MBB folks - how in the hell do you manage prepping for the gmat with your hours? What did your routine look like? What was your LOE and corresponding score?

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Took the GMAT between college and before starting full time…studied 3 hours and then played video games and worked out every day for 2 months

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I’ve always been good at taking tests

Went on secondment, worked 9-5, plenty of time to study. Otherwise would just have to be super disciplined on weekends. 335 GRE for me.

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Finished my GMAT before I joined

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Disbelief

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I studied an hour in the morning, an hour in the evening and about 14 hours every weekend for a few months. The pandemic actually helped me, because I had nothing else to do…

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You’re a machine dude . Congrats !

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I studied for 4 months, 1-2 hours beginning at 10/11pm when I finished work every day. A couple of hours on the weekend. Got low 700s and plan to take again (got 760 on two practice tests)

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I would probably go do take time (or unpaid time off). I took my gmat after college and before starting work, but I finished all the studying and taking with 1 month of dedicated studying.

Secondment so you can have better lifestyle

Taking time off but that’s harder to cram

I think best thing to do is start early and prepare over a long period of time . Many folks prepare hard for 3 months . So now you just do it over 6 months or 8 months instead

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