The best way to prep for the GMAT in West Des Moines is to come up with a GMAT study plan. This means that you’ll need to know your deadlines, how much time you have to prep, and what kind of prep materials you should use to get a great score. At Kaplan, we've assembled a list of the top business schools in the West Des Moines area and the best options for GMAT prep in West Des Moines.

First, though, you'll want to schedule your GMAT at a convenient testing center. The GMAT is a computer-based test offered year-round. If you can’t find a suitable testing center in West Des Moines, check out the list we've provided of additional GMAT test centers in Iowa. Fridays and Saturdays are the most popular dates and tend to fill up quickly.

GMAT test-takers at schools like Iowa Central Community College often spend as much as nine months studying, while other future business students take the exam with no preparation! An average test-taker starts studying about three months before the exam. And though GMAT prep books and flashcards are still the most common study method, many competitive test-takers take live prep courses and use a variety of apps to supplement their studies. Check out the recommended classes below that are starting soon if you’re ready to start raising your score. If you can’t find a local option in West Des Moines, know there are many live classes that are available online.

Kaplan GMAT Test Prep

GMAT Prep - Live Online

Get the structure and support of a classroom in your favorite study space with Kaplan's Live Online prep course for the GMAT. Choose from multiple schedules to find the course time that fits your schedule. Once you enroll, you’ll have instant access to The GMAT Channel, our new Adaptive Qbank, 9 full-length adaptive practice tests, and over 140 hours of extra online lessons and practice.


Begins Aug 26, 2019

GMAT Prep - Live Online
Meets on Mon, Wed - Ends Sep 18, 2019

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Begins Aug 26, 2019

GMAT Prep - Live Online
Meets on Mon, Wed - Ends Sep 18, 2019

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Begins Aug 26, 2019

GMAT Prep - Live Online
Meets on Mon - Ends Oct 7, 2019

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Begins Aug 26, 2019

GMAT Prep - Live Online
Meets on Mon - Ends Oct 7, 2019

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GMAT TEST LOCATIONS NEAR
WEST DES MOINES, IOWA


Pearson Professional Centers-Coralville (Iowa City

319-338-1148

327 2nd Street Suite 370 Wells Fargo Building

Coralville, Iowa 52241

Pearson Professional Centers-Davenport (QuadCities

563-386-0906

100 East Kimberly Road Suite 401 Northwest Bank & Trust Company

Davenport, Iowa 52806

Pearson Professional Centers-Sioux City IA

712-274-2114

4300 S. Lakeport Suite 204

Sioux City, Iowa 51106

Pearson Professional Centers-West Des Moines IA

515-226-0502

3737 Woodland Ave Third Floor, Suite 340 Colony Park Office Building

West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

Our Experts' Picks: Best Graduate Schools near WEST DES MOINES, IOWA

School College Location Accreditation
Iowa Central College Online Iowa Central Community College Fort Dodge, Iowa No
College of Business & Public Administration Drake University Des Moines, Iowa Yes
Iowa State College of Business Iowa State University Ames, Iowa Yes
Department of Business Administration Maharishi University of Management Fairfield, Iowa No
School of Business University of Dubuque Dubuque, Iowa No
Tippie College of Business University of Iowa Iowa City, Iowa Yes
Division of Business and Economics Benedictine College Atchison, Kansas No
School of Business University of Kansas Lawrence, Kansas Yes
School of Business University of Saint Mary Leavenworth, Kansas No
Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City, Missouri Yes
Trulaske College of Business University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri Yes
College of Business Administration Creighton University Omaha, Nebraska Yes
College of Business Administration Bellevue University Bellevue, Nebraska Yes
College of Business Administration University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, Nebraska Yes
School of Business University of South Dakota Vermillion, South Dakota Yes