We will begin by administering a battery of about 15 topic specific diagnostic tests. To be attempted online
After a detailed analysis of your performance in the diagnostic tests, we will work out a fully customized private tutoring course for you.
You will learn more efficient (often unconventional) methods of tackling questions in topics that you are relatively weak in
Alongwith new techniques and methods, we will work out a strategy to tackle each section optimally & maximize the score therein
Equipped with all the learning from the sessions, you will be able to reattempt the GMAT with great confidence and achieve your target score
In over 41 Live sessions, you will cover the entire GMAT syllabus in detail. This module of the course covers the following areas of your prep:
With a small class size of max 10 students, you get maximum opportunity to interact with your instructor. Murtuza always encourages dialogue throughout the sessions and each student has ample opportunity to particpate, discuss approaches and methods, and ask questions.
Yes. With a total of about 150+ hours of classroom instruction combined with our exclusive GMAT preparation material, you are assured of full preparation to crack the GMAT exam with about 4.5 to 6 months of studying for the exam
Yes. All concepts are covered in-depth & are supported by Exclusive Sharp Minds In-Class Worksheets + Post-Class Exercises that cover the full variety of questions you can face on GMAT. Our classes are intensive, and we cover more ground in 1 hour than an unnecessarily slow-paced GMAT institute will cover in 1.5 to 2 hours
In addition to the live classes that we conduct in Mumbai, you get full access to our uniquely designed online course material for GMAT, which includes pdfs, audio-based tutorials, simulations, pre-class quizzes, post-class topic wise exercises, section-wise tests for GMAT and full length mock GMAT exams
Sharp Minds is Mumbai's most successful and respected GMAT coaching institute. Over the past 20 years, we have carved out a niche in the GMAT coaching space by paying close attention to the following factors:
1) expertise and credibility of the instructor,
2) small class size,
3) the institute's exclusive GMAT focus (we coach only for GMAT),
4) unmatched level of 1-1 student-instructor interaction, and
5) helping students reach their maximum potential.
These are the reasons why Sharp Minds stands out from other GMAT coaching classes in Mumbai, and why we're considered #1 for GMAT in Mumbai.
Sharp Minds GMAT Prep is different from most other GMAT coaching classes because of the following:
1) We are not into mass coaching. Therefore, we don't function like a typical coaching class.
2) We coach only for GMAT and no other exam. So you get unmatched focus and expertise.
3) You are guaranteed a 99th percentile instructor with two-decades of teaching experience
Private tutoring is not the ideal option for someone who hasn't done some GMAT prep already. In this case, it is advisable that you consider the following course options we offer:
No. The diagnostic tests are not the same as the ones in the GMAT official guide. These are tests designed by us to enable us to pinpoint your weak areas and also pick up timing issues. The diagnostic test results help us work out the course structure in such a way that the time spent in the sessions is utilized most optimally.
The number of hours needed is determined by the diagnostic test results. We share the suggested course plan with you after evaluating your diagnostic tests and finalize on the number of hours after interacting with you.
In most cases, candidates with previous scores in the 650-680 range have been able to complete the private tutoring course by opting for anywhere between 8 - 12 hours.
In most cases, candidates with previous scores in the 690-710 range have been able to complete the private tutoring course by opting for anywhere between 5 - 8 hours.
Yes, all sessions are recorded and then shared with you on the online portal
We follow a simple time calculation method wherein the time the meeting starts till the time the meeting ends is taken into account. Since the sessions are recorded, this time is available in the shared recordings. For every 5 hours purchased, 10 minutes of grace time are added to the total available time i.e. instead of 300 minutes of total session time, we count 310 minutes.
We have a minimum time requirement of 1 hour for each session, therefore if a session ends in say 50 minutes, it is counted as 60 minutes of time used up.
Unlike other 'big' coaching classes, we do not operate on a franchise model. At Sharp Minds, the institute and the founder-instructor are one. For the private tutoring sessions, the expertise of the instructor is of paramount importance - not the brand name that the institute might have established or the social media publicity it might have indulged in.
Yes. You can access the entire course on our mobile app (both Android & iOS), which is available exclusively to registered students. The mobile app allows you to download content on your phone and view it in offline mode, so connection issues are automatically sorted out.
Yes. We periodically conduct workshops that all registtered students can attend during their course validity. These are Live Online Workshops where you are taught practical ways of tacking some very tricky GMAT questions.
Our Online GMAT prep course is designed entirely by a 99th percentile GMAT instructor with over 18 years of experience in training GMAT aspirants. As an instructor who coaches exclusively for GMAT, he has a very deep understanding of GMAT questioning, underlying GMAT conceptual preparation, need to solve questions faster using a logical rather than a mathematical or technical approach, and above all being prepared to tackle the vast variety of questions that can appear on GMAT. This course packages together all those 18+ years of coaching wisdom into an online format. In other words, it has all that it takes to crack the GMAT exam with high 720+ scores.
To be fully prepared to tackle the Quantitative and Verbal ability sections of GMAT, you will not need any other study material along with the course except for the official GMAT guide. This is a complete and self-sufficient course for a candidate who is willing to put in a disciplined approach.
The 3-month Impact course contains the same preparation material as the Pro except for the following:
These are edited recordings of Live sessions conducted by Sharp Minds founder and 99th percentile instructor Murtuza Gadiwala. In these sessions, we solve some of the toughest GMAT questions. These sessions will also train you in certain approaches and techniques that you can use while solving GMAT questions.
In your Learning Portal, you have an option to directly message the course instructor with your query. The instructor will respond to you on the portal itself.
There are 3 factors that make our online GMAT course unique:
1) It is designed by an instructor who has close to two decades of classroom teaching experience. This is very different from the expertise that many instructors on online forums possess - they have never taught a live physical class!
2) This course is not loaded with fancy marketing jargon and gimmicks. It is a to-the-point no-nonsense approach to GMAT preparation
3) We do not believe in selling our courses on the strength of 'Quantity of the offering'. Instead, we focus on 'Quality of the offering'. It wouldn't have been difficult for us to outsource a few thousand questions to be added to the course material. Instead, we choose to remain focused on quality content only.
These are also the reasons why Sharp Minds stands out from other GMAT coaching classes in Mumbai for our in-person course, and why we're considered #1 for GMAT in Mumbai. In our Online Course, we have made sure that all these factors are kept intact. That makes us the right choice for you.
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All our GMAT courses have been meticulously put together and are taught by by 99th percentile instructor & author Murtuza Gadiwala. They bring in over 18 years of rich coaching experience
We teach you practical and adaptable methods that allow you to solve even the hardest of questions in a time-bound manner. No boring theory. No mugging-up of rules and properties.
With admits to Harvard, Stanford, Insead, Columbia, Booth, Yale, , Kellogg, IMD, ISB, IIM-A and all other top ranked business schools, we have produced winners every year.