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How did you manage gmat w/ >14 hrs of client work + practice dev (internal firm)? How long did it take you to get that >90 percentile? Any tips on studying for gmat consistently?

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I studied GMAT last year when I’m on a project. I studied from 5-7am on weekdays and 2-6hrs on weekends. I prepared for half year and took 5+ tests and finally got the score I wanted. I definitely can’t study after a long day of work.

Do you really want to half ass this? Or whole ass this? For me it has been a dream to get my MBA so I whole assed it. The GMAT isn’t a test of smarts as much as an ability to commit and persevere with a grueling study plan. The GMAT can be gamed, it just takes a lot of time studying.

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