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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 01 May 2011, 04:14
Hey Everyone,

I am new to this forum. I am not planning on studying an MBA for a couple of years. However, want to get the GMAT over and done with early. I am still not sure how long to set aside for studying. A bit about me - I have studied a BBA majoring in economics and finance and a MCom majoring in international business and strategy. I have recently started work in a graduate program at the leading telecommunications company in Australia.

I am quite confident with the verbal section of the GMAT, it's the math section that I will be spending most of my study time on. My goal is to get into Oxford or INSEAD MBA courses.

Hope to get to know you all over the next few months.

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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 01 May 2011, 11:23
Hi everyone,
My name is Abhishek and i am currently working as a production engineer for Indian Oil Corp in India. I am a chemical engineer and i have 2 years of work experience. My target is 700 + score in GMAT. I need to improve my verbal section.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 05 May 2011, 20:17
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My name is Abhishek and i am currently working as a production engineer for Indian Oil Corp in India. I am a chemical engineer and i have 2 years of work experience. My target is 700 + score in GMAT. I need to improve my verbal section.


Hi Abhishek, welcome to the club. You may check our verbal forums, there is a lot of stuff & advice available there.

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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 05 May 2011, 20:18
Hi cgisler, welcome the club.

Do let us know, in case of any help required.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 06 May 2011, 06:03
Hi there!! My name is Mukul. I'm starting my MBA at Tuck School of Business in Fall 2011. I'm a B.Tech. from IIT Delhi and have scored a 770 in GMAT. I am passionate about teaching and have always brought about change, big or small, in my community. I have helped many folks to get to their dream schools (Tuck, Tepper, ISB, LBS, HEC). I hope to extend my services to everyone through forums and my websiteas much as possible before crazy school starts. Apart from helping people in their MBA dream, I love photography, blogging and traveling.

I will be more than happy to reply personally to anyone who feels I can be of help :)

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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 06 May 2011, 13:37
hi. just started posting here a few days ago.

im a 27 yo male, looking to make a career change. im currently stuck in what seems to be a dead end (non core business related support, or HR ;-)) job at a respectable financial institution, and looking for a way out!

thats where an MBA comes in. im historically a horrible underachiever (poor HS performance, which led to little known undergrad program) and the habit has snowballed into where I am today. so currently working on getting a 700+ GMAT score, hopefully to turn this ship around.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 07 May 2011, 08:14
Hi greghopkins01, welcome to the club!

Best of luck for your GMAT endavour & keep us posted.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 07 May 2011, 14:45
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hi. just started posting here a few days ago.

im a 27 yo male, looking to make a career change. im currently stuck in what seems to be a dead end (non core business related support, or HR ;-)) job at a respectable financial institution, and looking for a way out!

thats where an MBA comes in. im historically a horrible underachiever (poor HS performance, which led to little known undergrad program) and the habit has snowballed into where I am today. so currently working on getting a 700+ GMAT score, hopefully to turn this ship around.


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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 08 May 2011, 12:17
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 10 May 2011, 12:40
hi! i just joined today and have been looking at taking the gmat for quite some time.

i'm a 23 year old female, looking to make a career change. i graduated college with a bachelor's degree in history with two minors in english & criminology. i was very lazy in the beginning of college and quit pursuing accounting due to a million prereqs to get into the state college's program. (now you can enter the BS at acceptance to the university) i currently work as an admin and really want to start working with numbers..

i've scored pretty decently before on standardized tests & hope with a lot of hardwork i can score well enough to enter an mba program. i still avidly read and although my grammar may not be perfect (sometimes i enjoy one too many commas), i am hoping my liberal arts background will translate in to verbal success! i'm trying to get into an mba program specializing in accounting for people who are not business/accounting majors...

any suggestions or help would be much appreciated! hello all :)
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 10 May 2011, 13:27
Name is Sam, just recently graduated and start work in the IT consulting business. Looking to take my first GMAT in the beginning of July. I've gone through the Princeton Review book and Working on the OG book (burgundy) . Looking forward to learn more about other people's strategies. The butterflies of the test is starting to fly around, but this site is helping me greatly. Thanks
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 14 May 2011, 14:12
Hey everyone

My name is Jason and I'm 23 years old. I signed up yesterday but I've been lurking for the past week. I have a BS in business admin and minor in marketing. I plan on taking the GMAT around august or September. I've found so much helpful info here I would have never known otherwise. I downloaded the free iPhone app and have really started to dive into all of the studying. I cant wait to see what else I find on this site you guys have really created an amazing place

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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 14 May 2011, 23:33
Hi all
Heard about this from a colleague, it seems to be an unbelievably good resource. I have already taken the GMAT twice last year (Jan 2nd and Feb 5th), in a huge rush as I was transferring between jobs and wanted to get it over with. This strategy proved to be hugely foolish (not surprisingly), and I'm sitting on 640 both times, with my quant dropping the second time.

I have been studying more consistently this time, going over basics, buying high school math books where necessary etc. Took my first GMAC test the other day and scored a 710, definitely inflated because of some OG 12 questions, but it was a confidence booster.

Also, I had taken the Princeton Review course in New Delhi last year, and my entire batch was very disappointed. I also had bought access to Manhattan's tests & a brief 2 week subscription to Knewton tests, but am wondering if I should repurchase anything else as blind practice didn't help. If anybody would like to contact me on my experience with these Prep courses, please feel free

It would be great to connect with anybody who has advice for retakers. I have been seeing some of the older posts on this topic and they're quite fantastic.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 18 May 2011, 12:38
hello everyone,

I am Aakash :) i am working for a mnc IT company, now preparing for GMAT.
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 18 May 2011, 19:45
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 19 May 2011, 04:40
Hello everyone!
Mahtab from Canada :D. I came to Canada from Bangladesh when I was nine years old. Currently I am 19 (turning 20 on August).

I want to do my GMAT since I've got free time and I absolutely love the type of questions in GMAT overall (a bit nerdy, I know). I had an internship with a fortune 500 company last summer and right now I am an intern for Canadian National Railway (Canada's biggest railroad company, almost like a monopoly). I am doing my undergrad in Civil Engineering and I hope to contribute at least a fraction of what I extract from this very resourceful forum!
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 24 May 2011, 04:50
Hi Mahtab, welcome to gmat club.

There are tons of resources available here. I hope you would find all the help from fellow members.

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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 24 May 2011, 11:54
Hi everyone,

Im relatibely new.. Came here just through google.. Am having a really hard time on gmat math section but i already feel supported here.. Thanks.. Mostly active on verbal cuz thats all i can do haha.. Math is really a pain in my ***
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Re: Knowing club members - Introduce Yourself here [#permalink] New post 28 May 2011, 06:59
Hi, I'm Lauren. I currently work as an internal auditor for a mutual fund transfer agency. I would like to get my MBA with a concentration in non-profit organizations. However, I have a BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts), was not given a GPA due to the large number of Pass/Fail courses, and have not taken a math class since junior year in high school (almost 13 years ago).

Clearly, I have my work cut out for me. :lol: I am up for the challenge though! I would like to get a 650 on the GMAT. I took a GMATprep test yesterday and got a 550 (30Q 35V I think). I really need to work on all the concepts of math, but I think my goal is pretty attainable. I am also planning on taking some business-related math courses at a local community college to hopefully beef up my educational experience.

I don't know what schools I want to apply to yet. I have a lot of preparation to do before I can think about applying, but I figured joining here would be a good step towards getting the process started. Just waiting for my books to come from Amazon and I'll be ready to go!
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