Learn more about the GMAT Verbal section in this official GMAC video. The Verbal, along with the Quant section, forms the core GMAT score, which ranges between 200 and 800 and that business schools quote in their admissions requirements.
The history of this aptitude test dates back all the way to 1953 when it was created to assess the analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in English for admission to management programs.
The GMAT Integrated Reasoning (IR) section is seldom a priority for test takers who are predominantly focused on improving in the Quantitative and Verbal Reasoning sections. However, there is enough evidence suggesting that the IR section is becoming an increasingly important assessment for MBA admission.