Which countries attract talent to and from Asia today?
The Asian Geographic Trend Report for GMAT examinees is your annual resource for data on where citizens of Asia wish to study and how well programs in that region are attracting domestic and foreign students. Read the latest report.
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Highlights from Testing Year 2012*
Scores Received. Programs in Asia received 58,919 score reports from global examinees in TY 2012, up
37% from TY 2011 and 54% from TY 2008.
Exams Taken. The number of GMAT exams taken by Asian citizens surpassed 100,000 for the first time in
TY 2012, reaching an all-time high of 110,737 exams. This represents an increase of 29% over TY 2011 and 56% from TY 2008.
Scores Sent. Asian citizens sent 354,996 GMAT score reports to business schools around the world in TY 2012. Combined, Asian GMAT examinees sent an average of 3.2 score reports per examinee in TY 2012. Regional variation in score-sending habits ranged from an average of 4.4 score reports sent by Indian citizens to 1.8 for South Korean citizens.
*GMAT Testing Years run from July 1 to June 30. Report updates are available during the first quarter of the following year.
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