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How is the new GMAT scored?

Old GMAT (prior to June 2012) The old GMAT was scored on a scale of 200 – 800.  This score was a combination of examinees’ Verbal and Quantitative scores.  The old GMAT also had a separate Analytical Writing score graded … 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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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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What are the differences between the question types on the old GMAT versus the new GMAT?

Old GMAT The Analytical Writing Assessment section of the old GMAT consists of two essays: Analysis of an Argument and Analysis of an Issue.  In the Argument Analysis, you are asked to analyze the reason behind a given argument and … Continue reading

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Is the new GMAT still a CAT test?

Both the new and old GMAT are computer-adaptive (CAT) tests. The computer-adaptive format presents questions according to each individual’s ability level. These questions are chosen from a pool of test questions categorized by content and difficulty. The first question is … 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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What is the difference between the content on the old GMAT and the new GMAT?

Old GMAT The Analytical Writing Assessment section of the old GMAT is designed to measure your ability to think critically and to communicate your ideas in an essay. The Verbal Reasoning section of the old GMAT consists of multiple choice … Continue reading

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