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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GRE Offered at Home; Helps MBA Hopefuls amid Coronavirus Outbreak

By Aringo WP User|March 23rd, 2020|GRE|

In light of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, the ETS (Educational Testing Service) is offering students the opportunity to take the GRE test at home for a limited time. This comes after testing centers around the globe closed their doors, leaving many applicants wondering how they will be able to fulfill their MBA applications. As [...]

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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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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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10 Tips & Tricks for the GRE

By Aringo WP User|August 24th, 2017|GRE, Uncategorized|

The GRE is a notoriously tricky test. Unfortunately, it's also a test that most people applying to non-professional (e.g. MD, JD) graduate programs will have to take at some point. If you've already looked over a practice GRE exam, don't despair: it is definitely intimidating at first glance, but there's a lot you can do [...]

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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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The Top 4 Reasons People Don’t Succeed on the GRE

By Aringo WP User|September 7th, 2015|GRE|

Guest post by Brett Ethridge, founder of 'Dominate the GRE'. I hear it all the time from my prospective students: Brett, they say, I’ve been studying for the GRE for a while now and I feel stuck. I just can’t seem to break through and get the score I need. I know I’m not [...]

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More MBA Programs Consider GRE Parallel to GMAT

By Aringo WP User|November 4th, 2014|GMAT, GRE, kaplan|

A new Kaplan survey published last month revealed that of 204 programs, 78% of admissions committees claimed that they view GMAT and GRE scores identically. Only 18% admitted that candidates who apply with GMAT scores have preference over candidates who apply with GRE scores, and explained that they have more experience with GMAT scores and [...]

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Increase in MBA Candidates Applying with GRE Scores

By Aringo WP User|June 6th, 2014|GRE|

A recent report by ETS, the company responsible for the GRE, shows that in 2012-13, a record number of candidates took the GRE, and that 10% of MBA candidates chose the GRE over the GMAT.In addition, the testing period between 7/1/13 and 1/31/14 showed an increase of 38% from the same time period the year [...]

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Sixty-Nine Percent of Business Schools Accept the GRE

By Aringo WP User|December 20th, 2012|GRE, kaplan|

Kaplan conducted a survey among 265 MBA programs, including 17 of the 25 top U.S. programs (according to US News’s ranking). Results show that 69% of business schools allow candidates to apply with GRE scores instead of GMAT scores, as opposed to 24% in 2009. Of the 31% that still do not accept the GRE, [...]

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New GMAT to Require More Preparation

By Aringo WP User|December 19th, 2011|GMAT, GRE, The FInancial Times|

In another six months the structure of the GMAT exam will change, with the new integrative reasoning section replacing one of the two essay questions. An article published in The Financial Times claims that the change will increase the required preparation time for test-takers by 30-40 hours!The new section will be incorporated in the June [...]

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Admissions Committees are Googling You!

By Aringo WP User|September 27th, 2011|GRE, kaplan|

A new Kaplan survey found that 27% of MBA admissions committee members say they have searched for applicants on Google in order to learn more about them, and 22% checked candidates’ profiles on Facebook or other social networks. Fourteen percent said their searches revealed information about candidates that affected their chances negatively!The survey was conducted [...]

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EMBA Programs and the GMAT

By Aringo WP User|May 9th, 2011|EMBA, GMAT, GRE|

A recent Financial Times article reports that NYU Stern will cancel its requirement for EMBA candidates to take the GMAT or GRE.Like other schools such as Chicago and Kellogg that do not require these exams as a condition for their EMBA application, Stern has also decided that applicants, managers in their 30’s or 40’s will [...]

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New Update Ahead of the New GRE

By Aringo WP User|May 9th, 2011|GRE|

According to an article in Businessweek, starting August 1st the GRE will include a number of changes, including a new scoring scale (130-170 with 1-point increases), a harder quantitative section, an on-screen calculator for complicated calculations, and a verbal section that assesses reasoning skills and not only vocabulary. The new test will take an [...]

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