How Hiring a Troll Accelerates Your GMAT Preparation

Huh? I promise, it will make sense soon enough. As we’ve been discussing often recently, my years spent tutoring GMAT in London have taught me a lot about high performers and their reactions to the GMAT exam. Trust me, Fear and Anxiety are two of the biggest obstacles for even the most prepared GMAT taker. … Read More

What’s Preventing You from Reaching Your GMAT Goals…

It’s simple: information is not useful; transformation is. Recently, I was listening to a speech by one of my favourite business authors, Michael Ellsberg. Ellsberg relates the story of how his personal battles with bipolar disorder—severe mania and severe depression–were exacerbated by a poor diet. Doctors told Ellsberg that he was severely sensitive to changes … Read More

Are You the Kind of Person Who Sees a GMAT Consultant / Tutor?

Client Profile #1: MG Looking to shift from a successful career in banking, MG has decided to apply to US business schools. Doing so will allow him to “change careers and combine my skills and experience with personal interests and passions.” MG discovered the GMAT when applying for a postgraduate program at the London School … Read More

GMAT — The Most Subjective Professional Exam?

You might imagine that the GMAT exam is logical. Until you start doing practice questions. The biggest struggle for people beginning their GMAT study is almost invariably learning to deal with the fact that a good number of the questions simply “don’t make sense.” What causes this, you might ask? How can a test ask … Read More

If You Know What You’re Doing, You’re Doing It Wrong.

One of the biggest mistakes that GMAT students make is to know what they are doing at every moment. This is like a computer program running in the background, constantly giving commentary on the program–the actual GMAT study–that is actually running. This extra mental chatter not only slows down your GMAT study, but decreases your … Read More