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Last Updated Jun 1, 2023 by

ETS Trims the GRE—Fewer Questions, Less Time

On the heels of a new GMAT format, Educational Testing Service (ETS) has announced a shortened version of the GRE General Test starting September 22 of this year. The changes to the GRE translate to a graduate admissions exam that can be completed in under two hours–about half the time... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 4, 2023 by

GMAT vs. GRE: Comparing MBA Admissions Exams

When evaluating whether to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) vs. the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), it’s important to know the key differences between them and what your results tell admissions teams about you, the applicant.  The GMAT and the GRE are the go-to standardized assessments used in the... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 21, 2022 by

Webinar: To Test or Not to Test: An Open Conversation About the Role of a GMAT Waiver in MBA Admissions

“Should I request a GMAT waiver?” A common question in today’s MBA Admissions environment along with “Can I get admitted if I request a test waiver?” and “Can I still get a job if I have an MBA without GMAT?” Clear Admit partnered with Carnegie Mellon Tepper to discuss these... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 6, 2022 by

Real Numbers of MBA Admissions: Average GRE Scores by Top U.S. Business Schools

Average GRE scores by business school can provide applicants with a sense of the rigor of the MBA program, expectations of the adcom and general competitiveness of the applicant pool. While the GMAT used to be the only accepted admissions exam at leading MBA programs, many have opened up to... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 18, 2020 by

MIT Sloan Waives Standardized Testing for 2020-2021 Admissions Cycle

MIT’s Sloan School of Management has opted to waive the GMAT and GRE requirement for the 2020-2021 MBA admissions cycle. While the school maintains that standardized tests are important to the evaluation process, the challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic are too numerous and widespread to justify the requirement... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 16, 2020 by

Compare the GRE at Home vs. GMAT Online

Chances are, your checklist for applying to business school includes the GRE or GMAT.  Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, test centers have been forced to suspend operations.  In response, ETS introduced an at-home option for the GRE and TOEFL in late March.  Subsequently, GMAC started offering the GMAT online.... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 23, 2020 by

ETS Unveils GRE at Home – Test Temporarily Available Online

Test Offered Online In Wake of COVID-19 Test Center Closings As of March 23rd, the GRE exam will be available to take from the comfort of your home.  In light of public health concerns, ETS has made the exam available online in some markets. Those markets are as follows: United... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 28, 2020 by

Coronavirus Concerns Disrupt MBA Admissions Interviews, Testing and More

As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases reaches over 80,000 globally, mounting concerns have disrupted normal operations of MBA admissions testing, interviews and events. Entrance Exam Sessions Suspended GMAT, GRE, IELTS, and TOEFL testing in mainland China has been pushed back further to the end of March. On its official... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 24, 2020 by

Episode 84: Wire Taps—Will My GRE Score Hold Me Back?

In this podcast episode of Wire Taps, Clear Admit’s admissions experts, Graham Richmond and Alex Brown, continue to offer their insightful advice on the MBA application process.  This week, they review profiles from three prospective MBA applicants who shared their stories on MBA ApplyWire. First, here’s a closer look at... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 7, 2020 by

China Cancels GMAT, GRE, IELTS, TOEFL Exams

In light of the impact of the coronavirus (there have been more than 20,000 confirmed cases and 425 deaths at the writing of this article), China canceled the GMAT, GRE, IELTS and TOEFL exams for the month of February.  The goal behind the cancelation is to help contain the spread... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 30, 2019 by

Episode 61: GMAT vs. GRE—Which Test Should You Take for B-School?

Lines have been drawn, calculations have been made, sides have been taken. It’s a battle extravaganza in this MBA podcast episode, which pits the GMAT against the GRE. Two special guests join Clear Admit’s Graham Richmond in the great business school admissions debate: GMAT or GRE? Brian Galvin, Veritas Prep’s... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 15, 2019 by

Episode 46: 4 Key Tips to Ace the GRE

No longer solely bound to the GMAT to prove their verbal and quant skills, MBA applicants are turning to the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) for admission to their target business schools.  In this podcast episode, our special guest demystifies the challenging test and provides tips to master it. David Newland,... Read more »

Last Updated May 20, 2019 by

Podcast Episode 10 Replay: The Great Test Debate—GMAT Versus GRE

One of the first decisions you may make on your journey to an MBA is which test to take: the GMAT or GRE?  The GMAT, which is owned and administered by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), is about three and a half hours long.  The GRE, or Graduate Record... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 18, 2018 by

Our Latest Podcast: The Great Test Debate—GMAT Versus GRE

In early April, the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), which owns and administers the GMAT, announced that it is shaving half an hour off the test, bringing it down from four hours to three and a half. GMAC called it a “candidate friendly change designed to enhance the test taking... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 6, 2017 by

Free Webinar: The GRE® General Test for Business School: What You Need to Know

Stand out from the crowd with a stellar business school application. Thinking of going to business school? Join Clear Admit CEO Eliot Ingram and GRE® General Test expert Matt Bashi-Kadlubowski for a free webinar. Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:00am Eastern Time   Sign Up Today In this online information session, you will... Read more »

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