New GMAT Features Launching July 19

This topic has expert replies
User avatar
Official Company Rep
Posts: 667
Joined: 12 Jun 2012
Location: Washington DC
Thanked: 143 times
Followed by:268 members
GMAT Score:800

New GMAT Features Launching July 19

by OfficialGMAT » Thu Jun 25, 2015 5:51 am
GMAC is introducing three new features to improve and streamline the GMAT exam experience for test takers. GMAC asked thousands of candidates and test takers about their GMAT experience and how to make it better. We listened and took action. These new features and options for test takers are effective July 19, 2015.

Cancelled Scores Removed from Score Reports
Repeat Exams Allowed after 16 Days
Authentication Code Replaced with Date of Birth


Read more about these changes and what they mean for you on our blog. Also, if you have any questions about these changes, feel free to ask right here.

https://www.mba.com/controlthegmat

Thanks,
Jeremy
Attachments
2015_GMAT_enhancements_mbacom_1200x900_v1.jpg
Leah
Official GMAC Representative

Have a question about customer service issues, GMAT exam policies, or GMAT exam structure? Post your question in our Ask the Test Maker forum!

User avatar
Newbie | Next Rank: 10 Posts
Posts: 1
Joined: 24 Oct 2013

by amanthapar » Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:29 am
When you say "repeat" exams - do you mean anyone can take the exam every 16 days or is this just a one time chance.

For example : Could I take the GMAT like this: July 1st, July 17th, August 2nd, August 18th and so on..

Second Question :- Can we please retroactively cancel old GMAT scores.........

User avatar
Junior | Next Rank: 30 Posts
Posts: 26
Joined: 09 Jan 2015
Location: New York City
Thanked: 4 times
GMAT Score:780

by ReasonGMAT » Thu Jun 25, 2015 8:54 am
This is huge! the 31 day wait was very annoying for test takers who had prepared adequately, were genuinely ready, but just had a bad game day performance. Allowing people to take the test 16 days later is really a huge benefit so that people in the situation just described can jump right back on the horse and don't have to sit around twiddling their thumbs for a whole month!
ReasonGMAT
GMAT Prep with a Focus on Reasoning and Critical Thinking
www.ReasonGMAT.com

User avatar
Official Company Rep
Posts: 96
Joined: 01 May 2008
Thanked: 9 times
Followed by:16 members
GMAT Score:770

by [email protected] » Thu Jun 25, 2015 12:27 pm
amanthapar wrote:Second Question :- Can we please retroactively cancel old GMAT scores.........
Looking at the FAQ on MBA.com, it looks like the policy is retroactive, but only for scores that were already canceled on test day. It doesn't look like test takers can go back and cancel scores that they have already accepted.

Still, this is huge news!