GMAT Scores & Percentiles

April 2, 2014

GMAT practice tests: Which one should you use?

We’ve discussed GMAT practice tests a few times on this blog: What they do well, what they do poorly and how you should use them in your study […]
March 25, 2014

GMAT Percentiles: How does your score measure up?

How much better is a 700 than a 690?  Is a 5 on the AWA section “good?”  Whether you’re figuring out your goal score or trying […]
December 4, 2013

Retaking the GMAT: How much can you expect to improve your score

If you’re considering retaking the GMAT, you’re not alone.  Nearly 20 percent of the thousands of GMATs proctored each year are given to people who have […]
November 21, 2013

One Week Before the GMAT? 3 Ways to Reach Your Best Score

If you have reached the final week before your scheduled GMAT exam, congrats!  As much as you may not feel like it, you can breathe a […]
October 29, 2013

GMAT percentiles of the best business schools – How Smart is Smart?

The GMAT measures the quantitative, verbal and reasoning skills needed to complete the typical business school curriculum, and as previously discussed, schools use an applicant’s score […]
October 22, 2013

2 Methods for Improving an Average GMAT Score

It’s tough to be average these days — particularly when it comes to GMAT scores and the top management programs.  If you’re applying to a high-ranked […]
October 10, 2013

GMAT Percentiles: What you need to know

The GMAT, like other standardized tests, is a metric for comparison.  Since business schools have a limited number of seats, they need to sort applicants and […]