Georgia Tech: What is a good GMAT score to get into the Georgia Tech College of Management?

February 18, 2013 in School Profiles

Georgia Tech – College of Management “The intersection of business and technology has always been at the heart of the College of Management and today that focus is more relevant than ever. Leveraging Georgia Tech’s strengths in entrepreneurship and technology innovation, the College grounds students in critical thinking and teaches them to perform in highly technological and global environments. The interdisciplinary curriculum stresses teamwork, cultural diversity, and relevant solutions to real-world problems to prepare tomorrow’s […]

Vanderbilt University: What is a good GMAT score to get into the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management?

January 7, 2013 in School Profiles

Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management “Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management is a business school unlike others. Here you can shape your world, however you define it.” Quick facts: Location:  Nashville, Tennessee Size: 347 enrolled Average age of new entrants: 28 Tuition: $43,902 per year Website: http://www.owen.vanderbilt.edu/vanderbilt/ Contact: 615-322-6469 (phone) ; mba@owen.vanderbilt.edu (email) FAQs What is the average GMAT score for applicants accepted to the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management? The […]

Should I cancel my GMAT score? (Part 3)

September 14, 2012 in GMAT Scores

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 should you cancel your score? You were sick.  If you wake up on test day with a 100+ degree fever, or if you are coughing throughout the entire testing experience, or if you get food […]

Should I cancel my GMAT score? (Part 2)

August 31, 2012 in GMAT Scores

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 schools.  MBA admissions officers will assume a canceled score is bad, and their imagination could be way worse than your actual performance on the test.  Are you worried about submitting multiple scores?  Most business schools […]

Should I cancel my GMAT score? (Part 1)

August 3, 2012 in GMAT Scores

Imagine this: You’re at the GMAT testing facility. You just finished taking the test.  All of a sudden, a screen pops up.  Do you want to see your scores now or cancel your scores without ever seeing them? In nearly every case, you should NOT cancel your score.  Here are some reasons why: You have no idea how you did immediately after the test.  Test-takers are notoriously terrible at predicting their performance immediately after taking […]

UNC – Chapel Hill: Tips from the Admissions Office

May 18, 2012 in GMAT Scores, GMAT vs. GRE, New GMAT, School Profiles, Tips from the Admissions Office

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School  We spoke with Admissions Director Sherry Wallace about advice she had for applicants to the Kenan-Flagler Business School.  Here is what she said.   Q: What makes a candidate stand out? A: “There are a couple things to consider.  First, everything we require is in there for a reason, so we really do examine each of those components because each thing is bringing some different […]

When will universities only accept new GMAT scores? How long will old GMAT scores be accepted?

March 20, 2012 in FAQs, GMAT Scores, New GMAT

Currently, GMAT scores are valid for five years.  Most schools accept all  valid GMAT scores from the past five years, however, schools that want to see scores on the Integrated Reasoning section may require applicants to take the new GMAT.  Contact the program you’re interested in to find out whether they would prefer old or new GMAT scores.

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