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New guide to ace GMAT launched

education Updated: Jul 16, 2014 11:24 IST
HT Education Correspondent

Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), the owner and administrator of the GMAT exam worldwide, has announced the launch of the Official Guide for GMAT Review 2015. In collaboration with Wiley, the official publishing partner of the guide, the new Official Guide for GMAT Review 2015 has online content, videos and a study tool, allowing business school applicants to access hundreds of real, retired GMAT questions both in book form and online.

The 2015 edition of the best-selling Official Guide for GMAT Review, which is released as an annual series, continues to provide supplemental guides for the quantitative and verbal sections.

Commenting on the launch, Ashish Bhardwaj, vice president, APAC, GMAC said, “The GMAC Official Guide for GMAT Review 2015 provides insights coupled with tips, practice sessions and answers to questions along with detailed explanations that will help in addressing test aspirants’ needs more effectively. The online enhancement made to the 2015 edition makes preparing for the GMAT exam easier and more convenient as students now have the ability to customise question sets for their needs”.

The Official Guide for GMAT Review 2015 contains a compendium of retired GMAT questions along with answer explanations. The latest edition of the guide is replete with learning resources including:

* An online question bank including more than 900 practice questions of all types with answers and explanations
* A dedicated section in the guide covers the diagnostic exam designed to help the aspirants focus on their test preparation efforts
* Exclusive access to videos from real test takers and GMAC staff who share insight s and tips on GMAT preparation.
* Dedicated sections on grammar review, math review, actual essay topics, sample responses, and scoring information

The Official Guide for GMAT series has already sold more than one million copies worldwide. Vikas Gupta, managing director, Wiley India, said, “The Official Guide for GMAT Review series is a highly valued learning resource amongst GMAT aspirants globally. We are pleased to announce that we will now be releasing a new edition of the prestigious title annually, with value-added learning resources, including exclusive access to online test banks and videos, which would benefit thousands of test takers tremendously.”

“...We are positive that this guide will serve as the base for students to prepare and score well in the exam,” said Ashok Sarathy, GMAC vice president, product management.