The GMAT: Where It’s Been, Where It’s Going, and Why It Matters

March 25, 2012
Lucas Weingarten

If you have 1 minute 13 seconds to spare, then watch this.  Kaplan has put together a killer video that will bring you from the launch of the GMAT way back in 1954 up to the launch of the New GMAT on June 5th of this year.  Production quality rocks, information is packed in, and we’ve made it so you can learn more and make good decisions.

The video will direct you there, but please visit to learn even more about the new test section known as Integrated Reasoning.  Also, have a look at our infographic called The GMAT: Demystified & Digestible featured on  The name says it all!


Lucas Weingarten Lucas Weingarten teaches students how to beat the GMAT, GRE, and LSAT for Kaplan Test Prep and is proud to have earned “elite instructor” status. Lucas writes extensively for Kaplan’s GMAT blog, and in addition to the GMAT and business school as primary subject matter, he regularly explores topics within higher education, economic systems, sustainability, and current events. Lucas spent his formative years in North Carolina and currently resides in Milwaukee, WI, though he has not yet found the part of the world wherein to bury his roots. He has an MBA with a dual concentration in entrepreneurship and finance from DePaul University in Chicago and is fortunate to have secured an adjunct teaching position there out of the department of management. Family, friends, and a seemingly endless stream of new hobbies keep Lucas busy and happy outside of the classroom. You can reach out any time by email ( or through the comments thread after his blog posts.

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