GMAT Tutor in NYC & Online | Atlantic GMAT Tutoring
Built over more than a decade of GMAT tutoring in New York by test prep expert Andrew Geller, our program offers the best GMAT prep possible.
We are GMAT tutors with years of experience providing customized, creative, and nuanced GMAT preparation in NYC and online.
That doesn’t mean easy.
We’ll be there to support you through this challenging process but are also brutally honest and will hold you accountable to put in the brain power and sweat equity to earn a remarkable GMAT score.
Our GMAT Tutoring System Offers:
-Customized daily GMAT study schedules with every day of your GMAT planned including all HW, practice tests, Official GMATs, and even GMAT retakes
–Structured lesson based sessions purpose built for 1:1 private tutoring
–Best of the best in-house only GMAT prep materials leveraging Official GMAT and LSAT questions
-An expert GMAT tutor who cares about your success and will challenge you to be your best from start to finish.
Our tutoring program has helped countless MBA hopefuls reach their GMAT goals.
Schedule a GMAT Tutoring Consultation or read on for more on how we approach GMAT preparation.
Atlantic GMAT Tutors
We are GMAT prep experts and amongst the best GMAT tutors in the industry. We are great test takers. But that’s not enough to make YOU the best.
More importantly, we are team players and adept communicators focusing not only on making you a master of exam content but also providing you the structure and accountability that you’ll need to succeed on your GMAT.
Andrew Geller (GRE/Executive Assessment/GMAT Tutor)
Andrew has spent the past decade coaching future MBAs to GMAT success. In 2013 he launched Atlantic GMAT private tutoring, the sum of everything he had learned as a GMAT tutor for several big and small test prep companies in New York. Andrew has scored in the 99th percentile of the GMAT four times and in the 98th percentile on the LSAT. GMAT Tutor Bios
Luciano Lapa (GMAT Tutor)
One of the best GMAT private tutors on the planet, Luciano has logged over 2000 hours of GMAT tutoring spanning dozens of successful preparations. He is a career educator who has been helping people demolish standardized tests since 2002. Starting off with English language proficiency exams, since 2015 Luciano has focused exclusively on GMAT tutoring. GMAT Tutor Bios
Matthew Abuzalaf (GRE/Executive Assessment/GMAT Tutor)
Before joining Atlantic, Matt spent 5 years in the tutoring trenches helping university students pass calculus. He has a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Yale and scored a 770 on the GMAT and a near perfect 170v 169q on the GRE. A math whiz, Matt is just as comfortable tackling the most challenging quant puzzles as he is working through quant fundamentals. GMAT Tutor Bios
Tom Obrien (GRE/GMAT Tutor)
A seasoned GMAT tutor born and raised in New York City, Tom has helped students crack standardized tests all over the globe. While working for a tutoring company in Dubai, he successfully prepared scores of ivy league hopefuls for the ACT and SAT with multiple students achieving the 99th percentile. Since returning to tutoring in NYC, he has continued this success at Atlantic GMAT teaching the GMAT and GRE on which he scored 760 (twice) and 170/168 (twice) respectively.
Interested in hiring us for your GMAT Prep? Our process starts with a GMAT Tutoring Consultation.
GMAT Tutoring Sessions (Amazing GMAT tutor + Incredibly Well Thought Out System = High % of Success)
–GMAT Expertise: Over a decade of tutoring the GMAT in NYC, Andrew Geller gathered all the bits and pieces that worked, threw out the rest, and refined and added to what was left to develop the Atlantic GMAT tutoring method. A contributing writer to Poets and Quants and a consistent presence on GMAT Club and Beat the GMAT, Andrew is one of the most experienced GMAT tutors in the world.
-Organization: The most important part of your preparation is the time outside of sessions (that’s most of the time). A great part of our success comes from organizing your entire GMAT preparation even outside of tutoring sessions. How? We create a study schedule that has every single homework assignment and practice test planned out until the big day. It’s a custom schedule that grows with you as you progress through the tutoring program.
-A flexible and patient GMAT tutoring approach: we teach a huge variety of people from New Yorkers with liberal arts backgrounds struggling with the GMAT Quant to Indian engineers who rock the Quant but find the GMAT reading comprehension rather difficult.
Every GMAT tutor here at Atlantic enjoys taking on new challenges. Whatever your GMAT issues are we’ll figure out a creative way to help you achieve your GMAT and MBA goals.
-Technology (a little): The GMAT is a computer adaptive test administered on a computer. So 99% of your GMAT homework will also be done on a computer, timed, and in a quiz format. Years of refining and thousands of hours of work has resulted in a learning management system that pairs to our GMAT tutoring process.
Why Hire a GMAT Tutor?
Working with a GMAT tutor is a team effort that requires hard work (a lot of it) and dedication to the process from all of us. So even if you hire the best of the best GMAT tutor and you’re a super smart amazing test taker, a lot of your success is going to depend on your commitment to studying diligently over a period of months (most likely).
Point is: a GMAT tutor is not an easy button.
All that said: a great tutor makes what is a difficult process as easy as possible. We’ll help you focus your work, keep your study time as efficient as possible, and provide accountability, to ensure that you’re staying on track to reach your goals.
There are a gazillion GMAT resources out there. It helps to have an expert who’s done this hundreds of times to provide structure, arranging those resources in a way that tends to produce the best results.
A GMAT tutor can also help you set expectations properly so that you leave enough time to have decent shot at your GMAT goal given MBA admissions deadlines.
What makes Atlantic GMAT Tutoring different?
Structuring your time in between sessions
We noticed early on that some of our tutoring students had questionable study habits. No matter how great the tutoring sessions the content just wasn’t being consolidated (even diligent studiers had room for improvement).
That lead to inconsistent results and was frustrating. Great system. Great GMAT tutor. Smart client. But, disorganized approach to studying. But we couldn’t control what was happening outside of the sessions.
We started structuring all of the time between sessions so we could influence the preparation in and out of tutoring sessions.
After a bunch of experimentation we settled on simply planning every single day to make sure that the GMAT HW was being done exactly as we thought it should be and developed a process for tracking HW completion and results.
Organized HW site to make practice more efficient and more like test day
GMAT HW is difficult enough so we’ve put a ton of time and effort into organizing our HW resources. You can access them online so no heavy books and have formatted them as timed quizzes so most of what you’ll be doing will have the feel of a test.
We focus nearly 100% on Official GMAT questions but we’ve categorized them to work with our GMAT tutoring program. Again, of course hiring a GMAT tutor is about learning the test but, at least at Atlantic, it’s also about getting the most out of your time and effort outside of tutoring sessions.
LSAT? Yep. We said best GMAT prep and we mean it!
In terms of resources we also have a specialized LSAT for GMAT curriculum aimed at boosting GMAT verbal scores to the 99th percentile. We’re big believers in improving verbal even if it’s a strength and have the firepower to enable that progress.
Most people need more than one GMAT attempt. Yes!: we plan for retakes and incorporate them into the overall timeline.
All of the above is pretty granular. But, the big picture also matters. We noticed that a good chunk of our clients needed more than one exam to hit their target, especially if going for either a big improvement or a massive score. With that in mind we started refining a system for planning out multiple GMATs, setting waypoints leading to the final goal. So for every GMAT tutoring student we’ve got a roadmap outlining the shape of the entire preparation.
What makes an Atlantic GMAT Tutor different?
Our GMAT tutors aren’t just smart people who do well on tests. They’ve learned how to communicate content in a down to earth way and how to organize and motivate others.
We look for tutors who are team players. Who are positive but at the same time straightforward and consequential. We look for people who aren’t afraid to hold you accountable and who are willing to make unpopular decisions (requesting that a client push a test farther out or take a break from studying to refocus) in order give the best chance possible of GMAT success.
GMAT Tutoring in NY vs. Online
Atlantic GMAT tutoring is based in NYC but about half of our private tutoring students are from outside New York. And, many of our clients travel for work so need flexibility.
Our GMAT tutoring curriculum is designed for online sessions and our teachers are specifically trained to teach online.
Here’s an in depth page on doing GMAT tutoring online.
We have created a GMAT Self-Study 11 week GMAT schedule. This is not the same as the GMAT tutoring schedules that we make for our GMAT tutoring students. Still, it’s in the same vein and is going to be a comprehensive, daily GMAT schedule including assignments from all of the official GMAT materials, the LSAT, and extra challenging Quant from GMATClub and Manhattan GMAT. Aiming for 700+? This schedule is for you. It can also guide a range of GMAT self-studiers but beware: it is challenging.
Have GMAT Tutoring questions?
Still have a question? Fire off any general questions using the form below, give us a call at (347) 669-3545, or mail us a postcard to NYC! Go here for GMAT tutoring consultation requests.