If you want to be admitted into a good business school to earn your master of business administration in Technology or other progressive field, you are going to need to become familiar with the GMAT standardized test. I know most of you on Geekwith.com are probably the self made technophile and could care less about the GMAT then some of you are business savy and have thought about getting your MBA.
You are going to need a strong score on the test to have a good chance of being accepted at many business schools. Luckily, you can use your Android-powered tablet or smartphone to help you bone up for this tough test. Below are the top 7 apps we found for Android to help you prep for the GMAT.
- GMAT 12th Edition Review: This handy Android app gives you official questions/answers, with full explanations. You are able to pace yourself with the built in timer, easily add more questions on the fly, register to take the real GMAT and a lot more.
- Magoosh GMAT Prep: This is a unique app that lets you study for the GMAT with interactive video lessons. You can learn every writing, verbal, math and reasoning question that you have to know to deal well on the GMAT. Thousands of users were able to increase their score by 50 points, on average, using this excellent tool. There are more than 200 lessons, it covers math, verbal, writing and reasoning, tracks your progress, and will show you a professional tutor completing complex practice problems.
- GMAT FatPig: This nice app has several games that help you to learn how to beat the GMAT. Games include Strip Tease, Tic Tac Toe, Simple Quiz, and several others.
- sTutor - GMAT Vocab Lite: This is the most feature rich and comprehensive vocab app in the Android market for the GMAT. This app has a highly optimized form of the spaced repetition concept from Super Memo to come up with an excellent algorithm that will repeat the most difficult and least known vocab words, so that you have a higher emphasis placed on the toughest words.
- GMAT Timer: It is very important to pace yourself to successfully complete the GMAT. This great app will help you get a better feel for how long you actually have on the real test to answer each section of the test and each question. In this app, you get a test timer for the whole test, test timer for each section, time attack tool, ding/vibrate option when the question must be answered, display shows question and time.
- GMAT Math: This is a very powerful GMAT math prep app. It has over 1,400 questions built in, and each has step by step instructions to show you how to solve each. The app is not just a big question bank. It monitors how you perform, reviews questions you struggled with, and will re-ask questions at a later time.
- GMAT/SAT/GRE Idioms Lite: This is a very good flashcard program that will assist you in assembling flashcards to help you with the GMAT and other standardized exams.
With the help of these killer apps, you should be able to use your Android to ace the GMAT. If you aren't interested in the GMAT at all but would rather develop the next great app I would still check these out, the Graphical User Interface's are pretty cool might give you a couple great ideas.
Robert Sanchez is a frequent writer for OnlineMbaNoGmat.info, an online MBA portal where he writes about the MBA without a GMAT or GRE requirement. It's his goal to educate those considering a MBA in Technology or other related area to consider such an option. He recently highlighted 9 AACSB Accredited Online MBA’s without GRE or GMAT Requirement.