Category Archives: GMAT Scores

How are GMAT scores determined? What scale does each section on the GMAT use? What is a good GMAT score for business school admissions? We answer all of these questions in our FAQs.

Improve Your GMAT Score – What Are Idioms and Why Are They So Tough?

The GMAT consists of some rather gnarly questions in the verbal section of the exam. For example, critical reasoning questions cause great trouble for those who struggle with formal logic, while sentence correction and reading comprehension and sentence correction problems … Continue reading

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Univ. of Houston: What is a good GMAT score to get into University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business?

University of Houston – C. T. Bauer College of Business “The University of Houston’s C. T. Bauer College of Business is Houston’s most comprehensive business school. Bauer provides an excellent environment for an outstanding education. Our students gain a competitive … Continue reading

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Univ. of Virginia: What is a good GMAT score to get into UVA’s Darden School of Business?

University of Virginia – Darden School of Business “Darden School of Business has been pioneering business practices and educating leaders from around the world for nearly a century. The School joins rigorous academic theory and real-world practice through broad engagement … Continue reading

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Rice: What is a good GMAT score to get into Rice University Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business?

Rice University – Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business “The Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business is committed to our mission of developing principled, innovative thought leaders in global communities. Named in honor of the late Jesse Holman … Continue reading

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Should I cancel my GMAT score? (Part 3)

In our last two posts, we gave you all the reasons you should almost never cancel your score.  In this post, we will discuss the reasons why, sometimes and very rarely, canceling your score is a bad idea.  So, when … Continue reading

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UNC: What is a good GMAT score to get into UNC – Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School?

The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School “Business is an engine for positive global change at UNC Kenan-Flagler, which is known for extraordinary learning experiences, innovative research and developing results-driven leaders. The Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute … Continue reading

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Should I cancel my GMAT score? (Part 2)

In our last post, we discussed two reasons you should almost never cancel your score.  Here are three more: Business schools will know that you canceled.  The cancellation will still show up on the score report you send to business … Continue reading

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Emory: What is a good GMAT score to get into Emory University Goizueta Business School?

Goizueta Business School at Emory University  “Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, founded in 1919, provides a world-class business education that combines functional specialization with a broad business perspective to create principle-based leaders, enabled by ties to Emory University, a top-20 … Continue reading

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GMAT Scoring Facts & Fictions

The quantitative and verbal sections of the GMAT are both Computer Adaptive Tests (CAT), meaning that as you take the test, the computer is using a complex algorithm to determine the difficulty of the next question and, ultimately, your overall … Continue reading

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Carnegie Mellon: What is a good GMAT score to get into Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business?

Carnegie Mellon University – Tepper School of Business “Carnegie Mellon has been pioneering business practices and educating leaders from around the world for nearly a century. The School joins rigorous academic theory and real-world practice through broad engagement with the … Continue reading

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