Category: GMAT Strategy and Tips

  • How to Prepare for the GMAT: Study and Preparation Tips

    How to Prepare for the GMAT: Study and Preparation Tips

    If you’re just getting started in your GMAT journey, these tips will help you structure your preparation well. Get the best GMAT advice from our experts here!

  • GMAT Timing Strategy: Your Ultimate Guide (Video)

    GMAT Timing Strategy: Your Ultimate Guide (Video)

    Running out of time on the GMAT? Read our ultimate GMAT timing strategy guide to learn how much time to spend per question and other pacing tips!

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

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

    How long should you study for the GMAT? Whether you’re a college student or working professional, the average GMAT student can expect to spend 100-170 hours studying, over the course of 2-3 months before your test date. The very top scorers on the GMAT often spend more than 170 hours, with study plans lasting up…

  • 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.

  • Picking Order of Sections on the GMAT

    In 2017, GMAC (the folks who create the GMAT) announced an important change to the test.  What you need to know for the GMAT hasn’t changed, and what you have to do on test day hasn’t changed—but the order in which you do these sections doesn’t have to be the same as it has been!…

  • GMAT for Non-Native English Speakers

    Since the GMAT is typically used for admissions to American universities, it is conducted only in English. It is therefore more challenging for non-native English speakers to take the GMAT than it is for native English speakers. Non-native speakers must navigate the same challenges that English speakers encounter, but in a second language. GMAT for Non-Native…

  • 5 Reasons to Synchronize GMAT Prep with B-School Applications

    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…

  • Exam Lifehacks Infographic

    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! Sometimes the simplest, smallest study tricks make the biggest difference. They can boost your confidence, improve your focus, and dissipate your exam anxiety. They can even open your eyes to…

  • 5 Essential GMAT Study Tips

    5 Essential GMAT Study Tips

    If you’re headed for an MBA, the first thing you’ll need to do is bet the GMAT. This is a challenging hoop to jump through. But the GMAT can be beat. And studying well for the GMAT will not only help you get a top score—it’ll also help you build valuable skills for your future…

  • An Overview of Magoosh’s Free GMAT Resources

    An Overview of Magoosh’s Free GMAT Resources

    Magoosh’s GMAT experts have created a plethora of free GMAT resources to help you study more effectively and efficiently. Here’s a big list of our free resources so that you can spend more time studying and less time looking for the best materials. I’d recommend bookmarking this page so you can come back to it…