GMAC® Research Report Series

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Research Report Series

The Research Report Series is an online resource for white papers published by GMAC staff and Management Education Research Institute (MERInstitute) awardees.

Papers focus on themes and trends of interest to the graduate management education community. Report topics include GMAT validity studies, education program studies, studies related to students and alumni, population-specific studies, and studies related to high-stakes testing innovations and practices.

Popular Reports About the GMAT® Exam

  • Examinees Retaking the GMAT Exam (2005) — a thorough explanation of the average percentage of repeat test takers expected each year with an examination of the average GMAT score gains attained by this group
  • GMAT Validity Study Summary Report for 1997 to 2004 (2005) — our most comprehensive GMAT validity study summary available to date
  • Validity Study of Non-MBA Programs (2009) — a comparison of the level of predictive validity from admission factors used for non-MBA graduate business programs compared with the results against what is known for MBA programs. Differences may have implications for best practices for admissions staff who evaluate applicants for multiple programs.

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To view all research reports released by GMAC, visit the GMAC Research Library.

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