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What Executive Assessment Score is Good Enough?

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What Executive Assessment Score is Good Enough?

You may have heard that GMAC, the organization responsible for the GMAT, recently released a new standardized test made specifically for EMBA candidates – “seasoned professionals” – who want to go to business school but are so busy with their careers that they cannot easily take time to study for an exam like the GMAT, which can necessitate months of preparation. Candidates are able to take the 90-minute test year-round at test centers in approximately 600 locations.

Among the EMBA programs that accept the Executive Assessment exam are Columbia Business School, Chicago Booth, Haas, London Business School and INSEAD. For EMBA candidates applying to these top EMBA programs, the Executive Assessment (EA) alternative is great news! This is an exam that requires far less preparation time relative to the GMAT and GRE, so with much less effort you may be able to get a great score.

But, given the newness of the exam, it is natural for candidates to wonder: What is a good EA exam score?

In general, the percentile will tell you more than the raw score. A good score is typically one in which you have scored in the 80th percentile or higher on the main parts of the exam. But, you should not overemphasize the weight the score in your admissions process. Because the EA exam is so new, EMBA admissions committees do not have data dating back long enough, over years, to assess with certainty how these EA scores correlate with student performance in the EMBA program or after. So, they will not feel compelled to use the score as major component in deciding to reject a candidate.

While some candidates have heard that a score of 147 might be ideal, we have seen candidates with Executive Assessment scores as low as in the 40th percentile in quant (often correlating to a 141 score overall) still gain admission to top programs such as the Columbia EMBA program. So, currently, the EA is not weighed heavily enough to derail most strong candidates in the event that the score is less than ideal.

While it is always wonderful to have a strong standardized test score, don’t assume that having a less-than-ideal GMAT score will close the door for your admission. Rather, through your essays, resume, recommendations and application form information, skillfully direct the attention of the admissions committee to all of the evidence that indicates you will excel academically in their program.



Need help with your application? Reach out to us at info@mbaadmit.com.

Dr. Shel Watts, the Founder of MBA Admit.com, is a Harvard and Oxford graduate with Harvard admissions experience and over 26 years of work with MBA applicants. Clients can opt to work directly with Dr. Shel in the admissions process. http://www.mbaadmit.com

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I have no idea what a good score in EA is. But I appeared for my EA a few weeks ago and wanted to share my score. My aggregate score is 166 (IR:14,V:14,Q:18). I look forward to your inputs on how good or bad the score is. Thanks!
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