Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 22 Sep 2014, 10:51

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

570 (q48v21)--->630 (q50v25)--->???

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
1 KUDOS received
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 28 Feb 2007
Posts: 308
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 28 [1] , given: 0

GMAT Tests User
570 (q48v21)--->630 (q50v25)--->??? [#permalink] New post 05 Sep 2008, 02:10
1
This post received
KUDOS
Today: Dissappointing 630 (q50, v25)
I prepared 1.5 month. More than 90% of my time I spent on Verbal (OG11, Kaplan 800, MGMAT SC, Sahil's note, some sets, 100/1000 SC and CR). Nevertheless, I bombed Verbal part again.
Usually my accuracy in verbal was : SC (85-90%), CR 80%, RC(67-75%).
Practice tests:
MGMAT 1--580 (q44, v28) on 07/15/2008
GMATPrep1 retake: 760 (q50, 46) on 07/29
MGMAT 2--650 ( q48, v 31) on 08/03/2008
MGMAT 3--620 (q46, v30)
GMATPrep 2 retake : 750 (q50, v41) on 08/27/2008
Princeton review free CAT--680 (q48, v 38) on 09/01/2008
GMATprep 1 retake---770 (q51, v44) 0n 09/02/2008

Actual GMAT 630 (q 50, V25) on 09/04/2008


I was planning to apply to Haas 09, Darden 09, BU, Mendoza, Clark University ( in order of preference). My recent GMAT score blew first 4 but Clark.
My credentials:
I am from: Central Asia
Bachelor's degree: International business ( GPA 3.9- with honor). Got it in my country
Work experience: 2 years, financial manager. Construction firm.

Here are a lot of experienced guys with sufficient knowledge about Uni's and admission process. I need ur advice
!1111) Taking into account all the credentials and recent score WOULD YOU, GUYS, RECOMMEND ME TO RESCHEDULE THE GMAT for the 3rd time?
11112) Due to little work experience( as I provided above), what is the minimum score in my GMAT that may secure a place in Haas and Darden?
11113) What materials do u suggest to improve verbal. How long should I study for next attempt?

Thanks. I highly appreciate ur opinions.

Test experience:

Q (Math):
It seems to me Q part is getting harder.Not because it includes permutation or combinatorics but because it is tricky and time consuming. PS is OK, but DS requires much more attention than u expect.
1) I didn't see any probability questions. Inequality, sets ( Venn diagram),median, power, polynomials, linear equations, work-distance-mileage problems are common.
2) Q in real Gmat is much harder than Q in OG and sets (1-30) but is typical, if not a little bit harder version, of GMATPrep Q.
Kaplan GMAT Prep Discount CodesKnewton GMAT Discount CodesManhattan GMAT Discount Codes
Joined: 31 Dec 1969
Location: United States
Concentration: Marketing, Other
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
GMAT 2: 660 Q V
GPA: 3.64
WE: Accounting (Accounting)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 66 [0], given: 77148

CAT Tests
Re: 570 (q48v21)--->630 (q50v25)--->??? [#permalink] New post 05 Sep 2008, 17:55
If you aren't in a rush, I suggest taking your time studying for a third attempt. With only 2 years of experience, it will help you gain more work experience and also prepare more for a retake. 630 is still a respectable score, but Haas is extremely competitive, and I read somewhere that 42% of its applicants are international, so since you are international upping your GMAT would be necessary in my opinion for that school.
Expert Post
CEO
CEO
User avatar
Joined: 17 Nov 2007
Posts: 3571
Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Other
Schools: Chicago (Booth) - Class of 2011
GMAT 1: 750 Q50 V40
Followers: 364

Kudos [?]: 1798 [0], given: 358

GMAT ToolKit User GMAT Tests User Premium Member
Re: 570 (q48v21)--->630 (q50v25)--->??? [#permalink] New post 06 Sep 2008, 00:44
Expert's post
It is sad to hear that :(
what is your problem in Verbal? I vote for retake with a focus on only OG Verbal material as your Quant is like mine ;)
_________________

HOT! GMAT TOOLKIT 2 (iOS) / GMAT TOOLKIT (Android) - The OFFICIAL GMAT CLUB PREP APP, a must-have app especially if you aim at 700+ | PrepGame

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 08 May 2008
Posts: 11
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: 570 (q48v21)--->630 (q50v25)--->??? [#permalink] New post 07 Sep 2008, 18:52
Thanks a lot your post was very helpful!! :)
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 04 Jul 2008
Posts: 6
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: 570 (q48v21)--->630 (q50v25)--->??? [#permalink] New post 08 Sep 2008, 05:42
Hi, Looks like someone is facing the same problem. :?

This was my first attempt. I got a 600 (q47v27). I am amazed that I got a really low verbal score. I didn't score so low in any of the MGMATs or the GMAT Prep. I was usually in the range of 650 to 680. I was near my target in quants, but failed miserably in verbal. I scored somewhere around 36 in verbal section on all of the practice tests.

Maybe I got exhausted by the time I reached verbal. I never practiced any of the tests along with AWA. But I dont want to blame anyone but myself for this. :cry:

guys, has verbal become really tough compared to the practice tests..???
_________________

Just Do It!

Joined: 31 Dec 1969
Location: United States
Concentration: Marketing, Other
GMAT 1: 710 Q49 V38
GMAT 2: 660 Q V
GPA: 3.64
WE: Accounting (Accounting)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 66 [0], given: 77148

CAT Tests
Re: 570 (q48v21)--->630 (q50v25)--->??? [#permalink] New post 08 Sep 2008, 16:02
abhimanyus wrote:
Hi, Looks like someone is facing the same problem. :?

This was my first attempt. I got a 600 (q47v27). I am amazed that I got a really low verbal score. I didn't score so low in any of the MGMATs or the GMAT Prep. I was usually in the range of 650 to 680. I was near my target in quants, but failed miserably in verbal. I scored somewhere around 36 in verbal section on all of the practice tests.

Maybe I got exhausted by the time I reached verbal. I never practiced any of the tests along with AWA. But I dont want to blame anyone but myself for this. :cry:

guys, has verbal become really tough compared to the practice tests..???


Honestly, you should practice with the AWAs. It's the only way to build up the mental stamina to make it through the verbal. Do a test every weekend, you'll get there.
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 04 Jul 2008
Posts: 6
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Re: 570 (q48v21)--->630 (q50v25)--->??? [#permalink] New post 09 Sep 2008, 02:04
I think you are right. In one of the test I took the math and verbal sections separately and found that my score had jumped to 730 and this was one of the tests I gave before I started preparing.

This was pretty weird. It was my bad.. I should have taken a lesson from it and practiced with the AWAs to see my concentration levels near the end of the exam. Well... lets see... I should definitely take another exam..
:|
_________________

Just Do It!

Re: 570 (q48v21)--->630 (q50v25)--->???   [#permalink] 09 Sep 2008, 02:04
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
1 GMAT-630(Q-50,V-25)/Indian/B.Tech/Work Ex.-4+years nakulvermani 5 18 Sep 2013, 09:31
Wondering how can my score be 580!!! Q48 V21 nuttygmat 4 23 Nov 2011, 19:13
1 Really Disappointed 630(Q50 V25) crackHSW 6 04 Nov 2011, 22:24
2 Experts publish their posts in the topic 620 (q50, v25) GMATPrep-1 Score (suggestions welcome) fivezero7 4 15 Apr 2010, 20:16
1 start 380 -> 630 -> pushing forward...need some support giantSwan 19 05 May 2008, 17:04
Display posts from previous: Sort by

570 (q48v21)--->630 (q50v25)--->???

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderators: m3equals333, TGC



GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.