## Articles published in Practice Tests

### Why Was My Official GMAT Score Lower than My Practice Test Scores?

Hopefully, once you’ve done a couple of GMAT practice tests, nothing will surprise you on test day. That includes your official GMAT score. But what does it mean if your official GMAT score doesn’t measure up to your practice tests? Keep reading, and we’ll troubleshoot. Read more

### GMAT Myths, Debunked by the Data Hammer

I want to debunk a few common GMAT myths about timing and scoring on the test. I’m going to try to do it in the best way that I, as a graduate of an MBA program, know how: with the help of Microsoft Excel!* Read more

### 4 Steps to Analyze Your GMAT Practice Tests (Part 4)

Welcome to our fourth and final installment on how to get the most out of your GMAT practice tests! In the first three installments of this series, we talked about: Read more

### 4 Steps to Analyze Your GMAT Practice Tests (Part 3)

Are you ready to get even more geeky about your GMAT practice tests? ☺️ Read more

### 4 Steps to Analyze Your GMAT Practice Tests (Part 2)

Welcome back! If you haven’t already, start with Part 1 of this series, where we performed a global executive reasoning and timing review for your GMAT practice tests. Let’s continue with a deeper dive of the per-question timing data from your problem list. (And grab pen and paper to take note—this is going to be…geeky.) Read more

### 4 Steps to Analyze Your GMAT Practice Tests (Part 1)

How many GMAT practice tests have you taken so far? Are you satisfied—or frustrated—with your progress? Read more

### Our GMAT Practice Tests Are Up-to-Date: Practice the NEW GMAT!

Guess what? 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.

More exciting news on the GMAT front: our amazing IT department has updated our GMAT practice tests to match the new test format! You can now take our GMAT practice tests under the new official conditions that will be given on the official exam starting April 16th. Read more

### Sign Up for Our Free GMAT Practice Test Analysis Workshop!

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.

We know your time is precious while you’re prepping for the GMAT. To get the most out of your prep, we recommend analyzing your GMAT practice test results and then using those findings to create a smart study plan moving forward. This will help you strategize, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and get more accustomed to the format of the test. Read more

### Why Isn’t My GMAT Score Going Up?

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.

So, you took your first practice GMAT a couple of months ago, and you immediately knew that you could do better. You spent the last month or two studying—maybe you even enrolled in our 9-week complete GMAT course. You’re feeling much more comfortable with the test, and you know you’ve learned a lot. But when you took your second practice test, you got a nasty surprise: your GMAT score hadn’t improved at all. What’s going on? Read more

### How to Analyze Your Manhattan Prep Practice CAT for the GMAT

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.

If you’ve just finished taking a three-hour practice CAT, I assume you didn’t do it “just for fun.” You probably want to glean some information from the ordeal! Most people focus on the overall score and the Quant and Verbal percentiles. I’m here to say STOP. Don’t do that!! But what should you do instead? Read more