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

It is currently 22 Jul 2014, 15:45

Close

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
Your Progress

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

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Taking GMAT straight after college

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 03 May 2007
Posts: 20
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Taking GMAT straight after college [#permalink] New post 25 May 2007, 20:15
Is it OK to take the GMAT during college or closely following college if you don't plan to use it for 3-4 years? Or do business schools want people to take the GMAT as close to the application date as possible?
Kaplan GMAT Prep Discount CodesKnewton GMAT Discount CodesVeritas Prep GMAT Discount Codes
SVP
SVP
avatar
Joined: 12 Dec 2005
Posts: 1652
Location: San Diego, California
Followers: 12

Kudos [?]: 163 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Re: Taking GMAT straight after college [#permalink] New post 29 May 2007, 08:26
GMATnewb wrote:
Is it OK to take the GMAT during college or closely following college if you don't plan to use it for 3-4 years? Or do business schools want people to take the GMAT as close to the application date as possible?


GMATnewb,

Interesting question. Schools will accept scores up to 5 years after you take them, and I don't believe they would be more skeptical of a score that was 4 years old versus one that was 1 year old, especially if everything else about your profile (GPA, nature of work) tells them that you are intellectually prepared for B-school. It seems to be true that one's ability to ace standardized test scores erodes the older you get (brain cells dying etc.). So if you believe that you are best able to ace the GMAT by taking it now--while your young brain is still amped up from the exercise it got in college--then go for it.

Good luck,

_________________

Paul Bodine /
Author, Great Applications for Business School and Perfect Phrases for Business School Acceptance

Follow Paul Bodine on Twitter

    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
1 Process after taking GMAT prasdeep 1 30 Jun 2010, 14:06
Taking my GMAT day after! divanshuj 5 10 Jun 2010, 12:03
1 Taking GMAT after getting into B-school? empanado 2 12 Oct 2008, 08:21
Taking GMAT During College? Anhydrosis 5 31 May 2007, 18:19
Taking the GMAT after being admitted... amorica 21 16 Mar 2007, 21:27
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Taking GMAT straight after college

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

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®.