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The 4 Sections of the GMAT Practice Test

August 12, 2014 by

What is the GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test)?

If you’re thinking of going to business school but haven’t yet looked into GMAT test dates or taken a GMAT practice test, not to fear! You’ve come to the right place to learn about the format, timing, and scoring of the GMAT test and GMAT practice test, the latter of which we offer free on our website year-round.

The CAT (computer adaptive test) and GMAT scoring

Understanding how the CAT works and approaching GMAT practice questions with a few targeted strategies will help you get in fighting form for your GMAT test date.

A CAT is more than just a digital version of a written exam. It actually adapts to your performance as you’re taking the test. When you begin each category, the computer assumes you have an average score and gives you a question of medium difficulty. As you answer … Read full post

Managing Anxiety for the GMAT and Admissions

December 21, 2012 by

At this time of year, a lot of folks out there are stressing over an impending GMAT test date or looming admission decisions.  Most likely, it’s both.  ‘Tis the season for aspirant graduate students to hurry to meet application deadlines only to have to wait weeks (if not months) to receive word from their targeted MBA programs.

Although the end-of-year holidays usually mean time off work, too much eating and drinking, and gifts from friends and family, it is certainly not a time devoid of its own inherent stressors.  And, if that stress was not enough, the myriad facets of b-school admissions serving as compounding factors can leave many of us curled up in our beds under the weight of it all.

Of course, nail-biting shrouded in an electric blanket does us no good and, in fact, makes things worse.  Here are some ideas on how to push back … Read full post

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