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The Use of and Satisfaction With the GMAT Test Disclosure Service Materials GMAT GMAC

Finkelstein, Karen Jensen; Lockheed, Marlaine E.
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RR-81-14, GMAC-81-01
ETS Research Report
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Graduate Management Admissions Council, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), Student Attitudes, Test Disclosure, Test Results


Beginning in 1980, all those who took the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) could request a test disclosure package containing a "Mini-Testbook" of the questions used in scoring the candidate's test, a copy of the candidate's answer sheet, an answer key, conversion tables, and scoring information. The purpose of this study was to examine test takers' reactions to these materials and to investigate examinees' perceptions of the effects of test disclosure in general. Respondents to a questionnaire constituted 11.4% of the users of the test disclosure service and were generally higher scoring than GMAT test takers as a whole. Overall, use of and satisfaction with the materials was high. The respondents were favorably disposed toward test disclosure.

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