Articles published in August 2015

How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) – Part 5

by

Blog-Tackle-Pt5

Did 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 part 5 of our series on how to answer every single GMAT problem you’ll ever see. 😊 If you haven’t already read the earlier installments, start with part 1 and work your way back to me.

Last time, I left you with a Critical Reasoning question from the free questions that come with the GMATPrep® software. Let’s talk about it! Read more

Meteor Streams: Find the Assumption on GMAT Reading Comprehension (Part 1)

by

Blog-MeteorStreams-Part1A couple of years ago, I wrote a small series on the Meteor Stream passage from the free set of practice questions that comes with the GMATPrep® software. A student recently mentioned how useful he found the discussion regarding how to handle all the technical language in a science passage, and I realized that there’s more we can do with this passage! Read more

Is an “On-Demand” course right for me?

by

What is “On-Demand” GMAT test prep? How does it compare to other test prep options? Watch and learn.  Read more

How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) – Part 4

by

Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) - Part 4 by Stacey Koprince

Did 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 fourth installment of our series on how to tackle every single GMAT problem. If you’re joining in the middle, go back and learn about the set of principles that tie together everything we need to do on the GMAT. Then work your way back to this installment.

Here’s our framework again: Read more

GMAT Data Sufficiency: Ratio Stories – Part 2

by

Social-RatioStoriesRecently, we took a look at a story problem dealing with ratios, and I finished up by giving you a second problem to test your skills. How did you do?

If you haven’t already, try the GMATPrep® problem below and then we’ll talk about it. Give yourself about 2 minutes. Go! Read more

Should I take a GMAT class or study on my own?

by

Can you learn everything you need to know in order to ace the GMAT on your own? Read more

How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) – Part 3

by

Blog-Tackle-Pt3

Did 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 part 3 of our series on how to answer every single GMAT problem you’ll ever see. 😊 If you haven’t already read the earlier installments, start with part 1 and work your way back to me.

This time, we’re going to test out the process with a GMATPrep® Sentence Correction question from the free exams. Here you go: Read more

GMAT Data Sufficiency Ratio Stories — Part 1

by

Social-RatioStories

How are you with story problems? Most math concepts can be presented in story form on the test and the GMAT test writers do like to get wordy with us. You’ve got a double task: you have to translate the words into math and then you still have to do the math! How can we get through these as efficiently as possible?

Try the GMATPrep® problem below and then we’ll talk about it. Give yourself about 2 minutes. Go!

Read more

What are the dates for the GMAT?

by

How often is the GMAT offered? When should you take it? How far in advance should you register? We’ve got the answers!

Be sure to check back every Tuesday for a new video in our GMAT 101 series, detailing the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the GMAT.

How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) – Part 2

by

Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - How to Tackle Every Single GMAT Problem (Seriously!) – Part 2 by Stacey Koprince

Did 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.


Last time, I introduced you to a set of principles that tie together everything we need to do on the GMAT.

If you haven’t already read that article, go ahead and do so now. Read more