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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## To Understand GMAT format and Pattern tagged by: amitifs ##### This topic has 2 member replies ## To Understand GMAT format and Pattern Hi All, I am new to GMAT preparartion and want to understand the basic structure of the GMAT; the sections, the duration, the number of questions, the scoring mechanism, and so on. Also, i will be grateful if somebody tell me section wise books to read and mock test paper to attempt to get score around 720-730. As I am in ERP consulting line from 9 years, i think 720 score might be enough to get into good B-School like INSEAD etc. If anybody also guide in this aspect, i really appreciate. Thanks in advance. Kind Regards Amit Singh[/b] ### GMAT/MBA Expert Elite Legendary Member Joined 23 Jun 2013 Posted: 10023 messages Followed by: 494 members Upvotes: 2867 GMAT Score: 800 Hi Amit, To start, you can learn about the GMAT and get some free practice materials at www.mba.com. Since it sounds like you're just beginning your studies, then it would be a good idea to take a FULL-LENGTH practice CAT Test; you can take 2 for free at www.mba.com. If you want to do a little studying first, so that you can familiarize yourself with the basic content and question types, then that's okay - but you shouldn't wait too long to take that initial CAT. That score will give us a good sense of your natural strengths and weaknesses and will help provide a basis for comparison as you continue to study. A FULL CAT takes about 3.5 hours to complete, so make sure that you've set aside enough time to take it in one sitting. Once you have those scores, you should report back here and we can come up with a study plan. I'd like to know a bit more about your timeline and goals: 1) When are you planning to take the GMAT? 2) When are you planning to apply to Business School? 3) Going forward, how many hours do you think you can consistently study each week? GMAT assassins aren't born, they're made, Rich _________________ Contact Rich at Rich.C@empowergmat.com ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 1809 messages Followed by: 14 members Upvotes: 43 Hi Amit, Iâ€™m glad you reached out, and Iâ€™m happy to help. Since you are just starting out, you should first ulr=http://www.mba.com/us/the-gmat-exam/about-the-gmat-exam.aspx] familiarize yourself with the GMAT [/url] and then take an official MBA.com practice exam . Once you complete the exam, please report back here with your score breakdown, and I can provide some further advice. _________________ Scott Woodbury-Stewart Founder and CEO • Magoosh Study with Magoosh GMAT prep Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Trial & Practice Exam BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Veritas GMAT Class Experience Lesson 1 Live Free Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Get 300+ Practice Questions 25 Video lessons and 6 Webinars for FREE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Free Practice Test & Review How would you score if you took the GMAT Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • 5 Day FREE Trial Study Smarter, Not Harder Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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