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  1. 470 first try... Still possible to hit 700?

    At my first try I hit 470 and my goal is 700. I still have +2 months to prepare it (i take it on October). Do you think that it is still possible to do it? Thanks! GMAT ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2016 - 3:48am -

  2. Advice for a GMATtaker 2 weeks before GMAT

    As title suggests, I have just 2 weeks before the test. Scoring around 710-720(Q:49-50; V:35-37) on gmatprep. Please share if you have got any anecdotes how you made the best out of the last few days before hitting the ring. GMAT ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 2 2016 - 1:33pm -

  3. Comparative Ranking of US, EU and Caandian B-Schools

    Hye, I have been following the rankings of major publishers, namely FT, Forbes, Businessweek and P&Q. I also understand that their input parameters for evaluating a b-school are different and hence, their rankings show a great deal of difference, apar ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 1 2016 - 7:47am -

  4. Profile Evaluation for Msc Finance

    Hello, I am looking at pursuing my Masters in Finance, and am unable to evaluate my chances for each university. It would be greatly appreciated if someone could guide me with the same, or provide me information on my chances for the universities listed. ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 14 2017 - 12:29am -

  5. MBA without GMAT?

    When applying for MBA programs I noticed that some do not require, or even request gmat scores. Is this typical or should I be weary of these programs? GMAT ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 28 2016 - 2:35pm -

  6. 400 hours for the GMAT?

    Hello WSO, Firstly I am very grateful that I have found this forum and I sincerely hope that this community can aid me in attaining my goal. At any rate, from June to July/August 2016 I will have the opportunity to study for the GMAT. My aim is 740 and I ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2016 - 10:05pm -

  7. Creative Strategies to Break into HBS or Stanford GSB- Please Help

          Hello monkeys, Wanna B MBB 's AMA depressed me (very strong credentials / similar to mine, no interview at even Wharton), and got me thinking- there has to be some clever strategies to earn acceptance to HBS or Stanford. So, I� ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2016 - 12:00pm -

  8. AMA- Non-ranked undergrad 'ORM' with a 660 GMAT who got into multiple top 20 programs

    Mod Note (Andy)- we're reposting the top AMA's from 2015, this one was originally posted 1/18/2015. I hope everyone is doing well. I just wanted to give back to the community who really helped me out more than I could ever ask for. Quick shout o ...

    61 comments - 9 silver bananas - Jan 2 2016 - 9:05am -

  9. GMAT Prep Courses, Manhattan GMAT vs. Veritas

    Hi, After doing my research, I have narrowed down my main GMAT prep course to either Veritas or Manhattan Prep. Reviews on both have been stellar, though it seems like Veritas slightly edges out the other when it comes to the sheer number of customer feed ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 18 2016 - 10:30pm -

  10. GMAT for lawyer making transition to consulting/IB/corporate gig? Other tips for law--> biz??

          I have read a lot of forum posts saying that it is a hell of an experience for a junior lawyer 2-3 years out of law school to suffer through 2 years of an MBA just to become a junior consultant/banker all over again. However, even if ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2016 - 2:37am -

  11. 720 Overall but low Quant- Should I retake?

    Hello, I just wrote the GMAT and got 720 overall with 46 in Verbal (99th percentile) and 43 in Quant (52nd percentile). I have a strong finance background (CFA Charterholder / passed all exams the first time, majored in finance, spent 4 years working as a ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2016 - 12:48pm -

  12. Is a MSF the right choice for me?

          So my background is this. I go to a complete non target and due to life events have a low 3.2 gpa. I have 3 years of RIA wealth management experience and my series 7. I have dreams of either IBD or S&T. Would it make sense for me ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2016 - 7:01pm -

  13. Is the GMAT an IQ test?

          I would be interested in postgraduate study in future and henceforth would like to clear the GMAT as quickly as possible. I have read a lot about the GMAT on this forum and on other websites in recent weeks; but I have my concerns. On ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 14 2015 - 6:49am -

  14. (GMAT) Do IR and AWA scores matter?

    Do the people at admissions for MBA programs care about the Integrated Reasoning and Analytical Writing Assessment scores? I just began studying for the GMAT and the book mentions that the gmat score is computed only from the quantitative and verbal secti ...

    63 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:16pm -

  15. When Should You Prepare for the GMAT?

    I was wondering what the general advice is for taking the GMAT. i found some 2016 and 2017 Kaplan books at my school that were decently priced. I was thinking I could start taking it now as a sophomore and hopefully keep bumping up my score. I would like ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 13 2016 - 12:51pm -

  16. 650 GMAT for IB

          Is a 650 gmat score to low? I will be going to B school this fall and was wondering if having scored a 650 will ruin my chances of getting a job in IB. I have quantitative work experience and educational background, but I am wondering ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2016 - 2:22pm -

  17. How I got a 770 on the GMAT with minimal effort while working banking hours

    Moderator note (Andy): this was originally posted on 5/17/12, Here is the link to his study guide Background: I recently took the GMAT and scored a 770 on my first and only try. Long story short, I studied and took the exam under conditions that would not ...

    95 comments - 14 silver bananas - Jun 24 2015 - 6:27am -

  18. Accepted to multiple MSF, which should I choose?

         -I am an upcoming graduate from a non target state school with a 3.4 upper GPA and 650 GMAT.-I have been accepted to the MSF program at FSU, USC, Villanova, and have an interview with WUSTL this week but am expecting to get in.-I want ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2016 - 3:17pm -

  19. Finding time to study for the GMAT?

    How do people find time to study for the GMAT and work full-time? Now my job is going to require only about 50-60 hours a week so that's doable but still difficult, but I can't imagine how someone in IBD pulling 80-100 hours a week could possibl ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:16pm -

  20. GMAT Score Necessary for PE Recruiting?

          Hi everyone, I have been visiting WSO for the last couple of years and will be joining the LevFin / M&A group of a middle market investment bank this summer as a first year analyst. My short term career goals are IB--> PE--> ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 10 2015 - 3:51am -

  21. Is it actually possible to get an 800 on the GMAT?

    I've never actually met or even heard of anyone getting a perfect GMAT whereas it seems pretty common on SAT and GRE. Is that b/c its just that difficult or because the creators of the test won't let you? i.e. if you got all 41 V and 37 match qu ...

    70 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:15pm -

  22. Taking the GMAT purely to get into IB

          Hey there, I am considering taking the GMAT purely to get into Investment Banking, i.e. only to put it on my CV. I am already in a masters program, GMAT 's are not used where I am doing my masters. I am wondering if it is positiv ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2015 - 11:49am -

  23. Math is useful they said... Advice?

    So even though i'm anticipating the usual "go enjoy school" crock of crap that I see here quite often, I found that it'll probably be useful to figure this stuff out right now. ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2014 - 11:00am -

  24. 460 GMAT Diagnostic- Is there any hope?

          Currently a senior in college going to graduate in a few months and per the suggestion of friends, former colleagues, and many users on here I decided that I wanted to take the GMAT before I start my full time job in June. A few days ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2015 - 5:17am -

  25. CFA vs. GMAT

    I'm going to start off by saying this is not another CFA vs. MBA thread. The purpose of this thread is to address a completely different issue. I'm trying to figure out what percentage of the college educated population is even capable of passin ...

    102 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:15pm -

  26. Best GMAT prep books for self-study- Recommendations

    Hey guys, I am planning to start prepping for the GMAT next summer during my internship (it will be in F500 corporate finance so I will have plenty of time on the side lol) and I was wondering what books and materials do you fellow monkeys recommend for s ...

    64 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:15pm -

  27. Three Contrarian Takeaways from the GMAT

    Throwback Thursdays: This was originally posted August, 2012 There's no shortage of GMAT advice out there- most of it is centered around giving adequate time for preparation, carefully tracking and shoring up problem spots, and anticipating any and a ...

    17 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 25 2014 - 11:34am -

  28. Are there any downsides to writing the GMAT ~3 years before matriculation?

    Hello all, I have seen a few people mention that it is bad to write your GMAT too far behind your matriculation, and that adcoms prefer to see a more recent gmat score. Is this actually true? I was planning to write the GMAT in January or February of 2017 ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2016 - 5:05pm -

  29. 710 on GMAT (48Q/40V)- Should I retake it?

    Just took the GMAT yesterday, comes down to a 92 percentile overall but the quant percentile was horrendous, only 78. The verbal was a 90 which was probably my saving grace. My study prep was the OG 13th edition, OG Quant 2nd Edition. I'm an avid non ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:15pm -

  30. 690 GMat-should i retake?

    Should I retake the GMAT? I got a 690, Q43, V41 so did horrible on the quant (64 percentile). I've been out of ugrad about 4 years, and saw that the test format was changing and wanted to take it now before the new test comes out. There's basica ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:15pm -

  31. Help me chart out my plan to get a top MBA! All advice appreciated!!

          WSO has always been a very helping community and has definitely helped me over the years. Now personally I try to help and give advice (PM or threads) whenever I think I can add good value and see this as paying it forward. This is a ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 23 2015 - 2:50pm -

  32. 760 on GMAT-- Game Plan

    Hey everyone, Just took my GMAT this morning and scored 760 (IR8/Q50/V44), which is at the 99th percentile. While this is certainly not the limit of what many of you could score, I think my experience going through the process might be valuable to share, ...

    45 comments - 22 silver bananas - Aug 31 2014 - 2:00pm -

  33. How Suitable is my Profile for these MFin Programs

          I was hoping to get opinions on my chances at a masters in finance from the following: MIT LBS (Masters in Financial Analysis) LSE Imperial HEC Paris My profile:- Economics major- 3rd year student- 3.2 GPA from the Lahore University o ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2016 - 5:11am -

  34. GMAT most important?

          i have an interesting situation, low gpa and a high GMAT. i was originally goin for top 15 schools but after browsing around on here and mba forums, it seems that the GMAT is really the key differentiator. i cant change my work experi ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 13 2014 - 1:03am -

  35. Cold Hard GMAT: Are You Too Stupid to Hit 760?

    Mod note: "Best of Bankerella"- this was originally posted 6/22/12 Do you want to go to a top b-school? You should have a 99th percentile GMAT. This is hugely controversial. I have no idea why. If you're already assured of getting into your ...

    59 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 2 2013 - 10:32am -

  36. MBA OR?

          Hi, I am an electrical engineer with 8 years of experience, worked in power distribution, sustainability and renewable energy. I am planning on doing my MBA next year, it seems like a big commitment and wanted to see what others out t ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2015 - 5:38pm -

  37. Elite resume is the deciding factor in applications

    I keep hearing it said that GMAT is the most important element of the bschool application. But when you plot acceptance v. GMAT, you find that top 10 schools always reject the majority of applicants with any gmat score. A school might reject 85% of their ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2014 - 1:25am -

  38. Best GMAT Practice Tests

    Hey guys- aside from Manhattan GMAT- what other brands would suggest for online practice tests? I've heard many times the Manhattan tests are a bit tougher than the real one (so likely good prep), but would like to try some other brands. Thanks ...

    106 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:15pm -

  39. How to avoid a GMAT breakdown

    I am stuck. I have been preparing the GMAT for 6 months now. However, the results have not been satisfying. I am here to share my experience and to seek suggestions. * Personal background: 26 years, non-native, management consultant * Objective: 700+ * St ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2016 - 11:05am -

  40. Is 720 GMAT (Q44/V44) a killer for Msc Finance?

          I just had my first attempt at the GMAT and scored a 720 Q44/V44 (IR Score- 8). The Quant is quite low but I managed to do quite well with the other sections, landing me with an overall 94 percentile. I'm too burnt out/busy to ta ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2015 - 11:42am -

  41. Manhattan GMAT Accuracy

    I took the free practice CAT from Manhattan online to see if and how much I need to study and got a 730. However, I was surprised at my score; I thought it would be a lot lower. I got 9/37 Quant wrong and 13/41 Verbal wrong, and still managed 50Q and 40V. ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:15pm -

  42. Manhattan GMAT- Input

    Hi friends- Need your opinion on the following: Manhattan GMAT Prep or Manhattan GMAT Prep Plus? MGMAT Prep includes- The guides, practice tests, post exam assesment MGMAT Prep Plus includes- The guides, practice tests, post exam assesment + 27 hours of c ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 8:03pm -

  43. Chances at MBA (Stanford Law dropout, family business, 770 gmat)

          Hi, I know you guys are probably tired of chances thread but I have a very unique situation that I couldn't really find past threads for. I graduated from a state school with 3.97 gpa in accounting and went straight into law scho ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 14 2015 - 6:20pm -

  44. GMAT Score on Resume?

    Suppose I'm a HYP undergrad philosophy major with no quantitative skills to speak of. How beneficial would it be to put my gmat score (specifically the quant. score) on the top of my resume if it turns out to be pretty good? I'm interested in co ...

    188 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:14pm -

  45. High GRE, worth taking the GMAT?

          I just took the GRE. I got a 169Q 165V. ETS's concordance table places this as equivalent to a 770 GMAT (52Q, 41V)- https://www.ets.org/s/gre/flash/bschool/comparison... Is it worth taking the GMAT in 1-3 years for an MBA in the ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2015 - 10:48pm -

  46. GMAT Allows Test Takers to "Preview" Score

    Prospective business students taking the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) will now be able to preview their unofficial scores before deciding whether to report or cancel them. The change, announced today (June 25) by the Graduate Management Admis ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2014 - 4:59pm -

  47. GMAT or CFA Level 1 in December

    Not sure which too take. I don't plan on applying and going to grad school until 2-4 years out of college but I wanted to take the test while in college because I heard it is good to still be in that "School and study mode". However, I beli ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 12 2015 - 2:21pm -

  48. phantombanker's GMAT Study Guide

    Plus make sure to see my post How I got a 770 on the GMAT with minimal effort while working banking hours phantombanker's blog       GMAT gmat courses beat the GMAT gmat books Gmat exam GMAT 700 GMAT 750 Blog ...

    46 comments - 39 silver bananas - Sep 16 2012 - 10:45am -

  49. GMAT/SAT Correlation?

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    71 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:14pm -

  50. Bad split GMAT 710 poor verbal.. Retake? Advice PLZ!!

          Hi ALL! I recently took GMAT and got 710 (Q51 97% V34 71% IR7 AWA6)... I know V34 is not 80 percentile... To provide bit more details to better evaluate my situation: I will be applying to northwestern JD MBA program. I'm concern ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2015 - 5:21am -

  51. Graduating early = have fun/study for GMAT

          Hi guys, I will be graduating a semester early and wanted to get your take on what I could spend my semester off doing. I already have my IB offer and want to take this opportunity to study for my GMAT, build out my extracurriculars f ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2015 - 4:53pm -

  52. The Best GMAT and MBA Business School Content on WSO

    Mod Note (Andy): My mighty content intern compiled a list of the top 20 GMAT /B-School posts on WSO. Some of these discussions are no longer active but still are filled with GREAT info. If there are any ones we missed please link to in the comments. Enjoy ...

    5 comments - 3 silver bananas - May 26 2015 - 11:43pm -

  53. 2.4 GPA- 760 GMAT- Interesting Stats

          Would appreciate any help in regards to my chances of getting into a top 10 MBA Program: Stats: 2.4 GPA (top 50 Uni- 4 years out of school) 760 GMAT Started own NPO Started own company out of college that grosses 2 m/yr and employs 5 ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 8 2014 - 4:55pm -

  54. Cold Hard GMAT: Lessons from fat chicks, black belts, and the 4-minute mile.

    As I showed last week, following commonsense GMAT strategies sometimes gets you hosed. One example of a popular but very bad strategy: "Don't go it alone." In other words, your common sense probably suggests that you use the GMAT community ...

    39 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 25 2012 - 7:45am -

  55. Bad First Practice GMAT Score

    Hey All, So I took my first practice gmat test (official test) and scored a 530 (31Q, 31V). I took it as a baseline test to see where I stand before starting my studies with manhattan GMAT. In all honesty, I guessed on around half of the quantitative ques ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:14pm -

  56. Hard Cold GMAT: You need to screw up faster

    Time to share one of my most useful mantras: Fuck it up faster. This mantra alone got me (and one of my two students) from the low 700's to the mid-700's. Warning: if you're already 750+, do not use this. It may hose you. You get roughly tw ...

    35 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 29 2012 - 12:45pm -

  57. South Korea’s College Entrance Exams

    Imagine, your entire life coming down to one moment- your teenage self with a few hours of classroom solitude, nothing in hand but a pencil and that fateful scantron. For South Korea's young adults, the reality of college entrance exams is one exempl ...

    55 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2011 - 5:30pm -

  58. 720 GMAT, low quant %-> retake?

    Got 720 on the GMAT. Serviceable score, but with a nasty split: 95th percentile verbal, 75th quant. Planning to pursue IB post-MBA, and will likely present this story at MBA interviews. If that's the case, I'll probably want a higher quant score ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:14pm -

  59. Business School Running Commentary- Part 2- Background and Application Process

          This is the second post leading up to starting my part-time MBA program this fall. I cannot link content here yet but the first is titled "Business School Running Commentary" for those interested. This post is in response to ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 14 2015 - 9:39pm -

  60. Help with a stagnant GMAT score

    I have a very unusual career background. I have a tight narrative and strong essays, but my 3.5 GPA and 720 (Q45, V44) last year placed me right in the middle of the range at top ten schools, and that's really not enough for someone with an untraditi ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2014 - 6:43am -

  61. Business School- What are good programs?

    What is a good GMAT score to apply for some of the top business schools? What are good programs that can help me study for the GMAT? ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 1:06pm -

  62. Msf Guidance

    Hi guys, I'm coming out of a big 4 target/otherwise semi/non target school. Majored in business administration(no finance major) with an emphasis in finance(took corp fin, derivatives, investments courses). FT recruiting didn't go well due to la ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2014 - 6:35pm -

  63. what gmat score to shoot for

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    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  64. Advice for MBA Career Changer

    About Me:-1 Year in PWM.-Worked 2 years in product development and sales for a "small" fund company (5 Billion)-700 GMAT-3.2 GPA-Passed CFA level ii-Really Good ECs in college. Multiple school leadership spots, varsity athletics. I am looking to ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 16 2016 - 12:58am -

  65. MBA vs. MS

    Hey everybody, I will be a rising senior this fall, and as I am taking the GMAT in a few weeks (which I now realize is a mistake but I have to deal with it) I will inevitably be going to graduate school after undergrad. My boss at my current internship to ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 21 2014 - 11:07pm -

  66. Tanked the Quant Section of the GMAT: What to Do?

    I took the GMAT and completely tanked the quant section: I'm freaking out because this is the second time I've taken the test and my quant score got worse. I think what happened was that I was given harder questions this time around, and I ended ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 6 2014 - 2:05pm -

  67. MSF acceptance help

          I am from a non-target school in south florida (FGCU), where campus recruiting is mainly wealth management. I would like to break into IB/ consulting- GMAT- 700 (44Q/41V) 89th percentile...only studied about one month and can improve ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2015 - 3:54pm -

  68. Retake GMAT- Any thoughts

    I took the GMAT right after graduating in 2011, and I thought I would be fine (740 total, 48 math, 44 verbal), but it looks like my quant percentile is getting lower as they update the percentile rankings. Not sure what to do--worth retaking? I'm jus ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:59am -

  69. MsF: Can a 700 GMAT (req. min. 600) offset a 2.7 GPA (req. min. 3.0) in a Tier 2 university?

          Hi guys, I have a low GPA (2.7) and I am going to apply to a Finance Master in a Tier 2 University (RSM). Their requirements, among others, are:- Minimum GPA of 3.0- Minimum GMAT 600- They will "decide if a GPA is sufficient or n ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2015 - 5:56am -

  70. Profile Evaluation- Application to top 15 programs

    I am trying to gauge the strength of my application to top 15 programs: Caucasian Male GMAT #1 39v/46q 690, GMAT #2 42v/44q 710 Finance Major: GPA 3.82, Summa Cum Laude, top 50 UG Work Exp*: 3 years of strategy consulting at non MBB, top 5 firm *Potential ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 8:15pm -

  71. Are there any cons of taking GMAT while in college?

    Since I am about to graduate in a few months I was thinking about taking the GMAT soon but I am not a 100% sure if I want to. After thinking about it the choice to take it while in college seems ideal since I am still in that "study mode" and I ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2015 - 10:32pm -

  72. At classic crossroads- job or master's degree?

    Long story short: 23yo; just finished a 3yr B.Sc. in Finance; private Norwegian university; lousy 2.35 GPA (EDIT: 3.04); lots of extra-curricular activities; ~ $60k in student loans; ~ $90k gross cash; no relevant job experience; been doing okay with stoc ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2013 - 4:32pm -

  73. Getting extra time on the GMAT

    I imagine the GMAT is, by law, required to grant extended time to those who can prove they have some sort of learning disability. Has anyone done this, and if so, how involved a process is it to apply for/qualify for extended time (I was diagnosed with AD ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2013 - 4:35am -

  74. 710... But bombed AWA portion

          Hey guys, Took the GMAT for the third and final time last month- finally hit 700+ with a 710 (48q/38v). However, I scored a god-awful 4.0 on the writing section. I'm a native-born US citizen and current military officer. Any chan ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2015 - 9:57pm -

  75. The M.B.A. degree...becoming obsolete?

    The M.B.A. degree used to be a sure thing, but today it may be becoming obsolete. T-Rex with a busted ankle, hobbling towards the Cenozoic. How quickly the world can change... Not too long ago, with a Top 5-10 M.B.A. in tow, you could write your own ticke ...

    61 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 28 2010 - 12:59pm -

  76. Studying for the GMAT 2014

          Hello everybody, I just graduated from a top 20 university in may and I am already thinking about taking the GMAT. What are the best study programs and tools that have worked for you? I am trying to see what study resources are the be ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 19 2014 - 10:03am -

  77. Manhattan GMAT- Preparation materials?

    Anyone taken their gmat prep class or used their preparation materials? Would you recommend them? Thanks ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 8:03pm -

  78. Conversation with a former top 5 MBA student adcom

    So with round 1 mba admissions cycle starting to get into full gear, a lot of applicants are very anxious. I recently had a chance to catch up with an old friend of mine who just graduated from a top 5 business school and was a student member of the adcom ...

    45 comments - 6 silver bananas - Jul 22 2012 - 12:29pm -

  79. How your competitors are beating the GMAT

    I've watched as many of my friends and acquaintances screwed up the GMAT due to defeatist thinking and extremely bad advice. They also spent a ton of money and effort, got little or no payoff, and walked away wondering if there was an intellect gap b ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 19 2012 - 12:45am -

  80. Chances of getting in to a top 3 MBA Program

          qs2121e12 MBA GMAT Wharton Harvard ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 24 2015 - 11:13am -

  81. Taking the SAT and the GMAT

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    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2015 - 9:13pm -

  82. IB--> PE recruiting & GMAT

          Would putting a 740 GMAT on your resume during PE associate recruiting (out of IB) help or hurt? I'd really appreciate if someone could shed some light on whether or not GMAT helps and if 740 GMAT is acceptable by MF and top MM f ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2016 - 1:47pm -

  83. How to Hose the GMAT

    Want to know how to hose the GMAT? Excerpts from the upcoming website launch of my new project below: #1: Think outside the box. Sure, you can struggle with all the books and guides for months before attempting to hose the GMAT, but people who do this oft ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 3:01pm -

  84. Admission to HBS, Wharton, or Stanford

    Hi all- first time poster. A little background- I am an incoming analyst at a BB bank. Kind of floated into IB and am currently prepping for the GMAT because I already miss college and think that B-school would be a nice vacation from 'the real world ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2014 - 1:09pm -

  85. -DEL-

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    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2014 - 1:50am -

  86. GMAT- Focusing on quant section?

          Am taking GMAT in a few days, but have not been prepping much. So quant section is my strength; do you guys think it would be wise for me to focus my preps on the quant section and sentence correction (using MGMAT), and hopefully that ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 12:51pm -

  87. Recent HBS College Reject, Retake 740 GMAT?

    I recently got rejected from HBS after applying directly from college. 740 GMAT /3.8GPA. I'm graduating in the spring, and working at a $1B AUM early-mid stage VC fund in the US. I know that scores are valid for up to 5 years after I graduate. Howeve ...

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