There are many different courses, books, and other items that you can purchase to prepare for the GMAT. Although many of these resources are well worth the money, you shouldn't ignore the many free GMAT resources around the web. Here are 7 free GMAT resources every student should explore:
GMATPrep Test Preparation Software - After registering for a free account on MBA.com, you can download free GMATPrep software from the actual makers of the GMAT. This software uses the same technology as the GMAT so that you can simulate the actual test experience.
Beat the GMAT - Beat the GMAT is a free online MBA and GMAT community. Site resources include forums, articles, practice questions, flashcards, book recommendations, and a GMAT resource directory.
Veritas Prep GMAT Simulator - This simulator allows you to take a practice GMAT test under test-like conditions. The practice test includes a Verbal section, a Quantitative section, and an Analytical Writing Assessment.
Free GMAT Math Course - This free GMAT math course consists of ten practice GMAT questions and GMAT prep advice. The course is delivered in ten parts via email. After completing this course, you can sign up for a free follow-up course titled GMAT Math Course II.
Free GMAT Quiz - The About.com Guide to Test Prep created this interactive quiz using actual questions from a GMAT test prep book. The quiz has five levels--easy, medium, hard, very hard, and expert--and includes both verbal and quantitative questions.
Timed GMAT Essays - 800Score.com offers free timed GMAT essays to help you practice under test-like conditions. You can choose one of ten essay links and take 30 minutes to complete a paper on your chosen topic. When you have finished, you will receive an analysis of the essay question as well as sample essay answers from other test takers.
Weekly GMAT Challenge - Each week, Manhattan GMAT posts a new online GMAT question to challenge site visitors. If you answer the challenge correctly, you can be entered in a drawing to receive a free Manhattan GMAT prep item.
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