Top GMAT FAQs

  • What is the GMAT, and who takes it?
    The Graduate Management Admission Test, or GMAT, is designed specifically for those who are interested in applying for an MBA or business management graduate program. The GMAT does not test your knowledge of business. Rather, it aims to measure the skills you’ll need to succeed in your graduate school studies, including your reading and verbal skills, quantitative and qualitative reasoning, grammar and writing skills, and math skills.
  • What’s on the GMAT?
    The GMAT is a computer adaptive test (CAT), meaning it does not have set questions. Rather, the questions are taken from a database and are based on your answers to previous questions.The test is broken into 4 sections, including analytical writing assessment, integrated reasoning, quantitative, and verbal.
  • How do I take the GMAT?
    Register at www.mba.com. As there are no set test dates, you can take the test at any time in the year at a local facility.