How the hell does anyone find time, drive, and the commitment to study for the gmat while working in consulting? In this roaring economy we are rarely on the bench. Does anyone have any tips or tricks

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Try to find 1-2 hours a day during the week to study (it doesn’t have to be all at once- you can do some in the morning, lunch, night, whenever- and save weekends for practice tests/longer study sessions. If you feel yourself starting to get burnt out, don’t be afraid to scale back to make it manageable (it’s a marathon not a sprint). And keep reminding yourself, it’s ~3 months (give or take) and won’t last forever. It sucks & you’ll probably have to scale back socially for a bit, but will be over soon enough. Good luck!!!

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How badly do you want to go to Business School? If you make it a priority for you, you will have time for it. Think about it as if, it’s the thing that is standing between where you are now and where you want to be in the future...

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I tackled it as a sprint and not a marathon... 3 week unpaid time off of full study and it worked. Depends on your studying style

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I wake up at 5 am every morning to study. Currently studying

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Taking a few weeks off definitely makes sense imo. Not the ideal use of vacation but it’s worth it

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I did was EY1 did. Woke up at 5am. Did a 30 minute run. Then got ready and went to client site early and studied until team got there. Only way that worked for me

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To add to PwC, Treat it like the bar exam. 1-2 hrs a night, all day sat and all day Sunday. Don't go out with friends, no drinks after work. If you actually want it, you'll find the time.

E1 - #Commitment #Inspiring 👍

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