Princeton Review has published this compendium the size of a typical phone book: 1,037 Practice Questions for the New GMAT, 2nd edition. Gosh, 1037 may seem like a gigantic number of questions, until you consider that OG13 has 907 practice questions (including the Diagnostic & five question sections) — many more, if you count every […]
Brandon Wu’s book is entitled 30 Day GMAT Success: How I Scored 780 in 30 Days and How You Can Too. Be warned, this is 30 solid days, no time off on weekends. Apparently, Mr. Wu is an intense dude who likes a hyperactive sprint of preparation, and sincerely believes this is really the best […]
Here’s the good, the bad, and the ugly of the GMAT books on the market in 2013. Not all of these are new. In fact most of them aren’t, but that’s okay. There’s plenty out there that will help you on the GMAT, but be wary, there’s quite a bit of chaff to separate from […]
So how is Nova’s GMAT Math Prep Course Book? Well, I might recommend this book in a specific context to a certain kind of student. Yet, I do not recommend it in general. Why is this? Well read further in the Nova’s GMAT Math Prep Course book review to find out. What Nova’s GMAT Math Prep […]
This volume of the ubiquitous “for Dummies” series tackles the GMAT. First of all, notice that this book was published in 2006 —- i.e. seven years ago. This means, it not particularly cutting-edge on the Verbal & Quantitative sections, but more to the point, it says absolutely nothing about the Integrated Reasoning section. This book […]
The first step in preparing for the GMAT is finding the best resources. With the welter of test prep companies touting their respective books, this first step can be downright daunting. Below is a list of the only GMAT books and resources you will ever need to use. So don’t feel overwhelmed. Your prep starts […]
Overview If you are starting your studying from Square One, and someone gives you this book for free, then it could serve as a rudimentary start. Don’t spend any money on this book, and for heaven’s sake, do not make this book the sole basis for your studying for the GMAT! This book is in […]
Critical Reasoning is one of the more difficult sections on the GMAT to teach. A difficult section then invites a variety of methods to hack it. And while I am only one tutor out of potentially thousands, I simply do not think Manhattan GMAT’s approach to teaching Critical Reasoning is effective. I could of course […]
Reading Comprehension strategies do not differ much between books. Essentially, most prep books will tell you to read for the big picture. MGMAT Reading Comprehension book is no different in this regard. It does, however, build upon some of the usual strategies, thereby providing a strong base for Reading Comprehension. Is it as good […]
If Sentence Correction prep for the GMAT were an automobile, and we watched the various publishers drive by, so to speak, the following scenario would take place. The Kaplan-mobile would putter by, a used contraption that, during its heyday, was a serviceable car at best. We would barely see the next car, as it spews […]
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