Our GMAT Official Practice® software uses real GMAT® test questions and the actual GMAT CAT® test delivery and scoring algorithm. It should help you to gauge your preparedness for the GMAT exam. The software is intended to assist you with preparing for the GMAT exam by simulating the actual test experience. The software should be used to help you prepare for the exam and is no guarantee or assurance of achieving a certain score on the exam.
The predictive value of these tests may be affected by the extent to which actual testing conditions are adhered to during practice testing sessions. For example, if you were to suspend testing and resume the test later, an option that you have with GMAT Official Practice software but not with the actual GMAT CAT exam, you might score higher on the practice test than you would otherwise.
Please note: The difficulty of each question you encounter is determined by how you answered the previous question of the same type. If you answer these early questions correctly, your ensuing questions in that same topic will jump up a level of difficulty; and if you answer them incorrectly, your next questions in that topic will drop in difficulty.
Because the exam is adaptive, your GMAT score will be derived not from how many questions you answer correctly or incorrectly, but also the difficulty level of the questions themselves. In other words, answering high-level questions correctly will yield a higher score than answering the same number of easy question correctly.
Lastly, if you took your GMAT exam at a test center*, you may consider purchasing an unofficial GMAT Enhanced Score Report (ESR). The ESR provides deeper insight into your performance on the exam so you can better focus on future studies, preparation, and test-taking strategies.
*ESR is currently not available for exams taken online.