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GMAT Integrated Reasoning: Multi-Source Reasoning Example Problem #2

Starting June 5, 2012, the GMAT contains a new section called Integrated Reasoning.  This 30-minute section has 12 questions of four different types: two-part analysis, multisource reasoning, table analysis, and graphics interpretation.  Below is a sample problem and solution from … Continue reading

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Will my Integrated Reasoning score be on my unofficial GMAT score report?

No, the Integrated Reasoning score will not appear on the unofficial score report you see immediately after taking the GMAT.  That unofficial score report will still include the scores from the Verbal and Quantitative Reasoning sections ONLY.  You will not … Continue reading

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Integrated Reasoning Section: Is it Relevant?

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) had nearly 8,000 test-takers take experimental Integrated Reasoning sections at the end of the regular GMAT exam from January 3-12, 2012.  Over 1,200 of these test-takers answered a short survey about the section.  Here … Continue reading

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Should I take the GMAT or the GRE? Four Scenarios (Part 1)

Nearly all of the top business schools, including Harvard Business School, Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, and Dartmouth’s Tuck School, all accept both the GRE and the GMAT.  Which test should you take? This depends on your background, experience, and … 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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How is the new GMAT scored?

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

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.  … Continue reading

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