GMAT REVIEW AND PREPARATION COURSE (cels 100)
The GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test) is a test of certain skills and abilities that have been found to contribute to success in graduate programs in business and management. The GMAT is thus used by graduate schools assess the qualifications of applicants for advanced study in business and management. This course is designed to help prospective business students prepare for the GMAT through a review of the reasoning skills, analytical writing skills, and problem- solving strategies which are contained in the GMAT. This review course consists of two components: Part A, the Quantitative Component, focusses on using mathematical skills to analyze data and draw conclusions, and Part B, the Verbal Comprehension component, focusses on reading and understanding written material, evaluating arguments, and the ability to identify commonly tested elements of standard written English. This course will illustrate and anticipate the types of questions that are likely to appear on the GMAT.
Note: The GMAT Review and Preparation course is not designed to provide comprehensive instruction in these concepts, but rather to review skills and strategies useful in preparation for the test. In order to get the most out of the quantitative component of this course, students are advised to brush up on their basic knowledge of Algebra, Geometry, and computational skills without the use of calculators. The course will focus on how to expand this basic knowledge to tackle GMAT problems.