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10 Things YOU Should Know About the GMAT CAT
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1. Some schools take your highest GMAT score; some average scores. Be prepared whenever you take the test!
2. Some business schools will waive application fees for students with high GMAT scores.
3. The average GMAT score at the top 10 schools, according to the 1997 US News and World Report business school survey, was over 665.
4. The survey also reveals that graduates of higher-ranked business schools usually get the highest starting salaries.
5. The GMAT is now offered only as a Computer Adaptive Test (CAT).
6. The earlier you apply, the better your chances of acceptance at many schools.
7. With the CAT, you'll get your scores the same day that you take the test.
8. On the GMAT CAT, you'll type two essays — one analyzing an issue and one analyzing an argument.
9. The GMAT tests both your knowledge of content (math/grammar) and test-taking skills.
10. You can take the CAT during regular business hours, up to 6 days a week, 3 weeks per month. There is a waiting period before you can retake the test.
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