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.
In the Sentence Correction section of the GMAT each question consists of a sentence with an underlined portion. This underlined portion may contain an error in grammar or word function. Following the sentence are 5 answer choices, the first of which will always be an exact replica of the underlined segment. It is your job to decide whether the underlined segment of each sentence accurately and effectively expresses an idea or relationship, or whether the sentence could be enhanced by replacing the underlined text with one of the multiple choice alternatives. A correct sentence will be both grammatically and structurally sound. It will be clear and concise while conforming to all the rules of standard written English.
Are you worried about how changes to federal loan programs will effect your options for financing an MBA? While graduate student Stafford loans will no longer be available, the good news is that accepted MBA candidates still have options available to them.
Every month here on Top MBA Connect, we publish an MBA application timeline to help you stay on track. Creating a timeline at the start of your MBA application journey will save you from last-minute all-nighters and needless headaches. Here's how to make (and stay on top of) your MBA application timeline.
If you prefer to learn on a one-on-one environment or are looking to improve a specific area, GMAT tutoring may be the right choice for you. Luckily, if you are a New Yorker, you have many GMAT tutoring options available to you.
Since there are so many GMAT prep companies in New York who offer classroom instruction, it can be tough knowing which one to choose. That's why we have provided details about the most popular GMAT courses in New York.
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.
Assuming that you've already brainstormed essay material back in July, August is a good time to start working on MBA essay outlines and drafts. You should also prepare the other parts of your application and contact references for your letter of recommendation. For more information, check out our MBA application timeline for August.
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.