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GMAT Focus Intro: Test Day

The content provides a comprehensive guide for individuals preparing for the GMAT, covering essential aspects from registration to test day strategies, including advice on physical and mental preparation, understanding the test format, and managing scores post-exam.
  • Register for the GMAT well in advance to secure your preferred date and format (online or at a test center), considering application deadlines and study schedules.
  • Prioritize getting 8 hours of sleep the week before the exam and maintain a healthy diet to ensure peak mental performance.
  • Familiarize yourself with the test center's security protocols or the requirements for taking the test at home to avoid any surprises on test day.
  • Understand the GMAT's section order options and choose the one that best aligns with your strengths and test-taking strategies.
  • Leverage the option to view your official scores before deciding whether to send them to programs, taking advantage of the 48-hour window post-exam for score evaluation.
Pre-Test Preparation
Night Before and Day of the Test
Test Center and At-Home Testing Insights
Choosing the Right Section Order
Managing Your Scores Post-Exam