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You will be able to take maximum advantage of all facets of the CD if you use it on a computer with the following features: • Windows 98/98SE/NT4.0/ME/2000/XP • Pentium 266MHz or higher • 16MB RAM • 15MB free hard disk space • 4x CD-ROM • 640 x 480 x 256 colors (thousands or millions recommended) NOTE: This software is NOT designed to operate on Apple Macintosh (Mac) computers.
1. Check system requirements (see System Requirements section above). 2. Start your Windows-operated PC. 3. Insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive. You should get an installer menu immediately upon inserting the CD-ROM into your drive. If you do not (or if you have Autorun disabled), go to Step 4. 4. From the Start menu, select Run and type x:\gmtsetup.exe (where x: is your CD-ROM drive). 5. Press ENTER. Note: When installing this CDROM on Windows XP, be sure to install as "Administrator" so that the installer successfully completes.
click on the test from the main screen. (If you would like to view the tutorial at any other time. You do not need a clock as the program will time you. • The Help menu will take you to the Test Tutorial. test yourself on content and build up your stamina. • The GoTo menu will take you to the Tests. please visit the “Customer Service” area of our website at www. Resetting a test will erase your previous work and score and will allow you to retest. Taking a Test Before beginning a test. Testing Use the section-length (covering one particular question type) and full-length tests to practice. You will be offered a short tutorial before beginning your first test.com/support. Getting Started The Menus • The File Menu lets you set up your Printer and Exit the program. choose Help/Test Tutorial from the drop-down menu. If you have already taken the test.Tech Support If you have any questions or problems that don’t seem to be covered in this manual. you should have scratch paper and a pencil.) Testing Screen . To begin a test.kaptest. you will have a choice of reviewing your results or resetting the test.
If the question or passage is longer than the screen. The program will keep track of your answers and whether you change wrong answers to right or vice versa. As you begin each section. the first question will be displayed. or clicking on another choice. will deselect your first choice. Use the Toolbar to move from one question to another and to indicate when you have finished a section. It allows you to evaluate the success of your test-taking strategies. The screen contains a Toolbar on the bottom. Selecting an Answer Choice To select an answer choice. The bubble will darken. you can change your answer. If the question is based on a passage. Clicking again. Once you click Answer Confirm. to move on to the next question. Performance Analysis Screen The Analysis offered at the end of a test is one of the unique features of this software. The window above the toolbar shows the question. however. click on the choice or on the bubble to its left. your answer is permanent and the next question is automatically displayed. then the Answer Confirm button. use the Next button. You must answer the question on screen before another question is displayed. After selecting your answer choice. scroll bars will appear. and can tell you things .The computer-adaptive test (CAT) screen works just like the computer-adaptive test that you will see on test day. If you have only clicked Next. the passage will appear to the left of the question. below the question screen. The question number and the section name are both displayed at the top of the testing screen.
To select or set up your printer. the correct response. This analysis tracks your success at switching. The information is presented to you in tables. But sometimes you’ll have to decide whether to go with your first instinct or your second (or third) opinion. you should examine the analysis closely. choose Printer Setup from the File menu. Clicking the Details button in the GoTo screen shows your response. for example. so that you can precisely focus your study where it will do the most good. The Number Correct/Number Incorrect/Number not reached gives a number breakdown of your score.you may not have suspected about your performance. Reading these tables will give you a better idea whether to trust that impulse to switch on the next test you face. Within a section. The tables show the number of times you switched from an incorrect answer to a correct one. Too much answer changing is not helpful—even if you’re switching to the correct response. The tables also provide breakdowns of specific question subtypes. The Performance on five questions on which you worked longest table helps you determine where you may be losing time. The Question Types table helps you determine your areas of relative strength and weakness and to plan your course of preparation leading up to Test Day. Clicking on List Review and then GoTo gives you two options: the Summary view (the default) shows you the question number and whether you answered the question correctly. Printing You can print any of the Analysis screens by moving to the screen you want to print. that the analysis is based on a small amount of data. Keep in mind. The Explanation Screen . You can easily move to your next incorrect response by just double-clicking on the question number. Nevertheless. You will not always need this level of detail. choosing it directly saves time. and the number of times you switched away from the correct response. Explanations To view explanations to a test. Using the Analysis Information The Performance table provides a percentage score in bar graph format. you can view your results. the question timing. and the category of the question. you can use the List Review button to move quickly from one question to another. then clicking the Print button. choose the Explain Answers button from the Analysis screen. of course. The Switching Answers table lets you know how good you are at second-guessing your answers. This allows you to compile your own personalized strategy plan for test day. analyzing your performance by question type. your confidence level. Once you finish an exam. but it will prove handy when (for instance) you want to review all your Unsure questions.
The ideas contained in them do not necessarily represent the opinions of Kaplan. You may quit Explanations Mode by clicking on the Main Menu button at any point. select the test from the GoTo menu. To view passages accompanying questions or the passage explanation. Kaplan.” by Carlos E. are condensed and adapted from published material. To return to the explanations of a test you took previously. KAPLAN CD COMPANION for the GMAT . we may in some cases have altered the style or emphases of the original.USER’S GUIDE Acknowledgments Reading passages in these tests. To make the test suitable for testing purposes. Santiago and Erik Thornbeke. as on the actual test. use the Help pull down menu. Inc. The pull down menu offers the Test Tutorial. Help To enter the Help system.Each Explanation Window shows the question and its explanation as well as your answer. wishes to thank the following for permission to reprint excerpts from published material used with test questions appearing herein: “The Multisectoral Framework for the Analysis of Labor Mobility and Development in LDC’s: an Application to Post-War Puerto Rico. and choose View Results. Economic . Inc. use the pull-down menu.
77. . vol. vol. Sarazin. Inc. Inc. Reprinted by permission. Copyright © 2004 by Kaplan.” by Stanley Fischer. American Economic Review. 20. Brock and Allen E. Copyright © 1988 by the University of Chicago Press. All rights reserved. vol. Chevalier and Craig L. 1981. American Political Science Review. vol. 1. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. “When Are Interests Interesting? The Problem of Political Representation of Women. November-December 1987.Development and Cultural Change. Summer. “Hot Gas in the Universe. American Scientist.” by Dan W. 75. Reprinted by permission of American Economic Review. Copyright © by The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. October 1988. vol.” by Virginia Sapiro.” by Roger A. “Sharing the Burden of the International Debt Crisis. Reprinted by the authors and Chicago Press. which does not endorse or sponsor this product. Buchanan. 609. 37. Photo Credits: © Archive Photos/Edwin Levick/PNI © Hulton Deutsch/PNI © Culver Pictures/PNI © Magnum/Chris Steele-Perkins/PNI GMAT® is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council. p. 807–809. 12 (1987). vol. 75. 1987 pp. May 1977. “The Profit Motive in Medicine. Reprinted with permission of American Political Science Review. Nan Elizabeth Woodruff ’s review of Barbara Jeanne Field’s Slavery and Freedom in the Middle Ground in Journal of Social History. no.
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