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14 December 2012

GMAT Test

College graduates who want to pursue further education in Masters or Graduate School level take up GMAT preparations by enlisting the service of GMAT consultancy firms like VeritasPrep or Veritas Prep.

GMAT stands for Graduate Management Admission Test which is a standardized computer-based test administered by universities for the acceptance of new students to their business school courses. It is used as a criterion of business schools to gauge their applicant's aptitude in verbal, quantitative, logical and analytical writing.

The GMAT is administered in secured test centers all over the world. There are a number of test centers in the US alone. Test centers like in Baltimore, Maryland can offer Baltimore gmat course for the applicants to be acquainted to the newly added integrated reasoning. This is a section added in GMAT to test the applicants' ability to interpret data coming from various sources in multiple formats. It consists of 12 questions which is divided in 4 different formats namely the graphics interpretation, two-part analysis, table analysis, and multi-source reasoning.

Other sections of the GMAT test are the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing. The verbal section will measure the applicant's aptitude in reading and comprehending written material and be able to evaluate and provide correct answers in standard written English. The other section is the quantitative section which gauges the mathematical aspect of the applicant's aptitude. The last section to complete the GMAT test series is the analytical writing section which is a 30-minute writing task to analyze an argument and be able to write a critique based on the reasoning behind the argument.

The GMAT scores ranges from 200 to 800 and is determined by the combination of scores from some sections.

18 comments :

  1. Yay I thought it is also in the Philippines as I also plan to get Masteral but this is good though at least you could evaluate yourself before taking masters.

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  2. OMG, that was a tedious process...

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  3. As early as possible, we already mentioned this to our 7 year old daughter. Little by little, we are preparing her for the things that she will need to focus on.

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  4. after i finished college, i didn't took GMAT,,,i took NMAT :)

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  5. I remember getting hold of GMAT reviewers...I think my dad bought them from a book fair and if my memory serves me right I used them to review for my admission test for my postgraduate course. Learning truly never ends. Thank you for this info, have a lovely weekend :)

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  6. I was planning before to pursue my MBA and the first requirement was TOEFL and second GMAT and I need to review first and ended to have a year for all the preparation, sigh :(

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  7. i don't think there's GMAT here, when i took up MBA we just had an entrance exam and interview prior to enrollment. tests like GMAT are useful in assessing a persons skills

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  8. I never took GMAT after graduating college :-) This is really helpful if someone is planning to pursue their studies after college :-)

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  9. new information for me but so valuable for those aspiring for post graduate studies. Dream ko rin sana ito kaso, ibang degree ang tinapos ko, Marriage Degree. at least I can say Mater na rin ako dito. LOL

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  10. GMAT score, I believe is required in higher learning studies in other countries.

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  11. I just hope GMAT scores is not that difficult to achieve. I only took the entrance exam when I enrolled for MBA last time...

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  12. There is no GMAT here in the Philippines you study as long as you can afford to pursue in Graduate school and as long as you met their requirements. and then, I've heard that NMAT is available in pursue of Medicine. and that speaking, i wish my little Destine would get to experience and pass that test.. too early thoug..lol

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  13. thats good to know about GMAT. i guess this is for people who wants to master business courses such as accounting and finance.

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  14. This post reminded me to finish my Masters in Public Ad. I don't remember taking a test of this kind though prior to enrollment in the State University I chose to enroll.

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  15. When it comes to documentation, I believe there are too much to prepare. It really needs hard work and great time if someone wants to pursue another step in his/her career.

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  16. I have no idea what GMAT tests are until I came across this site. I don't think we have it here in the PH. Tama ba? :)

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  17. Hmm, napaisip tuloy ako.. Kelangan ko ba mag take nito in case gustuhin ko mag-aral ulet dito sa US?

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