How to Get a 700+ on the GMAT?

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How to Get a 700+ on the GMAT?

by beatthegmat » Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:44 pm
What's the best way to get a 700 on the GMAT? We've compiled a collection of the most widely read and informative debriefs of members who've passed the coveted 700 threshold.

GMAT Killer: 490 to 770 in 3 Months
by joshcollins
joshcollins was really unsure when he started his prep, but he discovered the right way of approaching the process, and that helped him conquer the exam. Don't miss his amazing GMAT journey from 490 to 770.

Cohesive Priority List for a Solid 730 (95th Percentile)
by akbariqbal
akbariqbal was able to surpass his expectations by hitting the 95th percentile on the GMAT. His clear summary outlines the aspects of his training that enabled him to join the elite.

A pal that walked with me on the swerving road to 760
by Ramiro86
Ramiro86 tried many different things on his journy to improve his score. Check out his inspiring story to learn how he took his score from 650 to 760.

720 (Q49,V40): People Never Fail, They Just Give Up
by ngufo
Although a few years old now, ngufo's debrief remains popular with the BTG community. Her story represents a source of inspiration for anyone who is determined to never give up and get a 700+ score no matter what. Don't miss it!

490 to 740 in 3.5 Months: The GMAT Crush Fest
by TheViceroy
TheViceroy is pumped to officially add his name to the GMAT 700+ club. After prepping for three months, he scored an impressive 740. Learn how he managed to improve on Quant and what he worked on methodically to crush Verbal.

770 (Q50, V46): Content First, Speed Second
by Jek
According to Jek, "there is a finite amount of knowledge that the GMAT tests, and it is 100% learnable." Visit this ever-popular debrief to get generally applicable advice for achieving a 770 GMAT score.

690 to 750: Tips for the GMAT Slayers
by treydupree
As his senior year at the University of Texas was coming to an end, treydupree started developing an interest in graduate school and, subsequently, the GMAT. Draw inspiration from his story and gain tips for a 700+ score.

750 in 6 Months: Don't Make Perfect the Enemy of Good!
by VCPanda
VCPanda dreamed of going to Harvard, Stanford, or Wharton, so in October 2016 he started studying hardcore for the GMAT. After six months, he scored a stunning 750. Get his number one tip on how to beat the GMAT.

760 (Q51, V41) in 3 Months: Family, Work, Found Time
by KWizz
The allure of a top 10 b-school in a new city drove KWizz to sign up for the GMAT. The happy father of two did not want to sacrifice family time, so he maximized his time awake. Learn how this mindset helped him ace the test.
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by barksdale » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:33 pm
Thanks for putting this list together beatthegmat! I like learning what other GMAT students did to beat this test, so this is exactly the kind of thing I was looking for.

If you start reading these debriefs back to back you can spot patterns in what they did and how they approached the GMAT.


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by baldururikson » Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:04 am
This is amazing.

Being a newcomer in the GMAT challenge, this topic is really eye-opening. There's nothing better than detailed success-stories to boost up the motivation! Coupled with some old-school discipline, I am sure we can all make it.

Thanks again for this much-needed post. I'll make sure to be post No.10 <i class="em em-sunglasses"></i>

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by hitmanov » Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:40 pm
Hey there I'm hitmanov Actually I want to do my mbbs of doctorate in Germany in Berlin can you advise how to do it i was seeing on some channels like


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by [email protected] » Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:55 pm
Hi hitmanov,

You should start a new post-thread (instead of piggy-backing on this one) and provide a bit more information on how you've been studying and your goals:
Click the orange "Create New Topic" Button above the forum

1) How long have you studied?
2) What study materials have you used so far?
3) How have you scored on EACH of your CATs (including the Quant and Verbal Scaled Scores for EACH)?

4) What is your goal score?
5) When are you planning to take the GMAT?
6) When are you planning to apply to Business School?
7) What Schools are you planning to apply to?

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Re: How to Get a 700+ on the GMAT?

by aaditya005 » Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:43 am
Hi Everyone,
Looking for latest updates on GMAT Online experience and how are other test takers finding the test. It would be great if people could share latest test experiences.

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Re: How to Get a 700+ on the GMAT?

by preped » Sat Sep 05, 2020 12:23 am
For MBA applicants, the dreaded GMAT is usually the most important obstacle on the long road to graduate school. And while most faculties now accept the GRE, admissions staff still see the GMAT as a founding pillar of any successful MBA application. To score high within the GMAT requires diligence, focus, and honesty together with your weak areas. If you do not get to steel oneself against it, count yourself within the genius category!
Efficiency is vital. compute what you’re bad at within the first week by taking a diagnostic assay then specialize in the weak points.
Here are three pieces of recommendation for Get a 700+ on the GMAT.
1.Know your preferred learning style, and find a resource that matches.
2. Watch the clock.
3. Minimize exam day stress

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Re: How to Get a 700+ on the GMAT?

by dsan6422 » Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:56 pm
GMAT PROS is offering a FREE 40-minutes Live-Online GMAT Tutoring Session where you can choose the topics and/or questions to go over.

It might be worthwhile to check it out.