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# How to boost GMAT Score from 670 to 700+ within 3 weeks

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28 Dec 2017, 12:32
Dear all,

1 week ago I took the GMAT-Exam and scored a 670 (Q48; V35). (I prepared for around 1 month using Economist Tutor & Official Books)

My goal is now to get a score above 700.
However, I only have 3 more weeks to study for the GMAT.

What do you think would be the best strategy/tutor to make the most out of the 3 weeks? I thought about using EMPOWERgmat but as their shortest program is for 4-6weeks of preparation I'm not sure whether it´s the right one.

Could you give me some advice?

Thanks a lot!
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28 Dec 2017, 14:44
arnem wrote:
Dear all,

1 week ago I took the GMAT-Exam and scored a 670 (Q48; V35). (I prepared for around 1 month using Economist Tutor & Official Books)

My goal is now to get a score above 700.
However, I only have 3 more weeks to study for the GMAT.

What do you think would be the best strategy/tutor to make the most out of the 3 weeks? I thought about using EMPOWERgmat but as their shortest program is for 4-6weeks of preparation I'm not sure whether it´s the right one.

Could you give me some advice?

Thanks a lot!

Hi Arnem,

Your quant score is strong so considering the limited time frame, it may be most beneficial to focus the majority of your time on bolstering your verbal score. Were you able to identify your weakest area in your V35 by looking at your ESR?
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28 Dec 2017, 19:13
Hi arnem,

GMAC has publicly stated that the Official Score that you earn on Test Day is within +/- 30 points of actual ability. With a 670, it's certainly possible that you know everything that you need to know to hit 700 (although it's also possible that you got a little 'lucky' on Test Day and that your current 'ability level' is closer to a 640). Since you have a much bigger opportunity to pick up points in the Verbal section - and with just 3 weeks of potential study time - your efforts would likely be best served by focusing on the Verbal section (while doing a bit of Quant work just to keep those skills sharp).

1) Why do you have 'only 3 weeks' to study? Are you facing any looming application deadlines (and if so, would you still apply if you did not hit 700+?)?
2) Going forward, how many hours do you think you can consistently study each week?

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29 Dec 2017, 08:11
arnem wrote:
Dear all,

1 week ago I took the GMAT-Exam and scored a 670 (Q48; V35). (I prepared for around 1 month using Economist Tutor & Official Books)

My goal is now to get a score above 700.
However, I only have 3 more weeks to study for the GMAT.

What do you think would be the best strategy/tutor to make the most out of the 3 weeks? I thought about using EMPOWERgmat but as their shortest program is for 4-6weeks of preparation I'm not sure whether it´s the right one.

Could you give me some advice?

Thanks a lot!

Hi arnem,

Hope this helps. All the best.
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29 Dec 2017, 08:56
arnem wrote:
Dear all,

1 week ago I took the GMAT-Exam and scored a 670 (Q48; V35). (I prepared for around 1 month using Economist Tutor & Official Books)

My goal is now to get a score above 700.
However, I only have 3 more weeks to study for the GMAT.

What do you think would be the best strategy/tutor to make the most out of the 3 weeks? I thought about using EMPOWERgmat but as their shortest program is for 4-6weeks of preparation I'm not sure whether it´s the right one.

Could you give me some advice?

Thanks a lot!

You can use EMPOWERgmat. It teaches some good tactics which will help you train for time and stress management and gain the 30 more points.
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