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GMAT Preparation in Johannesburg, South Africa

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GMAT Foundations course

This  16 hour optional foundations  course incorporates the basics of the quantitative components - algebra, arithmetic, and geometry. It will also give you the foundations of the verbal component: grammar rules, logic, and deductive and inductive reasoning.  

This course will help those who have not had exposure to the GMAT before, did not do maths to Matric, or feel they are rusty, are second language English speakers and/or have a limited knowledge of grammar rules.

GMAT Essentials course

This course runs for over 50 hours and can be taken as a stand-alone course to prepare for the GMAT  This course runs for 8 full Sundays and covers the quantitative and verbal components of the GMAT.  

The course covers : Critical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Sentence Correction,  Problem Solving, Data Sufficiency , the Analytical Writing Assignment Essay, and Integrated Reasoning.

The Advanced Course

 The  18 hour Advanced Course follows the Essential course and will include "speed drills" to help improve the speed with which you do questions.  

These lessons will give you strategies to spot key elements within questions so that you can complete questions in a shorter time period.   The sessions will give practice with harder questions. 

GRE Preperation

Students perparing for the GRE can take a combination of GMAT prep classes and specialised GRE prep classes. Get in touch to discuss the options available.

Private Lessons

Private lessons on the verbal or quantitative sides of the GMAT and GRE are available at R450 per hour or R800 per 2 hour session for individuals. 

MBA Admissions Advice

Affordable application support for international MBA programmes is available.  See our sister site or contact for more information 

About Us

Shimon Goldchmit

Shimon specializes in test preparation for the quantitative sections of the GMAT, GRE and SAT.  He has over 15 years experience preparing students in Brazil and South Africa for these standardized tests. Shimon has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sao Paulo.

Sue McLaggan

Sue is a trainer and instructional designer , with over 20 years experience training adults in corporate environments.  Sue teaches verbal reasoning components of the GMAT, GRE and SAT.   She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), a Post-graduate Diploma in Education, a Diploma in Business Management and a Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA).

Cara Skikne

Cara has an MBA from Oxford University and a Bachelor of Journalism from Rhodes University. Cara has taught classes in critical thinking, and teaches the verbal reasoning components of the GMAT. Cara runs our sister site Admissions Africa and offers application support to international MBA applicants.

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Classes take place at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS)  in Johannesburg, South Africa