In the recent times, many people are taking the Graduate Management Admission Test or more popularly known as GMAT, many of the students stepped into their dream college, and many stayed back since they failed to meet the requirements for the admission cycle. To stand out of the queue, aspirants snoop the GOOGLE to know about the “Ideal Preparation Time for GMAT”.
Indeed, GMAT is a long journey which must be tackled in a smart way. It demands a perfect blend of hard and smart work. If you’re determined and want to clear the GMAT for obtaining a Masters degree in MBA, outline your strategies today!
It is essential for the students to start preparing for GMAT targeting the Round 1 admission cycle that initiates from the month of August with a deadline of September. And to meet this admission criterion, they should start preparing ahead of six months from the actual admission dates. This admission cycle is also known as ‘Fall’ admissions. The most significant aspect of seeking admission in fall is you will have more choice of selecting the colleges where you can undertake the MBA program. And in fall admission you can avail the benefits of scholarship offered by the colleges.
To meet the ‘Fall’ admission deadline they should strictly follow the flowchart:
Step 1: January – February- March dedicates to GMAT test study
GMAT test covers all the syllabus up-to high school level. It storms your brain since you’re detached from the studies over a couple of years. Hence, it requires lots of practice to brush up the old learning and adapt the new shortcut tricky technique to solve the long questions within a few minutes as it is a time game as well.
So it is necessary to give proper time to learn the tricks and retain them while solving. January, February and March three months are enough to go through the subjects like quant, verbal and enabling writing skills for Analytical Writing Skill (AWA). Along with the preparation try to give as many as mock tests, it will help you in evaluating your preparation level, indicate your weak nerves and give you a real-time test scene. Click here to try Byju’s free mock test
In the month of March, plan to write your GMAT test. The moment you finish your test, your combine marks of quant and verbal will appear on the screen. If it was unsatisfied you, cancel the score and start preparing to re-take the test.
Step 2: April- May-June-July:
Holistically, devote your April for re-taking GMAT test, if the scores are not up to your expectations or you think you can perform much better than this. For re-taking the GMAT test, you have to pay an additional charge of US$ 250. And you can re-take the test after sixteen days from the date you appeared for the test. You’ll get your GMAT score card after fifteen days from the test date.
May, June, and July are the most crucial months because in these months you’re articulating your profile. You should note down the fact that good GMAT score is not the only parameter to consider your candidature. Your profile is equivalent important, which includes Letter of Recommendations (LORs), Statement of purpose (SOPs), Resume, Transcripts, and Essays. Your profile should exhibit the real you, should not over hype your potentials and accomplishments. Be precise and specific while writing the SOPs. There should not be jargon of words.
Step 3: The Master’s month –August:
August the Master month which will take you to the world’s eminent colleges who offer you to study your desired master degree course-MBA.
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