Wondering what is the format of the GMAT? Well here are some rough-and-ready facts about the format of the GMAT. The current incarnation of the GMAT has four sections, given in this order: Section #1 = Analytic Writing Assessment (30 minutes) — one essay, analysis of an argument. Section #2 = Integrated Reasoning (30 minutes) […]
Here is a breakdown how your time will go when you show up to take the GMAT. I will not count any travel time, parking time, etc. — just time within the confines of the Pearson VUE testing center. If you’re wondering just how long is the GMAT, well this is how a typical GMAT […]
When should I just guess and move on? This has to be one of the most common questions my students pose when preparing for the GMAT and learning how you should study for GMAT math. Because the test can’t tell the difference between a guessed correct answer and well worked out correct answer, it’s important […]
As readers of the blog know, I recently took the GMAT. This is a brief description of the testing location and the experience of going to take the test, for those who have never done so. Pearson VUE If you take an official GMAT, the location you will use is Pearson VUE. I found […]
This was a GMAT I was taking both for information-gathering purposes as well as with the intention of doing well. It’s hard to balance those two. My results (750, 98th percentile) are not bad at all, but certainly not the best I could do, were scoring high my sole goal. My first time taking the […]
On Wednesday, September 26, 2012, I will be taking the GMAT. Don’t worry! I am not planning to leave Magoosh to attend business school. Rather, I am taking the test as a way of gathering information on both the test itself and on the test-taking experience, so as to provide even better service to the […]
Now that you’ve reviewed how to defend an argument and how to solve for x, the next step in preparing for the GMAT is learning how to manage the time limit stress. But how do you really prepare for the timed element in each section? Use the Timer as a Guide The time limit […]
When it comes to getting a great score on the GMAT, knowing how to answer the questions is only one piece of the puzzle. You also need to know how to optimize the conditions needed to achieve that great score. So, here are some things to consider for the big day. Get a good night’s […]
Some fast facts about the GMAT’s new Integrated Reasoning section. Fact: Right now, the GMAT has a Verbal Section (75 min), a Quantitative Section (75 min), and two Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) essays (Analysis of Argument and Analysis of Issue, 30 minutes each). Fact: Right now, your GMAT score report tells you: (a) V score, […]
Those of us in test prep have become used to hearing folks tell us: I thought I understood such-and-such a topic, but then I did so poorly on it on the test (whether a practice test or the real GMAT). Of course, there’s a difference between a more academic understanding of a topic and the […]
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