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Official List of GMAT Club Acronyms and Abbreviations [#permalink] New post 13 Feb 2005, 22:06
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Official List of GMAT Club Acronyms and Abbreviations:

GMAT - Graduate Management Admission Test
GMAC - Graduate Management Admission Council
CAT - Computer Adaptive Test
AWA - Analytical Writing Assessment
IR - Integrated Reasoning

OG - Official Guide for GMAT Review. A study guide published by the GMAT Test creators. It is the only authentic source of gmat type questions. I suspect that the questions have changes too much in flavor compared to the real Test, but still the OG remains a very helpful resource

Challenges - Math Challenges - GMAT Club's Tests:
http://gmatclub.com/wiki/GMAT_Tests

DS - Data Sufficiency
PS - Problem Solving

RC - Reading Comprehension
CR - Critical Reasoning
BF CR - Bold Face Critical Reasoning
SC - Sentence Correction

OA - Official Answer for a question
OE - Official Explanation

GCD - Greatest Common Divisor
HCF - Same as GCD: Highest Common Factor
LCM - Lowest Common Multiple

Other acronyms

BW - Business Week Forum
b/w - Between
IC - Independent Clause
DC - Dependent Clause
OT - Off Topic
POE - Process of Elimination
PR - Princeton Review
PM - Private Message
ROI - Return On Investment

AFAIK - As Far As I Know
ASAP - As Soon As Possible
BTW - By The Way
FYI - For Your Information
GFN - Gone For Now
GTSY - Glad To See You
IC - I See
IMO - In My Opinion
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
JTLYK - Just To Let You Know
KIT - Keep In Touch
L8R - Later
OTTOMH - Off The Top of My Head
SYS - See You Soon
TA - Thanks Again
TTYL - Talk To you Later
WB - Welcome Back


MBA-related
  • HSW - Harvard/Stanford/Wharton
  • MBB - McKinsey, BCG, Bain
  • MC - Management Consulting
  • PE - Private Equity
  • WE - Work Experience

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 [#permalink] New post 14 Feb 2005, 08:14
For math section:

DS=data sufficiency
PS=problem solving

One more for verble part:

RC=reading comprehension
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 [#permalink] New post 14 Feb 2005, 18:57
AWA : Analytical Writing Assessment
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Feb 2005, 05:10
POE - Process of Elimination
OE - Official Explaination
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GMAT = Graduate Management Aptitude Test
GMAC = Graduate Management Admission Council

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ETS - Educational Testing Services, the company that actually writes the GMAT and the Official Guide.
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What is IMO??
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IMO = in my opinion
IMHO = in my honest/humble opinion
IC = independent clause
DC = dependent clause
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PP - Power Prep
PR - Princeton Review

Thanks,
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I see some one usually say "PM me if you need more information". Waht is PM stands for?

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I see some one usually say "PM me if you need more information". Waht is PM stands for?Thanks


PM = personal mail. sounds good?
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 [#permalink] New post 01 Sep 2005, 18:38
PM = private message (on most forums that I've frequented).
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Don`t forget these two...
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 [#permalink] New post 20 Nov 2005, 19:52
OT=off topic :)
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keep on knocking, and it will be opened to you.

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thaovi wrote:
I see some one usually say "PM me if you need more information". Waht is PM stands for?Thanks

PM= private massage. agreed.

CAT= computer adaptive test.
POWER PREP= ETS's CAT
GMAT PREP = Pearson VUE's CAT
llism= parrallism
TPR= the princeton review.
btw=by the way.
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does someone knows the meaning of this abbreviation?

BF CR

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does someone knows the meaning of this abbreviation?

BF CR

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BF CR means Bold Face Critical Reasoning
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Sometimes I have seen b/w in many posts. What does that mean?
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GCD - Greatest COmmon Divisor
HCF - Same as GCD: Highest Common Fator
LCM - Lowest common multiple

GCD is also used for greatest common denominator
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