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720 Q48 V41 [#permalink] New post 10 Nov 2006, 05:28
I am very happy with the result, I did not have time for the last question on both Q and V, so I did not expect a 700+ score when I finished. I am not a native speaker and never scored a V41 during my preparation (except ones when I got a couple of repeat questions).
I started preparation about 2 months ago. Read the Kaplan book and then went through the Official Guide. I did GMATPrep1 and got a 590 (Q45,V26). My weakest area was SC followed by RC. I went through the the first 800 of SC1000 and did some math, too.
My second test was 3 weeks later (GMATPrep1 again) and got a 690. (Q47 V37). I went back to study and did Powerprep1 and 2 next week and got 690 again on both (Q47, V37 and Q47, V38).
I completed the last 200 of SC1000 and the 70 toughest ones from this website. Also I went through some math questions, again.
4 days before the exam I did GMATPrep1 and got a 740 (Q49, V42) but I had many repeat questions.
At this point I started to focus on AWA, because I suck in essay writing.
2 days before the exam I did a full test (GMATPrep2) including AWA and got a 650. I was not too happy. There were no repeat questions.
I decided to do no more tests. I studied for AWA and went through my notes for Q and V.

My strategy for RC: I always read the whole passage regardless of its length and I never write down notes. I tried a couple of other ways to crack it but this is the one that works best for me.

I am hoping for a 4.0 score on AWA, that is my weakest area.

I have a lot left, my MBA course starts in January. I did not even apply, yet. Deadline is one week from now. I have to get the TOEFL done, too, before January.

Thanks for eveybody who contributed to this great site. It helped me a lot.

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Re: 720 Q48 V41 [#permalink] New post 10 Nov 2006, 05:57
i hope same hting happens to me also.get more than what i get now!!!
anyways..u talked about some 70 toughest qus from this side.
where can i find them??

cheers.
all the best with ur toefl.
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SC70 [#permalink] New post 10 Nov 2006, 06:22
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Does anybody know a good TOEFL forum?
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Re: SC70 [#permalink] New post 10 Nov 2006, 07:53
Zolt wrote:
http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=34300


Does anybody know a good TOEFL forum?


Congratulations Zolt :D :).... Very good score :)

I'm interested by your question on TOEFL. By the way, would u pass the iBT TOEFL?
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Nov 2006, 09:35
Hi Zolt Congrats on the awesome score..

One question, As u had solved all the 1000 SC's did u get any repeats in the actual GMAT?
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 [#permalink] New post 10 Nov 2006, 14:17
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Hi Zolt Congrats on the awesome score..

One question, As u had solved all the 1000 SC's did u get any repeats in the actual GMAT?


No, I did not see any previously known questions on the real exam, except the AWA topics. They both were from OG11.
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Re: SC70 [#permalink] New post 10 Nov 2006, 14:27
Fig wrote:
Zolt wrote:
http://www.gmatclub.com/phpbb/viewtopic.php?t=34300


Does anybody know a good TOEFL forum?


Congratulations Zolt :D :).... Very good score :)

I'm interested by your question on TOEFL. By the way, would u pass the iBT TOEFL?


http://www.newtoefl.net/ I just found this site. It seems useful.
I have been preparing for iBT from the Official Guide. Reading and Listening are easy. I finished them in 3 days. Writing and Speaking will be harder to nail.
I just got informed by the school that an institutional paper-based TOEFL will be organized there early next month, free of charge. I will look into that. If it is easier I will go for it.
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