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

March 21, 2012 in FAQs, New GMAT

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 important for incoming students as they prepare to work in technologically advanced, data-driven environments.  They are introducing the Integrated Reasoning section to address the needs specified by those business schools.  The Integrated Reasoning section is […]

What are the changes to the new GMAT?

March 2, 2012 in FAQs, New GMAT

In June 2012 the GMAC introduced a new section called Integrated Reasoning.   The Integrated Reasoning section will have eight questions and last 30 minutes.  It now has four question types: graphics interpretation, table analysis, two-part analysis, and multi-source reasoning.  It is now scored on a scale of 1-8, but this does not affect your Total Score (the combination of your Quantitative and Verbal section scores). Also in June 2012, GMAC removed the Analyze an Issue […]


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