Author Archive | Kevin Rocci

GMAT AWA – How to Write an Introduction to the GMAT Essay

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, […]

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Review of GMAT Focus Quantitative Diagnostic Tool

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 […]

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Last Minute GMAT Advice (With Video)

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 […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Percent Change Trap, Part 2

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 […]

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GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Integrated Reasoning’s Misleading Instructions

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 […]

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