If you’re considering graduate school you’ve probably that accepted you will have to take some sort of standardized test. Even though this is only one element of your application, your standardized test scores have the potential to have a huge impact on the likelihood of your being accepted into a graduate program. The GRE is the common assessment for individuals hoping to pursue a graduate degree in humanities, social, physical, and biological sciences, the GMAT is a common requirement of those who wish to pursue a business degree, the LSAT is used to assess applicants to law school, and the MCAT is a common requirement for applicants to medical schools. There are other tests admissions committees use to help them assess the abilities of their applicants including GRE subject tests, and the TOFEL. Read these articles to learn more about the standardized testing requirements in your field of interest, and discover tools and tips that may help your performance on test day.
We reveal the differences so you can decide which test is right for you By Miriam Holt of Parliament Tutors Writing a personal essay and getting letters of recommendation is just the beginning when it comes to applying for graduate school. You also need to determine if you should take the GRE or the GMAT. Then of course comes the task of preparing for the exam, and oh yeah, scoring competitively. When it comes to deciding if you should take the GRE or the GMAT, there are several factors to take into consideration.
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Studying for the GMAT is an important step in gaining access to some of the more competitive business schools and MBA programs. Studying for the GMAT can be a challenging task. Thankfully, Kaplan offers structured guidance, preparation, and support to students studying for standardized tests including the GMAT. Achieving a good GMAT score can help you be accepted into the schools of your choice. Kaplan’s GRE Prep courses benefit students who: Need structured support to study for the GMAT Will benefit from face-to-face interaction with an instructor
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By Mike McGarry, GMAT Expert at Magoosh Published May 18, 2012 The GMAT Integrated Reasoning section is a new section on the GMAT, and will be introduced on June 1st, 2012. Instead of making test takers suffer even longer, GMAC, the writers of the GMAT, have decided to replace one of the essays with the Integrated Reasoning section. As the section implies there is a fair amount of reasoning involved – most will be quant-based though there will be some verbal-based reasoning as well. Here are some important points to keep in mind:
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by Stephanie Small Published May 31, 2013