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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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640 to 720 in 7 Weeks

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First of all I should say that I’ve never been a super serious...

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Target Test Prep = Best Content, Strategy, and Tutors

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I first took the GMAT as a college senior (studied Liberal Arts and...

0 Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:58 am

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From 630 to 700 with Target Test Prep

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I had the pleasure of working with Target Test Prep and one of the...

0 Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:12 pm

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670 to 700 in 1 month... focusing on your weaknesses

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My GMAT story started mid last year and I was hopefully able to...

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560 to 690 to 720: Practice Makes Perfect

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June 2016-GMAT 560 (No Preparation) August 2016-GMAT 690...

1 Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:39 pm

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From 700 to 730

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GMAT1-700(Q-50,V-34) GMAT2-730(Q-50,V-38) After 2 months of...

0 Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:31 am

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Why I Didn’t Need Coaching for GMAT!

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I got a 720 (Q50, V38, IR 7) and so can you! Preparing for the GMAT -...

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500 to 700 in Practice CATs - Official Score of 650

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I had planned on taking the GMAT the past couple of years, but as a...

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Never Give UP!!!!!

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Finally, this day is happening… I am writing my story, My results...

0 Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:51 pm

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Rocked The GMAT - Scored 800 (Q51 V51) - Via Meditation

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Finally, my GMAT Odyssey is complete. Achieving my score goal took a...

20 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:34 pm

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730 -96% (44Q 47V) Retake for higher Quant?

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Hey all! I just took the GMAT for the first time yesterday and...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:29 pm

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680 to 750 - An adventurous Journey!

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It's always a pleasure to read success stories on GMAT forum, but...

0 Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:07 pm

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660 to 710 in a month and a half

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Hey guys: I just went from a 660 to a 710. I overcame the plateau...

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730!!! 100 point increase with Economist Test Prep

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When I took the GMAT the first time, I received (in my opinion) are...

1 Wed Nov 22, 2017 2:26 pm

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640 (40Q) to 760 (50Q) in 7 weeks

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I was under a pretty severe time crunch and needed to pick up my...

0 Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:31 pm

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630 to 730 with 3 weeks prep!

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Hi guys, I took my GMAT on Nov 7 and scored a 730 (45 V 44 Q), my...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:37 am

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610 to 720 (48Q, 41V) on FOURTH GMAT: I Tried Everything!

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I am a FOUR time GMAT test taker. This is my story of starting,...

0 Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:12 pm

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12 month road--530 to 650---and admitted to my #1 school

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I am an expat in Asia working in Supply Chain and last year at this...

1 Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:51 am

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720 in 2 months, +12 points on Quant, EMPOWERgmat Prep

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I was looking for a low-cost option as I was not set on taking the...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:01 pm

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Advice needed - Apply with 610 or try harder?

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Hello all, I have given GMAT 4 times until now (in terms of effort, 3...

8 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:03 am

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710 - Q47 V41

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Background: 2017 Ivy League Graduate, Student Athlete, 3.5gpa,...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:09 am

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Journey to 700+ Highly Recommended

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Honestly It's not a promotion. I am a genuine student who gave GMAT...

0 Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:17 am

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From 0 to 710 (50Q, 35V)

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I recently scored a 710 (50Q, 35V) and wanted to share my GMAT...

0 Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:15 am

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EMPOWERgmat got me the boost I needed!

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If you are like I was and are wondering how to pull your score up and...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:13 am

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Top 5 Schools are NEXT on my to do list! 750 (q 51, v 42)!!!

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Right up front I’ve got to admit that 2 months ago I never thought...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:45 pm

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585 to 750 in 2 months - what's worked & free resources

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In mid-July, I got 585 in Kaplan practice test. Today, mid-September,...

1 Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:31 pm

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EMPOWERgmat got me the score I wanted in just 1 month

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I chose EMPOWERgmat as my study tool this summer because of the...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:57 pm

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730 with Q49 V40, next up - applications

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I agree quant could have been better, but I am happy :)

1 EXPERT REPLIES Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:54 pm

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Is it Good Enough GMAT 680

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I gave my GMAT today and got 680 (Q 50, V32, IR 8). From the 1st GMAT...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:57 am

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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...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:52 pm

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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...

4 EXPERT REPLIES Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:39 am

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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

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

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....

1 EXPERT REPLIES Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:50 am

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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...

1 EXPERT REPLIES Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:38 am

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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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730 - beat the gmat and my target

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Hey guys, I took the GMAT today and surpassed my own expectations....

3 Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:20 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

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

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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