The GMAT Exam Will Be 30 Minutes Shorter

The GMAT Exam Will Be 30 Minutes Shorter

By |April 3rd, 2018|GMAC, GMAT|

GMAC announced today that starting on April 16, the GMAT® exam will be shorter by 30 minutes to give test-takers a more streamlined experience and help reduce their anxiety about sitting for the exam. The total test time on the updated exam will now be 3.5 hours instead of 4 hours, including breaks [...]

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More Applicants Taking GMAT Multiple Times

By |August 26th, 2016|GMAC, GMAT|

An article posted on the site Poets & Quants reports that according to GMAC currently 28% of GMAT test takers take the exam at least twice if not more, compared with only 22-24% last year. GMAC attributes the increase to improvements it incorporated into the exam over the last two years, like the option to [...]

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New admission test for EMBA programs – Executive Assessment

By |March 20th, 2016|EMBA, GMAC|

GMAC is introducing a new admission test - Executive Assessment – which will replace the GMAT in the admission process to EMBA programs. The Executive Assessment was specifically designed for busy, mid-to-late career professionals. It helps schools understand: Your business school readiness Your reasoning skills What areas you need to strengthen before - or during [...]

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The GMAT exam – 2 important changes will take effect on July 19

By |July 3rd, 2015|GMAC, GMAT|

The following changes will take effect on July 19: 1. The “C” that represents a candidate’s cancelled scores will not be shown on any future GMAT score reports generated by GMAC: The GMAT exam’s Score Preview feature allows you to make the choice to report or cancel your GMAT score immediately following your sitting of [...]

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Increase in Global Demand for MBA Programs

By |October 13th, 2014|GMAC|

GMAC’s annual survey published last week highlights an increase in the number of applications submitted this year at 61% of participating two-year full-time MBA programs. This is the third year in a row that the demand for MBA programs increased, after 50% of schools reported an increase in 2013, and 43% in 2012. About 35% [...]

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What is the 2014 MBA Salary Forecast?

By |December 31st, 2013|GMAC, salary|

A new GMAC survey published this month reveals the salary forecast for fresh MBA graduates. The survey included 211 employers in 33 different countries and reveals that 42% of employers plan to pay newly graduated MBAs this year the same as in 2013, while 45% of employers plan to pay slightly more in accordance with [...]

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Surprising Employment Data for U.S. MBA Graduates

By |November 28th, 2013|employment rates, GMAC|

GMAC published new data showing that 95% of 2013 U.S. MBA alumni (who finished in June 2013) already found full-time jobs by September 2013, as opposed to only 82% among European graduates. The overall global rate stood at 90%, a small drop from 92% last year. Despite the lower employment rates in Europe, the alumni [...]

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Rise in Application Numbers for U.S. Programs

By |October 28th, 2013|GMAC|

A new study published last month by GMAC reports that 52% of full-time MBA programs in the U.S. reported an increase in submitted applications over 2012. This represents the first time since 2009 that a majority of U.S. MBA programs reported an increase from the previous year, with a large percentage of the growth accounted [...]

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Survey: Increase Expected in MBA Recruitment and Salaries

By |June 5th, 2013|GMAC, recruitment|

A recent Businessweek article reports that according to a GMAC survey, MBA recruitment is expected to rise this year. The survey was conducted among 935 hiring companies in 50 countries and found that this year more companies plan to hire MBAs as opposed to last year (75%, versus 71% in 2012), and that they [...]

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Some 2011 MBA Facts…

By |December 31st, 2011|GMAC|

Ahead of the New Year, GMAC published data that might interest current MBA students:First, employment numbers are recovering after the economic crisis of the last few years. Among all the MBA students who sought work in 2011, 54% received at least one job offer before graduation, as opposed to only 32% in 2010.GMAC also emphasized [...]

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The New Look of the GMAT

By |May 9th, 2011|GMAC, GMAT|

An important update from GMAC:"The Integrated Reasoning section of the GMAT exam will offer four new question formats that ask future business students to synthesize information from different sources to solve problems, sort spreadsheet-like tables, interpret graphics, and make comparative analysis. These formats will make their debut in the Next Generation GMAT exam, launching in [...]

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More Women Turn to MBA Studies

By |May 9th, 2011|Gender, GMAC, GMAT|

In reference to International Women’s Day celebrated this week, a recent GMAC survey reveals that in 2010 a record number of women applied to business schools, while 105,900 took the GMAT. This increase is mainly thanks to efforts by schools to encourage women to seek MBA studies, with the greatest increase recorded in women in [...]

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