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Re: cool [#permalink] New post 09 Aug 2012, 04:59
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I would start first.

I have BS in computer science&engineering and am in IT field working in sillicon valley(san jose,ca) past 10 yrs.My goal is to make it to the top biz schools ,Stanford would be my first preferrence.I want to become a techie entrepreneur and an MBA from Stanford would help realize my dream.

My traget score is mid-700's.

How far am I from it? Currently very far away.My strong area is math and weak area is verbal RC. Just started my preperation last week but I believe in my analytical skills and was excellent at math during my school/college days,got good foundation on english grammer from my school days.Coupling this with hardwork, I strongly believe I can make it happen.



it's cool to see you here. Your GMAT goal is ambitious and I believe you can do it.

I am currently working on GMAT too, and my goal is 700+:) I am still not close to it, my weak part is math and I am doing all I can to improve it. Judging by your name, may I ask are you thinking about Standford? If you do, I am thinking that direction too. haha.

By the way, I am siwen, from China, and I am working for EMC.(a storage solution provider based in US.)
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 10 Aug 2012, 10:26
Hi all,

I did my Bachelor of Finance degree from the Australian National University. I graduated last year and have been working in a consulting firm. I have been prepping for GMAT on and off for quite a few months and I finally scheduled the test on Sep 2. Getting nervous as I only have some 20 days left. I finished the 8 manhattan guides but then took a break from my GMAT prep. Started brushing up on the material yesterday. I am aiming for 700+ but not feeling very confident at the moment. To get into my top choice I would ideally need a 740. Although I've always been good in maths, I find that in GMAT I am doing better in verbal than in quant. So I am just planning to be as thorough as I can...wish me luck!
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2012, 09:12
Hi, I am looking for GMAT Aspirants
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2012, 09:14
I wanna to download GMAT Integrated Reasoning Questions
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2012, 09:14
Can Anyone provide me the same
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2012, 09:15
thanks in advance for GMAT Integrated Reasoning links (prefer to be pdf)
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2012, 17:58
Hello Everyone,

I'm currently doing sales for a small company in Japan. I have been planning to go to business school for a while now, but I wasn't actually planning to take the GMAT for a few years (to gain a bit more experience). However, a few days ago I attended a business school information meeting, and was convinced to apply for 2013 entrance.

I should have started preparing a while ago, but I'm not particularly late either. I'm aiming for a few small Japanese business schools. Japanese schools aren't particularly famous globally, but I want to work in japan, and these schools are well connected here in Japan. So I feel they would be a good match.

I'd be able to get in with a 550. However for a scholarship I'd need at least 600. 650 Would be even better. I've set my goal for 700 because I know that's within my grasp. I'm aiming for 700. 650 is my mid goal. 600 is my "Oh my god, I must have wasted my time" goal.

I'm planning to take the GMAT in December. I can easily put at least 6.5 hours a week. Half an hour Monday through Friday. 2 hours on the weekend. That should get me 97.5 hours I've already put in about 3 hours worth of study. So I'll have 100. I'll probably be able to put in 3 more hours a week here and there. Which will hopefully bring me up to 150 hours by the time I take the test.

Quantative is where I feel strong in. Verbal is probably going to be my weakest area. AWA will not be fun, but still doable. I took an evaluation test and scored a 560. I wasn't able to answer about 30% of the questions. If I work a bit on strategy and then work on types of problems I have difficulty with, I feel I should be able to reach my goal.

I'm looking forward to cooperating with all of you!
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2012, 07:31
Hey Everyone,
I'm as green as could be and have some serious self doubt already! I graduated in 2009 and have been working steadiliy since, but I have only recently decided that I want an MBA. I want to knock it out of the park but have a lot of doubts-- I have a hard time understanding some of the MBA jargon people use. The good thing is that once I get accustomed to studying, it will become second nature--I just do not wish to start off reading and studying a ton and realize a few weeks later that I have been going about the process all wrong.

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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2012, 17:32
Today, I consider myself part of the GMAT club. I took a couple of practice tests with varying results. I got a 580 and 590. Did better on the math first time, and then better on the verbal the second time around. I really struggled with the new part: Integrated Reasoning.

I have made a plan:
1. I will study in 45min to 1 hr blocks of time, twice on MWF, once-TTh, 3 times SatSun.

2. I will study in places with little distractions like the library and bring my MGMAT book with me to work to study on breaks.

3. I will focus mostly on the math for the first month, but study verbal to change it up. going into second month I will focus more on the verbal. later into the 2nd month I will focus Integrated reasoning as is suppose to incorporate both areas.

4. Lastly, I will find study buddies and try my best to strike a balance between individual studying to stay focused and group-studying to stay motivated and to keep things interesting.

Please feel free to leave any comments, questions, or suggestions
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2012, 20:07
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I am kanthi and a dentist who aspired to do MBA from a long time. I learned about blog this through friends and is quite interesting to know about everyone's interests and determination towards achieving their goals. I feel very encouraged and motivated to give my best in my test. I really want to ace in my test as well as know more about MBA as I am from different background. Knowing my background am weak in math having no clue howtones repairs and need guidance for math as am taking my test soon. If anybody could give some suggestions regarding how to approach math would be helpful. Also am interested to know what everyone is looking forward in a MBA program. I am excited to join the club which is enriching along with fun. Nice meeting you all.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 04 Sep 2012, 06:51
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My name is Vishwa. I am a chemical engineer and have more than 3 years of work experience. Like all of you, I'm preparing for GMAT. This site is nicely laid out and there are a lot of useful resources. Although I don't have a fixed time limit for preparation, I intend to give the GMAT by the end of November-2012. I have been checking out this site for a couple of weeks now and sometimes I get overwhelmed about the amount of information available here. I'd be glad if someone can suggest how to use this site optimally.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 09 Sep 2012, 07:40
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I am Veera,working in IT in India for the past 6 years.I got GMATClub thru Google. I want to make a career shift, aiming for 750+. My plan is to appear for GMAT in 2013.

GMATclub is quite resourceful. Need all your guidance.

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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 13 Sep 2012, 09:36
Greetings,

I am stacey brown. Currently residing in New York but I originally came from Arizona. I live in my uncle's house and looking for a work that would field in my interest like in interior designing. I live life to the fullest. I am a self-confessed agoraphobic and hate a person who hides himself.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 20 Sep 2012, 22:38
Hi every one,

I have my BE in Electronics and communication with work experience of 1.5 years in IT. I have just started to view GMAT and very new to it. I want to study MBA in National University of Singapore.I have my maths skills ok and verbal is weak. AW and IR is new to me .Just wanna say hi to all and get shared the knowledge with everybody.Got to know the gmat club through the google site and hope it will guide me to reach the goal.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 24 Sep 2012, 23:36
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 25 Sep 2012, 05:17
Hi guy, I'm from Viet Nam and study Gmat for nearly 1 month.It's helpful to be member here so many advice and useful tips. Thank admin and other experts that build up this forum. Hope you guuy get your desire score in Gmat. Strive for success later. Dear.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 16 Oct 2012, 10:38
Hello to all,

Joined the forum today but was looking at the posts for a while now. Thank you all for great information and content.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 21 Oct 2012, 08:25
Hi all

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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 23 Oct 2012, 07:47
Hi everyone,

I stumbled across this website some time ago while researching the GMAT. I have been absorbing all the material here for a while now and finally decided to join. I am an undergraduate and heard that the best time to take the GMAT is while I am still in school and study mode.
Just like nearly everyone else on this site, I am aiming for a 700+ score.

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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 31 Oct 2012, 02:52
hi Everyone,

My name is Vinay. I am C.A. , C.S. , CWA and working with an Indian Navratna PSU.
I come to know about GMAT club through Google and now GMAT club and FB are the two pages that i visit thousands of time in a day.

The questions posted by members & detailed discussion is a great help for me to achieve my target of Wharton.


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