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Official Guide for GMAT Review 2017 Corrections

The below information about The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017 is from the Graduate Management Admission Council – the makers of the GMAT exam. This content was originally posted on The Official GMAT Blog.

Corrections for the Official Guide for GMAT Review 2017

errors in the Official Guide for GMAT Review 2017
A note from GMAC: We recently released The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017 and we have discovered that this version contains a number of typos that occurred during the publishing process.

We understand that these errors may make it difficult to understand certain content and could affect the study experience for the GMAT exam. Below, we’ve outlined options that provide updated materials. For complete details and a full list of Frequently Asked Questions, please visit: http://wileyactual.com/gmat.

I have the 2017 Official Guide. What should I do?

You have the following options:

1) Use the errata document to replace chapter 4 and make corrections in the other chapters of the Official Guide. (An errata is a list of corrected errors for a book or other published work.)
2) Request a free replacement copy of The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017 which will be shipped when the new, corrected version comes out in mid-September at the latest. For more information, contact your regional Wiley customer support here.
3) For a refund of your The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017, please reference and follow the refund policy for the retailer from which you purchased the Guide.

In addition to this, candidates have access to comparable study materials that enable them to prepare with official GMAT practice questions, such as The Official Guide for GMAT® Verbal Review, 2017 and The Official Guide for GMAT® Quantitative Review, 2017, Free GMATPrep® Software, and more.

Both the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) and Wiley deeply apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused individuals studying for the GMAT exam. We are committed to high-quality publication standards, and moving forward we will make every effort to ensure that our study products are superior.

GMAC customer care representatives are available to answer any questions or concerns at customercare@mba.com.

To inquire about a replacement copy of The Official Guide for GMAT® Review, 2017, contact your regional Wiley customer support here.
 

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2 Responses to Official Guide for GMAT Review 2017 Corrections

  1. Nistha Badani August 8, 2016 at 9:47 am #

    In OG 2017 there is one more i think is a mistake. in SC question no 717 on page 691, the answer given is option D which is wrong because they are lacking work on Wednesday, otherwise the statement does not make sense

    • Magoosh Test Prep Expert
      Magoosh Test Prep Expert August 14, 2016 at 2:14 pm #

      I agree with you that this answer choice does seem a little bit “off,” even though it’s the best choice of the five answers. The phrase “announced plans Wednesday” is ambiguous– it could be taken to mean that the announcement was made on Wednesday, or it could be taken to mean the the plans themselves will be carried out on Wednesday. The second interpretation doesn’t really make sense, because the sentence also says the plans will take 18 months to complete.

      I’m not sure if this is one of the mistakes that GMAT referred to in its official announcement on 2017 errors, though. This strikes me more as an uncharacteristically difficult/unclear sentence, rather than a typographical error.


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