Articles published in August 2016

Fixing your GMAT Quant Timing Problem (Part 3: Test Day)

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog: Fixing Your GMAT Prep Timing Problem Part 3: Test Day by Chelsey CooleyDid 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’ve been trying to improve your timing on the Quant section of the GMAT. You’ve already gotten into a timing-oriented mindset, and you’ve adopted the recommended study habits for better Quant timing. But what should you do when you’re actually taking the test? Follow these guidelines to maximize your Quant timing on test day. Read more

PhD vs. MBA: Which is More Valuable for an Entrepreneur?

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - PhD vs. MBA: Which is More Valuable for an Entrepreneur? by Frida Polli of PymetricsDid 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.


I’m going to say it before you even think it. Yes, with both a PhD and MBA, I’m overeducated. People marvel (or snark, depending): “You have both a PhD and an MBA? You must really like school.” The fact of the matter is, I like learning and sometimes that involves school, but mostly it involves learning by doing. Read more

Why am I better at GMAT Problem Solving than Data Sufficiency?

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Why Am I Better at GMAT Problem Solving than Data Sufficiency? by Chelsey Cooley

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The next time you review a practice GMAT, pay attention to the difference between Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency. Are you missing significantly more Data Sufficiency questions than Problem Solving questions? Or are you missing an unusual number of easy DS questions? Read more