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Register for Our Upcoming Dream MBA Webinar Now!

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Register for Our Upcoming Dream MBA Webinar Now! by Manhattan Prep

Starting April 10, Manhattan Prep and mbaMission will be coming together for an invaluable series of free workshops titled “Maximize Your Potential: 5 Steps to Getting Your Dream MBA.” Senior consultants from mbaMission will address and explain various significant admissions issues, while experts from Manhattan Prep will help you tackle some of the toughest challenges GMAT test-takers face, offering insight, advice, and more. Read more

The GMAT Official Guide 2019 Edition, Part 3

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - The GMAT Official Guide 2019 Edition, Part 3 by Stacey Koprince

Welcome back to our series on the new GMAT Official Guide 2019 (OG)! (If you’d like, you can start with the first installment of this article series.) Today’s post focuses on the Sentence Correction questions in the big OG. Read more

8 Essential GMAT Study Tips

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - 8 Essential GMAT Study Tips by Chelsey Cooley

It’s easy to feel lost when you start to study for the GMAT. It doesn’t help that everybody wants to share their own GMAT study tips—and half of those tips contradict each other! Should you always study in the same spot, or should you change it up? Do you get a 700 on the GMAT by solving every official problem, or by reading every study guide?

Based on a combination of learning science and GMAT experience, here are our favorite GMAT study tips. We’ve broken them up into three categories: Read more

Should You Cancel Your GMAT Score?

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Should You Cancel Your GMAT Score? by Chelsey Cooley

You probably know that you can cancel your GMAT score if you aren’t happy with it. However, there’s a lot of misinformation about what it means to cancel your GMAT score and whether you should do it or not. In this article, we’ll answer the big questions about score cancelation, plus a few you might not have thought to ask. Read more

Should I Retake the GMAT?

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Should I Retake the GMAT? by Chelsey Cooley

In most cases, it’s a smart move to retake the GMAT! There are a number of reasons it might help your applications, and very few downsides. However, to help you make an informed decision, let’s go into the pros and cons of retaking the GMAT. Read more

GMAT Number Properties: Practice Questions

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - GMAT Number Properties: Practice Questions by Chelsey Cooley

The best thing about GMAT Number Properties problems is that the numbers are nice and easy. There’s no need to worry about fractions, decimals, or percents! Read more

Top 9 GMAT Math Tips

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Top 9 GMAT Math Tips by Chelsey Cooley

Looking for GMAT Math tips that might earn you a few extra points on Quant? Every one of us can use these simple test-day GMAT math tips, no matter what Quant score we’re aiming for. Read more

Top 10 Tips for GMAT Critical Reasoning

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Top 10 Tips for GMAT Critical Reasoning by Chelsey Cooley

Feeling stumped by GMAT Critical Reasoning? Here are our 10 best GMAT Critical Reasoning tips. You’ll find tips for studying Critical Reasoning before test day, as well as maximizing your chances of getting tough questions right. Read more

Top 10 Tips for GMAT Reading Comprehension

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Top 10 Tips for GMAT Reading Comprehension by Chelsey Cooley

As the most time-consuming GMAT problem type, GMAT Reading Comprehension has a lot of detractors. However, you could see as many as 14 Reading Comprehension problems on test day, making it the single most common Verbal problem type! In this list of GMAT Reading Comprehension tips, you’ll find simple advice for reading passages and getting more questions right. Read more

Top 10 Tips for GMAT Sentence Correction

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Top 10 Tips for GMAT Sentence Correction by Chelsey Cooley

GMAT Sentence Correction is all about grammar, but not every grammar rule is equally important. With these Sentence Correction tips, we’ll look at some of the most important—and most often overlooked—Sentence Correction techniques. Read more