Category Archives: GMAT

Why Can’t I Score Above 700 on the GMAT?

Every test taker seems to covet a 700+ score on the GMAT. For good reason too, since a score of 700 means that student broke into the 90th percentile—a big deal when the average GMAT …

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GMAC Survey Finds Uptick in Demand for Traditional MBA Programs

Graduate programs in business and management are drawing a wider range of applicants, and these aspiring students are more likely to have a single program type in mind for either an MBA or non-MBA master’s …

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GMAT Idioms and Phrases: More Fun Than a Barrel of Monkeys

There’s a great deal of claptrap floating around on the internet that you don’t need to know about idioms for the GMAT.  Many websites broadcast the dubious message, “The GMAT no longer tests idioms,” and …

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Reviewing the 3 Main GMAT Prep Options

By now you know the GMAT is a very important test, especially for those aiming for Top 10, and particularly Top 5, business schools. However, you don’t need a 770 to go to Harvard Business …

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B-Schools Give GMAT’s New IR Section Mixed Reviews

According to a recent poll of 265 business school admissions officers, early opinion of the GMAT’s newly introduced Integrated Reasoning (IR) section is decidedly mixed. As a new season of applicants prepares to submit the …

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GMAC Reports Historic Highs in GMAT Testing Volume

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), owner of the GMAT exam, has announced that last year was a record year for the exam. Volume for the 2012 testing year (July 1, 2011, to June 30, …

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