MBA: Ahead Deadlines. My journey to a 770 in GMAT . Page 1. Hi All, Giving GMAT was on my radar since I failed to make the cut in CAT 2011.
But I postponed it for few months when I was trying my hands on a startup idea. After wasting (& learning a lot in the process) 4 months, I was back to square one and giving GMAT asap was my top priority this time. Dejected after the startup failure, I ordered MGMAT GMAT books on the day I came back (it included 8 books covering everything about Verbal & Quant). I started my preparation around 10th -11th May, 2012 and finally gave GMAT on 13th July, 2012. My very brief background:I graduated from IIT Kharagpur in May, 2010 and since then have been working as a Technology Analyst at JP Morgan at Mumbai.
So here is how I did it: I didn’t start with giving a mock GMATPrep test as most people usually do to identify their weak area. The only book I referred for SC is the MGMAT Sentence Correction Book. OG - 12th edition – I did it along with MGMAT SC book. Free GMAT Practice Tests . Page 1. Free GMAT practice tests are a great way to check how close you are to your target GMAT score.
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Of course, as of June, 2012, there is only one essay, the Argument essay, on the GMAT. Suppose you are faced with the following AWA Argument prompt (this is the very last prompt listed in the OG13): The following appeared in a memorandum written by the chair of the music department to the president of Omega University. “Mental health experts have observed that symptoms of mental illness are less pronounced in many patients after group music therapy sessions, and job openings in the music-therapy field have increased during the past year. Consequently, graduates from our degree program for music therapists should have no trouble finding good positions. Discuss how well reasoned you find this argument. This last paragraph is, of course, the standard directions paragraph that you will find appended to each and every GMAT AWA Argument prompt.
We are going to approach this AWA prompt with strategy. Brainstorming Flaw #1 Flaw #2 Flaw #3 Flaw #4 Flaw #5 Flaw #6.