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GRE or GMAT

by sleepyjoe » Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:50 pm
Hello Everyone:

I'm thinking of taking the GRE over the GMAT as many top MBA programs are accepting the GRE. Please share your thoughts. Also, i heard the GRE exam is easier than the GMAT.

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by beatthegmat » Tue Dec 08, 2009 8:22 pm
You may want to review this article on the GMAT vs. the GRE for MBA admissions: https://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/2009/09/ ... or-the-gre
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by sleepyjoe » Wed Dec 09, 2009 6:36 am
Thanks. And, boy, i was so excited.

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by beatthegmat » Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:05 am
Haha, sorry to burst your bubble!
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by sleepyjoe » Thu Dec 10, 2009 6:01 am
Erin:

I sent you an email with my contact information; did you get it?


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by ajith » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:13 am
beatthegmat wrote:You may want to review this article on the GMAT vs. the GRE for MBA admissions: https://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/2009/09/ ... or-the-gre
Hmmm

MIT accepts only GRE for it's operations management PhD program. How sick :(
I might even consider writing GRE now
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by sars72 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:45 am
ajith wrote: Hmmm

MIT accepts only GRE for it's operations management PhD program. How sick :(
I might even consider writing GRE now
will you be applying for the PhD program?!!

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by ajith » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:49 am
sars72 wrote:
ajith wrote: Hmmm

MIT accepts only GRE for it's operations management PhD program. How sick :(
I might even consider writing GRE now
will you be applying for the PhD program?!!
Fortunately or unfortunately, I will only be applying for PhD programs. I already have an MBA and not a very bad one in India
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by sars72 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:52 am
ajith wrote: Fortunately or unfortunately, I will only be applying for PhD programs. I already have an MBA and not a very bad one in India
whoa! awesome! a PhD applicant in our midst. So, when & where did you get an MBA from? & is GMAT/GRE needed for the PhD programs?

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by ajith » Mon Feb 01, 2010 5:57 am
sars72 wrote: whoa! awesome! a PhD applicant in our midst. So, when & where did you get an MBA from? & is GMAT/GRE needed for the PhD programs?
I did my MBA from IIM Kozhikode '09 batch ; Most of the Schools accept GMAT. Some prefer GRE and MIT is one place which accepts GRE alone(operations management). One of GMAT/GRE is essential I am going with GMAT this time.
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by money9111 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 9:14 am
I think I would still prefer to take the GMAT over the GRE... actually "I think" isn't the operative phrase seeing as though... I'm going too...

Schools rankings still report the avg GMAT score - I have yet to see them also report avg GRE score.
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by hk » Thu Feb 25, 2010 3:53 pm
A very good discussion indeed, I'm moving this thread to The Application Process for the benefit of others.
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by money9111 » Thu Feb 25, 2010 4:13 pm
There's a section at the end of the latest podcast by MBA Podcaster that talks about the GREs being accepted by business schools. Basically the top B-schools accept the GRE mainly for candidates who have decided late in the game that they've wanted to apply. At least that was the reasoning behind it.

The issue is addressed a little more than halfway through...

https://www.mbapodcaster.com/low-gmat-sc ... Episode=96
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