It’s not just the test you take, it’s the test that takes you places! Learn the essentials of the GMAT exam and discover why it has been the start of the MBA journey for the past 60 years.
Where do you see yourself in a few years? Would you like to run your own business or lead an international organisation? How will you get there? The first step is to get into business school and to do that you’ll need to take the GMAT exam.
GMAT opens the doors to a world of possibilities. It is used by business schools as a reliable predictor of how you perform in the classroom. It’s the best way to show just how good you are. So, how do you proceed if you wish to take the GMAT?
First, check the application deadlines for the MBA and Masters programmes that interest you. Then, create your account on MBA.com, so you can schedule your exam at one of the GMAT testing centres worldwide. Registering early will increase your chances of getting the date you want. The exam lasts four hours and consists of 4 separately timed computer-based sections. Each section of the exam simply tests your higher order reasoning skills, your ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise information to come to an effective solution. Analytical Writing, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Verbal Reasoning comprise the four sections of the exam.
Structured and effective preparation is the key to succeeding at the GMAT test. And only you can properly judge how long you will need to prepare for the exam. Those who score in the 600-700 range usually spend around 90 to 100 hours of preparation study. With a wide variety of study preparation material available at MBA.com you can practise any time, even on the go with the official guide mobile app. The free GMAT Prep software also provides a real life test scenario. And the GMAT official guide has more than a thousand official test questions.
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