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Now that you know about MBA so how to get admission into a good MAB program in US.
The first stop is to know about GMAT and then MBA school rankings.

What is GMAT ?

The GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is a 3-1/2 hour standardized exam designed to predict how test-takers will perform academically in MBA (Masters in Business Administration) programs. GMAT scores are used by graduate business schools to make admission decisions.

Do I need to take the GMAT for admission to an MBA program?

To gain admission to an MBA program, chances are you’ll need to take the GMAT. About two-thirds of the 1,300+ graduate business schools around the world require GMAT scores for admission. Schools that do not require GMAT scores nevertheless welcome GMAT scores to help access an applicant’s qualifications.

NOTE: Schools that do not require GMAT scores generally have relatively lenient admission standards and/or are located outside of the United States.

How important are GMAT scores in the B-school admissions process?

Each graduate business school develops and implements its own policy concerning the use of GMAT scores in making admissions decisions. Many schools screen applicants by combining GMAT scores and undergraduate GPA (each school determining for itself their relative weight), then ranking all applicants in their initial pool accordingly.

In addition — especially after the initial screening of applicants — admissions officials consider subjective factors such as work and other relevant experience, recommendation letters, application essays (personal statements), and reports of personal interviewers. In making difficult decisions between two or more similarly qualified candidates, admissions officials rely less on GMAT scores and GPA and far more on these other, more subjective factors.


What is GMAT’s format?


GMAT tips :

About Essays:

Assuming a very good application aside from a sub-average GMAT score, great essays might carry your application

Practise and practise:

DO TONS OF PROBLEMS until you tend to recognize what they want quickly.
Practice catching your mind slowing down
ALWAYS keep your mind SHARP, especially in the Reading Comprehension sections

GMAT resources:

Offical Guides (OG) , Kaplan and Princeton books are preferred by many GMAT test takers.
I’ll dedicate one post of all the resources that will be required to prepare for GMAT.


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Posted By: Kalyan | Date: March 28, 2007 | Categories: GMAT, MBA
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