On 23rd December 2013, I attempted the GMAT exam for the first time, after a little more than a week of preparation (which consisted of learning the question types and trying a few questions), the result was a pitiful 610 (Q47, V28, IR3). I was so heartbroken but I submitted a few applications.
In February, after the dings came rolling in, I attempted the exam again, totally focusing my two-week prep on the verbal. I took two practice tests within that period and got 680 in each of them, my GMAT score however was 650 (Q45, V32, IR3). Submitted my Booth application in round 3 with that result, sadly, I got dinged after the interview.
So I re-strategized for the new application season and decided to give the GMAT one last try. This time, I planned six weeks of study (I know it will be different for other people, but I get bored very fast especially while studying the same thing), just enough time for me to focus on one “subject” without getting bored. I used the following study materials: Read the rest of this entry »