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Manhattan Review – Time Efficient GMAT Prep Services

Since our inception in 1999, Manhattan Review is a company that has been devoted to supporting students in Zurich, Geneva, and Lausanne achieve their academic goals and further their professional ambitions. Our company was founded through innovative methods to preparing prospective students for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Our tutoring, consulting, and scholastic services have helped a myriad of students in Zurich, Geneva, Lausanne, and throughout Switzerland do their absolute best on the GMAT in order to fulfill their dreams of attending the world's most selective and renowned institutions for advanced business training. Many of our Swiss graduates have gone onto esteemed universities such as Harvard, Stanford, and MIT, as well as the ETH Zurich, the University of Zurich, and the University of Geneva.

Though we have received many accolades over the years, the accomplishments and successes of our students speak the loudest about the quality and caliber of our GMAT prep offerings. Our former students have become accomplished and successful business professionals at top local firms such as Glencore, Novartis, ABB, and Cargill International SA, just to name a few.

All of our GMAT prep services include thorough student-centered instructional methodologies, taught by dedicated and venerated GMAT instructors who are located in Geneva, throughout Switzerland, and around the world. Manhattan Review's GMAT prep services can be taken either in a more traditional classroom format (on-site and online) or as one-on-one private tutoring. Our proven methods of GMAT teaching and learning guarantee that our students absorb the most essential GMAT content, testing skills, and performance-enhancing strategies to attain their highest possible score. Our GMAT syllabi, courses, and individual learning curriculums have been tailored by an expert team of professors, educational researchers, and business school admissions consultants with a sharp focus on accessibility and broad thinking. We believe this gives our Swiss students a GMAT learning experience that is as engaging as it is effective. At Manhattan Review, we realize how important the GMAT is to your future, and we are entirely committed to giving you the most carefully designed and accurately implemented GMAT prep that the industry has available.

Best GMAT Instructors in Switzerland

Highly qualified and experienced GMAT teachers are crucial to GMAT preparation, a fact that too many test prep companies fail to take into consideration. While other test prep firms will make hiring decisions based only on an instructors own test scores, at Manhattan Review, we think about more than just a potential instructor's upper-percentile test score performance. As we all know, high-scoring students can frequently make poor educators, and this is simply because test-taking and teaching test prep require a different skill set. Because of this, high test scores are only a bare-minimum prerequisite for Manhattan Review's Swiss GMAT instructors. Additionally, we look at academic performance at the undergraduate and graduate levels, variety of courses taken, business knowledge and experience, teaching CV, and even most importantly, an infectious passion for GMAT instruction that excites and inspires students to achieve their academic and business goals. Selected candidates for GMAT tutor positions are thoroughly trained in Manhattan Review's course syllabi and instructional procedures. This hiring and training practice gives our students in Zurich, Geneva, and Lausanne the informed, dependable, and dedicated GMAT instruction that their goals require.

Zurich Manhattan Review GMAT Course Overview

Founded and based in the US, Manhattan Review now offers courses in several countries around the world. Each country's course curriculum takes into account local instructional styles and is designed to address needs specific to local students. Our instructors in Zurich have attended Swiss schools and achieved top scores on the GMAT. Our courses are continually evaluated on both a local and global basis to assess strengths and weaknesses in the curriculum and how it is applied in different locations.

The curriculum is continually updated to incorporate the GMAT's latest changes as well as the techniques that have yielded the most success system-wide and region-by-region. Coursework progresses in difficulty, beginning with more fundamental material and proceeding to more advanced concepts each successive week. A syllabus of in-class instruction topics and homework assignments can be accessed by clicking below.

Our Key to High Scores

There are a finite number of concepts tested in the GMAT and becoming fully proficient in all the GMAT subject areas, from probability to geometry to the rules of English grammar, is very achievable. Students who have completed Manhattan Review's GMAT test prep course have received comprehensive instruction on all the academic areas that the GMAT measures. They have reviewed mathematical formulas, grammatical rules and how to apply them. They also have an understanding of why different question formats are used to assess different skills and can identify the best and most efficient approaches for the different question types.

The curriculum is continually updated to incorporate the GMAT's latest changes as well as the techniques that have yielded the most success system-wide and region-by-region. Coursework progresses in difficulty, beginning with more fundamental material and proceeding to more advanced concepts each successive week. A syllabus of in-class instruction topics and homework assignments can be accessed by clicking below.

Maximum Skill Retention with Manhattan Review

Manhattan Review helps students get the most impact out of their study time through a curriculum where in-class instruction, practice exercises, online problem sets and homework reinforce each other. Practice questions help students put into practice concepts and techniques learned in class and identify areas where further instruction is needed. The practice problems are questions drawn from actual GMAT tests, and they help students familiarize themselves with GMAT question formats. Instructors review students' practice work to correct misconceptions and assess their level of understanding of the material. As students master concepts, they are provided with increasingly difficult coursework. The cycle then repeats, with students applying what they have learned in the latest lesson to a new round of practice questions from actual GMAT tests.

Manhattan Review History

In 1999 Joern Meissner, who was then a lecturer and doctoral student at Columbia Business School, planted the seeds for Manhattan Review in New York City. Professor Meissner's lectures to MBA students at Columbia were characterized by a unique ability to break down and simplify complex concepts to their core. A handful of these students inquired if this method could be implemented to develop better GMAT prep courses than the ineffective, banal, and lackluster content memorization available at the time. Professor Meissner created authentic GMAT lectures that became instantly popular with soon-to-be business students in Zurich and around Switzerland. Thus, an innovative, cutting-edge test prep company was born.

Manhattan Review has since become an international educational services firm that provides prep courses and private tutoring for the GMAT, GRE, LSAT, SAT, SSAT, ACT, ISEE, TOEFL, and IELTS in Zurich, Geneva, Lausanne, in addition to other major European, North American, Asian and Australian cities. Manhattan Review also provides other important educational offerings that include application consulting, admissions consulting, and credible, realistic practice exams.

About our Founder

Joern Meissner is an internationally renowned business school professor with a Diploma in Business Management at the University of Hamburg and a PhD in Management Science at Columbia Business School in New York City, one of the top Ivy League Schools. Upon completing his doctoral degree, Meissner chose the career trajectory of an academic and has now more than 25 years of experience as a postsecondary educator. His passion for teaching is evident, and he has taught business courses at the University of Hamburg, Lancaster University Management School, the Leipzig Graduate School of Management, and the University of Mannheim. Meissner's own research on supply chain management, dynamic pricing, and revenue management has been published in several well-known and respected academic journals. While Professor Meissner thoroughly enjoys his research, he believes that understanding an idea is only half of the fun; imparting knowledge to others is even more fulfilling. This philosophy was foremost to the establishment of Manhattan Review, and continues to remain its most valued principle today.