Manhattan GMAT Prep Strategy Guides


Our set of 10 Strategy Guides is the core of our curriculum. Each book delves deeply into a single area of the exam, providing detailed and specialized instruction. Used together, these guides produce a substantial learning impact, helping you develop all the knowledge, skills, and strategic thinking necessary for success on the GMAT.

GMAT Roadmap
The GMAT Roadmap guide provides the definitive blueprint for you to follow as you get ready for the GMAT. Filled with time-tested wisdom and step-by-step guidance, this resource will help you map out your studies, stick to a game plan, and manage test anxiety for the official exam. It’s like having a Manhattan GMAT instructor at your fingertips!

Number Properties
Learn, practice, and master everything from prime products to perfect squares and form a comprehensive understanding of the properties and rules tested on the GMAT.

Fractions, Decimals, & Percents:
Revisit how to calculate and manipulate part-whole relationships and practice implementing strategic shortcuts.

Word Problems:
Equips students with broad, powerful strategies, as well as specific tools, for tackling GMAT word problems in all their various guises.

Covers fundamental techniques and nuanced strategies to approach algebraic questions in all their various forms and disguises on the GMAT.

Illustrates every geometric principle and formula relating to shapes, planes, lines, angles, and objects.

Sentence Correction: Takes the guesswork out of grammar by presenting every major grammatical principle and minor grammatical point tested on the GMAT.

Critical Reasoning: Defines and breaks down the structure of arguments and outlines each type of question posed on the GMAT, providing numerous examples for practice.

Reading Comprehension: Illustrates innovative sketching techniques designed to balance speed and comprehension.

Integrated Reasoning & Essay: Demystifies the brand-new Integrated Reasoning section, which demands a blend of mathematical and verbal proficiency.

After mastering all of the topics in each of our Strategy Guides, you can test your knowledge on problems in The Official Guides for GMAT Review (sold separately). These books are published by GMAC, the organization that administers the GMAT, and contain retired exam problems that, above all other practice questions, are most similar to the ones you will encounter on test day. All of our Strategy Guides include a categorized list of problems found in The Official Guides organized by subtopic and difficulty level.