Factors in MBA Admissions:
#1 The GMAT
For many students, the GMAT will be the
most important part of your MBA application. Why is the GMAT
- It is an objective
yardstick to evaluate candidates with entirely different backgrounds.
- It accurately
measures quantitative ability, which is necessary for MBA programs.
- It is an easy
and quick way to evaluate/eliminate candidates.
- It measures
current ability (as opposed to the GPA, which is usually a few
- The Analytical
Writing Assessment (AWA) section is the only part of the application
where the admissions officers can see what you actually write
(application essays could conceivably be written by others...
and often are).
- 800score.com (named after the highest
possible score on the GMAT, an 800) is a test prep site for the
GMAT that offers:
a) 5 sample GMAT CAT tests
b) Strategy guides to the Math, Verbal and Essay section
c) Practice essay questions that you can send in for grading
d) 24-Hour Tutor service to answer your test prep questions.
Continue to 800score.com's
GMAT prep site