Are you a working professional? Bored of the same designation! Do you want to change your profile? Then you should apply for an MBA after considering the GMAT.
In the recent trends, GMAT has gained popularity across the globe as it is one of the most popular ways to get into international B-schools for aspirants. Usually, B-schools look for candidates for MBA courses with work experience of more than two years. Hence, GMAT pools more working professionals to crack and gain expertise in office management.
How to prepare for GMAT while working? This is the first question which strikes your mind after settling down on taking the GMAT test. Here are the four fundas of Byju’s which will help you in beating the GMAT:
We strictly recommend you to study at least for two hours in a day. Slowly and gradually you can increase to 3 hours or 3.5 hours. You have to religiously devote one hour to quant and one hour to verbal preparation. And for Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) you can spend your weekend on writing articles. You can utilize your office free times in reading a lot more articles; this will give you a style of writing and help you in enhancing your vocabulary.
GMAT is a time game and covers all the basic learnings of quant and verbal in GMAT syllabus. Therefore, you have to lay a strong foundation of basics of these subjects to encounter GMAT level questions. To solve high order thinking questions within a couple of minutes you have to apply shortcut tricks. First understand the basics, then solve numerous questions based on that concept and gradually increase the level of tough questions. Since you have been isolated from studies for a long time say 4-5 years, give sufficient amount of time to your brain to learn tricks to solve questions within a limited time.
Take the first GMAT mock test without any prior preparation for GMAT. This can help you in identifying for how many months you should prepare for the GMAT test. Let’s say, if you score around 500-600 without preparation, it is a positive indication that you require only 3 months for GMAT preparation plans. If you secure around 400-500 score then study religiously for 6 months.
Quitting a job and that too for preparing for GMAT, doesn’t sound funny? Yeah.. It is. No need to quit a job as it reflects negatively on the CV. And you’ll face a weird situation when ad com members ask you about the reasons for skipping the job. Secondly, MBA is a costly affair, and your job is a source of income. So do not cut the source.
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