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Passing the GMAT – What Score should I Get?

GMAT is different from your traditional university exams. There are no pass scores. However, each school has a minimum qualifying GMAT score, which will not be made public. The difference between GMAT and other exams is that the former is a computer adaptive test. The test algorithm adjusts the questions according to each test taker’s competency.

When you start the exam, the questions will be medium tough. When you get the first question right, the difficulty level increases and you will get a question from a much tougher GMAT question pool. The test adapts according to your skill. The process continues for both Verbal and Quantitative sections.

GMAT 700 -  No Guarantee

For schools that are not in the top 25 list, a 700+ score might give you an edge. However, for top 10 schools, 700-730 GMAT score is the median range of the class. For expert help, get personalized GMAT Tutoring or sign-up for Online on-demand course. In this case, your overall application elements – essays, recommendations and interview , will have equal weightage to the GMAT score.

GMAT Score – Class Profile

GMAT is a comparative test. The scores are in percentile and not percentage. The score shows where you stand among other test takers. When you apply to a school, it is important that you note down the 80% Range, Median and Mean GMAT scores of the class.

Which is more important?

The 80% GMAT Range or the middle 80% GMAT Range gives you an estimate of the score to target. If you are in that range, the GMAT part of the application is in the acceptable zone. Median GMAT gives you an accurate account of where the class stands when you evaluate the GMAT scores. Mean GMAT score can be deceiving if the top 20% of the class has 740-750 GMAT scores.

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Essential GMAT Reading Comprehension Guide


After reading F1GMAT’s Essential GMAT Reading Comprehension Guide, you will:

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4. Collect and Interpret Facts
5. Speed up Summary Creation
6. Remember Information
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8. Learn to Answer GMAT Reading Comprehension Title question   
9. Learn to Answer GMAT Reading Comprehension Main Idea Question   

10.Learn to Answer GMAT Reading comprehension Inference question

11. Learn to Answer GMAT Reading Comprehension Detail Question   

12. Learn to Answer GMAT Reading Comprehension Purpose Question
12. Learn to Answer GMAT organization of passage Question
13. Learn to identify the style/tone or attitude of the author

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Mastering GMAT Critical Reasoning



After you read F1GMAT’s Mastering GMAT Critical Reasoning Guide, you will learn:

How to overcome flawed thinking in GMAT Critical Reasoning?  


How to spot Inconsistencies in Arguments  

How to eliminate out of scope answer choices using Necessary and Sufficient Conditions  

How to Paraphrase GMAT Critical Reasoning Question  

How to Answer Assumption Question Type  

How to Answer Conclusion Question Type  

How to Answer Inference Question Type  

How to Answer Strengthen Question Type  

How to Answer Weaken Question Type  

How to Answer bold-faced and Summary Question Types  

How to Answer Parallel Reasoning Questions  

How to Answer the Fill in the Blanks Question


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