It’s a common approach that most MBA applicants follow. Start off with test prep, spend several months on it, take the GMAT, and then start thinking about what to do next. It’s true that this strategy (of taking up each component in the application requirements and tackling them one at a time) allows you to […]

Wondering about the most common GMAT topics? Mike explains the GMAT math question types (Quant questions) & GMAT Verbal questions you'll see on test day.
Magoosh is happy to present a life hacks blog post to help you maximize your GMAT performance. These GMAT hacks work-- and they can be surprisingly easy!
In this post, we’ll look at five essential GMAT study tips that can help you on test day and beyond.
Applying to business school is expensive, so we put together a big list of our best free GMAT resources -- ranging from a YouTube channel to flashcard apps.
Are you wondering how to prepare for the GMAT? Follow our expert's GMAT advice with these ten tips to get you prepared for the exam.

This week I am giving a primer on the GMAT. I cover the basics of the GMAT for anyone just starting out. In the video, you will learn about the questions on the test, the distribution of those questions in each section, and a few other useful facts. Enjoy! 😀 This week’s board:

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be hearing from Akhil, a former Magoosh student who will be pursuing his MBA at Hult in the fall. Akhil will be writing about his experience with the GMAT and the MBA admissions process as an international student. You can learn more about him on his blog.  The GMAT […]

Many will probably think my job unenviable. Each day, over the last couple of months, I’ve sat combing through the GMAT OG (Official Guide), analyzing questions and writing my questions—questions I hope are as similar as possible to official GMAT questions. After weeks of this, I found myself wondering just how representative of the test […]

It may sound a bit strange, but one of the most important classes I’ve taken in my life was on posture. And what I learned from this class may actually benefit your level of GMAT confidence. Did I pique your interest? Then keep reading to learn more! The class was on the Alexander technique, specifically, […]

Hello! Ever feel like you keep making the same GMAT mistakes and just aren’t improving? You’re not alone! Today, I’m coming to you from Stump Beach, CA, with tips for how to combat this problem by systematically learning from your mistakes. Let me know if you have any questions/concerns–leave them as a comment in the […]

Considering the difference between the audiences of the GMAT and the SAT, you might be a bit surprised to hear that the two tests have a lot in common. It’s not as though a high-schooler could walk into a GMAT and come away with a score in a percentile similar to what they would get […]

The answer to this question is, on the surface, pretty simple. There is almost nothing in common between the GMAT and the TOEFL. Here’s a quick breakdown of the two tests to show what I mean:   GMAT: Analytical Writing Assignment: One essay about the weaknesses in an argument that you read Integrated Reasoning: Math-based […]

Making mistakes is an important part of all learning, and learning from your mistakes can help you improve your GMAT score and study skills.
Preparing for the GMAT requires that you make significant improvements to your ability to retain and recall information.

Hello! 🙂 This week, I’ve packed two exciting tidbits into the video: best tips for maximizing your GMAT studies AND a gorgeous view of the ocean in Mendicino! If you have any questions about the tips, or the ocean for that matter, don’t hesitate to ask. Leave any questions in the comment box below this […]