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Can anyone at mbb shed light on studying for gmat while balancing work? I received an offer to join M pre mba for end of jan. I’m studying for gmat now but can feel myself burning out (as I just finished interview prep + straight to GMAT). I’m afraid I’ll have even less time when I start at M though...how did others do it?!

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Damn congrats. You’re clearly very smart you’ll be fine. I had an easy af staff aug job and still couldn’t do gmat prep.

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I started with studying for an hour every night and doing a practice test every weekend. In the 2 weeks leading up to the exam though, I ended up taking time off. I'm not sure when you plan to take the GMAT, but a strategically placed long weekend or a week off might help. Congrats on the offer and good luck!

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Go ahead and take your GMAT as soon as possible - you are the most practiced at test taking the closer (in time) you are to regularly taking tests in college. Also - it will give you a baseline to work with. if you score about 750 then you are set. If not, then you at least have a “lowest” score (as they only care about the highest).

Cram over the holidays, do practice tests on every weekend, and you should be fine. If you don’t have testing issues and are talented enough to get into M, you probably don’t need 100 hours of test prep to hit a 730+.

Literally on the exact same boat! But for BCG not M. Pooped from all this studying and interview prep... power through OP!!

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