OK, suppose you are starting from Square One (like, “What is the format of the GMAT?” basic or “What is the GMAT test used for?” basic) and have just a month to get yourself in shape for the GMAT. That’s not a whole lot of time, but here’s a GMAT schedule to make the best […]

## Free GMAT Practice Test With Answers and Explanations

Welcome to our GMAT practice test, complete with answer key and answer explanations. Remember that the real GMAT lets you choose the order of your test sections, so feel free to start with the Quant or Verbal section. And for more practice questions of similarly high quality, consider subscribing to Magoosh GMAT! You can sign […]

## GMAT 101: The Definitive Guide

Planning on taking the GMAT test? Find out all about the GMAT exam from Magoosh’s experts, from test registration to practice questions!

## How to Calculate GMAT Scores

Photo by Kelly Sikkema Need to calculate a potential GMAT score from a practice test? Are you looking to retake the GMAT and wondering what score to aspire to? When you take the official GMAT, you’ll see your sectional and overall scores immediately. But what should you do if you’re taking a practice test at […]

## How to Understand Your GMAT Percentiles

This post has been updated to include GMAC’s most recently published GMAT score percentiles, which represent a sample of more than 700,000 students who took the GMAT from 2014-2017. How do you figure out what your GMAT percentiles are? After all, there’s a lot to take in when assessing your GMAT scores and decoding your […]

## How Long Should You Study for the GMAT? (Take the Quiz!)

How long should you study for the GMAT? Average GMAT students can expect to spend 100-170 hours studying, over the course of 2-3 months. The very top scorers on the GMAT often spend more than 170 hours, with study plans lasting up to 6 months. You may be wondering how much of a difference studying […]

## The Official Guide for the GMAT Review 2019: Should You Buy It?

What is the Official Guide for GMAT Review? The Official Guide for GMAT review is a book, or rather a three-book set: a main GMAT Official Guide book , and two smaller books, one focusing on Quantitative and the other focusing on Verbal. These books are available for purchase in the MBA.com store. And yes, Magoosh […]

## GMAT Accommodations: GMAT Extended Time and More

GMAC offers GMAT accommodations, including GMAT extended time, and so much more. Read on for info on how to apply and what to expect.

## What’s the Difference Between the Executive Assessment and the GMAT?

Are you an experienced manager who is considering entering an MBA program? You may be able to take the Executive Assessment (EA) rather than the GMAT. But how is the EA different from the GMAT? And how can you make sure it’s the right exam for you? What is the Executive Assessment? The Executive Assessment […]

## What Kind of Math is on the GMAT? Breakdown of Quant Concepts by Frequency

The biggest secret to GMAT Quant success is a simple one: identify and study the correct Quant concepts. But what are the GMAT math topics? And which ones are the most important? To answer all of these questions, I looked at official GMATPrep tests 3 and 4, and the Official Guide for the GMAT Review […]

## How Important Is It to Buy the Most Recent GMAT Books?

Is it worth it to buy the newest GMAT books? If you hate buying expensive test prep books unless it’s absolutely necessary, then this is the post for you!