The Quantative section of the GMAT includes 37 questions grouped into two categories: problem solving and data sufficiency. The latter and more ominous of the two, data sufficiency is designed to measure your ability to:
Achieving success in the Critical Reasoning section of the GMAT exam is as methodical as the name suggests. The section consists of a series of short passages (typically 100 words or less), a follow-up question, and five multiple-choice answers. Do not worry about being familiar with the content discussed in the passages. The goal of this section is to test your ability to make an argument, evaluate an argument, and formulate or assess various chains of reasoning.
Since NYC is home to top companies as well as business school greats such as Columbia and NYU Stern, it’s no surprise that there are many GMAT prep options available to New Yorkers. While the big two test prep companies (Kaplan and Princeton Review) have the most locations, there are also some more personalized services you can use such as one-on-one tutoring services and even a boutique GMAT study space. We’ve sorted through all the GMAT study options NYC has to offer to create this list.
Do you need a higher GMAT score to compensate for a weaker area on your MBA application? Did you not perform well on a particular section of the GMAT? These are reasons that many MBA applicants decided to retake the GMAT -- some have even retaken it three or four times according to Beat the GMAT. Here are some answers to common questions MBA applicants have about retaking the GMAT.
Whether you want to practice GMAT questions on the subway or take an entire GMAT class on your iPad, there's an app for that. Apps are free unless otherwise noted.
The GMAT is an overwhelming experience that I remember quite vividly. At the time, I was thinking, “My whole life is dependent on this one test,” but that’s not the best way to approach this exam. Although the material on the GMAT cannot be studied in the same way as another college-level exam, it can certainly be mastered through careful preparation and understanding.