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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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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...

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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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720 in 3 months, how to improve in 1 month?

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So I've been studying diligently for 3 months - I've been...

0 Sat Jan 07, 2017 6:26 pm

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I improved from 660 to 760. You can too.

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I took my second shot at GMAT on 25th (of January, 2011) and scored...

37 Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:09 am

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GMAT 740(Q50,V40).4 exams over 2.5 yrs.Never, ever give up.

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This is my story and my advice for those of you who are planning for...

52 Mon Dec 26, 2016 4:50 am

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REAL LIFE score of 460:-( WTF

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Test Day 12/22 Score 460 ir-4 quant-27 verbal-26 So let me be honest...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Dec 24, 2016 8:09 am

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BOOM! I beat it! 730, first time

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I'm applying this year in Round 2. Just took the GMAT. Killed it: 730...

2 Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:28 am

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A tale of 3 GMAT attempts: 650 to 730

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tl;dr - Practice, Manhattan, Kaplan, and E-gmat got me to 730. Will...

2 Sat Dec 17, 2016 2:02 am

by: ridd View latest post

I finally beat the GMAT! 660 to 720 with TTP and EMPOWERgmat

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I finally beat the GMAT! My journey started at the beginning of 2016...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Dec 16, 2016 1:10 pm

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770/800 GMAT and 339/340 GRE which score do I pick for MBA

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This might be an unusual question, but I have been very fortunate and...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Dec 14, 2016 12:26 pm

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560-680 GMAT Score

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Ok, so I'm an international student from South Africa looking to do...

3 Wed Dec 14, 2016 6:51 am

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I brokeup with the GMAT today!

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Hi guys, Today I attempted the GMAT for the 2nd time and managed to...

5 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Dec 01, 2016 3:48 pm

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My Journey from 630 to 710!

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Hey Guys, I purchased the MGMAT books. I studied them for a few weeks...

0 Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:20 pm

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650 to 740...Persistence and Introspection is the key!!!

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Wow! Never thought I'll be writing this. I'll try to keep this as...

8 Tue Nov 22, 2016 4:12 am

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Long Debrief - 630 to 740 (Q48, V45)

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Background So I began studying for the GMAT at the beginning of...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:41 pm

by: Rich.C@EMPOWERgmat.com View latest post

First attempt: 740 (Q48, V42)

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Hi all, I recently took the GMAT and scored a 740: Q48, V42, IR 6,...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Nov 14, 2016 1:47 pm

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GMAT Debrief: From 670 to 710 with EMPOWERgmat

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Books & materials used Official Guide 13th Ed EmpowerGMAT review...

0 Tue Nov 08, 2016 2:45 pm

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Took the GMAT and got a 710! Do I retake?

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Well today I took the GMAT for a second time (The first time was an...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:35 am

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I beat the GMAT. From 580 to 710

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I decided to post my results (710 total 91st percentile, Q48 71th...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Sun Nov 06, 2016 12:08 pm

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[UPDATE] 710 on first try - Try again right? --- 780?!?!

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So a bit about me: I'm a 26 years old, white/hispanic male working in...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Nov 05, 2016 1:17 pm

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From a 580 to a 720...EMPOWERgmat was the prep tool I needed

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EMPOWERgmat was a phenomenal study tool that I credit with being able...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Nov 02, 2016 7:03 pm

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650 to 740, it can be done because I did it!

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650 (Q45 V35) to 740 (Q49 V41) Let's be clear here, this test is an...

1 Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:26 pm

by: abhimahna View latest post

The method that allowed me to go from a 550 to a 760(49,45)!

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First of all, let me introduce myself: I am a 21 year old, Italian...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:00 am

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730 Q45 V47 IR8 should I retake?

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I'm worried that INSEAD (my first choice) will be off-put by the...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Oct 21, 2016 9:35 am

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Pathetic score

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Hey All, I didn't want to post this in this forum because I obviously...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Oct 17, 2016 3:56 pm

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With TTP, 620 to 710…in 30 Days!

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I began studying for the GMAT back in December of 2015. I scored a...

0 Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:47 am

by: kmhemsing View latest post

710 at first attempt after 3 months of self-study

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A few hours after my gmat exam, I decided to post my results (710...

3 Fri Oct 14, 2016 2:33 pm

by: nthiru100 View latest post

480 -> 710, thanks to Khan Academy, EmpowerGMAT, and Trid

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A little about me: Liberal arts major, barely passed math in high...

12 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:33 am

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Scored 710 - Jamboree Pune helped me achieve this feat

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Hi, I took assistance for my GMAT preparation from Jamboree-Pune. I...

0 Fri Sep 30, 2016 12:59 am

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From 420 to 670: A long but Rewarding 10 months Journey

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I want to share my story here because I was inspired and encouraged...

1 Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:33 am

by: diegocml View latest post

Just scored a 730... Here's how I did it

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On my first GMAT attempt this month, I walked out with a 730 (96%)....

2 Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:49 am

by: NC Esq View latest post

My Long Journey to Get that 710 - Target Test Prep

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Very few times do they tell you that GMAT is a long road and has a...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Sep 22, 2016 5:00 am

by: Jeff@TargetTestPrep View latest post

GMAT failure, scored 660

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I had been practicing for about a month, and most of GMAT Prep mocks...

11 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Sep 19, 2016 11:45 pm

by: AshleyAnatomy View latest post

710- For what its worth it was worth all the while!

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Background: Indian IT product manager with 8 years of work...

5 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Sep 19, 2016 4:16 am

by: Marty Murray View latest post

GMAT 790 score for Indian applicant (with CAT experience)

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An Indian candidate recently shared his story about how he got a...

0 Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:28 am

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Surprising 610 on my 4th attempt to GMAT..

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Hello everyone!! Here I am after my 4th attempt to gmat exam. I got a...

3 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Sep 05, 2016 1:04 pm

by: DavidG@VeritasPrep View latest post

610->660->750- Third time's the charm

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Got done with the GMAT finally and happy that I won’t have to take...

18 Sun Sep 04, 2016 8:38 pm

by: FredT View latest post

770(Q-51,V-44)- Conceptual Clarity + Practice did the Magic!

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Got done with the GMAT and I think I couldn't have asked for more. I...

38 EXPERT REPLIES Sun Sep 04, 2016 8:36 pm

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720(Q-48,V-40) after 7 long treacherous months!

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Am glad to share with you all that I took my GMAT yesterday and got a...

36 EXPERT REPLIES Sun Sep 04, 2016 8:32 pm

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What happened!!? HUGE drop in Verbal..

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Hi, guys. I just came back from my test, with the unpleasant surprise...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Sep 01, 2016 11:58 pm

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710 Now what? Can I Make in Round 1?

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So I just took the GMAT and scored a 710. I am reluctant to apply to...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:25 am

by: Rich.C@EMPOWERgmat.com View latest post

EMPOWERgmat got me from 680 to 730 :)

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After self-prep with the Manhattan book series, I was pretty excited...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Aug 29, 2016 10:35 am

by: Rich.C@EMPOWERgmat.com View latest post

740 GMAT (48Q, 42V) - Colombian 30yo

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Just beat the gmat and it does feel amazing. Started last year...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Aug 29, 2016 10:27 am

by: Rich.C@EMPOWERgmat.com View latest post

Studied for a year and got 660. Want to raise to 700+

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I decided to take the GMAT last year. I prepared through only...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Aug 29, 2016 3:16 am

by: Scott@TargetTestPrep View latest post

GMAT score 740 (Q51 V39)

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Finally took my gmat and scored 740. I feel I could have done better...

2 EXPERT REPLIES Fri Aug 26, 2016 8:05 am

by: Gaurav Mittal View latest post

Never Give Up! 580 to 710

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My GMAT journey like many other’s was a unique one. For some...

1 Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:50 am

by: uniq01 View latest post

Journey of 730! Again, Again and Finally! :D

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Hello People! :D Hope all of you are enjoying your prep for GMAT!...

8 Thu Aug 25, 2016 12:29 am

by: diegocml View latest post

600 to 710 - Thanks Target Test Prep!

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To all those reading this...and daydreaming about crossing the 700...

2 Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:26 pm

by: runtheracegirl View latest post

From V41 on GMAT Prep to V32 on real GMAT - advice?

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Hi All, I would sincerely appreciate any advice, following a somewhat...

9 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:05 am

by: DavidG@VeritasPrep View latest post

GMAT 100 points below GMATprep, HELP! 760->650 :(

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I just took the official GMAT today (08/09) and I scored 650 Q43 V37...

5 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Aug 18, 2016 11:20 am

by: Rich.C@EMPOWERgmat.com View latest post

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