Improvements keep the hope alive for one to become a perfectionist. Similarly, securing a 700+ score in GMAT test is considered to be the safest zone for MBA aspirants. Although, your GMAT score alone cannot turn the table and get the aspirants into their desired B-schools. There are a number of different things that the Adcom would look for like letters of recommendations, analytical writing skills, resume, statement of purpose and interview sessions during the admission process.
So if you have secured more than 600 plus in the GMAT exam and you would like to climb the ladder to reach 700+ GMAT scores you can adapt the super cool seven fundas recommended by our talented BYJU’S mentors given below.
- Practice…practice…& practice
The more you practice, the more you hone skills in solving comprehensive questions. It gives you the insight to ascertain the problems and what types of approach could help in attaining the correct answer within the limited time. Even the toughest questions can be easily tackled provided you spend enough time practicing the concepts. You could also attempt mock tests which act as a practice exam before you take the main exam. The mocks help you analyze your strengths and weaknesses in every section. It helps you to become familiar with the testing pattern of GMAT (no use of a calculator in the Quant section, Adaptive testing methods, timing allocated for each section etc). Mock exams also give you an approximate score range which you may obtain in the final exam.
- Follow the Study-Plan
For cracking the GMAT exam, you should follow the study plan religiously. Be sure that the study plan you’re following should be according to your priorities, and there should be an equal distribution of time for each and every subject. However, you must allocate more time to strengthen the weaker nerves in a particular subject or topic. As discussed above the mock tests also help determine the sections you may find difficult. It is wise to spend more time preparing for the same. The study plan also acts as a guide for you to check the progress you have made so far with your preparation. Study plans play a vital role when you have limited time to prepare for the exam and it also makes sure that you don’t miss out on any important topics.
- Follow GMAT Format
GMAT Official Guide is like the Bible for GMAT aspirants. As it contains all types of questions the way it appears in the GMAT test henceforth giving you a vivid idea about the test format. Studying the Official Guide thoroughly will aid in securing higher marks in the test and makes you more familiar with questions and solving approach. This also makes you familiar with the type of questions you will encounter in the exam. You have the option to select the order you want to answer the sections in the exam, however, you will benefit if you attempt a few mocks of the GMAT exam. The GMAT exam format is straightforward and the only point where you have to be cautious is the adaptive testing, although there is no way to overcome this you can only be acquainted with the pattern.
- Choose the apt Study material.
Do not waste time in solving problems from random books or study material. Get valid and authentic study material for preparation. BYJU’S provides you with tab-based study material for GMAT. This provides you with the ease of preparing for the exam in the comfort of your home. The correct study material plays a meaningful role in your preparation for the exam since it equips you with the necessary knowledge to attempt the exam.
- Speeden up your reading skills
Reading comprehension in the verbal section comprises of at least 15-16 questions. So you need to speed up your reading skills to stay ahead while attempting the exam. This does not necessarily mean you have to skim through the text which may lead to you missing out on important details in the passage. You should strike a balance and practice pacing yourself in the RC section. You could also exercise active reading to understand what the author is trying to convey in the passage and the central idea from it as well.
- Time management
Time management is the most critical aspect of the GMAT test, cause there is no penalty for the wrong answer, but there is a penalty for not attempting any section. You should be good at time management. Keep in mind that you’re upcoming managers once you get into the desired B-schools after qualifying the GMAT exam. You could attempt the mock tests which would give you a fair idea on how to allocate time to each section of the exam. Although you may be well prepared to manage your time effectively during the exam is an important element which you must consider. You shouldn’t overlook this point as it could play a role in you gaining or losing those precious few marks on your GMAT score.
- Toggle your weak nerves
No one is perfect, everyone has some form of weakness when it comes to studies. For example, when some people are good at quant others may be excellent in verbal. So don’t ignore your weakness, instead, focus on them and enhance them. Take the regular mock tests to judge yourself.
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