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Join us at The MBA Tour U.S.!

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Join us for The MBA Tour U.S.! by Manhattan Prep

This is your chance to meet Columbia, MIT Sloan, UCLA, UC Berkeley, Chicago Booth, Kellogg, Stanford, and more top business programs. Connect in person to ask MBA questions, learn about program offerings, and discover how a graduate business degree can boost your career. Read more

SAT Tutoring is Here!

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - SAT Tutoring is Here! by Manhattan Prep

You heard it here first: the exceptional prep we’re known for is now available for the SAT. Read more

Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2018-2019

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Harvard Business School Essay Analysis, 2018-2019 by mbaMission

How can you write essays that grab the attention of MBA admissions committees? With this thorough Harvard Business School essay analysis, our friends at mbaMission help you conceptualize your essay ideas and understand how to execute, so that your experiences truly stand out.


They say the early bird gets the worm. Almost one month earlier than last year, Harvard Business School (HBS) has released its application essay prompt. Maybe it was able to do so expeditiously because… it made no changes to the question from last year. HBS director of admissions Chad Losee, now entering his third application season, must feel the prompt is effective in eliciting the kind of information the admissions committee finds valuable in evaluating potential students. Our Harvard Business School essay analysis of the prompt and advice on the best way to approach it therefore also remain constant… Read more

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

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Our GMAT Practice Tests Are Up-to-Date: Practice the NEW GMAT! by Stacey Koprince

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

Introducing GMAT Math in a Day!

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Introducing GMAT Math in a Day! by Manhattan Prep

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.


The GMAT only tests high school math, but for most of us, it’s been a long time since we’ve done that math! To get the most out of your GMAT prep, it’s best to hit the ground running, with the fundamentals of GMAT Math already reviewed. Whether you’re about to begin your GMAT prep or already in it and realizing that you need foundational math help, GMAT Math in a Day™ can help you master the fundamentals of content, strategy, and reasoning in as little time as possible. Read more

Get All Your MBA Admissions Questions Answered in this Six-Part Online Event Series!

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Get All Your MBA Admissions Questions Answered in this Six-Part Online Event Series! by Manhattan Prep

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.


Are you thinking of applying to business school this year? Perhaps you’re just starting to prepare for the GMAT or GRE, or maybe you haven’t yet begun to assess your overall fit at the top business school programs. How will you differentiate yourself from so many other MBA applicants? Where will you start? Read more

My Manhattan Prep: Hear from Real GMAT, GRE, and LSAT Students

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - My Manhattan Prep: Hear from Real GMAT, GRE, and LSAT Students by Manhattan Prep

From aspiring business leaders to high-powered lawyers to education pioneers, our students come from all walks of life but are united by a common purpose: the desire to realize their best selves. For the next month, we’ll be sharing their Manhattan Prep stories with you. Read more

Introducing the Advanced GMAT Course!

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Introducing the Advanced GMAT Course! by Manhattan Prep

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.


Breaking the 700 barrier is no joke.

Maybe you’ve been studying a while and are in spitting distance of 700. Or perhaps you’ve always been a standardized test wiz and are starting out in the high 600s. If this describes you, take a look at our new GMAT Advanced Course! We’ve got one starting in March and one starting in April. Read more

mbaMission and Manhattan Prep’s GMAT vs. GRE Infographic

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - mbaMission and Manhattan Prep's GMAT vs. GRE Infographic by mbaMission

Each week, we are featuring a series of MBA admissions tips from our exclusive admissions consulting partner, mbaMission.


Applying to business school is a process rife with decisions—which schools to target, which recommenders to choose, which essays to write—and a common one giving candidates some serious pause these days is which exam to take, the GMAT or the GRE? As the number of programs accepting the GRE continues to grow, aspiring MBAs are becoming more and more confused about this element of the application process. Read more

Sign Up for Our Free GMAT Practice Test Analysis Workshop!

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Manhattan Prep GMAT Blog - Sign Up for Our Free GMAT Practice Test Analysis Workshop! by Manhattan Prep

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