Emory Goizueta joins MIT, Darden, Georgia Tech and other MBA programs offering GMAT waivers in light of COVID-19

By Aringo WP User|October 18th, 2020|GMAT, GRE|

This week the Goizueta Admissions team announced their GMAT waiver request process for their 1 and 2-year full-time MBA programs. Earlier this application cycle top programs including MIT Sloan, UVA Darden, Vanderbilt Owen and Georgia Tech Scheller announced the ability for candidates to waive the GMAT/GRE requirement for the 2020-21 application season (as of October [...]

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NYU Grants GMAT Waivers And Option For Alternative Tests

By Aringo WP User|September 25th, 2020|GMAT, GRE, NYU Stern MBA|

Good news for both part-time and full-time NYU applicants! NYU’s part-time MBA program has introduced a new GMAT waiver. Candidates will have waivers granted under the following conditions: Hold an undergraduate degree conferred by New York University (including NYU Shanghai and NYU Abu Dhabi). Have earned a final cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher at [...]

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MIT Sloan will allow candidates submit their application without test scores ; More MBA programs will offer tests waivers

By Aringo WP User|September 22nd, 2020|GMAT, GRE, MIT Sloan MBA|

MIT Sloan's MBA programs goes test-optional this year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, on September 22nd the school changed the tests requirements on its website for the MBA program that start in 2021 to the following: "Standardized tests, such as GMAT, GRE, EA, TOEFL, IELTS, are a component of the application process and play [...]

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Top 10 MBA Program Waives GMAT Requirement – Yes, You Read That Right

By Aringo WP User|August 16th, 2020|Darden MBA, GMAT, GRE, Harvard MBA|

In June University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business announced that waivers would be granted for standardized tests. This would cover both GMAT and GRE tests. This is for the 2020-2021 application cycle, whose first deadline is September 2nd. Waivers are granted on a case-by-case basis and the following factors will be taken into consideration: [...]

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GMAC Says “Goodbye” To The Unpopular Online Whiteboard

By Aringo WP User|June 17th, 2020|GMAC, GMAT|

The current coronavirus pandemic has had industries across the board transitioning to a new online format. One of those being the GMAT test. In April the GMAC announced that the GMAT test will be available to take online due to the closing of testing centers. To assist test takers in the quantitative section of the [...]

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GMAT To Be Offered From Home Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

By Aringo WP User|March 25th, 2020|GMAT|

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus, GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) have announced that they will start offering the GMAT test at home as early as mid-April. The first "home tests" will be available on April 20. The GMAT test can be taken on both Mac and PC platforms, with a reduced cost [...]

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MBA Programs with GMAT Waivers

By Aringo WP User|March 22nd, 2020|application process, GMAT, GRE|

Recently, we have had many inquiries regarding how the Coronavirus will affect MBA admission requirements. With testing centers closing, we have compiled the following list of programs that offer GMAT waivers.Chicago Booth will continue to accept test scores (GMAT, GRE, TOEFL) through July 1, 2020. The Admissions Committee will start an initial review of applications [...]

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NYU Stern Accepts the Executive Assessment Test Instead of GMAT/GRE

By Aringo WP User|August 22nd, 2019|GMAT, GRE, NYU Stern MBA|

NYU Stern will allow candidates to its full-time MBA programs (Full-time MBA program, Technology and Entrepreneurship MBA, Fashion & Luxury MBA) to apply by taking a shorter and easier test called the Executive Assessment. That test, originally designed for applicants to Executive MBA programs, is shorter with fewer questions and lacks the GMAT’s Analytical Writing [...]

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The winning strategy for 700+ on the GMAT and getting into a Top MBA program

By Aringo WP User|January 1st, 2019|application process, GMAT|

As part of examPAL's GMAT boot camp, we'll host a live webinar on the winning strategy for 700+ on the GMAT and how you can get into a Top MBA program in 2019/2020. We're going to share tips and insights to guide you all the way to your dream b-school. REGISTER

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WEBINAR: GMAT Time-Management Hacks & The Perfect MBA Application

By Aringo WP User|October 16th, 2018|application process, GMAT|

Join our Live Webinar on Tuesday, October 23rd, to find out what are the best time-management tactics during the test and how to craft the best MBA application: Perfect application - What is the MBA admission process and what the schools are looking to see in a successful application? GMAT time-management - We're going to share some [...]

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Application Tips from HBS

By Aringo WP User|August 20th, 2018|application process, GMAT, GRE, Harvard MBA, transcripts|

HBS published some more application tips on their admissions blog, this time regarding Extracurriculars and Awards, Tests and Transcripts: Extracurricular Activities "What are you involved in outside of work? What impact did these activities have on you, and what impact did you have through these activities? Sometimes future applicants wonder what activities they should participate in so [...]

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The GMAT Exam Will Be 30 Minutes Shorter

By Aringo WP User|April 3rd, 2018|GMAC, GMAT|

GMAC announced today that starting on April 16, the GMAT® exam will be shorter by 30 minutes to give test-takers a more streamlined experience and help reduce their anxiety about sitting for the exam. The total test time on the updated exam will now be 3.5 hours instead of 4 hours, including breaks [...]

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WEBINAR: Get Into The Top Business Schools

By Aringo WP User|January 2nd, 2018|application process, GMAT|

ARINGO and examPAL will hold a webinar on Monday, January 8, 6PM PST: Learn the winning strategy to get 760 on the GMAT The 2 things you must know in order to score more than 700 Learn what it takes to craft the perfect business school application How to get 'YES' from business schools [...]

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Rising average GMAT scores for MBA applicants admitted to top business schools

By Aringo WP User|September 27th, 2017|acceptance rates, GMAT|

The average GMAT scores at the top business schools worldwide have been extremely high for years, prompting some experts and applicants to claim that they could surely not rise further. That claim was, however, proven wrong in a recent analysis of GMAT scores done by Poets & Quants, as their conclusion was that almost [...]

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Strategy: The Key to a 90th Percentile (Or Better) GMAT Score

By Aringo WP User|June 21st, 2017|GMAT|

While we believe that focusing on tips and tricks won’t lead to success on the GMAT, and that mastering core underlying concepts and skills is essential, this doesn’t mean that test taking strategy isn’t critically important. In fact, while we do believe that building core mathematical and verbal skills is mandatory to do well [...]

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GMAC changes GMAT rules for MBA applicants- starting July 2017

By Aringo WP User|June 16th, 2017|GMAC, GMAT, Uncategorized|

GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) announced a change in the GMAT test starting July 11th 2017. MBA and business school applicants, who are taking the GMAT exam, will now be able to choose the order of the various GMAT sections. What are our thoughts about this change? On the one hand – nothing has [...]

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GMAT Enhanced Score Report

By Aringo WP User|September 26th, 2016|GMAT|

The GMAT® Enhanced Score Report (ESR) will help you understand your performance, its potential impact on your graduate school applications and focus your study efforts for a future sitting of the exam. The ESR can help you speak to admissions staff about your skills, help you improve skills before arriving in the classroom or, should [...]

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More Applicants Taking GMAT Multiple Times

By Aringo WP User|August 26th, 2016|GMAC, GMAT|

An article posted on the site Poets & Quants reports that according to GMAC currently 28% of GMAT test takers take the exam at least twice if not more, compared with only 22-24% last year. GMAC attributes the increase to improvements it incorporated into the exam over the last two years, like the option to [...]

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Should You Take the GRE or the GMAT?

By Aringo WP User|May 15th, 2016|GMAT, GRE|

by: David Recine To take the GRE or GMAT. For so many grad school hopefuls, that is the question. Both of these exams are widely accepted, with testing facilities available across the world. Both of these exams are required for certain graduate programs. So how do you answer the GRE vs. GMAT question? There are [...]

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How do GMAT and GPA Affects HBS Admission Chances?

By Aringo WP User|December 28th, 2015|acceptance rates, GMAT, GPA, Harvard MBA|

An article on the site Poets & Quants presents Wayne Atwell’s analysis of the different factors contributing to the admission chances of candidates to Harvard’s MBA program. The data analysis reveals that for every 10-point increase in GMAT score between 710 and 800, admission chances increase by one percent, with a candidate with a [...]

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