Scheduling an Appointment to Take GMAT
The GMAT exam is administered year-round and on demand at test centers around the world. Candidates interested in scheduling an appointment to take the exam have to first register on official website of GMAT.
Admission deadlines (last date for applying) for graduate management programs vary, so you should check with the schools to make sure GMAT exam appointment is early enough to allow scores to be reported before the schools’ application deadline. Available time slots at test centers change continuously based on capacity and ongoing registration.
How Much Does It Cost To Take GMAT
The cost to take the GMAT exam or scheduling the exam is US $250 globally. Rescheduling the exam costs US $50. GMAT exam fees are relatively more expensive than other similar standardized exams. The cancellation fee (when more than 7 days out) is $170. You will get $80 refund.
3 Strategies for Retaking GMAT
It is very common for management candidates to retake the GMAT. You may feel test-day anxiety or you may have not prepared as thoroughly as you should have. Whatever be the reason, there is mostly feeling of giving GMAT exam again after you have attempted it. So if you are planning to take GMAT or confused in the first place, read on further to know how to decide whether to retake GMAT or not and what you should be your strategy.
History of GMAT
GMAT was started in the year 1953. Representatives from nine business schools - Columbia, Harvard, Northwestern, Rutgers, Seton Hall, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, and Washington University in St. Louis, met and planned to establish a standardized way to assess qualified candidates for the skills required in the business school.
GMAT Enhanced Score Report (ESR)
The GMAT Enhanced Score Report (ESR) allows you to be in control of your performance by giving an in-depth review of the scores and insight into test-taking skills. Ever since its launch in 2015, the ESR is evolving constantly with enhanced features that provides better ways to leverage test experience and improve understanding of GMAT exam performance.
What Changes are Included in 2018 GMAT
From April 16, 2018, the GMAT exam is shortened by 30 minutes to a 3.5-hour exam, including the breaks and test instructions. This includes a 23-minute reduction in the exam sections, as well as additional time and content reduction across several non-exam screens at the test center for tutorial and section Instructions.