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 […]

# Archive | Book Reviews & Resources

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

Is it worth it to buy the newest GMAT books? If you hate buying expensive test prep books unless it’s absolutely necessary, then this is the post for you!

## Powerscore GMAT Critical Reasoning Bible (Book Review)

An LSAT Powerhouse Tries its Hand at GMAT PowerScore built its reputation as an LSAT company with its LSAT Critical Reasoning Bible. For those who don’t know, the LSAT is the GMAT Critical Reasoning section on steroids. So when I first purchased the PowerScore GMAT Critical Reasoning Bible, I had high hopes that PowerScore would […]

## Nova’s GMAT Prep Math Course (Book Review)

The Nova Review is Finally Here! A lot of students have been asking Magoosh’s experts for their opinion of Nova’s GMAT Math Prep Course. I purchased this book so I could take a closer look at it and give it the full review it deserves. The verdict? This is a potential source of extra GMAT […]

## Manhattan GMAT Advanced Quant (Book Review)

Gimmicks abound in test prep marketing and products, and there’s no shortage of books that will promise you a “top score” in Quant. Is Manhattan GMAT Advanced Quant one such gimmick product? For the most part, the answer to that question is “no.” This book is not gimmicky, but rather a solidly useful math resource […]

## 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 […]

## 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 […]

## 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.

## Book Review: The Manhattan GMAT Official Guide Companions

The centerpiece of Manhattan GMAT’s library of prep material is their 10-volume set (see reviews of the volumes covering math, Sentence Correction, Critical Reasoning, and Reading Comprehension). In addition to this overview, they also publish two “companion” volumes.