GMAT Study Books
The Graduate Management Admission Test is a standardized test commonly used to test readiness to achieve admissions into Business, Management, and other related graduate programs. The test consists of four sections: quantitative, verbal, analytic writing, and a new integrated reasoning section. This popular and rigorous test is administered in over 110 countries.
- 1. GMAT Official Guide 2019 Bundle: 1st Edition
This is the official book from GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council). This book consists of original questions from previous GMAT exams and 220 new questions. The bundle has 3 books - Official guide + verbal bundle + quantitative bundle. There are 1500 questions in total to practice. This is official book and highly recommended. The first edition of the book was released in June 2018. You also get free access to online content! You can get this bundle for $50 in US (which is a good deal).
- 2. GMAT Prep Plus 2019
This book is highly rated by reviewers and test-takers to provide authentic test preparation. The Kaplan Book contains six practice tests (five of which are available online), answer explanations with details, integrated reasoning strategies paired with practice questions. The book has around 1200 pages with tons of tips/tricks. There are 1200+ questions for practice. and Reviews boast that more people are admitted into business school after preparing for the GMAT with a Kaplan course than from any other major test preparation company. In addition to the standard GMAT prep book, Kaplan also offers nine GMAT prep courses and other retail products.
- 3. Manhattan GMAT Complete Strategy Set - Sixth Edition
A little expensive bundle but it's worth it. It will cost you around $150 (from Amazon). Manhattan GMAT, a growing test preparation company, aims to help students achieve goals by offering the highest quality curriculum and instructors for test prep courses and this book doesn't fail to uphold their high standards. This comprehensive strategy guide set includes ten different guides, each aligned to meet the standards set out by the GMAT Official Guide. The guides, which are meant to be used in conjunction with one another cover each content area of math, analytic, and integrated reasoning exams. This set includes six computer-adaptive practice exams, more than 200 extra practice questions and topical sets of Official guide practice questions with detailed explanations for the answers. With a set of guides, preparation questions, and test-taking strategies you can rest assured that you will be fully prepared to tackle the GMAT.
- 4. Cracking the GMAT Premium - 2019 Edition - by The Princeton Review
Price ~$25. Book has six computer adaptive tests (online) with scores and detailed explanation. You get free access to lot of online content and questions. Book has around 750 pages and has good material which cannot be ignored. You also get video lessons from online instructors, multi week study guides and sample admission essays and tips for interviewing with admission officers.
- 5. PowerScore GMAT Reading Comprehension Bible - 2019 Edition
A very nice book to prepare in reading comprehension section of verbal exam. It has many passages with questions and detailed explanation of each problem. You also get access to online content with has additional material. The book has around 300 pages and will cost around 28$ in Amazon. If you are looking to improve on Reading comprehension then this is the book to go. It will provide you tips and tricks to tackle questions.