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New GMAT Focus Edition Can be Taken Starting November 7, 2023

The new structure of the GMAT Focus Edition introduces significant changes in the exam format, including alterations in section lengths, question types, and scoring systems.
  • The quantitative reasoning section now consists of 21 questions to be answered in 45 minutes, offering slightly more time per question than before.
  • The verbal section comprises 23 questions in 45 minutes, with slightly less time per question, indicating a shift in focus towards efficiency.
  • Introduction of a new section called Data Insights, replacing Integrated Reasoning (IR), with 20 questions in 45 minutes, and includes question types from the former IR section and data sufficiency questions.
  • Significant content changes include the removal of data sufficiency questions from Quant, geometry content, and sentence correction from Verbal, streamlining the focus towards problem-solving, reading comprehension, and critical reasoning.
  • Scoring for Quant, Verbal, and Data Insights now follows a unified scale from 60 to 90, with the total score ranging from 205 to 805, indicating a new scoring methodology.
Exam Structure Overview
Section-Specific Changes
Introduction of Data Insights
Content and Scoring Adjustments

The GMAT in its current form will be offered through January 31, 2024.  Starting on November 7, 2023, a new, shorter version of the exam called the GMAT Focus can be taken.

For even more details about the new GMAT Focus edition, you can check out the full recording of this live stream on YouTube, or here's an article with some quick highlights:  GMAT Focus Edition: the Key Changes.

Lastly, if you'd like to toggle your Magoosh account between the Current GMAT version or the GMAT Focus version, please see this walkthrough:  How to toggle your Magoosh account between Current GMAT and GMAT Focus version