants can talk to you about your availability and connect you with a private mentor who can meet you at a time that works for you. The GMAT can impact your academic and career prospects, but you don't have to face it without assistance. Reach out now and invest in your future.

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