GMAT Scores

April 8, 2014

What average GMAT scores say about top MBA programs

Generally, we think of the GMAT as an evaluation of our own qualities, a measure of our readiness for business school. However, the exam works just […]
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 12, 2013

Low GMAT Percentiles – Retake the GMAT or Try the GRE?

Where there was one, there now is two.  For over half a century, students took the GMAT as part of the application process for business school, […]
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 […]
November 19, 2013

How Long Should You Study for the GMAT? – A simple guide

Whether it’s your first exam or third, a bit of anxiety usually accompanies officially registering for the GMAT. No longer is taking the exam just an […]
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 […]