## 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

## The Most Difficult GMAT Problem to Overcome?

First off, sorry for the long delay in blog posts. Constantly working with my awesome students and devising new plans of attack in both business and the test prep world, I have let the blog slip a little bit. However, a couple of things have happened this week that have made me rethink my position … Read More

## Memorize This Simple Rule to Ace the GMAT Math Section!

Here it is: Don’t memorize equations. There you go, all the benefit of this post in one sentence! Huh? No, I’m being serious here. I’m here to argue that you don’t have to memorize anything past some very basic material that you’ve already seen before. Beyond that, everything on the GMAT Math section is all … Read More

## Do You Make the #1 Conceptual Error in GMAT Logic?

How does the GMAT like to trick testtakers? Well, if I could answer that with one statement, I would be a very rich man. Rest assured, I’m working on it! Nevertheless, we can come pretty damn close to figuring out what the GMAT testwriters want from us. This applies to all the five primary sections … Read More

All right, folks, it’s time to put on your tinfoil hats and adjust your aerials. Enter the world of GMAT logic. In the Critical Reasoning section, one of the most important things you can do for solid GMAT prep is to embrace the counterexample*. Finding counterexamples is one of the most fundamental tricks used to … 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

## Are You Lazy Enough to Succeed on the GMAT?

Make no bones about it: laziness is a virtue in your GMAT preparation. How is that possible? Of course you need to work hard, and of course you need to learn and practice as much as possible during your study time. That is, nothing beats solid, dedicated hours put into GMAT study. But what I’m … Read More