Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

 It is currently 11 Feb 2016, 03:22

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Question about the 5 free GMAT score reports

Author Message
Intern
Joined: 12 Dec 2012
Posts: 27
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 10

Question about the 5 free GMAT score reports [#permalink]  05 Jan 2013, 09:46
1
This post was
BOOKMARKED
Hi, I recently took the GMAT and submitted scores to 5 schools. I am planning to retake the GMAT next month. Should I submit scores to the same schools if I want them to see my 2nd score? Or can I submit scores to 5 other schools and then all 10 schools would see both of my scores?

Thanks!
 Kaplan Promo Code Knewton GMAT Discount Codes GMAT Pill GMAT Discount Codes
Founder
Affiliations: AS - Gold, HH-Diamond
Joined: 04 Dec 2002
Posts: 13325
Location: United States (WA)
GMAT 1: 750 Q49 V42
GPA: 3.5
Followers: 3122

Kudos [?]: 17174 [1] , given: 4112

Re: Question about the 5 free GMAT score reports [#permalink]  05 Jan 2013, 09:49
1
KUDOS
Expert's post
No, you will have to resubmit the scores to the schools you want to get your second score.

This is both good and bad. It is good because if you score less the first 5 schools won't see your second set of scores. (This is more of a psychological good than anything else since the schools use only the highest score but applicants are still concerned if their second score is lower). The bad part of course is that you have to resend the scores and potentially pay more. However, for most 5 score reports should be sufficient.

P.S. I have no idea why it is so expensive to send additional score reports. I understand when it was back in the day when you had to physically mail reports but now.... with electronic transfer - not sure.
_________________

Founder of GMAT Club

Just starting out with GMAT? Start here... | Want to know your GMAT Score? Try GMAT Score Estimator
Need GMAT Book Recommendations? Best GMAT Books

Co-author of the GMAT Club tests

Have a blog? Feature it on GMAT Club!

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Intern
Joined: 29 Aug 2012
Posts: 9
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: Question about the 5 free GMAT score reports [#permalink]  07 Jan 2013, 14:25
Guys,

I had another question on giving the names of 5 schools during the test? Is it compulsory to select 5 colleges or that field can be left blank. I want to see my gmat score first and then want to submit new score to earlier schools, if the scores are better.

Ofcourse, I can fill in some random 5 school in there, but was just curious if that is a required field?

Thanks
Peeyush
Founder
Affiliations: AS - Gold, HH-Diamond
Joined: 04 Dec 2002
Posts: 13325
Location: United States (WA)
GMAT 1: 750 Q49 V42
GPA: 3.5
Followers: 3122

Kudos [?]: 17174 [0], given: 4112

Re: Question about the 5 free GMAT score reports [#permalink]  07 Jan 2013, 14:41
Expert's post
No, it is not. You can skip it. GMAC would love you to skip it and pay them more later on.
Keep in mind, it takes longer (supposedly) for the scores to reach schools.

If you submit when you are taking your GMAT, the scores should get to the school very quickly (days or hours) and then the AWA will be graded and communicated.
If you choose to submit the scores AFTER the test (after you see the score), you will have to wait for your AWA to be graded and Scores to be released and only then you can request the scores to be sent to schools. This is not a big deal for the most. It was a big deal back in the paper days, however.
_________________

Founder of GMAT Club

Just starting out with GMAT? Start here... | Want to know your GMAT Score? Try GMAT Score Estimator
Need GMAT Book Recommendations? Best GMAT Books

Co-author of the GMAT Club tests

Have a blog? Feature it on GMAT Club!

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Manager
Joined: 09 Nov 2012
Posts: 170
GMAT 1: 700 Q43 V42
Followers: 4

Kudos [?]: 55 [0], given: 29

Re: Question about the 5 free GMAT score reports [#permalink]  07 Jan 2013, 16:35
peeyusha wrote:
Guys,

I had another question on giving the names of 5 schools during the test? Is it compulsory to select 5 colleges or that field can be left blank. I want to see my gmat score first and then want to submit new score to earlier schools, if the scores are better.

Ofcourse, I can fill in some random 5 school in there, but was just curious if that is a required field?

Thanks
Peeyush

This is what I did. Granted, it will then cost you $28 per report and you must wait until your AWA and IR are graded. After that, it takes about eight days for the schools to get your report. Make sure you have at least a month that you can wait (and$28 per score report you want sent).
_________________

If my post helped you, please consider giving me kudos.

Intern
Joined: 12 Dec 2012
Posts: 27
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 10

Re: Question about the 5 free GMAT score reports [#permalink]  08 Jan 2013, 11:34
peeyusha wrote:
Guys,

I had another question on giving the names of 5 schools during the test? Is it compulsory to select 5 colleges or that field can be left blank. I want to see my gmat score first and then want to submit new score to earlier schools, if the scores are better.

Ofcourse, I can fill in some random 5 school in there, but was just curious if that is a required field?

Thanks
Peeyush

But you are required to list and/or submit all GMAT scores when you apply to schools anyways right? So not reporting a lower 2nd score at the time of the test would be pretty moot, since you would end up having to report it anyways, right?
Intern
Joined: 05 Sep 2013
Posts: 6
Concentration: Finance, Economics
GMAT 1: 710 Q47 V40
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: Question about the 5 free GMAT score reports [#permalink]  02 Jan 2014, 05:09
Hi,

I retook the GMAT for the second time today( 1st time was 3 months ago) again today and selected to send the scores to 5 schools to which I had not sent my scores from the first test. However I scored less in the Second test. Would I be required to send my official score reports for the 1st test again to these schools or would my official score report from the second test containing all my GMAT scores suffice?

Thanks
Ashwin
Re: Question about the 5 free GMAT score reports   [#permalink] 02 Jan 2014, 05:09
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
A question about Gmat Score Report 3 05 Jan 2016, 14:36
Questions about reporting scores at end of exam 1 08 Sep 2015, 07:48
GMAT Score Reporting Question 1 22 Jan 2015, 23:01
1 Question about score reports when retaking the test 1 01 Jul 2012, 06:43
Question about sending test score reports 1 19 Nov 2007, 11:49
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# Question about the 5 free GMAT score reports

Moderators: bagdbmba, WaterFlowsUp

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.