GMAC to Allow Physical Whiteboards Beginning June 11 for Test-Takers

During the GMAT Online exam, Students will have the opportunity to choose to use a physical whiteboard, online whiteboard, or both for scratch work and note-taking.

Appointments beginning June 11, 2020, GMAC will include the option to use a physical whiteboard for the test-takers. If you plan on testing with a physical whiteboard and you need to purchase one, this is advised to schedule your exam appointment to allow for additional shipping time.

Whiteboard Requirements:

  • 1 erasable whiteboard no larger than 12 inches x 20 inches (30 centimetres x 43 centimetres)
  • 1 dry erase marker
  • 1 dry marker eraser

The following items are NOT allowed:

  • Paper
  • Pen / Pencil
  • Permanent Marker
  • Tissues, Paper Towels, Napkins
  • Whiteboard Spray
  • Paper in a clear slide
  • Boogie Boards
  • Chalkboards
  • Writing Tablets

Online Whiteboard

During the GMAT online exam, Students will have access to an online whiteboard that can be opened and closed using the whiteboard icon. With the online whiteboard, you will have almost an unlimited canvas to work on, so there is no need to erase your work as you move through your exam.

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