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Test center is OK, supervisors can't be worse
April 15 | 2012

2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful
       By alfrep joined: February 5, 2012 | 21 | 7 |
Date of your test:  12 Apr 2012   Appointment time:  morning
The reviewer would recommend this test center to others:  Will Not Recommend   Location:   Montevideo, Uruguay
Location
Excellent, easy to find. But there is no parking, go early to find a spot.

Facilities and restrooms
Everything clean and they have fresh water. However, they do not have lockers. They take your things and store them until the end of the exam. If you want something from your bag in the break you have to ask one of the supervisors to bring your bag, take what you want out, and ask the supervisor to store the bag again. You should not bring anything valuable because you don't know who may have easy access to your things and the test center is not responsible. In addition, make sure you get enough scratch paper before starting the test, because if you need more you would have to go upstairs, ask for a new one and then go again downstairs. That might mean at least 2 minutes. I don't take too many notes so it was more than enough for me.

Noise level
No noise from street. However, you can constantly hear people going up or down the stairs next to the room. The noise from other test takers next to you can be annoying too because the keyboards make a lot of noise when typing.

Staff
Here comes the big problem. When I took the exam there were two women. The younger one was friendly, but the other seemed very angry since the first minute I saw her. She was in an extremely bad mood. During the first break, because of her fault I lost 2 minutes in my Q section and had to start it arguing with her instead of relaxing and concentrating during the break. She didn't want to log me in because she told me she was not able to do it, and the other woman (the younger one) was talking on the phone and the old woman told me she could not be interrupt the young woman because the phone call was more important than my exam. After complaining A LOT the old woman finally went down the stairs telling me her user and password will probably not work. The user did work but it was already around 2 minutes late and I could not concentrate properly during the first half of the Q section.
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A great alternative to buenos aires
March 08 | 2015

       By Bizancio84 joined: September 17, 2012 | 0 | 0 |
Date of your test:  24 Feb 2015   Appointment time:  
The reviewer would recommend this test center to others:     Location:   Montevideo, Uruguay
The staff is friendly and very eager to help. The institute as well as the test room is very clean. The test room has only five computers. The test center is close to Montevideo downtown and is easy to find.
Regarding to noise level, the place was very quiet and I was the only person taking the exam, these are perfect conditions for taking your GMAT.
One negative aspect is that I had to lose one minute or so, in order to get more paper for the quantitative section. I had to get up of my chair and go to the door in order to call the staff to bring me more paper.
However, I want to make a special mention to the staff, during my exam the computer froze and they solved the problem in a matter of minutes. After I was done with my exam they let me use one of the computers to communicate with my family.
Another positive aspect of this test center is that it usually has more available dates than the test center in buenos aires.
Finally, if I had to retake the exam I would definitely return to this place
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