Description

The GMAT Roadmap guide provides the definitive blueprint for students to follow as they get ready for the GMAT. All the test-taking wisdom gathered over the years by Manhattan GMAT instructors has been distilled into practical advice and helpful tips.

Success of the GMAT requires far more than content knowledge – it requires excellent strategy and proper execution of that strategy. The Guide helps students map out their studying, stick to their game plan, and manage test anxiety on the GMAT itself. It’s like having a Manhattan GMAT instructor at your fingertips!

All of Manhattan Prep’s GMAT Strategy Guides are aligned with both the 2015 Edition and 13th Edition GMAC Official Guide.

ISBN: 978-1-935707-69-1

Watch a GMAT Roadmap webinar for more information on the book and how to create a study plan tailored to your individual schedule and skills. To view this recording, you must set up Java and Elluminate. Read the instructions.

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  • 6 Computer Adaptive Practice Exams

    These online exams simulate the real GMAT exam and test you on the most up-to-date GMAT content. Problems include comprehensive answer explanations which demonstrate how experts tackle each question. Each test is  unique and provides you with an in-depth assessment report that can be used to determine your strengths and weaknesses.

  • GMAT Navigator

    GMAT Navigator is your all-in-one GMAT dashboard: learn the best solution methods for Official Guide (OG) problems, analyze your strengths and weaknesses, and develop priorities for your studies. Time yourself on individual questions, tag problems as guesses, or mark for later review. Use performance statistics to help target your study plan.

Chapter by Chapter

INTRODUCTION

1. WHAT IS THE GMAT?
GMAT Structure, GMAT Test Registration, Scoring, How Important is it Really? How is the GMAT Used by Schools?, GMAT vs. GRE, How is a Computer Adaptive Test Different?

2. GETTING ORGANIZED
Determining Your Trajectory Up the GMAT Mountain: Developing a GMAT Study Plan, Getting Back Into Academic Mode, Finding Time: The W's to Success

3. HOW TO LEARN CONTENT
How to Learn: An Education Theory Perspective, Basics of Quant and Verbal, Reading Comprehension, Ready, Set, Compute!, How to Build Drills, Learning to Think Like a 99th Percentile Scorer, The Dual Process Model, Logical Inference - The Secret Nexus, How to Use Your Strategy Guides

4. THE BIG PICTURE OF GMAT QUANT
Understand, Plan... and Problem Solved!, Translating Words Into Math, Disguising - and Decoding - Quant Problems, Data Sufficiency Reasoning (Without the Math!), Backup Approaches for Quant Problems

5. THE BIG PICTURE OF GMAT VERBAL
How to Correct Sentences, The Importance of Splits in Sentence Correction, Sentence Correction for Native Speakers of English, Parallelism is a Beauty Contest, The Meaning Behind Sentence Correction, How to Reason Through Critical Reasoning, Critical Reasoning: Processes and Patterns, How to Make Educated Guesses on Verbal

6. FROM CONTENT KNOWLEDGE TO GMAT PROBLEMS
Introduction to the OG, Do you know where I can get some advanced Quant problems to work on?, Know Your Per-Question Time Constraints and Track Your Work, Breaking Down Two Minutes: Time Constraints Within a GMAT Problem, Developing your "1-minute" Sense

7. FROM MASTERING PROBLEMS TO GMAT MASTERY
How to Learn from Your Errors, Why Flash Cards?, What Mastery Is..., Question "Layering," Becoming a More Adaptable Problem Solver: Making the Best Use of Ottomans, Online Resources, How Best to Learn from the Forums

8. PREPARING FOR YOUR 2ND CAT
Everything You Need to Know About Time Management, What Santa's Elves Have to Teach Us About GMAT Timing, Watertight Quant Timing, Timing Considerations on the Verbal Section, Strats. for Scraps, Why Use Timed Sets?, So What About the Essays?, Ace the Essays? No, Thanks!

9. ASSESSING YOUR PROGRESS
My Score Dropped! Figuring Out What Went Wrong, Analyzing Your Practice Tests

10. MANAGING TEST STRESS
What IS Anxiety, Anyway?, Self Help for Test Anxiety, Professional Help for Test Anxiety

11. APPROACHING TEST DAY
Final Words of Advice..., Advice for Approaching Test Day, Advice on Snacks, Advice for the 24-Hour Countdown

12. NEXT STEPS
The GMAT's Value in Business School, Now What?

APPENDIX A: ADVICE FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS

APPENDIX B: EXTENDED TIME AND OTHER ACCOMODATIONS

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