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Jan 11, 2016

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Choose Your Own GMAT Adventure? GMAC Pilots New “Select Section Order” Option for Exam

For many, feeling like you’re in the driver’s seat can make almost any experience better. But even the GMAT? The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT exam, plans to find out as part of a new pilot program that will give a select group of test... Read more »

Nov 10, 2015

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GMAT Tip: Pros & Cons of New GMAT Features

It’s nice to have choices (would you have ever choose a free response test over multiple choice?), but sometimes too many choices can be overwhelming. The Graduate Management Admission Council rolled out some new GMAT features this year that give you more choices than you could have previously imagined. While... Read more »

Sep 30, 2015

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Choosing Between the GRE and GMAT

This post has been republished in its entirety from its original source, metromba.com. As you begin to explore an MBA education, the question of whether to take the GRE or GMAT may soon arise. While the GMAT has traditionally been the test that MBA applicants take, more and more top graduate... Read more »

Sep 22, 2015

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MBA Application Volume Up Around the Globe, According to Latest GMAC Survey

At the annual Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) conference in Denver this past June, the admissions directors we talked to from leading business schools were almost giddy. It was still early in the cycle, but application volume had been high—and applicants had been strong—making preliminary profiles for the Class of... Read more »

Aug 25, 2015

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HBS Draws More Women, Adds Six Points to GMAT Median

When it released its preliminary class profile in June, Harvard Business School (HBS) was expecting its incoming class to be 41 percent female, a record for the school. In August, with students preparing to move in on campus, things look even better. HBS DRAWS MORE WOMEN THAN PRELIMINARY PROFILE SUGGESTED... Read more »

Jul 15, 2015

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New GMAT Features Scheduled to Debut July 19th

This post has been republished in its entirety from its original source metromba.com. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) will introduce new features for the GMAT entrance exam for applicants to business school. These three new features, which will go into effect on July 19th, are designed to help improve the GMAT... Read more »

Nov 10, 2014

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U.S. GMAT Percentile Scores Drop as Asia-Pacific Test Takers Dominate Quant Section

Increasing numbers of prospective business school applicants from Asia-Pacific countries such as India and China are taking the GMAT and outperforming U.S. students on the quantitative portion of the exam, according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. As a result, though U.S. students’ raw scores have remained... Read more »

Oct 22, 2014

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Majority of Business Schools Now Accept GRE, But More Applicants Stick with GMAT

A whopping 85 percent of U.S. business schools now accept the GRE as an admissions test alternative to the GMAT, according to a 2014 survey by Kaplan Test Prep. That’s up from only 24 percent of business schools who said they accepted the GRE in 2009, when Kaplan first began... Read more »

Oct 13, 2014

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Survey Finds GMAT Integrated Reasoning Section Scores Unimportant to Most B-School Admissions Officers

A majority of admissions officers from more than 200 U.S. business schools surveyed this fall say that an applicant’s score on the GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning section is not currently an important part of their evaluation of a prospective applicant’s overall GMAT score, according to Kaplan Test Prep, which conducted the... Read more »

Aug 27, 2014

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Harvard Business School Admissions Director on GMAT vs. GRE

Harvard Business School (HBS) has stated publicly for some time that it accepts both the GMAT and the GRE and does not prefer one over the other. In a bid to be even more transparent on the issue, HBS Admissions Director Dee Leopold devoted a recent post on her Director’s... Read more »

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