GMAT 2019 Reference Books

Exam Date : January 1, 2019 To November 23, 2019

GMAT 2019 Reference Books

Important Updates

  • The GMAT test format has changed.

  • Exam time duration has been reduced by 30 minutes. So, the entire duration of GMAT exam is 3 hours 30 minutes.

  • That means many of the old GMAT preparation guides may not be as helpful to crack the GMAT syllabus as the latest ones, if you are tackling the new GMAT format.

  • Learn more about syllabus, in GMAT syllabus section.

Quality GMAT Books

A candidate who is planning to study by self can use the following books. These books helps one to revise the basics and has a wide range of questions that can be used for practice. 

The Official Guide to GMAT Review

  • If you are going for only 1 book, this one wins the fight.

  • This is a very highly recommended Book and is also a widely popular choice for someone beginning to prepare for GMAT.

Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides (8 Books)

  • This one is designed for beginners who have the capacity and the patience to go through 8 separate GMAT prep books.

  • They’ll help you build a good foundation of concepts prescribed in each section of the GMAT syllabus.

  • Individual guides are also available separately, if you need help only with specific weak areas.

Kaplan GMAT 800

  • Advanced Preparation material for Advanced Students.

  • If you thought the other guides were too easy, Kaplan raises the bar and challenges prospective aspirants.

  • You might want to pick this up after you’ve completed GMAT Official Guide.


Top GMAT Quantitative (Maths) Books

The Official Guide to GMAT Quantitative Review

  • This book has several sample GMAT questions that goes beyond the primary GMAT Official Guide.

  • A prudent choice is to get the basics sorted out with the Official Guide 2015 and then look for an advanced level guide for the quantitative section.

Kaplan GMAT Math Workbook

  • There have been lukewarm responses to this guide. Some have found it to be good to get the basics in place.

  • Others who were expecting much more difficult questions have not been too impressed.


Best GMAT Verbal Books

The Official Guide to GMAT Verbal Review

  • This verbal guide continues the good work done by the GMAT Official Guide and serves a candidate with variety of questions.

  • There are lot of actual GMAT questions in this book to give you practice on how the real GMAT test would feel like.

  • Don’t jump into these before getting the verbal concepts clarified.

Manhattan GMAT Sentence Correction Strategy Guide

  • GMAT Sentence correction is a pain area for most non-native test takers.

  • But this book comes handy. Manhattan SC guide has been a favourite among Indian and international MBA applicants for several years.

Kaplan GMAT Verbal Workbook

  • This book is just like Kaplan’s quantitative guide, it tries to go beyond the basics.

  • It’s a good option for candidates who want to get an understanding of all the verbal sections and how to use advanced strategies to tackle verbal questions.

Books for GMAT exam has been tabulated. Students can be benefitted by using these books.

 GMAT Reference books
GMAT QUANTITATIVE REVIEW
GMAT Referance books
GMAT VERBAL GUIDE 
GMAT Important books
KAPLAN GMAT 800 ADVANCED PREPARATION 
GMAT Important Books 2019
GMAT MATH WORKBOOK
GMAT Important Book 2
GMAT ALGEBRA BOOK
GMAT Reference Books 2
GMAT CRITICAL REASONING
GMAT Important books 2018
GRADUATE ADMISSIONS ESSAYS
GMAT Important Books
GMAT MATHS GUIDE
GMAT REASONING
GMAT REASONING
ANALYTICAL WRITING
ANALYTICAL WRITING
GMAT VERBAL WORKBOOK
GMAT VERBAL WORKBOOK
GMAT SENTENCE CORRECTION
GMAT SENTENCE CORRECTION
GMAT reference books 2019
GMAT REVIEW GUIDE
GMAT Reference Books 2020
THE PRINCETON REVIEW GMAT
GMAT Important books 2019
MANHATTAN PREP GMAT FLASH CARDS

Best GMAT Forums

Apart from books a prospective candidate can use other sources of learning. There are a number of forums that offer a huge amount of free GMAT study material. They are:

  • Pagalguy

  • GMAT Club

  • Beat The GMAT

You’ll also find like-minded aspirants and GMAT experts to help you solve some difficult problems.


Bonus tips

Redo GMAT preparation tests

  • One can get good GMAT preparation tests from various sources and even from coaching classes.

  • Many candidates prefer self-study but, GMAT results have shown tremendous enhancements in the results.

  • Therefore, it is a good technique to use the preparation tests avidly because as you improve, the questions that you will face would be different from these.

  • This may eventually add a boost to your preparation and enhance your overall confidence.

Set a GMAT Result Target and then achieve:

  • The best way to crack the GMAT exam is to plan and then perform accordingly.

  • This method would help you in getting close to the milestone of your GMAT Result target.

  • Many successful candidates have mentioned it as the sure shot strategy to achieve better GMAT results.

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Discussion Forum



Q
GMAT 2017 Reference Books

Can you suggest a few books for the GMAT exam?

Asked By: Bindu George,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The reference books for the GMAT exam are as follows: -

  • The Official Guide for GMAT Review
  • Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides (8 Books)
  • Kaplan GMAT 800.



Q
GMAT 2017 Quantitative reference books

Can you tell me the names of the GMAT Quantitative(Maths) reference books?

Asked By: Irene Pais,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The GMAT Quantitative (Maths) reference books are as below: 

  • The Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review
  • Kaplan GMAT Math Workbook

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