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# Test Center Reviews for GMAT Test

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06 Sep 2010, 07:39
haha no I didn't use the earplugs (I wasn't given any to begin with). I just used my fingers and the sleeves of my shirt.
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11 Sep 2010, 12:08
Center Name : Pearson VUE , Akademia Narodnogo Hozyaistva.
City & Country : Moscow, Russia.
Parking facility : Conveniet parking.
Invigilator Reviews : Good.
Environment : Room for 4 people, no windows, obsolete computers.
Rating 5/5 : 4/5 (-1 because of the old equipment).
Additional Info : 10 minutes from metro.
Do's & Don't s : Everything is OK.
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11 Sep 2010, 16:14
Center Name : Pearson VUE Wacker Drive (??)
City & Country : Chicago, IL, USA (Wacker Dr. location)
Parking facility : N/A (walked)
Invigilator Reviews : Very nice and accommodating. Helpful. Quick.
Environment : Testing center itself was not bad, fairly quiet, no real complaints. A bunch of construction on the lobby level of the building made it a pain to get into the building, but ended up not being a real problem.
Rating 5/5 : 4/5
Additional Info : Construction on lobby level. Have to walk around to the south entrance and buzz in (at least I did -- it was a Saturday).
Do's & Don't s : Do: kill the exam. Don't: freak out, it's just a test.
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13 Sep 2010, 14:04
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18 Sep 2010, 18:02
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18 Sep 2010, 23:43
Center Name : Pearson Vue , Newark
City & Country : Newark, Delaware, USA
Parking facility : available
Invigilator Reviews : Polite, ok efficient
Environment : I found it very good. Not much noise.
Rating 5/5 : 4.5
Additional Info : toilet is about a minute away so look at it before the exam. I asked for the additional notebook and lady was very slow. I have to attempt 4-6 math questions with virtually no space left to write on. They do not have good time keeping mechanism for breaks. (I am not sure how it happens in another centers)
Do's & Don't s : Look at the center a week before. It is little hidden inside the big building.
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19 Sep 2010, 00:14
Any Review about the Test center in Mumbai, India ?
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20 Sep 2010, 18:01
Center Name : Pearson Vue
City & Country : Mumbai, India
Parking facility : Big problem No parking facility on site. I had to park my car in a nearby hotel
Environment : Quiet.
Rating 5/5 : 4/5 (cut one mark for parking problems)
Additional Info : There will be a Cabin to the side numbered 12 A. Request for another seat. The cabin has bright lights and it was difficult for me to view the already messed up font family of the GMAC testing software
Do's & Don't s : NA
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29 Sep 2010, 11:17
shrouded1 wrote:
sandeep800 wrote:
HI can any one rate delhi and gurgaon centre please..

Thanx

Center Name : Pearson Professional Centers-New Delhi
City & Country : New Delhi, India
Parking facility : Yes, but busy because of metro works ... get someone else to drive if possible
Invigilator Reviews : Friendly & helpful, didn't experience any problems
Environment : Test area was maintained in silence, waiting area was spacious enough; no complaints
Rating 5/5 : 5.0
Additional Info : There is adequate lockers and a water cooler inside. Plenty of space to keep your in-break snacks
Do's & Don't s :The test center is good, and meets/exceeds expectations in most regards. Just remember try not to drive there yourself, if its not in the morning, it might be a headache to find parking

I second Shrouded1... I faced no problems as far as the test centre or its staff is concerned...
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02 Oct 2010, 01:07
jhkaas wrote:
bhanuguptain wrote:
Can anybody give me info about the Chandigarh(India) GMAT test center.

Center Name : Pearson Vue , Jetking
City & Country : Chandigarh, India
Parking facility : available
Invigilator Reviews : Polite, efficient
Environment : O.K types , there were 4 systems, A little noise disturbance was there , but one may use the earplugs
Rating 5/5 : 4
Additional Info :Center is located in the basement, no washroom in the center,have to go upstairs and into next building to use a very small , dirty toilet ; I took a shawl but wasnt allowed to take it inside,though, the temperature was fine and they offered to switch off the AC in case I felt cold
Do's & Don't s : Just see the washroom once before starting the test so that u dont waste time finding it in brake

Center Name : Jetking
City & Country : Chandigarh (Punjab), India
Parking facility : Sufficient
Invigilator Reviews : I'm at a loss of words. Read more here
Environment : Calm, isolated, silent, but too cold unless the AC is turned off
Rating 5/5 : 4/5 (minus 1 for the extra cold)
Do's & Don't s :

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02 Oct 2010, 08:32
rishabhsingla wrote:
Center Name : Jetking
City & Country : Chandigarh (Punjab), India
Parking facility : Sufficient
Invigilator Reviews : I'm at a loss of words. Read more here
Environment : Calm, isolated, silent, but too cold unless the AC is turned off
Rating 5/5 : 4/5 (minus 1 for the extra cold)
Do's & Don't s :

Someone is smitten ! hahaha
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02 Oct 2010, 09:18
For the record : I had no distracting females at my centre ... I wish ! There were only dudes, no scope (or interest) for conversation in the test breaks :d
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02 Oct 2010, 09:27

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27 Oct 2010, 06:26
Center Name : Pearson Professional center, Bangalore, India (new Manipal Center in Dickenson road)
City & Country : Bangalore, India.
Parking facility : No.
Invigilator Reviews : Good.
Environment : Room for 7 people, no windows, new Dell computers (as of 27th Oct. 2010).
Rating 5/5 : 5/5
Additional Info : 8 minutes break (if the appointment is at 9am, make sure you beat the morning traffic)
Do's & Don't s : Everything is fine.
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12 Nov 2010, 10:45
Center Name: Pearson Professional Centres
Parking facility: N/A (used public transit)
Invigilator Reviews: Very personable and responsive
Environment: Uncomfortably warm and stuffy inside the testing room. Earplugs and headphones are provided. The computers are Dell, but there isn't much space between the case and the desk forcing you to move the keyboard around (annoying on AWA, but otherwise no need for KB)
Rating: 2/5
Additional Info: You are provided with 2 pens and 1 booklet. They will not let you have more than one booklet so remember to swap out at each interval.
Do's & Don't s: None come to mind
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17 Apr 2011, 08:06
Any reviews from malaysia??

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18 Apr 2011, 17:46
Anyone for bay area centers.

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19 Apr 2011, 08:51
Center Name : Pearson Vue, 500, 5th Avenue, NY
City & Country : NY, USA
Parking facility : Used public transport. There's a station right outside the building.
Invigilator Reviews : Overall nice.
Environment : Good
Rating 5/5 :4.5
Additional Info : Earplugs were not provided and neither did I ask. Computer and room was comfortable. 1 booklet and 2 pens given. For the Verbal section, I asked for a second booklet and was given one.The restroom is outside the testing facility but inside the building; a walk down the hall way
Do's & Don't s : I think the Penn plaza center has more choice in test time and date . My center has most tests starting at 8 AM. Pretty crowded and noisy on Sat at the 8 am slot.
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20 Apr 2011, 12:05
Seattle area:

Renton: 4/5

Friendly faculty, great parking, not too hard to find. One time coming back into the test it took them a bit because there were a few of us trying to get in, but I got there before my 8 minutes were up.

Seattle/Northgate: 2/5

This testing center is twice as big as most. They have two big rooms, instead of one like I have seen before. Luckily I was taking a Kaplan practice test, because after one break they took a long time to get me back in, and I was a couple minutes late getting back to the test. When I took the real thing the first time I went here and did not do so well. The snarky guy that handed me my test score said, well you can get into WSU with that score (not a competitive school) and I felt like punching him. Given the size of the testing facility there is a greater possibility that you could have trouble getting back in within the 8 minutes BUT if you come during a time that is not that busy you will be able to get in and out super easy since it is so big.
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20 Jun 2011, 10:02
Any reviews for Chennai. Thanks
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