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Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

The Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT®) examination consists of three main parts, the Analytical Writing Assessment, Quantitative section, and Verbal section.

Analytical Writing Assessment

The GMAT® exam begins with the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA). The AWA consists of two separate writing tasks—Analysis of an Issue and Analysis of an Argument. Test takers are allowed 30 minutes to complete each essay.

Quantitative Section

Following an optional five-minute break, the Quantitative section of the GMAT® test begins. This section contains 37 multiple-choice questions of two question types—Data Sufficiency and Problem Solving. Test takers are allowed a maximum of 75 minutes to complete the entire section.

Verbal Section

After a second optional five-minute break, the Verbal Section of the GMAT® test begins. This section contains 41 multiple-choice questions of three question types—Reading Comprehension, Critical Reasoning, and Sentence Correction. Test takers are allowed a maximum of 75 minutes to complete the entire section.

Computer Based Testing only - Bulletins are available online at GMAT. ISU does not currently administer the GMAT exam on campus.

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