GMAT Scores

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 […]
July 16, 2014

How to improve your pacing for a better GMAT score

If you want to give yourself the best opportunity to score high on the GMAT, you need to establish and practice a pacing strategy. Knowing how […]
June 22, 2014

5 steps for a dramatically higher GMAT score

As noted in a past post, most testers improve their GMAT score on their second attempt at the exam. Average improvement is moderate: a 33 point […]
June 1, 2014

Average GMAT scores by school: The top 25 programs

No one wants to be labeled average, unless you’re speaking in terms of the top business schools. Here the definition of average becomes oxymoronic: “average” means […]
May 16, 2014

Canceling your GMAT score: Why you should never say “yes”

Imagine you’ve just spent over three hours staring at a testing center computer. You’ve struggled and second-guessed your way through essay writing, quant, verbal, and integrated […]
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 […]