GMAT

What is the GMAT?

The GMAT is needed if you seek to gain admission to graduate business management programs in the United States.  It is known as the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT for short).

While there are no limitations to age for taking the GMAT, it is generally taken by students during their college years, or shortly after graduating from university.  There is no set date to take the GMAT, it is totally up to you when to schedule a GMAT exam at the testing center you prefer. Although there is no definite time that you must take the GMAT like the SATs or ACTs, it is generally recommended to take the exam a few months prior to the due date of the business program applications of your prospective schools.   However, the GMAT exam is only valid for 5 years.

Starting from June5th, 2012, there will be a new GMAT exam.

The exam includes an analytical writing assessment section, quantitative section, verbal section and the integrated reasoning section; and the whole exam will take approximately 4 hours in total.

Why is the GMAT important?

GMAT is essentially the one test that is especially for gaining admission to graduate business programs. Doing well on the GMAT will allow you to get into top-notch graduate business management programs in the USA.

When are the GMAT exams held? Unlike the SATs and ACTs, there are no set dates for taking the GMAT.  You select whatever date you wish to take the GMAT.
Where to register for the GMAT? Schedule a GMAT appointment online – http://goo.gl/i7LIS

  • Once you have created an account on the website, select an available time and test center based on your preference.
What GMAT score is good enough to get into my top choice schools? The following links show GMAT sample scores of the top graduate business programs in the U.S. http://goo.gl/pfDz5
Section Task Aim
Analytical Writing Assessment One 30-minute writing task to analyze an argument Tests your ability to formulate a constructive analysis on a given issue
Quantitative Interpret graphic data, reason and solve problems quantitatively Tests your mathematical skills, such as arithmetic, elementary algebra and common concepts of geometry
Verbal Reading comprehension, critical reasoning and sentence correction Measures your ability to understand and analyze information effectively
Integrated Reasoning Analyze and interpret information from various sources. Test your ability interpret information effectively

Analytical writing assessment section

  • One 30 minute writing task to analyze an argument
  • This section aims to test your ability to formulate a constructive analysis on a given issue.

Quantitative section

  • This section tests your ability to interpret graphic data, reason and solve problems quantitatively.
  • Requires simple mathematical skills, such as arithmetic, elementary algebra and common concepts of geometry.

Verbal section

  • This section tests your ability for reading comprehension, critical reasoning and sentence correction.

Integrated Reasoning section

  • This new addition to the exam will test your ability to analyze and interpret information from various sources.
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