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New Location: New Jersey! Be a part of our inaugural Jersey GMAT class.

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - New Location: New Jersey!Just call us New Jersey Prep! Read more

Last Minute Tips for Getting Accepted to B-School in Round 2: Facebook Live

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Last-Minute Tips for Getting Accepted to Business School in Round 2 or 3Did you know that you can attend the first session of any of our online or in-person GMAT courses absolutely free? We’re not kidding! Check out our upcoming courses here.


You want to enroll in business school next year, but your applications and GMAT score are far from complete—maybe you haven’t even started. Round 2 MBA deadlines are fast-approaching, and now is the time to make the mad dash to meet them. If you miss Round 2, then Round 3 deadlines are still an option as well, but are they advisable?

Where do you even begin to start tackling applications and GMAT scores when you realize late in the game that next year must be your year to earn your MBA?

We’ve got some thoughts on that. Read more

Breaking the 700 Barrier – Part 1: The GMAT Mindset

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Breaking the 700 Barrier Part 1: The GMAT Mindset by Stacey KoprinceDid you know that you can attend the first session of any of our online or in-person GMAT courses absolutely free? We’re not kidding! Check out our upcoming courses here.


The top 10 US b-schools now have average GMAT scores in the 700 to 730 range. That’s 90th percentile or higher—in other words, really high scores!

So, if you want a 700-level score, what does it take to get yourself into that range? Read more

Take 50% off our GMAT® App before Halloween ends!

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - GMAT App Halloween Sale - Take 50% Off!There are two things more horrifying than the living dead: Read more

Everything You Need to Know About GMAT Time Management – Part 3 of 3

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Everything You Need to Know About Time Management (Part 3) by Stacey KoprinceAre you ready for the third and final installment of our Time Management series?

In the first part of this series, we established some overall principles for time management on the GMAT:

(1) Why is time management so important on the GMAT?

(2) Know (generally) how the scoring works.

(3) When solving problems, follow two principles.

In the second part, we talked about per-question timing:

(4) First, train per question: Develop your “One-minute time sense”

Today, we’re going to graduate to per-section timing. Let’s do this! Read more

Manhattan Prep and mbaMission: Better Together

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Manhattan Prep and mbaMission GMAT Course + Admissions Consulting Package BundlesDon’t have GMAT tunnel vision. Read more

We’re Teaching a GMAT Class at Google Atlanta

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We're Hosting a GMAT Class in Google at AtlantaWe’re hosting a GMAT Class at Google’s corporate offices in the heart of Atlanta’s vibrant midtown district. At Google Atlanta, southern charm and hospitality meet a cutting-edge space. What better environment in which to master the GMAT? Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Time Management – Part 2 of 3

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Everything You Need to Know About Time Management - Part 2 of 3Did you know that you can attend the first session of any of our online or in-person GMAT courses absolutely free? We’re not kidding! Check out our upcoming courses here.


Welcome back! In the first part of this series, we established some overall principles for time management on the GMAT:

  1. Why is time management so important on the GMAT?
  2. Know (generally) how the scoring works
  3. When solving problems, follow two principles

Today, we’re going to dive into per-question timing. Read more

Here’s How to Study with the Manhattan Prep GMAT App

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Here's How to Study with the Manhattan Prep GMAT App by Chelsey Cooley

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Are you wondering where the Manhattan Prep GMAT App fits into your study routine? You shouldn’t just use it to work through lengthy sets of questions. There are better resources for that, such as the Manhattan Prep Strategy Guides and the Official Guide to the GMAT. Instead, think of the app as a way to turn down time into study time: every time you’d otherwise be idly surfing the Internet or playing mobile games, load up the app and do a few minutes of review. Or, add a quick 10 or 15 minutes of problems to your daily routine — think of it as the GMAT equivalent of flossing your teeth. With a little preparation and creativity, you can use the app to efficiently target critical GMAT skills. Read more

GMATPrep Reading Comp: Tackling a Tough Passage (part 5)

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - GMATPrep Reading Comp: Tackling a Tough Passage - Part 4 by Stacey KoprinceDid you know that you can attend the first session of any of our online or in-person GMAT courses absolutely free? We’re not kidding! Check out our upcoming courses here.


Welcome to the final installment of our series on tackling a tough reading comp passage from the GMATPrep® free exams! If you’re just joining us now, go all the way back to the first installment and work your way through to this one. Read more