The Test: GMAT
What is this? Graduate Management Admission Test
Who should take it? If you’re applying to business school
What’s the test like?
The GMAT measures basic verbal, quantitative, analytical writing, and integrated reasoning skills that you have developed in both school and through work. The test is computer-adaptive in which for each multiple choice section, potential questions are ranged from low to high level of difficulty.
How is the test scored?
The GMAT test is made up of several different components, but the most familiar number is the total GMAT score. Your composite score ranges from 200-800.
When should you take it?
Try to take it about a year prior to your expected entrance into business school—preferably during the summer or early fall.
How much studying is required?
Test takers should break out the books 3-6 months before the actual test date.
Popular prep books:
GMAT Online Private Tutoring, GMAT LiveOnline
How long are the results valid?
How many times a year is the test offered?
It is offered at testing centers every weekday and on some Saturdays Cost: $250 Where can I register? Mba.com or 1 800-717-GMAT