Preparing for the GMAT is like any goal that’s important to you. Start with a plan, execute it, and you’ll succeed.
Understanding the format, practicing sample questions, and reviewing one section at a time will help you arrive fully prepared on the day of your exam. The GMAT exam may seem intimidating at first, but it’s really just a test of the skills you’ve already learned over time.
Be sure to download GMATPrep® Software, free to registered users of mba.com. GMATPrep simulates the actual test experience by using retired questions from previous GMAT exams. Our GMAT preparation timeline provides a step-by-step approach to your personal study plan, and includes links to tips, prep products, and advice for improving your weak areas and enhancing your strengths. Other helpful links include:
- GMAT®Paper Tests, three easy-to-download sets of “retired” paper tests.
- GMAT Write®, an online tool that helps you prepare for the Analytical Writing Assessment with confidence.
- GMAT Focus®, an online tool that gives you immediate insight into your weaknesses so you can optimize your study time.
- Test Center Checklist infographic to help you understand what to bring on the day of your exam and what to leave behind.