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Welcome to our forum of GMAT success stories! Here you can find out how Beat The GMAT members tackled GMAT test prep with positive results. Get tips on GMAT test prep materials, online courses, study tips, and more. And once you’ve beaten the GMAT yourself, come back and share your story with others.

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Need Honest Opinions - 670 on the GMAT !!!

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Hello, I gave my 3rd attempt today. The snapshot of the 3 attempts...

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480 to 710 - Never give up

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I've been dreaming about the day I could write a post in this forum...

0 Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:54 pm

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Unofficial Score Not Received After Test

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Hello, I had my GMAT exam yesterday. I gave the exam well and could...

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Journey from 690 to 750: You CAN do it!

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I never thought I’d write one of these posts. In fact, today,...

0 Tue Aug 22, 2017 11:03 am

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Request experts guidance: Scored just 620

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Hi Experts, I took GMAT on 30th June 2017 and scored 620. Individual...

9 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:41 am

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I beat the GMAT; if I can do it, you can to! Q49 V36: 710

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Introduction: I don't even know where to start with this post. My...

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770 Composite (49Q&47V), 8 IR, 6 AWA on first attempt

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This post won't be super helpful to most, as I studied for under 15...

0 Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:34 am

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2 year journey to 710 (46Q 41V)

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Key Takeaways: 1) If I can do it, you can do it. My quant score...

0 Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:29 pm

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760 (Q51; V41) Tips shared Pt 2

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Hi guys, Thank you very much for your positive feedback on my...

0 Mon Aug 07, 2017 5:40 pm

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760 (Q51; V41) Tips shared

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After studying GMAT for almost a year, I am happy to finish it with a...

1 Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:33 am

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I've just got 710. This is a 70-point improvement :)

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Hello everyone, I’ve just taken GMAT Test in July 20 and got 710....

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540 on the first practice test to 740 on the first real GMAT

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I started studying for the GMAT about 5 months ago with the Kaplan...

5 Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:22 pm

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From 650 to 690 in 5 weeks

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I wanted to share my experience with the Gmat preparaton, I hope this...

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Should I retake a 700 (Q42, V44, IR8)?

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Hi friends, Today I took my second test and scored 700 (88th...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:36 pm

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Retake Focus Strategy

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This past May I took the GMAT a year earlier than I needed to based...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:47 am

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The GMAT is like prepping for a sport!

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I am a 25 year old officer in the Air force. My GMAT journey took a...

3 Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:12 pm

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How Wonder Woman helped me beat the GMAT: 720 (Q43/V47)

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I just got a 720 (94th percentile)! Q43 (50th percentile)/V47 (99th...

6 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:10 pm

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Scored only 650 But Have Something New to Share

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Today, i scored 650 (Q-48, V-31) on actual GMAT. I chose...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:18 pm

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770- My strategies that helped me ace GMAT

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I scored a nifty 770 (Q50, V44) on the GMAT 2 days ago, 10 points...

10 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:18 pm

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My GMAT Experience

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Background I'm a 25 year old male from an over-represented...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:31 pm

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560 to 700 and not sure if I am done

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I am long time reader but have never posted. Here is my GMAT...

0 Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:59 pm

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Terrible at math and got a 760 with TTP :)

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After I didn't do as well as I wanted to on my first test, I signed...

2 Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:53 am

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From 650 to 760

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I took the GMAT many times, I was disappointed many times and I ended...

0 Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:53 pm

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740 After Retake: Target Test Prep Success Story

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I took the GMAT last week and scored a 740 (48Q, 44V). Here's my...

0 Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:52 am

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Completely lost motivation :-( 520 on the GMAT

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Hello everyone, I am following this website since I started my...

14 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:13 am

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390 to 730 w/ Target Test Prep Q & Magoosh/Manhattan V

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On June 4, 2016, I took the GMAT and scored a 730 (41, 94% Verbal and...

6 Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:22 am

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Study Plan - 1 month

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Anyone has a study plan for 1 month. Have given the GMAT 5 years ago...

5 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Jun 03, 2017 10:45 am

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530 to 730 (q50, v38) GMAT DONE! Anyone Can Do It!!!

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The last 4 months have been like a roller coaster for me. As a non...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Fri May 26, 2017 10:02 am

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From 740 to 750 after 5 years

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OK, so I just got done with my GMAT 3 weeks back (750, Q50, V41, IR...

6 EXPERT REPLIES Sun May 21, 2017 9:43 pm

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How Marty Murray took me from 610 to 710 in one month

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I spent over 500 hours on the gmat over the course of a little less...

1 Fri May 12, 2017 3:23 am

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Sharing my GMAT experience - Score 700

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Hello everyone, I have an engineering degree and a masters degree. I...

2 Mon May 08, 2017 4:24 am

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450 to 730, A journey to cherish

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Disclaimer: this is an extremely long debrief!! PRECLUDE As I was...

4 Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:54 pm

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Disappointing 590 on first GMAT exam

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I just sat for my first exam And I scored a 590. I was very...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:53 pm

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Looking to Improve 370 to 500?

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Hello everyone, I had just completed my first GMAT exam and scored a...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:34 pm

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Need from 500 to 550 in 6 weeks

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Hi! I need a desperate 50 point increase within 6 weeks ... I am at...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:40 pm

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Frustrated after my 2nd attempt. please help.

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Reaching out for help after my second attempt at the GMAT which I...

9 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Mar 22, 2017 12:28 am

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Did I Beat the GMAT????

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I just got my official score report and I would love to hear some...

6 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:12 pm

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Help! I just bombed my GMAT

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Hey all! I am new here. I took my GMAT hours ago and got a 660. I am...

8 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:05 am

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6 months trying to break through on quant

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I utilized Manhattan GMAT's online class called Interact to learn the...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:56 pm

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610->690->740-8 months of rollercoaster ride ENDS!

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Well mine has been quite a frustrating GMAT journey. Whenever I'd...

33 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:36 am

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Chances for 580 score in degroot or laurier CoOP programmes

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Hi, I gave my gmat exam today and got a score of 580. i want to know...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:26 pm

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720 (96th Percentile) - How I Beat The GMAT!

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Click here to see this original post at the Beat The GMAT! Blog On...

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How I went from v32 to v42 in one month (total score 740)

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First of all, I would like to thank EmpowerGMAT for all your...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:49 am

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Non-Native Speaker - 530 to 690 in 6-months with 94% Verbal

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Books & Materials Used: Local GMAT Tutoring Class Course...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:01 pm

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420 on GMAT :( HELP

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Hello, I took the GMAT for the first time last week. I did terrible....

12 EXPERT REPLIES Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:48 pm

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540 on 2 GMAT practice tests. HELP!

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I have been studying for about 3 months, not very rigorously but I...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:56 pm

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760(Q-50,V-44)- Some Words of wisdom after beating the GMAT!

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Got done with the GMAT yesterday and scored a 760. Had joined BTG...

61 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:40 am

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

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Now that the GMAT journey is over, I understand the hardwork and...

75 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:39 am

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720 on first try after month of studying. Should I retake?

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I just took the GMAT and scored a 720 (Q48/V41), which is estimated...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Jan 13, 2017 10:26 am

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Done with the gmat!

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Hi! I wrote my GMAT December 15,2016 and I got a pretty decent...

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