Do I Have to take an entrance exam?
Yes, all applicants applying for the MSM in Marketing are required to submit their GRE or GMAT score. Your application will be considered incomplete without the score and you will be unable to receive and admissions decision.
GRE or GMAT?
|What Take It?||The test is required for admissions to most graduate schools and growing number of business schools||The test is required for admissions at most business schools|
|Test Structure||The GRE Consists of a 60-minute Analytical Writing section - with two essays at 30 minutes each. There is a Verbal Reasoning section, also with two 30-minute parts. There are two 35-minute Quantitative Reasonsing sections. There's also a 30-35 minute experimental section that can be either math or verbal||The GMAT consists of a 30-minute Analytic section with one essay, a 30-minute Integrated Reasoning section, a 75-minute Quantitative section and a 75-minute Verbal section|
|Test Format||Offered as a computer adaptive by section exam in the United States||The GMAT is a computer-adaptive test|
|How It's Scored||Verbal and Quantitative scores from 130 to 170 in 1-point increments.||The overall, or composite, GMAT score ranges from 200 to 800 in 10-point increments.|
|Testing Time||3.5 hours using paper or 3.75 hours using computer||3.5 hours|
|How Long are Scores Valid For?||5 years||5 years|
Information provided by Princeton Review
How can I prepare for the GMAT or GRE?
The University of Arizona
The University of Arizona's Think Tank offers a 4-week prep course that will aid you in achieving the best score possible on the GRE or GMAT exam. Courses include a test prep book and practice test. Seats are limited in each session so if you're interested be sure to sign up soon. Visit their website for pricing and dates, thinktank.arizona.edu
Kaplan Test Prep
Kaplan offers test prep help for both the GMAT and GRE that can be provided either online, in-person, private tutoring or self-paced. Visit Kaplan's website for more details and pricing, www.kaptest.com
The Princeton Review offers GMAT and GRE test prep courses to choose from depending on you learning style, online, self-paced, private tutor, and your budget. www.princetonreview.com/GMAT or www.princetonreview.com/GRE
The Economist GRE Tutor
The Economist offers a GRE tutor that can guarantee point improvements. They have three tutoring plans to choose from that vary in price and length, but they also have a 7-day free trial! gre.economist.com
ETS GRE Free General Test Preparation Material
ETS offers free material to help you prepare for your GRE exam with sample questions, advice, scoring guides and tips for answering question types for each section. www.ets.org
GMAT Free Test Preparation Material
Similar to ETS, GMAT offers free materials and study guides to download to help with the GMAT. They also offer test prep advice and how to plan for the day of your test. www.mba.com
Offering both GRE and GMAT prep that allows you to study anywhere at anytime on either a computer or a mobile phone. Email assistance is available to answer any questions and has a "Most ambitious score improvement guarantee: improve your score by 50 points" www.magoosh.com