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Last Updated May 23, 2012 by

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In celebration of the upcoming MBA admissions cycle, we are giving away a Kaplan GMAT Classroom® Anywhere course.  If you have yet to take the GMAT or plan to retake the test at the end of the summer, this is the perfect opportunity to save some serious cash. Kaplan’s GMAT Classroom® Anywhere... Read more »

Last Updated May 18, 2012 by

New Generation GMAT Debuts Soon, Driven in Part by Rising Numbers of Chinese, Indian Test-Takers

The New York Times (NYT) this week discussed the new Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), how it differs from the previous test, what motivated some of the changes, how it compares to the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), and what steps test administrators are taking to prevent cheating and fraud. Beginning... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 26, 2012 by

Prospective MBA Applicants Still Overwhelmingly Choose GMAT Over GRE, Kaplan Survey Finds

The makers of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) have revised their test and made a strong push to market it as an admissions alternative to the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), but prospective MBA applicants still overwhelmingly opt to take the GMAT, a recent Kaplan Test Prep survey finds. In a survey... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 19, 2012 by

Deadline Approaches for Beat The GMAT Scholarship Competition

Beat The GMAT (BTG), the world’s largest social network for MBA applicants, is now accepting applications for its seventh annual Beat The GMAT Scholarship Competition. This year, BTG will award scholarship packages for six winners, valued at more than $11,000. Each of the winners will receive one GMAT prep course,... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 10, 2012 by

Goizueta Business School to Help Prospective Applicants Prepare for GMAT

Ever heard of a business school helping prospective applicants improve their GMAT scores? The Evening MBA admissions office at Emory’s Goizueta Business School hopes to do just that. It announced today that it will offer a GMAT strategy course for prospective applicants who have completed portions of their application. The... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 1, 2012 by

In the News

Leading MBA Programs to Swap Star Professors Boston, MA (AP) – Harvard Business School’s Michael Porter is headed to Wharton in exchange for Jeremy Siegel and a professor to be named later.  The move follows lackluster seasons for academic awards at both institutions despite massive spending on faculty and standing-room-only... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 22, 2012 by

Graduate Management Admissions Council to Launch Revamped Website

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT entrance exam for business schools, will launch a new and improved website next week featuring an enhanced user interface and more interactive content. The new and improved gmac.com will debut on Wednesday, March 28th. Visitors to the site... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 13, 2012 by

Number of Women Taking GMAT Exam on the Rise, GMAC Reports

Women represented 41 percent of GMAT test takers for the testing year ending June 30, 2011, the highest percentage yet, according to a report released last week by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the exam. Of the 258,192 exams taken last year, 106,800 were completed... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 14, 2012 by

GMAC Reports Shifts in Graduate Management Student Mobility Patterns

Where students are choosing to study graduate management education is growing increasingly more complex, according to the most recent regional trend data from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which administers the GMAT entrance exam. Among the trends: European students are choosing programs closer to home, students from the Middle... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 14, 2011 by

Women, International Students, Young Students Take GMAT in Record-Breaking Numbers

More women, non-U.S. citizens and prospective graduate management students younger than 24 took the GMAT entrance exam this year than ever before, according to the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns the test. The council’s 2011 Profile of Graduate Management Admissions Test Candidates also revealed that a majority of... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 9, 2011 by

GMAC Unveils Two New Websites for Prospective MBA Applicants in India, Africa

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns the GMAT, this month announced that it has launched new websites for potential graduate management students in India and Africa. The India site, www.mba.com/India, features details about business schools and MBA programs in India and abroad as well as information about how... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 3, 2011 by

New GMAT Could Require Additional Test Preparation Time for MBA Candidates

Some test preparation experts believe that the new GMAT exam, which the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) will introduce in June 2012, could require test-takers to study for as much as 30 to 40 extra hours in order to obtain high scores, according to an article in the Financial Times... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 26, 2011 by

Clear Admit Releases Updated Guide to GMAT Preparation Companies

Are you thinking about applying to business school in your near future? If so, the Clear Admit Guide to GMAT Preparation Companies is a must read!  This free guide provides unbiased, in-depth profiles of all the major GMAT test preparation companies in the United States and abroad. Best of all,... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 15, 2011 by

New GMAC Report Tracks GMAT Trends in Student Mobility

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), has launched a new interactive tool that tracks geographic trends among those taking and sending GMAT scores. The new GMAT Trends in Student Mobility Interactive Report reveals that new sources of business school talent are emerging... Read more »

Last Updated May 31, 2011 by

GMAC Launches “Official GMAT” Mobile App

The “Official GMAT” mobile application, which lets GMAT test takers prepare for the exam using actual questions from past exams on their iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, launched last week, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAT) announced. The new application combines online gaming with GMAT test prep, allowing prospective test... Read more »

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