What’s a good GMAT score?


The GMAT examination is entirely computer-based, and no two students get an identical set of questions. The test is scored on a maximum of 800. The GMAT® Score alone cannot guarantee admission into a school. The test is only one of the major factors taken into consideration in the long process of an applicant getting admitted into a Business School that he/she desires.


Correlations between GMAT score and percentile:


  • 760 and up = 99th percentile = above this, fewer than 1% of GMAT takers
  • 750 = 98th percentile = above this, the top 2% of GMAT takers
  • 730 = 96th percentile = above this, the top 4% of GMAT takers
  • 700 = 89th percentile = above this, the top 10% of GMAT takers


What is the scoring pattern?


AWA section grades are from 0-6 in 0.5 increments. IR section is scored on a scale of 1-8 in 1 point increments. Quantitative score are from 0 to 60 (known as scaled score). However, 51 is 98 percentile Verbal score are from 0 to 60 (scaled score). However, above 45 is 99 percentile on verbal Total Score are from 200-800 in 10 point increments


Top 5 business schools & average GMAT score:


Business school Average GMAT score
Stanford University 733
University of Pennsylvania 732
University of Chicago 726
Harvard University 725
Northwestern University 724


GMAT test prep technique:

With the right methodology and techniques, a great GMAT score is all about commitment towards your prep. The GMAT test is a simulation of decisions made in a business environment, it incentives approximations and eliminations. Using these techniques, in addition to clever methods of checking, can cut down your silly errors by as much as 90%.


What GMAC says?

The GMAT exam measures higher-order reasoning skills. You’ll need basic English-language and math skills. However, the test measures your ability to reason with these skills.  All sections of the test, including the AWA and Integrated Reasoning sections, involve reasoning. “Higher-order” reasoning skills involve complex judgments and include critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving.

List of our students who have scored 700+ on the GMAT exam:

January to March, 2016

Top GMAT Scorers

April to June, 2016

Jamboree Top GMAT Scorers

July to September, 2016

Jamboree GMAT Scorers in 2016


At Jamboree, we have mastered the process of training students to crack the GMAT by thinking in sync with the GMAT’s testing intention. For more details visit nearest centers: https://goo.gl/ymZhSM


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