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500-700 in 45 days! Average Student's Guide to Success!!!

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22 Dec 2010, 10:04
Thanks for the debrief
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23 Dec 2010, 07:31
Congratulations, your story and debrief is very encouraging. I have a quick question for you. Which tutorials you had been working on.

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Wish you every luck in your life.

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23 Dec 2010, 09:10
Congratulations .

Very inspiring!!!
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23 Dec 2010, 10:15
Congratulations! Great story and very inspiring. I've sort of hit a wall in my studying and hearing this has given me some ideas on how I might break through it. Thanks!

Also I was wondering, what was your timing strategy on the math? This seems to be a big issue for me...
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23 Dec 2010, 10:47
djpepsi2002 wrote:
Congratulations, your story and debrief is very encouraging. I have a quick question for you. Which tutorials you had been working on.

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Wish you every luck in your life.

DJ

I worked on whichever maths tutorials I could find online (Google) for that specific topic.. I hope that answers ur question..
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23 Dec 2010, 10:49
MLF44 wrote:
Congratulations! Great story and very inspiring. I've sort of hit a wall in my studying and hearing this has given me some ideas on how I might break through it. Thanks!

Also I was wondering, what was your timing strategy on the math? This seems to be a big issue for me...

I didnt really have a timing strategy for maths.. I gave myself 3 min each for the first 15 questions and took it from there.. I really had to rush later, but the scores were always favorable so I didn't bother..
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23 Dec 2010, 16:55
Great post anujkundarap ! Thanks for sharing your experience. I have started my prep 3 weeks ago, but only seem to be going backwards .. so its great to read your story and the consistent improvement in score. All the best with your applications.
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25 Dec 2010, 23:11
Thanks for all the appreciation everyone. Hope this thread helps someone!
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26 Dec 2010, 11:21

Are you applying to LBS Masters in Management this year?
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26 Dec 2010, 11:23
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Are you applying to LBS Masters in Management this year?

Yes I plan to.. Would need all the luck possible because I am an "Indian IT Male"!!!!
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26 Dec 2010, 11:36
I wish you all the luck! On the positive side, I saw that LBS has a mostly international class, and this is surely a good thing.
I too considered applying to LBS and LSE, but I got accepted at Fuqua
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26 Dec 2010, 13:19
Congrats on scoring 700, good luck with your application!
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27 Dec 2010, 21:39
Awesome job man, the way you have written is absolutely inspirational.

I have two queries regarding the issue;

1.What do you mean by "math tutorial"?

2.Is it possible to maintain the schedule you have stated by providing 3 hours a day and 5-6 hours in the weekend;specially for an average student?
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27 Dec 2010, 21:54
metaphola wrote:
Awesome job man, the way you have written is absolutely inspirational.

I have two queries regarding the issue;

1.What do you mean by "math tutorial"?

2.Is it possible to maintain the schedule you have stated by providing 3 hours a day and 5-6 hours in the weekend;specially for an average student?

!. When you identify a weak area in maths, for eg Permutaions, search online for Permutations GMAT tutorial. You will get your answer.

2. Yes it is easily possible. However you will have to concentrate all the time. You cannot goof off in those hours.. :D
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28 Dec 2010, 17:00
thanks for sharing your experiences. i am in the same boat..
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31 Dec 2010, 05:52
Great story! It's good to see someone that was in the same boat as me at the beginning of my studies (with low 500 scores). I just hope I can be in the same boat as you by the end!
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31 Dec 2010, 19:21
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Great story! It's good to see someone that was in the same boat as me at the beginning of my studies (with low 500 scores). I just hope I can be in the same boat as you by the end!

You'll do well.. Just stay focussed.. All the best.. Do let me know your scores..
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31 Dec 2010, 22:13
Your debrief is very inspiring for me as I'm currently in the same boat. Though I do have a bit more time to prepare I hope to achieve the same results with the same dedication and hardwork!

Thanks and good luck with your applications!
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01 Jan 2011, 00:08
Cyanide wrote:
Your debrief is very inspiring for me as I'm currently in the same boat. Though I do have a bit more time to prepare I hope to achieve the same results with the same dedication and hardwork!

Thanks and good luck with your applications!

Thanks a lot Cyanide! You'll do alright.. Just stay put.. :D
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01 Jan 2011, 08:52
Thank you sharing, congratulations
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