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October 2014

GM NewsIR Scores Provide Unique Information to Help Predict Success
Recently, more than a dozen schools have conducted validity studies to see not only how well the IR scores predict on their own, but also how much unique information they provide over what is already known about each candidate. Read more...


October 2013

GM NewsUnofficial GMAT Scores Now Include Integrated Reasoning Scores | Graduate Management News
Unofficial GMAT score reports, provided to GMAT test takers at test centers worldwide immediately after they take the computer-based test, will now include scores from the Integrated Reasoning section. Read more...


August 2013

GM News Bain May Use GMAT Integrated Reasoning Test to Help Screen MBA Hires | Graduate Management News
Bain & Co., one of the most coveted MBA employers, may soon use scores on the GMAT’s new Integrated Reasoning section to screen applicants for consulting jobs—and it likely won’t be the last employer to do so. Read more...


July 2013

GM NewsArticle: Graduate Management News
Since the Integrated Reasoning (IR) section of the GMAT exam launched in June 2012, approximately 240,000 people have taken the test, adding even more data to research previously released by GMAC. Studies on business students, alumni, employers, and faculty affirm the value of IR skills in business school and on the job. Read more...


Big Data Video Video: Big Data Goes to B-School

The reality of Big Data has arrived at business schools around the world in a big way. The movement toward leveraging what has come to be called ‘big data’ has swept fields as disparate as sports, healthcare, economics, and business. Watch this video to find out how graduate programs are incorporting this tool into their programs.


 GMAT Integrated Reasoning Score Scale July 2013Score Scale: Integrated Reasoning Score Scale

The July 2013 GMAT integrated reasoning score scale is released.



 


May 2013

In the Studio July 2013 Video: IR Band Reports
In the fifth edition of In the Studio with GMAC, Ashok Sarathy, vice president of the GMAT program, provides an overview of customized IR band reports that are available to all GMAT accepting programs.


March 2013

GM News March Thumbnail Article: Graduate Management News
The vast majority of graduate business school alumni use Integrated Reasoning skills on the job, and the more they use these skills, the more likely they are to be ahead of or exactly where they expected to be in their career — and the higher their median salary is, according to findings from GMAC's 2013 Alumni Perspectives Survey. Learn more in the Graduate Management News article, People Who Use Integrated Reasoning Skills Often Report Higher Salaries.


February 2013

Video: What IR Data is Showing Video: What IR Data is Showing
In the fourth edition of In the Studio with GMAC, Ashok Sarathy, vice president of the GMAT program, explains what the data about people's performance on the integrated reasoning section of the GMAT Exam are showing.


January 2013

In the Studio Video: Score Reports Video: Score Reporting Timeline 
In this segment of our video series In the Studio, Ashok Sarathy, Vice President, GMAT Program discusses the delay experienced by schools receiving official GMAT score reports with Sabrina White, Market Development Director, Americas.


Integrated Reasoning at 6 Months Article: Graduate Management News
GMAC's Larry Rudner interprets integrated reasoning data from the first 105,000 GMAT exams taken with this new test component in the Graduate Management News article Demystifying the GMAT: What We Know About IR 6 Months After Launch


Integrated Reasoning Score Scale Jan 2013Score Scale: Integrated Reasoning Score Scale

The updated integrated reasoning score scale is released.

 

 





December 2012

In the Studio: the Validity of Integrated ReasoningVideo: Validity of Integrated Reasoning
This installment of our video series In the Studio tackles the subject of validity of the integrated reasoning section of the GMAT exam. 

 


Integrated Reasoning Video Video: GMAT with Integrated ReasoningIn this video, learn how the integrated reasoning section of the GMAT exam provides another data point to differentiate candidates abilities to manage large amounts of data, discern the relative importance of information, and make sound decisions supported by data.



Integrated Reasoning ImageOn Demand: Integrated Reasoning & Admissions Webinar Recording
New GMAC data provides insight into six months of GMAT testing with integrated reasoning. This webinar recording explores the relationship between integrated reasoning scores and other elements of an applicant’s profile. A panel of admission directors share insights into the role that IR has played in their admissions process.
 


November 2012

In the Studio #1Video:  Integrated Reasoning Scoring Guide Discussion
In our inaugural edition of our In the Studio video series, Ashok Sarathy, Vice President GMAT Program responds to requests from schools for a scoring guide for the integrated reasoning (IR) section of the GMAT exam.


Ernst & Young Corporate Recruiter Video Video: Ernst & Young Recruiters Discuss Integrated Reasoning
See how hiring managers and recruiters from Ernst & Young look for business and management school graduates with skills that are being measured in the integrated reasoning section of the GMAT exam.



Video: Intel Corporate Recruiters Discuss Integrated Reasoning
Recruiters from Intel Corporation discuss how integrated reasoning is used in the hiring process and the workplace.




Video: Liberty Mutual Recruiters Discuss Integrated Reasoning
Watch this video to learn how recruiters from Liberty Mutual Insurance use the skills tested in the integrated reasoning section of the GMAT exam not only in the hiring process but in the workplace.

 


October 2012

Larry Rudner, Vice President and Chief PsychometricianArticle: Graduate Management News
Lawrence M. Rudner, GMAC vice president and chief psychometrician, explains why validity is a shared by schools, test takers, and test publishers in the October Graduate Management News article Demystifying the GMAT: Who Owns Validity?

 

 

 

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