Archive for the ‘GMAT Sample Tests’ Category

Free #GMAT Exam Simulator Demo Update

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

We’ve just released a new version of our freely available GMAT Practice Test software.  The new version is available for download immediately. Best of luck in your GMAT preparations!

#GRE and #GMAT Practice Test Software Update

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

We’ve just released a new version of our GRE Practice Test and GMAT Practice Test Simulators. This release includes updates to both our free demo versions and our comprehensive full-simulation software. The new versions are available immediately to all registered users. Best of luck in your preparations!

New Software for #GRE and #GMAT Tutors

Friday, April 16th, 2010

We’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of new white-labeled software for GRE Test and GMAT Exam tutors. Tutors worldwide can now use our diagnostic tests to evaluate their students and prospects while promoting their brand and services!

Simply complete the appropriate form on our website: GRE Diagnostic or GMAT Diagnostic to get started immediately!

After you register, we’ll provide you with a custom URL where your students can complete a free diagnostic test. Once the student completes a test, our software will email both you and the student a custom score report. You can followup the report with a customized study plan or pitch for personalized services!

We’re excited to release this contribution to the Test Prep community and welcome your feedback!

#GMAT Practice Test : Customer Query

Friday, February 12th, 2010

A. Borhan recently wrote us asking whether our #GMAT Practice Test Simulator software intentionally skewed scores lower. He had received lower sectional scores with our simulator relative to some other practice software he had used – despite correctly answering approximately the same percentage of questions correctly in each corresponding section.

We explained that in fact there is very little relationship between “percentage correct” and your sectional score on the GMAT. For example, if two students both get 80% correct but the first student misses questions at the end of the section while the second student misses questions at the beginning of the section – the first student will receive much higher marks.

This is the nature of a Computer Adaptive Test – signup for our GMAT newsletter to receive more detailed information regarding GMAT scoring and how it affects you.

Major platform enhancements for GRE Test and GMAT Exam Simulators

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

CATPrep.com is proud to announce several major platform enhancements for our GRE Test and GMAT Exam Simulators.
Our underlying software platform has been upgraded to support true formula rendering eliminating the need for conventional character-based notation for exponents, fractions, subscripts and other mathematical symbols and formula components.
The upgraded software is available immediately to both our direct customers and those interacting with our third-party rebranded offerings.

Customer Support: The Windows Installer Service Could Not Be Accessed” error message when you install a program in Windows XP

Friday, June 29th, 2007

A recent customer wrote to support concerning a known potential issue with Microsoft Windows’s Windows Installer program. He was encountering the following error message when attempting to install our software:

“The Windows Installer Service Could Not Be Accessed” error message when you install a program in Windows XP”

Luckily we were able to refer him to a document on Microsoft’s Website for resolving this issue. Here are the relevant links:

Customer Query: Why can I not save a partially complete exam?

Wednesday, June 20th, 2007

A customer recently inquired why we do not support saving and grading partially complete exam sessions. We responded:

“While we understand that it is difficult to find the time to complete a simulated GMAT or GRE test session in a single sitting, based upon our extensive experience, it would be a disservice to you to grade a partially complete simulated exam.

While practice sessions and drills have their place in GMAT and GRE test preparation, our software is meant to recreate the actual exam experience from beginning to end. Both exams require a significant time investment. In fact, time management throughout an entire GMAT or GRE test session (both maintaining uninterrupted focus and working efficiently) is the major factor in every student’s final score. Thus, we want our software to assist students by preparing them for the rigors of comprehensive time management throughout a complete exam session.

Although it can be an inconvenience, we believe you’ll thank us for forcing you to find the uninterrupted time to practice with an authentic simulator. Good luck on your upcoming exam and please let us know if we can answer any other questions for you.”

Question Pools Update

Tuesday, October 19th, 2004

All three GMAT question pools will be updated this evening and our simulator scoring engine will undergo a slight adjustment to account for recently observed scaled sectional percentile changes in the actual GMAT exam.

This update to our question pool has been performed to insure that all of our customers have access to the most accurate GMAT simulator available. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Support Questions: Internet Connections Requirements

Monday, September 20th, 2004

Scintill wrote:


Hi,

I am interested in buying GMAT simulator for my gmat practice, but I don't
have a internet connection at my home.

Can you clarify some of my doubts.
1.Is there any other way I can access your test material without internet.

2.If I use your gmat simulator from my friends house or internet cafe and If
the internet connection gets disconnected in the middle of the exam, can i
continue the test ..
Because I don't know whether I will get a 4 hours continous internet
connection in my place.

3.If i wish to take the same test again for various reason can i do it. or
Is one test charged for one testing session. ?

Thanks,
Scintill

Hi Scintill,

Thank you for your interest in our GMAT Simulator. I’ll try to answer your questions below.

You will need to connect to the Internet initially in order to login to the exam. The simulator software will download the entire question pool as it launches and after the exam begins you will not need to be connected to the Internet. After your session is complete, the software will attempt to connect again in order to save your results, but if it fails it will simply continue without saving.

A broken connection will not affect your test session. You only need to be connected at the beginning when you login and at the end when the software attempts to save your results.

You can access your saved session in order to review your questions, answers, score, timing information, explanations, etc… at any time after completing a simulated session. However, each new session requires a new access code because each session is unique and generates a different set of questions based on the performance of the test taker.



I hope these are satisfactory answers to your questions, if you need any more information please do not hesitate to contact us.

Sincerely,

Rick Jones



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