The most general answer to this question, to the most general non-specific reader, would be, either “it depends” or “the longer, the better“, both of them frustratingly vague and unenlightening. Let’s talk about some factors which may come into play when considering how long to study for the GMAT. GMAT study time considerations 1) […]

# Archive | Book Reviews & Resources

## Kaplan GMAT Premier 2017 Book Review

If you’re wondering whether you should by the newest version of the Kaplan GMAT prep book, then you’ve come to the right place. Kaplan GMAT prep has come out with the GMAT Premier 2017 with 6 Practice Tests book, the newest in their arsenal of GMAT review books. I’ll offer my honest review so that […]

## The Official Guide for the GMAT Review 2017: 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 […]

## Princeton Review GMAT Book Review: Cracking the GMAT 2017

The newest Princeton Review GMAT book comes in two versions: Cracking the GMAT, 2017 Edition and Cracking the GMAT Premium, 2017 Edition. Both Princeton GMAT books are sparse on fundamentals and heavy on estimation and process of elimination (i.e. nifty test gimmicks). The premium version comes with six computer-adaptive practice tests and costs about $7 […]

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

There are tons of GMAT books on the market (have you read our reviews?). New GMAT study material is always being released, along with the odd new edition of an established GMAT prep book. Is last year’s GMAT study material truly outdated? Each year, there’s a new wave of GMAT books crashing onto our bookshelves at […]

## Official Guide for GMAT Review 2017 Corrections

The below information about The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017 is from the Graduate Management Admission Council – the makers of the GMAT exam. This content was originally posted on The Official GMAT Blog. Corrections for the Official Guide for GMAT Review 2017 A note from GMAC: We recently released The Official Guide for […]

## GMAT Diagnostic Test Recommendations

This blog article is to make study recommendations to folks who took the Magoosh GMAT Diagnostic Test. For folks who took both the Quant Diagnostic and the Verbal Diagnostic, the recommendations here will fall into four buckets, according to your scores on the two diagnostic tests. 1) Group 1: Quant score 1-6; Verbal Score 1-6 […]

## 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 […]

## Video Explanations for Official Guide for GMAT Review 2016

Many of our students requested that we record video explanations for the math questions (“Sample Questions”) from the GMAT Official Guide, and we were happy to help! Here’s the link to the free videos, be sure to bookmark it and refer to it as you go through the questions if you need extra help! http://gmat.magoosh.com/forum/books/16-official-guide-for-gmat-review-2016 […]

## Book Review: The Manhattan GMAT Foundations of GMAT Math and Verbal

Manhattan GMAT is one of the leaders of GMAT preparations. Their 10-volume set, including volumes on math, Sentence Correction, Critical Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension, sets the standard for print material on the GMAT. Those ten books are perfect for those ready to take on the challenge of the GMAT.