The New GMAT: Introducing #newgmat and

November 7, 2011
Andrew Mitchell

The GMAT is changing in 2012: it’s getting a new section, Integrated Reasoning.
Will the test be harder? Which one should you take? To learn more about the #newgmat, visit  Also, follow the hashtag #newgmat on Twitter.
Finally, here are a few comments on the arbitrage opportunity created by the test change. If you’re thinking about the test change now, you’re already ahead of the game.

Andrew Mitchell Andrew is Assistant Director, GMAT, at Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions. He graduated from Harvard cum laude with a degree in physics in 2001. After studying for a year on fellowship in Germany, Andrew joined Booz Allen Hamilton, where he consulted on network defense and national security for the Pentagon and the Department of Homeland Security. He was also project manager for the book Megacommunities, conducting interviews along the way with President Clinton and other leaders in business and NGOs. Andrew completed his MBA in 2007 at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has several years of experience in the Internet space, having worked shortly at Google, founded an Internet startup in the social media space, and argued a precedent-setting case in front of the Federal Election Commission. He scored a 770 (99th percentile) on the GMAT in April 2009. Still an active GMAT and GRE teacher, Andrew was one of the first instructors to achieve Elite teacher status in New England. Andrew was also a contributor to Kaplan's 2010 GMAT course.

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