GMAT: Log on and get cracking now

Last Updated 21 July 2010, 11:46 IST

Veritas prep sessions are available through two sources.

Classroom sessions: These sessions are conducted at various Career Launcher centres across the country. The nine-week programme uses previously-released GMAT questions to help students practise and learn. Each of the 14 course booklets includes material to help students maximise their GMAT scores. Students can also access 12 computer-adaptive GMAT tests at these centres.

Correspondence course: Those who wish to prepare on their own can subscribe to Veritas GMAT material (14 booklets) and the 12 computer adaptive tests. Veritas GMAT study material covers 14 courseware booklets, two solutions booklets and one Advanced Maths booklet.

The lesson booklets by describing a particular section on the GMAT, followed by the Veritas methodology for mastering that section and finish with a wide range of practice drills and GMAT questions.

The Practice GMAT Questions are divided into three parts. Homework problems: Typically taken from previously-released GMAT. These questions are a random mix of Medium and Advanced difficulty level questions.

Homework drill: Designed by GMAT experts at Veritas, the drill aims to improve the skills necessary for a particular section of the GMAT.

Challenge problems: Taken from various sources, these questions are more difficult that ordinary  GMAT questions. Students who can correctly answer these questions consistently usually score above 90 percentile in the GMAT. 

Veritas Classroom Course components include:

* 57 hours of classroom sessions (19 sessions of 3 hours each)
*12 Computer-Adaptive Tests (CATs) online
* Three tests from ARCO
* Issue/Argument grading from AWA experts
Veritas GMAT also offers admission consulting programmes depending on the number of colleges candidates wish to apply for. For more details, log onto: http://www.careerlauncher.com/location/CenterScheduleDetails.jsp

The GMAT Unravelled

Manya Education, Indian partners of The Princeton Review (TPR), is organising a unique pan India event called  ‘The GMAT Unravelled’ on July 24, 2010.

The event will be co-hosted by GMAC (Graduate Management Admissions Council), the governing body for the GMAT examinations world-wide, and the Indian School of Business (ISB), a premium B-School in India.

With experts on the GMAT and B-School admissions experts in the same forum, the event aims to give an accurate understanding of the GMAT, how to tackle it, who should take it and the importance of the GMAT in the admissions process, and strategic insights on B-School selection processes.

Interested candidates can contact any of the TPR-MANYA centres or register at www.manyagroup.com/GMAC.

Registrations close on July 23, 2010, Timings of the event: 2:30pm-5pm

(Published 21 July 2010, 11:46 IST)

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