About the GMAT® Exam

The GMAT exam is, created by business schools for business schools, the most trusted, proven and well-understood predictor of academic success that provides admissions officers with access to a pipeline of committed candidates and allows them to find and compare candidates who will succeed in business schools and can build a diverse and successful class. The GMAT exam, used by more than 2,100 institutions and universities around the world, is backed by more than 60 years of testing expertise and decades of peer-reviewed research including hundreds of validity studies in the last 10 years alone. The GMAT exam is computer adaptive, which means it selects each question for the test taker based on his or her ability level. This makes the GMAT Total score an extremely precise measure of an individual’s ability. It's far more efficient than a paper test, on which everyone answers the same questions.

The GMAT exam is designed to test skills that are highly important to business and management programs. It assesses analytical writing and problem-solving abilities, along with the data sufficiency, logic, and critical reasoning skills that are vital to real-world business and management success. In June 2012, the GMAT exam introduced Integrated Reasoning, a new section designed to measure a test taker’s ability to evaluate information presented in new formats and from multiple sources skills necessary for management students to succeed in a technologically advanced and data-rich world. Test questions are developed by international experts and include multicultural examples to minimize English-speaking or US-centric bias. In fact, studies show that the GMAT exam predicts equally well for all nationalities.

The GMAT CAT includes Verbal, Quantitative, Integrated Reasoning and Analytical Writing questions. Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving questions are mingled throughout the quantitative section. The verbal section comprises of Sentence Correction, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Reasoning questions.

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