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Last Updated May 12, 2011 by

GMAC to Release “Official GMAT” Mobile App

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns the GMAT exam, announced this month that it will soon release an “Official GMAT” mobile app that will combine online gaming with GMAT test prep. The new app will allow prospective test takers to answer questions retired from the actual GMAT exam... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 29, 2011 by

Beat the GMAT Launches Annual Scholarship Competition

Last week, online MBA applicant community Beat The GMAT launched is sixth annual Beat The GMAT Scholarship Competition, one of the largest GMAT scholarship competitions in the world. This year, Beat the GMAT will award seven scholarships worth more than $8,000 toward GMAT preparation courses with a range of test... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 14, 2011 by

GMAC Reveals New Question Formats for GMAT Integrated Reasoning Section

A new integrated reasoning section of the Next Generation GMAT exam will feature four new question formats that require prospective business school applicants to synthesize information from different sources to solve problems, sort spreadsheet-like tables, interpret graphics and make comparative analysis, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) announced this month.... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 1, 2011 by

In the News…

Harvard Business School Takes Credit for Egyptian Revolution Boston, MA (Reuters) – While many pundits and political scientists have labeled social media services like Facebook and Twitter as key enablers in promoting democratic change in Egypt, one of the world’s most prestigious business schools has recently issued a press release... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 15, 2011 by

China Second Only to U.S. in GMAT Test Taking Volume

Chinese citizens are taking the GMAT exam in record numbers, making China second only to the United States in terms of overall test takers, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns the GMAT, reported this month. For the testing year ending June 30, 2010, Chinese students took a total... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 17, 2011 by

ETS Reports Record GRE Test Volumes for Second Consecutive Year

Educational Testing Service (ETS), which owns the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), reported this week that test volume grew to 700,000 worldwide in 2010, an all-time high and a 5 percent increase over 2009. “The growth we are seeing this year is further enhanced by the many business and graduate school... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 7, 2011 by

European Business Schools Are Drawing More Students from Home and Abroad, GMAC Reports

The number of GMAT score reports sent by prospective applicants to European business schools is up 90 percent since 2006, reflecting increased interest by students from around the globe as well as from Europe itself, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), owner of the GMAT, announced last week. “We’re seeing... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 4, 2011 by

Important Information for Prospective MBA Applicants Considering the GRE

As more business schools have begun to accept Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores as well as Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) scores as part of the application process, some prospective MBA applicants are giving greater consideration to taking the more general entrance exam. And to win greater approval by business... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 19, 2011 by

GMAT Volume Reveals That European Business Schools Are Drawing More Applicants

The volume of applicants sending their GMAT scores to European business schools has almost doubled over the past five years, according to trend data from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns the GMAT exam. Though U.S. schools are still the top destination for aspiring business school students, schools... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 12, 2011 by

GMAC Extends Relationship with Pearson VUE and ACT to Expand GMAT Access, Improve Test Security

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), announced yesterday that it has extended its partnership with Pearson VUE and ACT to develop and administer the business school entrance exam. GMAC first partnered with Pearson VUE and ACT in 2006, and since that time... Read more »

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