GMAT Percentiles

May 27, 2015

GMAT Troubleshooting: High Quant, Low Verbal

Every student has strengths and weaknesses. Some students sail through the quant section but have far more difficulty when it comes to the verbal section. It’s disheartening […]
August 1, 2014

Do the new GMAT percentiles mean the GMAT is now harder?

Two weeks ago, the GMAC released their 2014 update to GMAT score percentiles (you can see the new percentiles here or view them on GMAC’s website […]
July 22, 2014

The 2014 GMAT percentiles and what they mean for you

GMAT test-takers are getting better. Again. A few days ago, the GMAC revised their official percentile rankings for the GMAT exam. For those of you who […]
May 22, 2014

Beating a 700 score – What it takes to reach top GMAT percentiles

By definition, only 10 percent of GMAT test-takers reach a score of 700 or above, and even though business schools don’t use minimum scores to make […]
April 23, 2014

How top business schools view GMAT percentiles

First, a bit of good news: In the admission offices of top business schools, there are no hard GMAT score cutoffs – well not exactly. Despite […]
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 […]
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 […]