Applying for admission for graduate business schools requires that you take two types of test – a language proficiency test and often also an aptitude test. High test scores are also important when you apply for scholarships.

You should plan your preparation well and start on time. There are different strategies to make the most out of your preparation, to ensure the best score you can achieve. Read more

The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

is the most common requirement for admission to MBAs and to some Master’s programmes specialising in business and management areas. This test checks your analytical and quantitative skills and is conducted in English. Read more

The Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

is accepted by some schools as an alternative to the GMAT for MBA admission and is more common when applying for admission to Master’s degree programmes. Read more

When it comes to English language proficiency tests,

usually applicants have a choice between TOEFL, IELTS, TOEIC or school specific tests. Most business schools will accept all of these tests, so applicants can choose the one with which they feel most comfortable. Read more

Some universities offer their own admission tests as an alternative to the standardised test listed above. They aim to check the same skills, but in a different format and setting. Read more

In order to plan your preparation, first you need to check your current level of skills. You can do this using practice, mock or diagnostic tests, but it is important to have professional feedback by test preparation instructors on how you performed. Read more