I worked very hard over the last year for GMAT. Unfortunately I was barely able to cross the 600+ mark. The results were dismal compared to the labour that I had put in. This has shattered my confidence. However, I have picked myself up and plan to give it another try this year. I need some sure-success mantra.
Keep it up and don't get discouraged.
Many people around here had a hard time getting a great score the first time around, many had to take it a few times to finally find a way to crack the test - it is different for everyone. I would say the elements that clearly standout across the board are discipline about studying, keeping an error log
, and motivation to get into an MBA program that is able to drive through any wall or barrier.
As you are starting your prep, take a look at some of the books below my post. They may be a good place to start.
P.S. Don't rush into taking tests, but also don't be shy about taking tests when you are a month away from your test.
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