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Turns Out I’m Not Any Stupider Than I Was 14 Years Ago

At least, not according to the Graduate Management Admissions Council. Although, to analyze my own assertion, I should note the following unsupported assumptions:

  • The GMAT in 2009 does not necessarily test in the same manner as it did in 1995.
  • The scores may be scaled differently today.
  • The test may not be a good measure of intelligence as such.
  • It may be that in 2009 I compensated for having become stupider by preparing better for the examination.

But whatever: I did well enough on it that I don’t have to do it again and I beat my old score (barely).