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GMAT Registration 2021: A Comprehensive Overview

 If you are planning to take the GMAT exam, the first thing you need to do is register for the exam. The registration process for the GMAT can be done online, via phone and email or fax. However, a commonly preferred method is online registration. To register online, you need to create a profile on the GMAT official site, mba.com. You have to fill in all your basic details such as contact, address, academic qualifications, academic scores, etc. Once you have created your profile, you will be able to log onto the official site with your credentials. The next step would be to choose your preferred exam dates and the test center. You are most often asked to choose a center that is near the place you reside. The GMAT exam is available throughout the year, hence, there are no specific dates for GMAT registration 2021 . This means you can select an exam date at your convenience. It is important to note that due to the current pandemic situation, some of the test centers are temporarily not

Choosing the Right Path for Your GMAT Success

Choosing the right preparation material is most essential part in gearing up for GMAT. There are thousands of websites that state to be the best in putting an end to your search for the right resources. Plenty of books that guarantee you a definite score over 750. Scrutinizing The Resource At The Go. Choosing the right book. The goal of any good GMAT book is to provide a sound understanding of the core concepts to its readers. A quick overview of such a book shows you extensive, clear and unambiguous explanations of the fundamental concepts and a plethora of probable GMAT questions. The right book never confuses you, rather it enhances your grasp of the subject matter. Identifying The Questions .   Right set of questions can either make or break your GMAT preparation. One key point, always highlighted in our blogs, is the importance of preparing with the right set of questions. GMAT is highly conventional when testing for merit in its question patterns, test formats and l

GMAT in a Glance

Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is one of the world’s most popular entrance examinations to the management studies.   Scoring well in GMAT is very essential to make a way into the foreign universities. The recent reports reveal that the popularity of the GMAT in Indian MBA aspirants is increasing over the years than the Common Admission Test (CAT), the national level management entrance examination in India.   GMAT attracts the applicants not only because of the availability of test date throughout the year but also one can reattempt the test five times a year in an interval of 16 days of the last attempt.   The five-year validity of the test enables the candidate to choose the best option worldwide according to their interest and sector. For example, if you are interested in energy or mining sector you can choose Canada or Australia; if you select finance or consultancy you can select the USA. There are more

GRE to GMAT: Reality vs Predicted

Rewinding 69 years back, Educational Testing Service (ETS) created the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) that serves as an admission requirement for majority of the graduate schools in United States. Today, GRE has 1000 examination centers with its effectiveness and validity spread across 160 countries around the globe. GRE, from its very point of creation, has been focusing on measuring the skills that have been achieved through continuous learning over a long period of time. By developing GRE, the aim of ETS was to scale an individual’s skill levels based on various criteria ranging from vocabulary to logical reasoning to analytical thinking process. On the other hand, Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) developed a computerized adaptive test (CAT) named Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) in the year 1953. The aim of introducing GMAT was to help business schools identify potential management students. GMAT, as a measuring platform, does not focus much on the inte

Books for GMAT

Preparing for GMAT by referring to the right kind of books can get you the score you’re aiming for. However, with the plethora of study material available it is easy to waste your time and money on material that may not help you. Worry not! Here, we’ve provided important tips on finding the right books for you and have also listed out a few of them. The apt books for GMAT preparation should consist of comprehensive notes on the principal topics and concepts that are asked in the test. It is essential to skim through the book before purchasing it. This helps you to understand if key points and examples are sketchily covered or has detailed information. No topic should just be superficially dealt with. Verbal or quantitative sample questions should be clear and straightforward, leaving no room for ambiguity. Another important feature of a suitable GMAT prep book is the set of questions printed in it. These set of questions and sample papers should be in par with the level of difficul

GMAT Algebra in Detail

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To tackle GMAT effectively, a root level knowledge of the syllabus is of utmost importance. This knowledge not only helps in defining the boundaries of the test but also for assessing one’s strengths and weaknesses in the areas. Let’s look at the GMAT-Quant: Algebra syllabus in detail. The questions from Algebra part can be from the following topics: 1.       Absolute Values: Absolute value is the magnitude of a real number without regard to its sign. E.g. |-2| = 2 and |2| = 2. Here irrespective of the sign the value is always 2. The symbol || is called the modulus. 2.       Exponential Equations: In exponential equations, the variable is located in the exponent or power .   E.g. a x = a y   then x=y (when a is a non zero entity.) In this equation a is called the base, x, and y are called the exponents. The whole equation is called an exponential equation. Basic laws of exponents are: 3.       Exponential Powers: Exponential powers define the number of times the bas

Deductive Reasoning and Inductive Reasoning for GMAT Critical Reasoning

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‘Reason is the involuntary juxtaposition of thoughts to make up valid arguments.’ This reason or reasoning acts as our daily driver in making all our decisions. The stronger the reasoning the better the judgments.   An MBA graduate/Future Manager is supposed to make the best decisions for a company and hence he should be very strong at reason/logic. This is the reason that GMAT has a Critical Reasoning section. Often test takers get confused between Inductive and Deductive reasoning, which are the branches of reasoning. Let’s take a closer look at these to evade ambiguity. Deductive Reasoning, as the name suggests deduces something with a given premise or previously known fact. For example, if A is B and C is B then we can infer that A is C , i.e. The example taken above represents a classic case of ‘Syllogism’. Let’s consider another example, all men are humans, Ravi is a man. Syllogism states that, from these statements, we can infer that Ravi is a human. If you observe th