You’ll Never Guess Which Country Beat The GMAT

If the Guinness Book of Records tracked GMAT scores around the world, which country could lay claim to the highest average scores?

GRE Acceptance By B-Schools Hits Record High

Business schools that now accept the GRE as an alternative to the GMAT has reached an all-time high percentage, according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2016 business school admissions officer survey. Some 92% of the schools now accept GRE scores, a huge jump from Kaplan’s 2009 survey — the first year Kaplan asked the question — when only 24% of business schools took GRE scores. But … [ Read more ]

One In Four GMAT Test Takers Now Cancel Scores

More than one in four people who took the GMAT exam this year cancelled their scores after learning the results, preventing business schools from ever seeing the scores. That’s a massive increase in the number of test takers who pay to take the test and then immediately discard it.

Putting Critical Reasoning in ‘Context’

The context is meant to ensure that the critical reasoning section is not a vocabulary test. It also serves to distract test-takers.

Think With Your Pen and Take Control of the GMAT

Some GMAT test-takers have the idea that not writing much on the note board is the way to score high on the GMAT. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

Word Order Does Not Matter on Sentence Correction

Word order often does not matter on sentence correction. To put it another way, on Sentence Correction, the order of the words often does not matter.

The GMAT: An Exam with Greater Profit Margins than Apple

Sixty years since its birth, the spectacular growth of the admissions exam mirrors the rise in popularity of the MBA degree, arguably the most successful educational product of the post-war period.

The Most Important Moment in a Problem-Solving Question

With problem-solving questions, there are moments—often just one but occasionally two, or even more—when you have to make a decision that is not dictated by the problem or by the rules of math. This is when you have to slow down and think about how to proceed. This is the “moment” that can make this question work for you or can send you off in … [ Read more ]