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GMAT Course Update: Improved Concept Reporting

Posted in Test Prep on November 3, 2010 by

Our Adaptive Learning Systems are the heart of the Knewton GMAT course, and we’re always working to improve them. Recently, we released an upgrade to the way we report our student’s conceptual proficiencies. This change came out of several months of research on how our students learn, and we’re really excited about the ways it makes studying more efficient — and personal — than ever before.

If you’re in class now, you may have noticed that the number of concepts associated with the questions in your CATs, homework quizzes, focus lessons, and extra practice problems has grown. That’s because we refined our concept hierarchy and atomic-level reporting: basically, the way we track how you’re doing on all the component concepts tested on the GMAT.

What does this mean for you? Better content (written and video) and an even more complete picture of what you need to study. You’ll see a richer, more personal list of relevant concepts, deeper reporting on your strengths and weaknesses, and targeted content for 700-level scores.

Our new concept hierarchy is going into our next wave of adaptive learning tools and instruction, so you’re getting all our latest technology to help you raise your GMAT score.

Check out the new content, and let us know what you think! You can join your teachers and fellow students in the discussion at