How to Cancel or Challenge Your GMAT Score

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After you finish your test, the CAT will provide you an option either to cancel your GMAT score or to view it. If you feel like you could have performed better and your score will not be what you'd like it to be, you can cancel your score. In case you choose to cancel your score, all your scores (AWA, Quantitative, and Verbal) will be cancelled. If you choose to view it, you will see your unofficial GMAT score (without AWA). After you have chosen to see your score you will not be able to cancel it. Regardless of your decision, you will not be able to retake the GMAT for 31 calendar days.

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How to Improve Your GMAT Score

Written by Kelly Granson. Posted in How to...

The competition is getting tougher as more and more people are applying for business schools. The very first road block that MBA applicants face is the GMAT. If you take a look at the top B schools, you will observe they all have 700+ average GMAT score.

The most excellent way to enhance your GMAT score is to prepare for the exam over the right time (which generally is 6 weeks for most people). If you are planning to take an online GMAT course to score well at the GMAT, it will cost you some money but will help. If you have enough cash, it is best to get prepared with the help of professionals.

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How to Organize Your GMAT Preparation

Written by Kelly Granson. Posted in How to...

Taking the time to organize your GMAT preparation can improve your test score and put you on the road to acceptance at the school of your choice. It is important to understand what to expect from the test and to find out which concepts you need to review or learn in advance. As a part of your GMAT preparation you will have to learn the math theories, grammar and logic rules that will be covered. You should take sample tests and practice applying the theories. Be sure to identify the concepts you need to study in more depth. Lastly, as part of your GMAT preparation you will need to analyze your mistakes to find out whether they are due to concepts you have missed along the way. If they are, more studying will be in order.

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How to Improve Your GMAT Verbal Ability

Written by Kelly Granson. Posted in How to...

This article is mostly for non-native speakers of English, who are more likely to struggle with the GMAT verbal section. Most candidates for whom English is not their native tongue are probably having trouble with Reading Comprehension and Sentence Correction questions. This comes as no surprise! It's very difficult to answer questions correctly based on a text you do not understand.

This means that improving your English must be an essential part of your GMAT preparation.

Many online GMAT prep resources tell you to read scientific articles and economic magazines and look up the words you don't know. They say that this will improve your general English reading and comprehension skills. This is OK advice, but there may be a better way.

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How to Study for the GMAT

Written by Kelly Granson. Posted in How to...

GMAT score is one of the criteria considered by B schools when selecting their future students. For those of you who wish to get into a top business school, GMAT preparation is therefore an important component of your application process. Effective GMAT preparation consists of three components:

  • Study
  • Practice
  • Analysis

None of these three GMAT prep components alone ensures success, but a combination of the three together with some hard work will improve your GMAT score dramatically.

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