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The GMAT test and Veritas Prep program overview

The GMAT test and Veritas Prep program overview

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  • Once you sing up for a test date your photograph and fingerprints are taken and you are assigned a workstation. Before the test begins you can specify up to 5 schools which can receive your scoresTopics for awa assignments are published beforehand and veritas includes them in the workbook. But there are over 60 of each type.
  • Issue asks you to give your views on the issue and there are no right or wrong answers. You are graded on your organization, support and control of English. Graded separately from rest of GMAT. No break between the two awa assignments and you are prompted for time when 25 min are up in each assignment. Quantitative section – typically 22 questions are on problem solving and 15 on data sufficiencyThe Verbal section of the GMAT consists of 41 questions collectively designed to measure your ability to read critically, evaluate arguments, and recognize formal written English. The section contains three different types of multiple-choice questions: Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, and Sentence Correction
  • After the first 10 questions in either section the computer begins to adapt its difficulty level based on your performance and continues to do so sdyou proceed
  • If you leave 5 verbal questions unasnwered your percentile could drop from 91th to as much as 77th
  • Over 1500 practice questions in your veritas workbooks
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    • 1. Introduction
      GMAT and course overview
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    • 2. The GMAT
      Leading B-schools and management education programs worldwide recognise the GMAT as the most effective predictor of success
      GMAT program now accepted by more than 5000 business and management programs around the world
      Consisting of three main parts delivered in English and administered in test centers around the world, the GMAT exam measures verbal, mathematical, and analytical and writing skills that you’ve developed over time.
      The exam helps graduate programs assess your qualifications for advanced study in business and management. Your scores are good for five years, so you have the ability to start your graduate studies now or down the road. 
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    • 3. GMAT structure
      GMAT is a computer-based adaptive test administered worldwide by GMAC in collaboration with Pearson Vue and ACT
      Online registration through www.mba.com
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    • 4. GMAT Structure
      Interactive tutorial no time limit
      Analytical Writing Assessment
      Analysis of an issue 30 minutes
      Analysis of an argument 30 minutes
      Optional Break 10 minutes
      Quantitative 37 questions 75 minutes
      Problem solving
      Data sufficiency
      Optional Break 10 minutes
      Verbal 41 questions 75 minutes
      Critical Reasoning
      Sentence Correction
      Reading Comprehension
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    • 5. Observations on GMAT -CAT
      Any negative aspects negated by level playing field
      Positive Aspects
      Choose convenient time to take the test
      Fewer disturbances than on paper test
      Fewer questions on the test
      Get your score at the end
      Timer in corner of screen
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    • 6. Computer Adaptive Test
      Test administered on a computer
      Only one question presented at a time
      Must answer each question before proceeding to the next
      Computer Adaptive Test
      Continually adapts difficulty based on your performance
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    • 7. GMAT CAT decision tree
      800
      Correct
      More difficult
      Correct
      600
      More difficult
      Correct
      Correct
      Same as start
      Incorrect
      Start
      Incorrect
      400
      Incorrect
      Less difficult
      Incorrect
      Less difficult
      200
      Incorrect
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    • 8. How Your Score is Determined
      Number of questions you answer
      Whether you answer correctly or not
      Level of difficulty and other statistical characteristics
      Therefore…
      Give yourself enough time to answer every question (severe penalty for unanswered questions
      If a question is too time consuming
      Or you do not know the answer
      make an educated guess
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    • 9. Myths about GMAT
      It is more important to respond correctly to the test questions than to finish the test
      Fact – There is a severe penalty for not completing the gmat test
      The first ten questions in each section are critical and hence more time should be devoted to these
      Fact – All questions count and hence pacing is crucial
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    • 10. Pacing on quant section
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    • 11. GMAT scoring
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    • 12. Veritas Workbook Flow
      Lesson (Typical)
      Explains a type of question in the GMAT
      Explains Veritas methodology to master it
      Practice drills
      Designed to improve necessary skills
      Practice problems (Classwork & homework)
      Mix of medium and advance level gmat questions
      Challenge problems
      Solutions
      Why correct or incorrect
      Shortcuts
      Answer key
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    • 13. VeritasSession plan 2011
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    • 14. Typical Veritas prep Class
      15 – 30 min Homework review (student questions)
      60-75 min Lesson fundamentals (drills)
      10 min Break
      80 min Lesson (continued), In-class problems
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    • 15. Additional Resources
      1500 practice GMAT questions in workbooks
      Further recommended reading – Official Guide (main & supplements)
      Veritas on demand (recorded lessons, online) at www.veritasprep.com
      Essay insight (evaluation of 2 essays 1 issue, 1 argument)
      17 practice CATs
      Email support – saugata@veritasprep.com(verbal)
      arindam@veritasprep.com(quant)
      rajiv@veritasprep.com(admissions)
      Phone support : 9810528444 (saugata)
      9350102313 (arindam)
      9891426135 (rajiv)
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    • 16. Practice CATs
      GMAT prep (2 tests) (download from www.mba.com or my acccount at www.veritasprep.com)
      Veritas prep’s GMAT simulator (7 tests)
      800score (5 tests)
      Thomson Peterson (3 tests)
      Veritas Prep Beta quizzes
      New practice problems
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    • 17. Use practice CATs to work on
      Speed/accuracy
      Taking test on computer
      Time management
      Stamina
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    • 18. About Veritas Prep Elite GMAT preparation & admissions consulting
      Largest privately-held GMAT-preparation and graduate school admissions consulting company in the world
      Set up in 2002 on the campus of Yale College by Chad Troutwine and Markus Moberg
      Headquartered in Malibu California
      Operates in 100 cities in 22 global countries
      More than 30000 students have chosen Veritas Prep to gain admission to the world’s elite graduate management programs
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    • 19. Best of luck!
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