GMAT Tips for all prospective students, Be prepare and beat the test!!

Some prospective student might curious what is the GMAT test and why do we need to take the test!!

To apply for studying Master of Business Administration in the USA, GMAT is the important which is required from many universities. Both domestic students and international students need to take this test prior to apply for the business program. Here are necessary tips for taking the GMAT test.

1.     What is the GMAT? You should understand the structure of the test.

As test takers, you should understand the GMAT test system and structure due to you will have an ability to manage time during the test. GMAT is a computer-adaptive test (CAT) which is designed to get more accurate assessment of test taker’s skill. It consists of 3 parts: Quantitative, Verbal and Essay Writing (AWA). The score range is 200-800 which calculated from quantitative and verbal part. For the writing part, the range is about 0.0 to 6.0. The GMAT test fee is USD 250.

2.     Prepare yourself for the test.

The most important for taking the GMAT test is time. GMAT is almost 4 hours length, so test taker need to prepare to get use to and be ready for the test. Although, test taker is good and ready for the test, if they run out of time, it will affect overall score.

3.     How to get the good score

As GMAT is CAT test, so the first ten questions will measure your skill because they are average difficulty questions. If you get the answer right, your next question will be slightly more difficult. If you get the answer wrong, your next question will be slightly easier. Therefore, you should concentrate and DO NOT GUESS THE FIRST TEN QUESTIONS. Also, you cannot skip the question, once you confirm the answer, you cannot change. The most important thing, YOU MUST ANSWER IN EVERY QUESTION, because if you leave the question without answer, you will lose the huge of score.

4.     Prepare your time line and don’t wait too long to take the GMAT test.

Test takers can take GMAT in every 30 days. It means, if you fail at the first time test, you need to wait for 30 days to retake the test. Thus, make sure your time line is proper enough. With proper planning and insight, you can spare yourself these negative energies and instead focus on maximizing your GMAT score.

5.     Practice Practice and Practice

Practices make perfect!! Test takers need to practice as much as you can for getting use to the test and manage the time. The more you practice, the more you get use to.

Now you know all!! Don’t wait until last minute…studying, taking the test, applying and become to be a Master’s  Degree Student in the best country which provides the best education system in the world, the USA!!

Jaraswan Jarasjaruwan or Pear is a full-time MIM student. She got a Bachelor’s of Science from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. After she graduated, she worked as an educational consultant in Thailand for 2 years. Pear chose to study international business at Portland State University because she is interested in the business field and also the reputation of the university. Currently, Pear is studying Chinese as a third language. Also, she will choose Finance as her specialization in the Master of International Management program.

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