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Preparing for the GMAT test is extremely important if you want to score well. Here, Babson College offers GMAT prep tips for anyone planning to take the test.

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To score well on the GMAT exam, you need to be prepared. We’ve put together a list of some simple tips to help you score up to your potential.

1. Take Mock Exams
Mock exams continue to be the best possible way to prepare you for the real exam. By taking practice tests, you will experience GMAT sample questions, improve time management, and understand the grading format. It’s also important to take mock exams throughout the preparation period so that you’re able to determine what you need to improve upon as the exam date gets closer. Take a free simulation exam »

2. Get Started Early
Start studying and preparing as soon as possible. Give yourself enough time so you can study at your own pace, and envision yourself in the examination room as you study.

3. Take Time Off From Work
When you are nearing your exam date, it’s important to take time off from work to clear your mind and focus on the test, instead of the day-to-day tasks at your job. Everybody is different, but time off prior to the exam will allow you to focus on your final preparation before the test.

4. Relax
Don’t allow yourself to become stressed. If you give yourself enough time to prepare and put the effort in, then you have nothing to worry about when your exam day arrives. Go in clear-headed, take your time, and breathe easy.