Hello! We’re back to the “Real World Matters” series, where we review key concepts that could show up on your GMAT AND will help you in business school! This week, pull out your old economics textbooks or just watch this video for a supply and demand refresher :). As always, leave me a comment or […]
Author Archive | Kevin Rocci
At UC Santa Cruz, Kevin Rocci began a decade of teaching and tutoring with the Stevenson College Junior Fellow and Writing Assistance programs. He has worked with adults and kids, tutoring the GRE, GMAT, and SAT at Kaplan and teaching English as a Second Language in the JET Programme and at the Intercultural Institute of California. At Magoosh, he expanded beyond teaching, building and managing teams, like Student Help and Content. When he's not Magooshing, you can find him spinning his toddler in circles. Connect with him on LinkedIn or Twitter.
GMAT Essay (a.k.a GMAT AWA) Tips: How to Start Strong! The GMAT Essay, also called the GMAT Analytical Writing Assessment, or AWA, requires you to read a short argument and make a written analysis of the argument. This opening GMAT task has a 30 minute time limit. How to crack the GMAT Analytical Writing section? Well, […]
Hello! 🙂 The answer to this week’s GMAT Tuesday question is…it depends! So find out what types of idioms will show up on your test, and enjoy the beauty of nature while you’re at it :). As always, leave a comment or question below, too, and I’ll be happy to get back to you :).
Success comes through preparation. I can see that you want to succeed. You ended up here, looking for more information about a specific type of question in the reading comprehension section of the GMAT. The Detail Question is one of the most common questions that you will see in reading comprehension, making it an important […]
Hello! This week marks the start of a new series called “Real World Matters”. We’ll explore real life situations where you can apply your GMAT knowledge. These videos will introduce you to terminology and context that could show up on your test. That way, you’ll be ready for anything the GMAT throws at you on […]
The GMAC offers a range of GMAT books and resources for those preparing for the GMAT. The Official Guide to the GMAT and GMAT Prep are invaluable to students, and we strongly encourage our students to purchase and download these resources for their preparation. Another resource available to students is the GMAT Focus® Online Quantitative […]
Preparing for the GMAT in two weeks or less is not ideal. A minuscule percentage of people can study for such a short amount of time and achieve a score that meets business school requirements. Most students spend months preparing for the test. However, if you find yourself in this boat, we do have some […]
UPDATE: We replaced the old GMAT Tuesday in this post with a new video because one of our readers spotted an error and brought it up to us–thank you, Alex! This week is a continuation of last week’s GMAT Tuesday video! I’ll show you how to solve that tricky percent change problem faster with a […]
We recently issued a call for you, and other students, to submit questions that we could answer in a video series. There were a lot of great submissions, and the ones that we thought useful for a broad swath of students, we answered in our video series. These videos will be released over the next […]
Hello! 🙂 GMAT’s newest section, IR, has some confusing (inaccurate?) instructions that you should definitely be aware of. This will help you budget your time much better and give you a sense of what to expect out of this section, so you can focus on doing well and not be distracted by surprises. Let us […]