Articles tagged with GMAT

5 Steps to Revitalize a Struggling GMAT Prep Routine

Studying for the GMAT can be difficult, but it does not have to be impossible! If you have been struggling to stick to your study plan, don’t worry. Here are five steps to help you revitalize your GMAT prep routine: 1. Take a practice test Did you complete a diagnostic exam when you first started reviewing for the GMAT? Consider sitting for a new GMAT practice test now. Determine your comfort with the exam material, as well as what you must focus on next. Familiarize yourself with the length of the test (including its breaks) and with the different types of questions in each section. Taking the GMAT requires endurance and academic skil ... Read More About 5 Steps to Revitalize a Struggling GMAT Prep Routine

How to Assess an Analytical Writing Assessment Prompt

The Analytical Writing Assessment, or AWA, is the first section of the GMAT exam. You are allotted 30 minutes to compose an Analysis of an Argument essay in which you must assess the strength of an argument by identifying its assumptions and flaws. Here are five steps to help you craft an effective critique in the minimal time the AWA allows. 1. Read the prompt Before you begin your response, review the AWA passage presented to you. Determine what is being said, as well as who is saying it. For example, consider the Analysis of an Argument prompt available on page 25 of this document, which concerns a potential uniform policy at Bayview High ... Read More About How to Assess an Analytical Writing Assessment Prompt

How to Maximize Your GMAT Prep This Summer

Are you sitting for the GMAT this fall? Fantastic! Summer is an excellent time to prepare, as it enables you to concern yourself with one fewer item come application time. Does the GMAT overwhelm you? There is no need to worry. With an action plan, you can begin your journey to business school on the right foot. Here are three tips to help you maximize your summer GMAT prep: 1. Complete a diagnostic test as soon as possible A GMAT practice test provides you with a baseline score, which is necessary to determine how far you are from your target result. This initial diagnosis will also assist you in identifying your strengths and weaknes ... Read More About How to Maximize Your GMAT Prep This Summer

How to Reach Your Target GMAT Score

GMAT test-takers generally possess a sense of what score they wish to achieve. Whether consciously or otherwise, almost everyone has a goal in mind. What everyone doesn't have, however, is a plan to reach that target. A marathoner does not simply hope for the best – she trains and adjusts her strategy as she prepares for the race. And like that marathoner, you, as a GMAT test-taker, must begin by answering several key questions. What is your target score? In order to reach your goal, you must first set that goal. To do so, gather the necessary information, both from outside sources and within yourself.  Investigate the schools ... Read More About How to Reach Your Target GMAT Score

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