The current GMAT score has unsatisfied and you’re thinking of retaking the GMAT test. In this context, the first question which will come to your mind is ‘How many times should I take the GMAT test?’ This article will resolve all your queries related to retaking the GMAT test.
GMAT or Graduate Management Admission Test is generally taken by the working professionals and to support their core hard work GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council) is continuously working to keep up the performance of the test takers. Therefore, GMAC the regulating and controlling body of GMAT allows aspirants to re take the test after a span of 16 days from the test day appeared and in 12 months one can take five attempts.
Case 1: When You Have Taken GMAT Only Once:
In the first attempt if you have secured the score above than the average score required by your desired college, then re-taking the GMAT test is not considered as main concern.
You can retake GMAT on the following probations:
If you’re disappointed with your low quant score and your quant score record in academics is not good in subjects like economics, calculus, etc.; you think that it may reflect a negative impact of your profile then you can retake.
Vice versa, if your verbal score are not so appropriate you can retake the GMAT test. Since, good command over English is necessary as from GMAT test to interview process and thereafter joining the class and participating in class discussions etc. You’re aiming at a top-15 MBA program and know that you can improve your score by at least 20 points.
Case 2: When You Have Taken GMAT Twice:
Do you want to analyse your test performance?
Before retaking the GMAT test, one thing you should recollect that only GMAT doesn’t helps you in considering your candidature. GMAT score is only the integral part of admission process, hence, there is no need to go through the anxiety of GMAT test again if you think you have done well.
High score is better
To be in the safest zone is advised to score in range of 700+. And in the second try if you’re unable to hit this target, then you should really work hard to improve your scores. The most efficient and effective way to increase the GMAT score is to re-read GMAT official Guide and give as many as mock test. The official guide will give you the tactics to solve the problems and mock tests will increase your efficacy. You can also opt for tab based teachings for GMAT prep.
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