# GMAT Exam Scores

More than just a score, studying for and doing well on the GMAT exam gets you ready for day one of school.

After you take the GMAT exam, you will receive five scores: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal, and Total. But the GMAT is much more than just a score. Preparing for and taking the exam will let you display your skills to the right schools and help you prepare for the first day class.

In this section, learn what GMAT scores mean for you and for graduate business programs.

Your Score Report

• ### Obtain Your GMAT Score Report

You will receive an email with instructions to view, download, or print your Official Score Report online.

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• ### Send Your Scores to Schools

Send your Official Score Report to additional programs by requesting Additional Score Reports for a fee.
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• ### Understand Your GMAT Score Report

Your GMAT score report includes your Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, Verbal, and Total scores.
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• ### Control Your GMAT Experience with These Three Features

Harness free GMAT® Official Starter Kit + Practice Exams 1 & 2, Score Preview, and the Enhanced Score Report to optimize your GMAT experience for your best score.
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• ### Preview Your GMAT Score

Test takers can see their scores before deciding whether to report them.
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• ### How Schools Use Your Scores

Graduate business programs use your scores as one important piece of their overall admissions process.
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• ### What Your Percentile Ranking Means

Schools use percentile rankings to compare you with other test takers over a three-year period.
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Cancelling Scores

• ### If You Cancel Your Scores

If you feel you didn’t perform your best on test day, it is possible to cancel your GMAT scores at the test center or online within the 72 hour cancellation period.
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• ### If GMAC Cancels Your Scores

Your GMAT score may be cancelled due to testing irregularities, identification discrepancies, or misconduct.
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• ### GMAT Behind the Scenes: Repeat Testing

If you’re thinking about retaking the GMAT exam, learn more in this Official GMAT blog post about how well you can expect to do, as well as who retakes the GMAT and why.
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• ### Repeat Test Taking: Hear from Schools

Schools understand that first-time test takers may not be fully prepared for the test-day experience. Jon explains why you may want to take the GMAT exam more than once.
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