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When should I give the GMAT?

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I am currently in 4th year of engineering.

When should I take the GMAT test if I want to get into a B-School directly after my B.E? I was thinking of giving it during my winter vacations, i.e in December. Or should I take the GMAT when closer to the end of B.E i.e in between Feb-April. In May, we have finals.
Any ideas or suggestions?

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If I were you I would finish it off during my vacation. But what schools are you targetting post BE? Most B-Schools would require you to have a minimum of two years of work-ex before you apply. Either way, your GMAT score is valid for 5 years!
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Pearson1 wrote:
I am currently in 4th year of engineering.

When should I take the GMAT test if I want to get into a B-School directly after my B.E? I was thinking of giving it during my winter vacations, i.e in December. Or should I take the GMAT when closer to the end of B.E i.e in between Feb-April. In May, we have finals.
Any ideas or suggestions?

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If I were you I would taste the "cruelty" of work place before starting Bschool, for at least one year and in meantime prep yourself for GMAT.

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I'd also probably advise you get some work experience first, if anything for purely economic reasons. If you wanted to do a masters in finance you should probably take the test end of the summer, mid September. If you wanted to wait until next year then do it whenever.
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