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The only official guide for GMAT review
The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 12th Edition is the only book on the market written by the creators of the GMAT exam. This new edition contains more than 800 multiple-choice questions, including real GMAT questions from previous tests, all arranged in order of difficulty to save readers' valuable time. The book also includes a diagnostic section for readers to pinpoint their skill level and focus on areas where they need the most help.
Inside readers will find:
- More than 800 real retired test questions with answers and detailed explanations, including 300 never-before-published questions and answers
- Grammar review covering concepts tested on the GMAT Verbal section
- Math review of the topics tested on the GMAT Quantitative section
- Actual essay topics, sample responses, and scoring information
- Insights into the GMAT exam that debunk test-taking myths
The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) is the association of leading graduate business schools around the world. GMAC's mission is to meet the needs of business schools and students through a wide array of products, services, and programs. It is the owner and administrator of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), the first and only standardized test specifically designed for graduate business and management programs. Available in nearly 100 countries, it is the global standard for entry to the MBA degree course.
The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 12th Edition is the only book on the market written by the creators of the GMAT exam. Inside you’ll find more than 800 actual GMAT questions from previous tests with answers and detailed explanations. There’s also a grammar review, math review, actual essay topics, sample responses, and scoring information insights into the GMAT exam that debunk test-taking myths. Plus, use the diagnostic section to pinpoint your skill level and focus on the areas where you need the most help.
Written by the creators of the GMAT exam, this new edition contains more than 800 multiple-choice questions and a diagnostic section to help readers pinpoint their current skill level so they can focus their test preparation.
Trust the worldwide bestselling study guide to help you prepare for the GMAT!
Here's what you'll find inside the only book on the market written by the creators of the exam.
- More than 800 actual questions from past GMAT tests300 of which have never before been published
Full answers and detailed explanations for all questions
Grammar review covering concepts tested on the GMAT Verbal section
Comprehensive math review of the topics tested on the GMAT Quantitative section
Actual essay topics, sample responses, and scoring information
Questions organized in order of difficulty to save study time
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Table of Contents
1.0 What Is the GMAT?
1.1 Why Take the GMAT Test?
1.2 GMAT Test Format.
1.3 What Is the Content of the Test Like?
1.4 Quantitative Section.
1.5 Verbal Section.
1.6 What Computer Skills Will I Need?
1.7 What Are the Test Centers Like?
1.8 How Are Scores Calculated?
1.9 Analytical Writing Assessment Scores.
1.10 Test Development Process.
2.0 How to Prepare.
2.1 How Can I Best Prepare to Take the Test?
2.2 What About Practice Tests?
2.3 How Should I Use the Diagnostic Test?
2.4 Where Can I Get Additional Practice?
2.5 General Test-Taking Suggestions.
3.0 Diagnostic Test.
3.1 Quantitative Sample Questions.
3.2 Verbal Sample Questions.
3.3 Quantitative and Verbal Answer Keys.
3.4 Interpretive Guide.
3.5 Quantitative Answer Explanations.
3.6 Verbal Answer Explanations.
4.0 Math Review.
4.4 Word Problems.
5.0 Problem Solving.
5.1 Test-Taking Strategies.
5.2 The Directions.
5.3 Sample Questions.
5.4 Answer Key.
5.5 Answer Explanations.
6.0 Data Sufficiency.
6.1 Test-Taking Strategies.
6.2 The Directions.
6.3 Sample Questions.
6.4 Answer Key.
6.5 Answer Explanations.
7.0 Reading Comprehension.
7.1 What Is Measured.
7.2 Test-Taking Strategies.
7.3 The Directions.
7.4 Sample Questions.
7.5 Answer Key.
7.6 Answer Explanations.
8.0 Critical Reasoning.
8.1 What Is Measured.
8.2 Test-Taking Strategies.
8.3 The Directions.
8.4 Sample Questions.
8.5 Answer Key.
8.6 Answer Explanations.
9.0 Sentence Correction.
9.1 Basic English Grammar Rules.
9.2 Study Suggestions.
9.3 What Is Measured.
9.4 Test-Taking Strategies.
9.5 The Directions.
9.6 Sample Questions.
9.7 Answer Key.
9.8 Answer Explanations.
10.0 Analytical Writing Assessment.
10.1 What Is Measured.
10.2 Test-Taking Strategies.
10.3 The Directions.
10.4 GMAT Scoring Guide: Analysis of an Issue.
10.5 Sample: Analysis of an Issue.
10.6 Analysis of an Issue Sample Topics.
10.7 GMAT Scoring Guide: Analysis of an Argument.
10.8 Sample: Analysis of an Argument.
10.9 Analysis of an Argument Sample Topics.
Appendix A Percentile Ranking Tables.
Appendix B Answer Sheets.