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# Archive | Book Reviews & Resources

## 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.

Many students are looking for ways to boost their AWA skills and score. Unfortunately, there is not a plethora of resources out there for students. Most often, we have to rely on people around us or forums online to receive feedback on our writing. Let’s look at what is available help to boost our AWA […]

## The GMAT OG Verbal and Quantitative Review Books

This blog concerns not the GMAT Official Guide itself, but two supplementary volumes.  The recent second edition books were 1) The GMAT OG Verbal Review 2) The GMAT OG Quantitative Review This year, with the publication of the OG2015, GMAC released even newer editions: 3) The GMAT OG Verbal Review 2015 4) The GMAT OG […]

## GMAT Tuesdays with Kevin: Quality Resources

Hello! 🙂 We all love free stuff–I know I do! But when it comes to GMAT prep, it isn’t wise to study with any free resource you stumble across on the web. You’ll need to be discerning about the quality of practice questions you’re using to make sure they can prepare you for the actual […]

## How to Teach the GMAT

Most people would say that the GMAT is hard, and indeed, it’s no walk in the park, but I would argue that the hardest part of this topic lies in the first three words of this blog post.  Teaching is an art that develops with experience.  I was fortunate to have done classroom teaching in […]

## Magoosh + Hotcourses: Free eBook and Video Series

Hi, all! 🙂 Kevin, one of our GMAT experts, recently did a video Q&A with the folks at Hotcourses, answering questions that students often have about the GMAT. You can see all of the videos by topic on Hotcourses’ site here: http://www.hotcoursesabroad.com/india/test-preparation/how-to-prepare-for-gmat-exam/steps-to-prepare-for-your-gmat-in-6-months/ They also just released a GMAT eBook, which you sign up for here (see […]

## The Best GMAT and MBA Admissions Resources

Hello Future MBAs of the World! Let’s be real: there’s a lot of information available for students studying to take the GMAT. It’s scattered far and wide across the web, and no – it’s not all created equal. With that in mind, we put together a library of our favorite (free) GMAT and MBA Admissions […]

## Review of GMAT Focus Quantitative Diagnostic Tool

The GMAC offers a range of 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 Diagnostic Tool, which […]

## GMAT Paper Tests for Practice

Long long ago, in the deep recesses of  history, say, around the time that Bill Clinton was in office, the GMAT was not given on the computer at all!  Back in those quaint old-fashioned days, people would actually go to a physical location and take a paper version of the GMAT.   As incredible as that […]

## 1037 Practice Questions for the New GMAT Book Review

Princeton Review has published this compendium the size of a typical phone book: 1,037 Practice Questions for the New GMAT, 2nd edition.   Gosh, 1037 may seem like a gigantic number of questions, until you consider that OG13 has 907 practice questions (including the Diagnostic & five question sections) — many more, if you count every […]