Do You Think Like An Ivy League MBA Graduate For GMAT Preparation?

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One of the key strategy to get admission to a top league MBA institute is preparation. In most of the cases MBA aspirants start preparing without strategizing. They often rely on extraneous sources,public forums and mock GMATs. After analyzing number of top students,we believe that there is no significant difference during the preparation -but considerable thought given to the entire GMAT writing process even before they start doing their mock test. We will encourage students to take our very popular MBA Mind quiz to find out how close they are to ivy-leaguers in terms of their MBA preparation strategy.


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  • 1. 
    You have decided to go for the coveted MBA degree,and started preparing for your GMAT.However,you are not taking time off for your preparation,and continuing  your day job.Three months before the GMAT,your boss assigns you a very complex 4 month long project,your immediate reaction will be:
    • A. 

      I will talk with my boss,explain him that I will not be able to take this project because of my GMAT preparation.

    • B. 

      I will reschedule my GMAT exam because my boss will never understand my problem,and will not be of any help.

    • C. 

      I will continue with my preparation with whatever time I get,I will not reschedule my GMAT exam.

    • D. 

      I will apply for a long term sick leave,and focus entirely on my preparation.

    • E. 

      I will not work on the project even if I am allocated to it,I will just let things get escalated.My MBA preparation is my top priority.

  • 2. 
    You are actively working on getting top GMAT scores,you are one month away from your actual GMAT test. Suddenly, you come across bunch of sentence correction questions,which are exceptionally good,however same can not be said about the answer key,you will have to mostly rely on the forum participants.You believe that if you complete these you are sure to increase your score by at least 10 points.Your first reaction to this will be:
    • A. 

      I will download the entire material,start working on the questions.

    • B. 

      I will not look at the material,and I do not have additional time or energy to go through this material.

    • C. 

      I will try to google,and find out the correct solution key before starting the download.

    • D. 

      I will not practice the questions,but I will start looking at the forum responses.

    • E. 

      I will try out some of the questions,if I find them too confusing or difficult,I will not attempt them further.

  • 3. 
    You consider MBA to be a critical tool,using which you will have access to wealth and fame. When you are just about to start the preparation,you hear about Joe,who is an Ivy-league alum and a top scorer.He is also active on number of online forums,and get number of requests for help and advice,because of this he is often not able to respond to individual queries.You think he is the best coach,and very helpful,what will you do first:
    • A. 

      I will go through each and every one of his post,I will also comment on each of his solutions.

    • B. 

      I will send him an IM,and request his expertise to explain the entire MBA preparation process.

    • C. 

      I will look out for other people with similar background,and read their success stories.I will try to find someone else who is more accessible.

    • D. 

      I will try to find out other people who he has responded to in the past with similar queries.

    • E. 

      I don't think he is worth wasting my time,I will continue with what I do.

  • 4. 
    You are 15 days away from the GMAT exam and getting average MBA scores,you come across this great coaching program that offers following packages:1) Money back program,and guarantee of your score improving 40 points.2) Test series,MBA book package and dedicated forum support.3) Consultation with their top team for 1 hour.4) Online test analysis tool,which will analyze your GMAT mock test. 5) After GMAT support and assistance in writing essays,networks and tips for interview.Unfortunately you have rescheduled GMAT number of times,and you have money to choose only one of the package,which one will you choose.
    • A. 

      I will choose 1

    • B. 

      I will choose 2

    • C. 

      I will choose 3

    • D. 

      I will choose 4

    • E. 

      I will choose 5