Details about the new Integrated Reasoning section continue to trickle in.
Business Week turned up this YouTube video, produced by the GMAC, which provides a first look at the new questions:
They’ve also posted an interview with Dave Wilson, CEO of GMAC, as well as one with a student who took the new test as part of a pilot program.
The Wall Street Journal also talked to Mr. Wilson, who explained the reasoning behind integrated reasoning. He said the new section is designed to test another skill set: “If you know your algebra, you’ll do fine in the quantitative, if you know your vocabulary, you’ll do fine in the verbal. But this section is about developing solutions to problems—including analyzing data you may not even have in front of you.”
We’ll keep you updated as more info emerges!