Graduate Management News
 

July 2007

  What's New

GMAC® Begins Test of GMAT® Fee Waivers

”We won’t let the cost of the test be a barrier for anyone seeking graduate management education,” GMAC® Chief Client Officer Nicole M. Chestang announced at the GMAC 2007 Annual Industry Conference in Philadelphia last month. GMAC is initiating a fee-waiver program for the GMAT® exam.

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  Effective Practices

The Power of Computerized Adaptive Testing

As part of the ongoing commitment by GMAC® to ensure the quality and integrity of the GMAT®, we continuously assess the exam to make improvements. In June, as part of this effort, GMAC sponsored its first conference on computerized adaptive testing (CAT).

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  What's New

Georgetown Wins Inaugural TeamMBA Award; “TeamMBA Week” Announced

The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University is the inaugural recipient of the TeamMBA Award, which recognizes a business school that demonstrates an outstanding commitment to community service. Monica Gray, assistant dean and director of MBA admissions at Georgetown, accepted the award at a presentation last month during the GMAC® Annual Industry Conference in Philadelphia.

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  Biz Buzz

BIZ BUZZ

Around the world in graduate management education.

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  What's New

GMAC® to Pilot Post-Admission, Diagnostic Tests in Accounting, Finance, and Statistics

Many business school professionals seek better ways to evaluate incoming students' proficiency in core subjects, in part because some introductory b-school courses assume basic levels of understanding. In response to this need, GMAC® is developing new diagnostic assessments in finance, accounting, and statistics.

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  Data & Trends

GMAT® Registration Volume Surpasses 127,000

GMAT® registration continues to rise.

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  What's New

GMAT® Bus Gears Up For Fall Tour

Coming off a strong debut year, the GMAT® Mobile Test Center is getting ready to go on the road again this fall. Bringing the Graduate Management Admission Test® to sites around the U.S. is part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to making the test more accessible to prospective graduate business students.

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  Recap

GMAC® Conference Challenges Attendees to "Reach Beyond the Horizon”

From Thursday’s kick-off orientation for first-time attendees to Saturday’s closing photo montage, the GMAC® 2007 Annual Industry Conference was a fast-moving, information-packed event. Nearly 750 school professionals—an all-time record—met in Philadelphia in mid-June to share ideas and network.

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  Data & Trends

News You Can Use

According to GMAC® data, the number of graduate business programs worldwide is rapidly growing.

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  GME Jobs

New Openings in Graduate Management Education

Looking for something new? Check out the open positions around the industry (and around the world).

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  People on the Move

People on the Move

See what's new with your colleagues across the industry. Send promotion and hiring announcements to gmnews@gmac.com for inclusion in future editions of this newsletter.

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