GMAT Test Prep
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The GMAT Test: Fast Facts
- GMAT stands for Graduate Management Admission Test. The GMAT is a standardized, computer-adaptive exam used for admission to business school programs.
- You’ll find four types of sections on the GMAT: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Verbal, and Quantitative. Kaplan offers ways to customize your GMAT prep around what is on the GMAT.
- The GMAT is scored in three parts: Verbal and Quantitative performance is scored on a range of 200–800, Integrated Reasoning is scored from 1–8, and the Analytical Writing Assessment is scored on a range of 0–6 in half-point increments.
- The GMAT is 3 hours, 30 minutes long, not including short breaks. Our GMAT prep options help keep you on the ball in terms of timing.
- The GMAT is offered at Pearson VUE Ⓡ centers globally. Your GMAT score remains valid for five years, and is accepted at thousands of business schools worldwide. Taking the GMAT costs $250.
- Your official GMAT score is sent to the schools you designated within 20 days of taking the test.
- How and how long you should prepare for the GMAT depends on your available time, baseline score, and your target score. GMAT test-takers who scored 700 or higher study an average of 120 hours for the exam.
- To determine what’s a good GMAT score for you, look at the average scores at your selected programs and gauge which scores will make you competitive.
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9 full-length computer adaptive GMAT practice tests and over 5,000 practice questions which drive personalized recommendations based on your performance.