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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
OA - Official Answer for a question OE - Official Explanation
GCD - Greatest Common Divisor HCF - Same as GCD: Highest Common Factor LCM - Lowest Common Multiple
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
HSW - Harvard/Stanford/Wharton
MBB - McKinsey, BCG, Bain
MC - Management Consulting
PE - Private Equity
WE - Work Experience
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Re: Official List of GMAT Club Acronyms and Abbreviations [#permalink]
07 Nov 2009, 08:50
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R1, R2, etc., refer to the deadlines for specific schools. the general consensus is that applying before the school's first deadline (R1) offers the best chance of getting in, although that's not so clear to me any more. i do think you get the best chances to get $$$ from schools by applying before the first deadline. most schools have 3 deadlines... applying R3 at these schools is generally not recommended, as most of the spots will have been filled up by then.