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GMAT Retake: Help!

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GMAT Retake: Help!

by sarastein12 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:59 am
Hi guys,

A little bit about me: I've worked for a top management consulting firm (MBB) and an international non-profit. (over 3 years of experience till date)
I intend of applying in Round 1 in 2020, and recently took the GMAT, scoring a 710. (Q48,V40).

Given that my I'm looking at schools in the top 10-15, with financial aid being an important consideration, I've decided to give the GMAT again. I'm hoping to get a 740-750 this time round.

Prep Time: 4 months of prep, a couple of hours each day. I started with a base score of ~580, so 710 was definitely a big jump!
Resources Used: All three GMAT guides, veritas mocks, all six GMAT official mocks (my scores were 710,740,720, 730,730-taken in the two weeks before my exam date) and questions from GMAT club.

My ESR report is attached. I'd love to get some guidance on how I can improve my score- focus areas, push quant/verbal, resources I can use, and the time I'd have to study to get a 740/750.

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