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The 6 most useful free GMAT prep tools in 2022

By Staff Writer

Updated August 2, 2022 Updated August 2, 2022

While some alternatives exist, the GMAT remains a highly important standardised exam for students wishing to gain acceptance into their preferred business school. 

Therefore, we have put together a comprehensive list of free GMAT prep resources that will certainly get you closer to conquering the GMAT. These sites offer exercises covering all of the quantitative, verbal, analytical writing and integrated reasoning sections you will encounter on the GMAT, but each site has unique qualities and excels in certain areas when it comes to the practice questions. 

MBA.com

This site offers a fantastic way to get started on your GMAT prep through their free ​GMAT Official Starter Kit. This contains access to two full-length practice tests, which simulate the actual exam with adaptive difficulty and scoring created by the official provider of the GMAT, plus a plethora of practice questions on the Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning sections of the GMAT.

All you need to do to access this starter kit is to register on MBA.com, which you will be required to do anyway in order to register for your exam.

GMAT Tutor

This website is dedicated to GMAT preparation and offers various practice questions and test taking strategies. Unlike other sites which only offer practice questions on all topics, GMAT Tutor also focuses on tips and tricks that can be used when tackling the different sections and questions you will encounter on the exam.

The same provider also has more questions available on another site: testtutor.com.

Magoosh

Magoosh is one of the most popular free GMAT prep resources available. Whether you are looking for initial information on the format, practice questions on all sections, preparation strategies or simply tips and tricks you can utilize to attain an elite score, Magoosh has you covered.

For those looking to find a way to start their preparation, we would recommend Magoosh’s Complete Guide to the GMAT, which lays out the basics of each section while providing relevant information on the study process. 

If you are looking for something more specific, they also offer guides more specific topics allowing you to easily filter through information. Magoosh has something for every type of learner, providing flashcards, a video library with comprehensive lectures and quant and verbal question banks.

Manhattan Review

Manhattan Review is a popular New York-based test preparation boutique and offers excellent GMAT courses in both groups and one-on-one settings, but also provides free GMAT prep questions and instructional videos that you can access without registering for anything on the site. 

The practice questions are accompanied by in-depth explanations of solutions and a statistical evaluation based on how you did compared to other GMAT students. The free practice questions are accompanied by a free diagnostic test that simulates the actual GMAT with adaptive difficulty and a video library outlining various strategies and tips on how to approach different types of GMAT questions.

Veritas Prep

Veritas Prep focus on both GMAT preparation and MBA admissions, for which you can take advantage of a free consultation. Like most other GMAT prep sites, you have the ability to access a free diagnostic test that simulates the actual GMAT and allows you to get a look into your strengths and weaknesses when it comes to the content. 

After completing your initial diagnostic, you can move onto the question banks for those topics with which you had the most difficulties. 

Finally, you can take a look at their video library which simplifies solutions to the questions that are considered the most difficult giving you a detailed look at the best way to approach them.

QSLeap.com

QS Leap is a free resource for a plethora of standardised exams including the GMAT. On this website you can utilise a variety of practice tests and questions that are often accompanied by solution slides or videos from GMAT experts. They also offer a blog, which allows you to learn in different ways from both peers and tutors. 

There certainly are a lot of resources out there that can help you with your GMAT preparation, but filtering through them can be a time-consuming task. We hope this list will allow you to spend your time productively and that applying some of the techniques explained on these websites can bring you closer to solidifying your study plans and conquering the GMAT exam itself!

This article was originally published in August 2022 .

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