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The GMAT Exam

In this video, Amanda Barth, Director of MBA Admissions at The College of William & Mary’s Mason School of Business, explains why graduate admissions offices value the GMAT exam.

What is the GMAT Exam?

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) exam is an admissions exam used by graduate business and management programs. Here are some fast facts:


Why take the GMAT exam?

"The GMAT exam is very important to us in the success of our program. We believe in it because we have evidence that the GMAT is a very good predictor of how a student will perform in our program." - Julie Barefoot, Associate Dean of Admissions, Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Business is everywhere. The GMAT exam is your ticket to a career in business and is the test that delivers where it matters:

Showcases YOU. The GMAT exam lets you show off your mastery of the skills that are most relevant in any business classroom or career—logic, problem-solving, data sufficiency, and critical reasoning.

Shows your commitment to business. Prepping for and taking the GMAT lets you show schools that you’re serious about business!

More choices. The GMAT is accepted by over 6,100 graduate business programs worldwide.

Employers value it. Recruiters from top investment banking and management consulting firms consider GMAT scores during their hiring process.

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