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5 GMAT Mistakes You Must Avoid

5 GMAT Mistakes You Must Avoid

You’ve studied long and hard for the GMAT. You know the test in and out. You’ve scheduled a GMAT test date. So what could possibly trip you up on test day? Once you’ve prepared for the exam, most GMAT mistakes come down to timing. Let’s examine five blunders to look out for before you take the GMAT. 1. Arriving late to the center The first step to avoiding GMAT mistakes is simply showing up on time. You should be at your GMAT testing center at least 30 minutes ahead of time. In fact, if you arrive more than 15 minutes after your scheduled exam time, you may not be admitted to take the test. Plan your travel route and ... Read More About 5 GMAT Mistakes You Must Avoid

What Test Do I Take? A Guide to the Testing Acronyms

What Test Do I Take? A Guide to the Testing Acronyms

The world of academia can be a confusing one – especially for new students. Deciding which test is right for you is a hassle in itself, but determining what test is meant to be taken at what time, what test measures what subject, and so on, can be quite complex. To choose the test that is right for you, you’ll probably have to do a little extra reading. However, having a basic understanding of the types of tests and their names will at least start you down the right path. Here is a guide to the testing acronyms to help you decide which test you should take – and when. ACT ACT stands for American College Test, and it is mea ... Read More About What Test Do I Take? A Guide to the Testing Acronyms

The Basics of Reasoning on the GMAT

The Basics of Reasoning on the GMAT

The GMAT utilizes a variety of skills that you will likely rely upon during your MBA program. One of the most important of these skills is the ability to reason. Integrated Reasoning and Critical Reasoning questions make up a significant portion of the GMAT exam. To help you prepare for this test, here are several reasoning-related tips (you may also want to enlist the help of a GMAT tutor): Integrated Reasoning While applying the concept of reasoning to the GMAT is not new, one section is relatively young. In 2012, the Integrated Reasoning section debuted on the GMAT. It is scored on a scale ranging from 1 to 8 that does not affect your tot ... Read More About The Basics of Reasoning on the GMAT

3 GMAT Strategies You Learned While in College

3 GMAT Strategies You Learned While in College

For many prospective business school students, the GMAT is a fearsome enemy. If you lie awake in bed worrying about how you will prepare for this exam, fret no further. Instead, look to your college days – the strategies you relied on to succeed in your college courses can now help you do your best on the GMAT. These are a few daily activities that can omprove your GMAT skills. Here are three examples:  Strategy #1: Review your schedule and develop a plan Just as you reviewed each class syllabus at the beginning of the semester, determine what you must accomplish before your GMAT test date. How long do you have to study? A week? A ... Read More About 3 GMAT Strategies You Learned While in College

Factors to Consider When Scheduling a GMAT Test Date

Factors to Consider When Scheduling a GMAT Test Date

Scheduling your GMAT test date is one of the most important parts of your overall GMAT experience. When should you take the exam? As soon as possible, or in several months’ time? Should you register for a fall or spring session? Here are four factors to consider before you choose a GMAT test date:  1. When are you applying to business school? Round 1, Round 2, or Round 3? Determine the deadline for submitting your GMAT scores to your prospective programs, as well as your ideal date. For example, perhaps you plan to submit your applications in January. It is obviously best to sit for the GMAT before January, but how long ... Read More About Factors to Consider When Scheduling a GMAT Test Date