Why Free?

Free education is all around us, from the millions of how-to videos on YouTube to huge free education sites like Khan Academy, edX, and Coursera.

We’re pleased to join the ever-growing group of free education providers for many reasons, but our biggest reason is that we’re proud of our course. Each video lesson (over 500 videos altogether) was carefully scripted, illustrated and recorded to maximize learning and retention. We think it’s one of the best GMAT prep courses available, and we’re delighted to share it with everyone at no cost. 

To help you get the most out of the lessons and practice questions, we also created a comprehensive Learning Guide that acts as your personal roadmap to success on the GMAT.

Now it's time to meet the team...

The GMAT Prep Now Team

Brent Hanneson (BSc, BEd, MEd) – Founder/GMAT Instructor

Brent has been teaching for over 20 years and, during that time, he has identified the GMAT-specific skills required to test confidently and score higher. As someone whose GMAT score is in the 99th percentile, he knows what it takes to beat this challenging test. Brent is a Featured Expert on the Beat The GMAT discussion forums, and he's a contributor to Getting In, Bloomberg Businessweek's business school blog. Brent also created a comprehensive GMAT prep courseware package that the University of British Columbia not only uses in its own GMAT prep courses, but also licenses to other universities. Brent also founded Greenlight Test Prep, an online GRE prep course. In his spare time, Brent enjoys traveling, playing hockey, spending time with his family, tending to his show poodles, bare-knuckle boxing, and competitive scrapbooking.

Chris Charpentier - Programmer/Designer

Born and raised just outside of Vancouver, Chris graduated from UBC in 2002 with a degree in Computer Science. While Chris' training focused primarily on programming and database administration, he has always had an artistic side. In the world of websites he can do it all, from complex programming to effective designs, and heads his own web development company, Sharp Web Service. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Chris enjoys spending his free time exploring the beautiful natural landscapes in British Columbia with his wife and dog.

Katharine Rudzitis - Content Provider

Katharine grew up in New York City with three younger siblings and a rotating cast of pets. She completed a BA in Classics, English & Mathematics at Amherst College and an AS in Business Administration & Management through UoPeople. Katharine began working as a part-time tutor for creative writing, math, and physics in 2007, and that experience sparked an abiding interest in making high-quality test prep accessible to others. Katharine loves traveling and curling up with a cup of tea and a great book. She’s always up for a game of Magic: The Gathering or discussing her favorite new literary find.

Cynthia Graves - Outreach Manager

After a career in journalism, Cynthia has spent over 20 years in education, working with students in grades K-12. She has a B.A. in Literature and has great love of words, reading and writing. Cynthia's spare time involvements include playing piano, walking, and cooking.

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