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# Re-take strategy

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08 Aug 2010, 08:55
Hi,

This is my first time writing on the forum. I took my first exam last week after 2 months of hard studying and did not get as high as I wanted. I got a 610 but want a 700.

My practice tests before the exam were, 550, 630, 640, 630, 670, and lastly 590. I truly believe I am capable of a 700 and need help.

What are the best ways to study?
How many hours a day should I study?
What techniques are best?
Is a 90 point jump really possible?
What does it take (hours) to be able to get this 90 point jump!

I would love some advice BB and anyone else!!!! Thank you.

Buu

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08 Aug 2010, 10:02
This is probably what you're looking for: should-i-retake-gmat-thread-retaking-gmat-strategies-83339.html
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08 Aug 2010, 12:21
Thank you.

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08 Aug 2010, 15:30
Welcome to GMAT Club!

Also, have you seen this post?
gmat-study-plan-go-from-650-to-80235.html

or this one?
gmat-study-plan-for-gmat-novices-start-your-gmat-journey-80727.html?highlight=ml301
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08 Aug 2010, 19:38
I have only taken practices, but i remember my first score ever was a 510, months ago. I have done 5 hours of study a day for 3 months and usually pull somewhere in the lower 700's, albeit, practice tests. Just keep at it!

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08 Aug 2010, 23:15
Thank you. I really hope the six weeks I have will be enough to get to the 700s! I will work very hard!!!!

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09 Aug 2010, 10:08
i plan on retaking the gmat a few times as well but you gotta wait a month i believe

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