# GMAT Club Top Stories: Week of September 1

- Sep 1, 16:17 PM Comments [0]

The most active and interesting conversations going on within GMAT Club and in the Forum this past week:

### GMAT Discussions

12 Must-Have GMAT Study Tools
We've compared the best GMAT Tools available, and created this list of the ones you shouldn't go without.  From flash cards to iPhone apps, which of these 12 tools will get you the best score possible? Click to find out!

Welcome Revolution Prep to our GMAT Club Forum
Revolution Prep has joined our partner program, and is offering up to a 20% discount on their GMAT prep courses, for GMAT Club members. Learn more

The ONE THING I Wish I Would Have Known About the GMAT
Hindsight is 20/20. We've asked the GMAT Club community to share the one thing they wish they would have known or done before their GMAT experience. Win an Amazon gift card for your contribution! Join the Conversation

How I Jumped From 700 to 770
A step-by-step debrief on how one of our own MBA Section Directors bumped their score 70 critical points. Great reading. Learn more

A Whopping 130-Point Improvement
Another debrief -- this time from GMAT Club member billyjeans -- about a massive 130-point jump from 640 to 770. How did they do it? What do you think of the study plan?

Critical Reasoning Problem CHALLENGE!
Answer this CR problem, and our moderators will pick the best answer by the end of the week. Winner gets a FR*EE t-shirt and FR*EE access to GMAT Tests for a year! Answer the Problem

I Took a Dare and Bumped My GMAT Score to 760
GMAT Club member mayansd got greedy and DARED himself to do better on the GMAT after scoring a 720. Luckily, it paid off with a higher score. Which tools did he use? Do You Dare?

FREE GMAT Club Tests on Labor Day (September 5)
In honor of Labor Day, we're opening up the GMAT Club Test Bank for all GMAT Club members. Don't take the day off; take the opportunity to get ahead! Learn More

GMAT Club is sponsoring and participating in the Which MBA? online MBA fair, presented by The Economist, next week on September 7 & 8. Admissions officers, deans, recent graduates and current students will be on hand throughout the event to answer attendees’ questions... you could even win an iPad 2! Sign up now - it's free!

Why Would You Even Want to Get an MBA?
GMAT Club member Vorski asks an earnest question: "Why get an MBA?" It's already yielded a lively discussion on the merits of an MBA. What do you think? Why get an MBA degree? Share Your Thoughts

Military Applying to B-School
GMAT Club member Sorter started a military thread looking to connect with fellow enlisted men and women looking to get into B-school. View the Military Thread Discussion

Funny Fake MBA Application Questions
The funniest questions that AREN'T on applications (but should be). Add yours to the thread! Get Ready to Smile

We've invited admissions staff from four major schools around the world to participate in the GMAT Club forums. Ask them questions or get advice on the admissions process!
Asia - HKUST
Europe - IMD
Europe - Cambridge
North America - Cornell (Johnson School)

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