Fair Use

In the Classroom

You may refer to questions from The Official Guide for GMAT® Review publications and GMAT® Paper Tests if you meet each of these requirements:

  • All of your students have purchased the publication or tests.
  • You use them for teaching purposes, such as working the problem or explaining the answer.
  • You work questions on a blackboard, wipe board, or in a PowerPoint® or video presentation.

You may not post questions on any website or any social media site. 

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By Individuals

When you purchase physical products — you may sell, rent, loan, or give them away.

[Copying, scanning, duplicating, or uploading to any website or social medial site in any way is not allowed under copyright fair-use rules.]

Examples of physical products that are hard-copy:
  • Books
  • Reports
  • CDs

When you purchase or receive free online digital products — you may load them onto your personal computer and one mobile device for your personal use.[You may not sell, rent, loan, give away, copy, or duplicate online digital products, and you may not upload them to any other site.]

Examples of digital products:
  • GMATPrep® software
  • GMAT Write® tool
  • Online GMAT® Study Pack

The Copyright Clearance Center offers a wealth of information, including more details about fair-use rules. Visit the center’s education page at http://www.copyright.com/content/cc3/en/toolbar/education.html

When citing GMAC work Use professional standards and follow best practices when you reuse someone else’s content in any books, reports, articles, or other products you develop. At a minimum, you should:

  • Secure permission
  • Renew permission each year, when appropriate
  • Attribute the content accurately
You can learn more in a series of short videos about fair use in the workplace and in academic environments at the Copyright Clearance Center: http://www.copyright.com/content/cc3/en/toolbar/education.html