Last updated: October 2023 If you’ve been following news about graduate business education, you might have heard about the new GMAT Focus Edition (GFE) which is soon going to replace the GMAT. In this article, we will help you better understand the differences between the two versions of the test, how they affect you as a test taker and any implications for business school admissions. Comparison table GFE vs. GMAT
27 days - the number of days after I decided to apply to INSEAD before I submitted my application. Considering an MBA on a long-winded impulse, I told myself I would only look into schools once I knew where I stood in my GMAT results. I would not even allow myself to imagine as I grew up never academically good enough.
In parts one and two of our series, we discussed the purpose of the GMAT and GRE for business school admissions, as well as the differences in the test structures and the skills you will need to tackle each of them.
In part one of our guide to the GMAT and GRE, we discussed the purpose of these standardised tests for business school admission, as well as the differences in test structure and individual components. In this article, we will go deeper into the main sections of each test and give you some examples of what to expect and what skills you will need to master the GMAT or GRE.
Like any other top business school, INSEAD requires its applicants to the MBA and Master in Management (MIM) degree programmes to attempt either the GMAT or the GRE. One of the most common questions we hear is: “Which test is better?”
Standardised aptitude tests like the GMAT and GRE are required for most business school degrees. But with the plethora of information out there, getting started can feel a bit overwhelming. INSEAD's Degree Programmes recruitment team took the plunge and attempted both tests themselves, going through the entire actual in-person test-taking experience for both the GMAT and the GRE to experience first-hand what applicants will be going through.
The GMAT or GRE are a requirement for most business school programmes, including the INSEAD Master in Management (MIM) and MBA. It is also among the assessment options for the INSEAD Executive MBA and Executive Master in Finance. Like many other adaptive tests, the GMAT and GRE require rigorous preparation in the weeks leading up to the exam date. With the right approach and proper planning, however, acing them is well within reach.
The GMAT or GRE is a requirement for most business school programmes, including the INSEAD Master in Management (MIM) and MBA. It is also among the assessment options for the INSEAD Executive MBA and Executive Master in Finance.
I am writing this post following a long period of reflection. When evaluating someone's "success", people tend to see only the tip of the iceberg. In this article, my objective is to uncover the bottom of the iceberg and share my personal experience.
INSEAD has four equally important application criteria that guide our selection of an exciting, dynamic and diverse student body. The MBA Admissions team is looking for people with intellectual curiosity, personal qualities to contribute to the many INSEAD activities and a desire to stretch themselves in a rigorous academic programme. We welcome applications from around the world regardless of race, religion, gender, colour or financial status.