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Integrated Reasoning Section: Two-Part Analysis

What The Questions Look Like: A brief paragraph with a scenario or problem. A question that asks you to make two choices based on the scenario or problem.  The choices are always connected to each other (either opposite scenarios or … Continue reading

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Integrated Reasoning Section: Our Analysis (Part 1)

Before you start panicking about the integrated reasoning section, remember this important  fact: the integrated reasoning section does not require you to learn any new skills.  It tests you on the same quantitative concepts covered in the math section and … Continue reading

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Integrated Reasoning Section: Graphics Interpretation

What The Questions Look Like: Graph or graphical image such as a scatter plot, pie chart, x/y graph, bar chart, or statistical curve distribution Text explaining the graphic or image and providing additional data Fill in the blank statements with … Continue reading

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Integrated Reasoning Section: Table Analysis

What The Questions Look Like: Sortable Table – You will be given a table of data with columns you can arrange in numeric or alphabetical order.  Sometimes, there will be brief text explaining the data or providing additional information. Answer … Continue reading

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Integrated Reasoning Section: Multi-Source Reasoning

What the questions look like? You will see two or three tabbed pages of data on the left side of the computer screen.  The data on these tabbed pages may include some combination of the following: Text passages Tables Graphics … Continue reading

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Integrated Reasoning: Overview

Section Breakdown: 12 Questions Time What it Tests 4 types: Multi-Source Reasoning Table Analysis Graphics Interpretation Two-Part Analysis Note: each question has multiple parts 30 minutes Identifying relevant information in multiple sources of data in different formats–verbal, numerical, and graphical–to … Continue reading

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Why is GMAC changing the GMAT? What is their goal?

GMAC is changing the GMAT with the goal of making the test better meet the needs expressed by business schools around the globe.  In 2009, GMAC surveyed 740 business school faculty worldwide to ask them what test skills would be … Continue reading

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How will the new GMAT affect my old GMAT score?

Your GMAT Total Score (on a scale from 200 to 800) is the combination of your Verbal and Quantitative section scores.  Since the Verbal and Quantitative sections are not changing, the changes to the new GMAT should not greatly affect … Continue reading

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When was the last time the GMAT was changed?

The GMAT has changed several times in the past 60 years since its introduction in March 1953.  It last changed in 1997 to introduce Computer Adaptive Testing as a test-taking option.  Prior to 1997, GMAC introduced changes to the GMAT … Continue reading

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Is the GMAT scoring changing in June 2012?

No, the scoring for the GMAT will remain the same.  You will still receive a total score ranging from 200-800, which is the combination of your Verbal and Quantitative scores.  You will also receive separate scores for the Analytical Writing … Continue reading

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