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760(Q-51,V-41) in 2 months- IMPOSSIBLE means I Am Possible

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gmat barcelona Senior | Next Rank: 100 Posts
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Post Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:32 am
Fantastic achievement unclesam2013!! Thanks for sharing your GMAT experience. It was very inspiring.
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Congrats @Unclesam! Your story appeared as one of the best ones of 2012.. I love to read your words of wisdom.

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Post Tue Feb 10, 2015 11:08 pm
Uncle Sam
Hi am from India as well.
Could you please guide me what schools I should aim , my gmat is on 24 Feb. I graduated from Delhi university last year, but worked in business with my dad. Now planning to study masters in finance in USA. I have been studying gnat for about a month or two.
Please guide .
Thank you so much

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Post Thu Feb 19, 2015 12:27 am
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Uncle Sam
Hi am from India as well.
Could you please guide me what schools I should aim , my gmat is on 24 Feb. I graduated from Delhi university last year, but worked in business with my dad. Now planning to study masters in finance in USA. I have been studying gnat for about a month or two.
Please guide .
Thank you so much
Schools would depend on what kind of schools you think that you can get through, what gmat score you get and how you make your application. Without your profile details, don't think that anyone would be able to suggest you which schools to aim for

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Post Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:46 am
Yes I agree with you
But I want to know some pre experience schools.
I will start my application in next week

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Post Mon Apr 06, 2015 12:11 pm
vidur31 wrote:
Yes I agree with you
But I want to know some pre experience schools.
I will start my application in next week
There'll be very few top schools that will accept candidates without any experience.
If you are really keen on going without experience, go for MS.

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gauravdangi wrote:
There'll be very few top schools that will accept candidates without any experience.
If you are really keen on going without experience, go for MS.
Well said. I think without experience, MBA doesn't add much value. An MBA is worth more when you have experience

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One question. I have my gmat coming in 1 month. Have been prepping for last 3 months and scored a 680 in a practice CAT yesterday. Any ideas how can i push it to 750?

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One question. I have my gmat coming in 1 month. Have been prepping for last 3 months and scored a 680 in a practice CAT yesterday. Any ideas how can i push it to 750?
Analysis is the key. The more you analyze and keep in mind that you dont have to fall in the same pits, the better you'll become. Also try to avoid silly mistakes. That's more than enough to improve by 30-40 points

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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 4:21 am
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Analysis is the key. The more you analyze and keep in mind that you dont have to fall in the same pits, the better you'll become. Also try to avoid silly mistakes. That's more than enough to improve by 30-40 points
do you suggest attempting AWA during your practice tests?

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neha.gar wrote:
ashok27 wrote:
Analysis is the key. The more you analyze and keep in mind that you dont have to fall in the same pits, the better you'll become. Also try to avoid silly mistakes. That's more than enough to improve by 30-40 points
do you suggest attempting AWA during your practice tests?
I think attempting AWA during practice tests is a waste of time. Only if you want to test your patience and mental stamina, then you should do it, otherwise don't think it'll be of much use.

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Great score there!
Thanks for sharing your experience with the forum.

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sameer.pinto wrote:
neha.gar wrote:
ashok27 wrote:
Analysis is the key. The more you analyze and keep in mind that you dont have to fall in the same pits, the better you'll become. Also try to avoid silly mistakes. That's more than enough to improve by 30-40 points
do you suggest attempting AWA during your practice tests?
I think attempting AWA during practice tests is a waste of time. Only if you want to test your patience and mental stamina, then you should do it, otherwise don't think it'll be of much use.
What's your taking on IR? Should we attempt it during practice tests?

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Post Thu Jan 28, 2016 5:51 am
chevy.ss wrote:
sameer.pinto wrote:
neha.gar wrote:
ashok27 wrote:
Analysis is the key. The more you analyze and keep in mind that you dont have to fall in the same pits, the better you'll become. Also try to avoid silly mistakes. That's more than enough to improve by 30-40 points
do you suggest attempting AWA during your practice tests?
I think attempting AWA during practice tests is a waste of time. Only if you want to test your patience and mental stamina, then you should do it, otherwise don't think it'll be of much use.
What's your taking on IR? Should we attempt it during practice tests?
You should definitely be doing the IR on practice tests. The last thing you want is to endure a 3.5 hour test for the first time on test day. Moreover, it's not entirely clear how schools weigh IR, so, while it isn't as important as Quant/Verbal, there's reason to believe that IR may be considered in a way that the AWA is not.

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You should definitely be doing the IR on practice tests. The last thing you want is to endure a 3.5 hour test for the first time on test day. Moreover, it's not entirely clear how schools weigh IR, so, while it isn't as important as Quant/Verbal, there's reason to believe that IR may be considered in a way that the AWA is not.
Totally agree with David. I think IR's importance lies somewhere between Quant+Verbal and AWA to schools. So while it's not as important as Quant and verbal, it's a little more important than AWA. My 2 cents.

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