GMAT test measures basic verbal,mathematical, and analytical writing skills that a test taker has urban over a long period of time through education and work. And GMAT scores are used by admissions officers in roughly 1,800 graduate business and management programs worldwide. Schools that require prospective students to submit GMAT scores in the application process are generally interested in admitting the best-qualified applicants for their programs, which means that you may find a more beneficial learning environment at schools that require GMAT scores as part of your application. Your scores will give you a excellent indication of how well set you are to make it academically in a graduate management program; how well you do on the test may also help you choose the business schools to which you apply. Furthermore, the percentile table you receive with your scores will tell you how your performance on the test compares to the performance of additional test takers, charitable you one way to gauge your competition for admission to business school.
Because a computer-adaptive test cannot be presented in paper form, GMATPrep software was made to help you prepare for the test. The software is available for download at no payment for those who have made a user profile on www.mba.com. The software includes two practice GMAT tests plus additional practice questions, information about the test, and tutorials to help you become familiar with how the GMAT test will appear on the computer screen at the test center. By answering questions that have appeared on the GMAT test before, you will gain experience with the types of questions you may see on the test when you take it. You will develop confidence in your ability to reason through the test questions. No additional techniques or strategies are needed to do well on the standardized test if you develop a practical familiarity with the abilities it requires. Simply by practicing and understanding the concepts that are assessed on the test, you will learn what you need to know to answer the questions correctly.
We recommend that you download the software as you start to prepare for the test. Take at least one practice test to familiarize yourself with the test and to get an thought of how you might score. As your test date approaches, take more GMAT practice tests from GMAT MBA Prep as possible to determine whether you need to shift your focus to additional areas you need to strengthen. The resource box below provides free online GMAT practice tests and GMAT MBA preparation tips.