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I have written the GMAT 6 times but have not been able to score more than 590. I need to score atleast a 650 to get into a decent business school. Till date I have done self-study and have used boks like OG, Kaplan and Manhattan for my Prep but the GMAT seems to have beaten me every time. I feel my approach might be wring and I am considering taking classroom coaching to prepare for the GMAT and see if it helps. I live in Chennai and the options here are very few. There is Kaplan, Princeton and 4GMAT that offers classroom coaching here. I am not interested in Princeton and so I am considering Kaplan and 4GMAT. 4GMAT is an IIM venture and so I am not sure whether it will be a good choice. Kaplan seems to be in the GMAT arena for a long time. I need some guidance as to which institute should I choose for my GMAT preparation. Anyone from Kaplan or anyone who has taken the course at Kaplan or 4GMAT please advice so that I do not keep repeating my mistakes. Thank you.

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Hi there,

It's not clear from your post whether you just used books to prep, or whether you also engaged in computer-based practice. When prepping for the GMAT, books are not enough...it's important to practice on the computer as much as possible, since the real exam involves the computer and scratch work, etc, and to practice with multiple full-length, timed, realistic practice CATs.

Given all of your attempts, it is important at this point to really diagnose your strengths and weaknesses, based on your performance on practice tests. This will be crucial to working out how you can best improve, and you want to be preparing efficiently. A classroom course or even a private tutor can be helpful definitely to your improvement; my experiences have all been working at Kaplan so of course I would recommend our program as we are the program that preps the most people for the GMAT every year and we have the most experience in doing so and in GMAT research and development, etc, but certainly others can weigh in and you should speak with your local prep provider offices to learn more about their courses. Good luck!

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