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.
The GRE is an intensive and time-consuming test that requires months of preparation. To help you get started, here are some resources, which are highly recommended by fellow learners.
Last updated: 19 April 2023