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I’m an incoming AC1 at Bain and I have spent the summer studying a bit for the GMAT since we had a stipend. I took it with no practice and received a 640. After studying on an off for a couple of months I received a 690. I’m likely going to cancel the score since I realize it isn’t enough for M7. To provide some more insight on my profile. I graduated undergrad from UofM BBA Magna Cum Laude, have interned in Big 4 consulting, IB, and VC, and I’m an Asian-American. What should I do?

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Keep trying until you hit 730+

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Should I cancel this score?

Is gre an option?

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Tbh if sentence correction is what’s killing you I’d stick with gmat and get a tutor for a little to see if it helps. Sentence correction is actually incredibly formulaic you just need to memorize the rules, and often those rules go against what we (native English speakers) would say in normal conversation. The gre verbal involves an insane amount of memorization, so I’d hold for a little.

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Why MBA if you're already going to Bain? If you just stayed there for that duration you'd be up a level... which is exactly where you'd enter post MBA, possibly less depending on timelines. Most times I advocate people get MBAs but this case I probably wouldn't.

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I guess just wanted to be prepared in case of up/out but that makes sense - Thank you!

What books/material are you using for verbal ?

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Try out power advocate for verbal it’s much better

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