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Comparison on the Types of Assessments

What types of assessments have you taken? Consider assessments such as the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE®), SAT®, and Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS). How was the assessment conducted?

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I personally have done the GMAT test, as I needed the standardized score when I was applying to do my MBA.

Why do we need to do these types of tests? Well, it standardizes everyone on the same level. For example, people are going to do a masters degree in business, but they come from many different backgrounds. I personally have a bachelor of science in psychology. Others are engineers, some are in the arts, and others are in business at the undergrad level. Thus, everyone comes in with a different education level, and a different GPA. It is very hard for an admissions officer to compare a GPA of 3.9 in sociology to a GPA of 3.9 in Mechanical Engineering, so they then need to have a uniform measurement. That is where the GMAT score comes in.

The score is tabulated based on several ...

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This job examines types of assessments.