New GMAT Test Unveiled

Posted by: Alison Damast on June 25, 2010

The MBA world was aflutter yesterday after the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) announced it would be unveiling a new generation of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), the primary entrance exam for business schools, in 2012, a year earlier than planned. Many of you probably read the story I wrote yesterday that explained the changes to the exam and what they will mean for students and business schools.

If you’re seeking more information about the revamped test and direct feedback from students who’ve already taken the pilot version of the new GMAT, you should take a look at these videos that the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) produced and put out yesterday on YouTube.

Students who want to get a better sense of what the new integrated reasoning section will look like and a peek at sample questions should watch this video:

The second video shows feedback from MBA students who took the new test as part of a pilot project:

These two videos below feature an interview with Dave Wilson, president and CEO of GMAC, on why GMAC decided to launch the new integrated reasoning section and why the organization chose to release the exam a year earlier than planned:

Readers, what do you think of the changes that are coming to the next generation of the GMAT? Are you in favor of the new integrated reasoning section?

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