A GMAT - Graduate Management Admission Test is a computer adaptive test that assesses certain personal characteristics and abilities including analytical, quantitative, writing, verbal and reading skills in English and Maths as an admission requirement into a graduate management program such as an MBA, or other business programs such as Master of Accountancy and Master of Finance.
More specifically, a GMAT is used to examine analytical writing, problem-solving abilities, logic and critical reasoning skills that are regarded as important to the world of business and management. This infographic from the University of Otago’s School of Business perfectly describes what a GMAT is and explains how you can prepare for and ultimately survive the GMAT exam.
Here are some key preparation tips as proposed by this infographic:
- Become familiar with the GMAT exam structure.
- Complete practice tests to get to know your score.
- Know what score you will need for the school you want to get into.
- Become aware of your strengths and weaknesses in different test areas e.g. quantitative ability, verbal or writing.
- Plan your study time appropriately and set regular study times.
Take a look at the infographic to get more information in regards to planning your own study schedule when preparing for a GMAT exam and check out some useful links to free GMAT learning resources!
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