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Last Updated Jun 4, 2013 by

Graduate Management Admissions Council Appoints New President and CEO

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT entry exam for business school, has appointed a new president and chief executive who brings deep IT experience to the role. Sangeet Chowfla will join GMAC as president in September and assume the role of CEO in January... Read more »

Last Updated May 14, 2013 by

Clear Admit Releases 2013-2014 Guide to GMAT Prep Companies

If you are considering applying to MBA programs this fall, then Clear Admit’s free Guide to GMAT Preparation Companies is a must read!  Today, we released an updated edition of the guide for the coming 2013-2014 admissions season. Inside the guide, you’ll find objective and in-depth profiles of the major... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 29, 2013 by

More Women Than Ever Take the GMAT

Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) data from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) reveals that women are embracing business school education as never before, a fact we thought makes a fitting close to March, Women’s History month. A record number of women (122,843) took the GMAT in testing year 2012,... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 28, 2013 by

Makers of GMAT Unveil Revamped Free Test Prep Program

Test takers planning for the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) now have a newly enhanced free software program to help them prepare, direct from the makers of the test itself. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT, this week released the latest version of GMATPrep,... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 27, 2013 by

Exclusive GMAT Insights and Advice for MBA Hopefuls From Top GMAT Community Leaders

Each year thousands of individuals begin journeys that they hope will ultimately lead to an acceptance offer from top-tier business schools around the world, and for the majority of these applicants one of the first steps on the b-school path is studying for and taking the GMAT exam. With the... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 12, 2013 by

Admission into Harvard Business School with a 570 GMAT Score? Clear Admit’s Graham Richmond Shares How It Might Happen

Harvard Business School (HBS), which publicly discloses the range of GMAT scores by enrolled students every year, got folks in the MBA admissions world talking when it revealed that a student with a score of 570 will be part of next year’s class. How could someone who scored 160 points... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 6, 2013 by

GMAT Application Trend Reports Shows Record Number of Women, Especially Chinese, Taking Exam

More women took the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) in the 2012 testing year than ever before: 122,843, representing 43 percent of total test takers, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) reported last month. GMAC, which owns and administers the GMAT, released its annual World, Asian and Geographic Trend reports... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 27, 2013 by

Swarthmore College Produces World’s Highest-Scoring GMAT Test-Takers

Graduates from Philadelphia-area liberal arts school Swarthmore College score higher on the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) than those from any other school in the world, according to new research released earlier this week by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Bloomberg BW surveyed recent MBA graduates from 114 top business schools as part... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 13, 2012 by

MBA Applicants Still Opt for GMAT Despite Business Schools’ Increased Acceptance of GRE

The majority of business schools now permit MBA applicants to submit scores from either the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), but few applicants are opting for the GRE, according to a recent survey by Kaplan Test Prep. In its 2012 survey of business school... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 26, 2012 by

Business School Admissions Officers Uncertain Regarding New GMAT Integrated Reasoning Section, Survey Finds

As many current business school applicants prepare for the first time to submit GMAT scores that include the newly launched Integrated Reasoning (IR) section, business schools are expressing uncertainty about the ways in which the new section may or may not have improved the entrance exam, according to a recent... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 10, 2012 by

Clear Admit Cofounder Tapped to Moderate Graduate Management Admissions Council Global Symposium Panel

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT exam and conducts wide-ranging research related to graduate management education, recently asked Clear Admit CEO and Cofounder Graham Richmond to moderate a panel as part of its Global Symposia, an annual event series in Europe and Asia designed... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 17, 2012 by

Demand for Management Education Edges Up Despite Decreased Volume for Two-Year Programs in the U.S., GMAC Reports

Overall demand for graduate business and management programs around the world grew slightly last year, although two-thirds of two-year MBA programs in the United States reported declines in application volume, according to the most recent survey from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns the GMAT exam. GMAC released... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 8, 2012 by

Stanford Graduate School of Business Admissions Office Won’t Focus on Integrated Reasoning GMAT Scores Until Next Year

The launch of the new Integrated Reasoning (IR) section of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) should not be a cause of worry for prospective MBA applicants, according to a recent post on the Stanford MBA Admissions Blog. The admissions team there doesn’t plan to focus on scores for the... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 5, 2012 by

GMAC Launches New GMAT Featuring Integrated Reasoning Section

Beginning today, the Graduate Management Admissions Text (GMAT) used as part of the admissions process for business school will feature a new Integrated Reasoning section in which test takers will be asked to demonstrate their ability to use integrated reasoning to evaluate information from various sources and formats such as... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 5, 2012 by

Clear Admit Releases Updated Resource on Next Generation GMAT and GMAT Test Prep Firms

In celebration of the launch of the Next Generation GMAT, we are announcing the release of the 2012-2013 edition of the Clear Admit Guide to GMAT Preparation Companies!  If you are thinking about applying to MBA programs in the near future, then this free guide is a must read. Inside... Read more »

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