Taking the GMAT is typically the most daunting part of a Professional MBA application. Many may even look for ways to avoid taking the exam. Yes, in rare circumstances, an applicant may be considered for GMAT waiver consideration, but in almost all cases, the GMAT will be required. However, this can be a very positive thing. Take a look at the top three reasons why taking the GMAT can offer a great advantage to both you and your application.

1. It is the one piece of the application that is still under your control.

Given the three main pieces of your PMBA application that we take into consideration – your undergraduate coursework, full-time work experience, and GMAT score – your GMAT score is the one thing you can impact right now. Your