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About the Tests:
The Graduate Management Admissions test is used by business schools to evaluate applications for admissions to MBA Programs. It measures basic verbal, quantitative, and writing skills and consists of three main parts: the Analytical Writing Assessment, the Quantitative section, and the Verbal section for which you have approximately three and a half hours.
|Analytical Writing||· 30 minutes long
· 1 essay: Analysis of an Argument
|Integrated Reasoning||· 30 minutes long
· 12 multiple choice questions
· 4 question types: table analysis, graphics interpretation, multi-source reasoning, and two-part analysis
|Quantitative||· 75 minutes long
· 37 multiple choice questions
· 2 question types: data sufficiency and problem solving
|Verbal||· 75 minutes long
· 41 multiple choice questions
· 3 question types: Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, and Sentence Correction
|Scoring||· Total score: on a scale from 200-800.
· Analytical Writing: each essay graded twice from 0-6 in half-point intervals and scores averaged
· Quantitative/Verbal: on a fixed scale from 0-60
· Integrated Reasoning: whole number from 1-8
The GRE® General Test measures verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills that are not related to any specific field of study. The test consists of 3 sections – Analytical Writing, Verbal Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning and includes an unidentified unscored section. The Analytical Writing section is always first while the Verbal and Quantitative sections may appear in any order.
Prospective graduate applicants take the General Test. GRE® test scores are used by admissions or fellowship panels to supplement undergraduate records and other qualifications for graduate study. The scores provide common measures for comparing the qualifications of applicants and aid in evaluating grades and recommendations.
|Analytical Writing||· 1 hour long (30 minutes for each essay)
· 2 essays: Issue task and Argument task
|Verbal Reasoning||· 30 minutes long
· 20 multiple choice questions
· 3 question types: text completion, sentence equivalence, and critical reading
|Quantitative Reasoning||· 35 minutes long
· 20 multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank questions
· 3 question types: quantitative comparisons, problem solving, and data interpretation
|Scoring||· Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning: 130-170 in 1 point increments
· Analytical Writing: 0-6 in half-point increments
The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is a half-day, standardized test administered four times each year at designated testing centers throughout the world. All American Bar Association-approved law schools, most Canadian law schools, and many other law schools require applicants to take the LSAT as part of their admission process. The LSAT is designed to measure skills that are considered essential for success in law school: the reading and comprehension of complex texts with accuracy and insight; the organization and management of information and the ability to draw reasonable inferences from it; the ability to think critically; and the analysis and evaluation of the reasoning and arguments of others.
The test consists of five 35-minute sections of multiple-choice questions. Four of the five sections contribute to the test taker’s score. The unscored section, commonly referred to as the variable section, typically is used to pretest new test questions or to preequate new test forms. The placement of this section will vary. A 35-minute writing sample is administered at the end of the test. LSAC does not score the writing sample, but copies of the writing sample are sent to all law schools to which you apply.
|Reading Comprehension||· 35 minutes long
· 26-28 multiple choice questions
|Analytical Reasoning||· 35 minutes long
· 23-24 multiple choice questions
|Logical Reasoning||· 2 sections, 35 minutes long each
· 24-26 multiple choice questions
|Writing Sample||· 35 minutes long
· 1 essay
|Scoring||· Total score is on a scale from 120-180
· Writing sample is not graded, but is sent to schools along with scores
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