The Leading Independent Resource for Top-tier MBA Candidates


Stay up-to-date on news about and changes to the GMAT.

Latest Stories About GMAT News

Last Updated Jan 11, 2016 by

Choose Your Own GMAT Adventure? GMAC Pilots New “Select Section Order” Option for Exam

For many, feeling like you’re in the driver’s seat can make almost any experience better. But even the GMAT? The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT exam, plans to find out as part of a new pilot program that will give a select group of test... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 10, 2015 by

GMAT Tip: Pros & Cons of New GMAT Features

It’s nice to have choices (would you have ever choose a free response test over multiple choice?), but sometimes too many choices can be overwhelming. The Graduate Management Admission Council rolled out some new GMAT features this year that give you more choices than you could have previously imagined. While... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 30, 2015 by

Choosing Between the GRE and GMAT

This post has been republished in its entirety from its original source, metromba.com. As you begin to explore an MBA education, the question of whether to take the GRE or GMAT may soon arise. While the GMAT has traditionally been the test that MBA applicants take, more and more top graduate... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 22, 2015 by

MBA Application Volume Up Around the Globe, According to Latest GMAC Survey

At the annual Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) conference in Denver this past June, the admissions directors we talked to from leading business schools were almost giddy. It was still early in the cycle, but application volume had been high—and applicants had been strong—making preliminary profiles for the Class of... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 25, 2015 by

HBS Draws More Women, Adds Six Points to GMAT Median

When it released its preliminary class profile in June, Harvard Business School (HBS) was expecting its incoming class to be 41 percent female, a record for the school. In August, with students preparing to move in on campus, things look even better. HBS DRAWS MORE WOMEN THAN PRELIMINARY PROFILE SUGGESTED... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 15, 2015 by

New GMAT Features Scheduled to Debut July 19th

This post has been republished in its entirety from its original source metromba.com. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) will introduce new features for the GMAT entrance exam for applicants to business school. These three new features, which will go into effect on July 19th, are designed to help improve the GMAT... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 10, 2014 by

U.S. GMAT Percentile Scores Drop as Asia-Pacific Test Takers Dominate Quant Section

Increasing numbers of prospective business school applicants from Asia-Pacific countries such as India and China are taking the GMAT and outperforming U.S. students on the quantitative portion of the exam, according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. As a result, though U.S. students’ raw scores have remained... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 22, 2014 by

Majority of Business Schools Now Accept GRE, But More Applicants Stick with GMAT

A whopping 85 percent of U.S. business schools now accept the GRE as an admissions test alternative to the GMAT, according to a 2014 survey by Kaplan Test Prep. That’s up from only 24 percent of business schools who said they accepted the GRE in 2009, when Kaplan first began... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 13, 2014 by

Survey Finds GMAT Integrated Reasoning Section Scores Unimportant to Most B-School Admissions Officers

A majority of admissions officers from more than 200 U.S. business schools surveyed this fall say that an applicant’s score on the GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning section is not currently an important part of their evaluation of a prospective applicant’s overall GMAT score, according to Kaplan Test Prep, which conducted the... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 27, 2014 by

Harvard Business School Admissions Director on GMAT vs. GRE

Harvard Business School (HBS) has stated publicly for some time that it accepts both the GMAT and the GRE and does not prefer one over the other. In a bid to be even more transparent on the issue, HBS Admissions Director Dee Leopold devoted a recent post on her Director’s... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 14, 2014 by

GMAC Adds Online Content, Resources to Its GMAT Review Series

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), in partnership with Wiley, is enhancing its Official Guide for GMAT® Review series with added online content, videos and a unique study tool that lets users customize their own practice question sets, the council announced today. The enhancements to the Official Guide for GMAT®... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 26, 2014 by

GMAT Test Takers Can Now Preview Scores Before Reporting or Canceling Them

Prospective applicants to business school who take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) will now have the ability to preview their unofficial scores before deciding whether to report or cancel them, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the exam, announced yesterday. This new score reporting feature,... Read more »

Last Updated May 7, 2014 by

GMAC Introduces New Online Prep Tool for GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning Section

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT, has introduced a new web-based resource to help prospective test-takers prepare for the Integrated Reasoning (IR) section added to the exam in 2012. The Official GMAT® Integrated Reasoning Prep Tool, which launched on April 21st, includes 48 items and... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 10, 2014 by

Economist Unveils New GMAT Tutor App for Android

The Economist today unveiled an Android version of its GMAT Tutor app, which gives prospective MBA applicants a way to prepare for the GMAT exam anytime and anywhere. Previously available only for iPhone, the new Android version of the app provides all the same features and convenience as the iPhone... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 6, 2014 by

MBA Gender Gap Attributable to GMAT Test Score Gap?

Recent data from the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT, has revealed that women appear to underperform men by about 20 points on the exam – a finding that has led some to question whether and how much the exam itself may contribute to the... Read more »

Join the Clear Admit community for free and conduct unlimited searches of MBA LiveWire, MBA DecisionWire, MBA ApplyWire and the Interview Archive. Register now and you’ll also get 10% off your entire first order.

Click here to register!

Already have an account? .

Log In

Please enter your Username and Password

Don’t have an account? Register for free