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22 Aug 2009, 13:16
Hey everyone,

Would any of you older guys try to enlighten me? I scored a 680 on Tuesday, a 700 on Thursday, and then popped out a 650 today? (Saturday). I think I may just be tired and need some rest. Let me know what you guys think, my test is Tuesday August 25th, again I think I just need some rest and may just try and study one hour a day for the next few days..

Thanks guys,

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22 Aug 2009, 16:29
Hi Ben, did you go through the questions and review your errors? If you found that you made mistakes on your 650 test where you normally nail then I wouldn't worry about it too much. You may be tired and just need a rest. I was consistently scoring in the mid 600's and 1 wk before the test I popped a 490!! I was a a bit shocked but I made several stupid mistakes and I knew I was tired. I ended up with 710 in the real thing:). I would suggest you do max one test before your d-day only and make sure you still get enough rest. Hope this helps.

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24 Aug 2009, 05:42
Salisaa,

Yes it does help greatly! And thank you very much! I take my test tomorrow, so I am just chillin' today.

I will post you guys on how I do tomorrow, thanks buddy....
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24 Aug 2009, 08:07
What test was this? The only test that can consistently evaluate your performance is GMAT Prep. Other tests may vary in difficulty from test to test (fairly typical of simulation practice tests).

Don't stress about practice scores. Rest. And then fight for every question (walker's quote) on the test day. Question by question...

Good Luck tomorrow!!!!
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24 Aug 2009, 14:36
Completely agree with BB, only GMAT prep scores work as some indication, all other are either too tough(the great kaplans ) or too easy.
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24 Aug 2009, 14:58
It was a GMATprep......thanks for the well wishes guys, you are the best......
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24 Aug 2009, 15:03
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It was a GMATprep......thanks for the well wishes guys, you are the best......

How did you take 3 GMATprep tests? Did you reinstall? Have you had any repeats?
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24 Aug 2009, 17:03
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I reinstalled - I think I was just very tired......we will see tomorrow....
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24 Aug 2009, 22:01
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I reinstalled - I think I was just very tired......we will see tomorrow....

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26 Aug 2009, 02:07
I did, here is my score breakdown for my 2nd attempt:

GMAT Prep 1: 700 (Q:45 V:40) - 4 days before test
GMAT Prep 2: 640 (Q:45 V:34) - 3 days before test
GMAT Prep 3: 710 (Q:45 V:41) - 2 days before test
Actual GMAT: 700 (Q:41 V:45) - August 2009

I was hoping to score higher in quant because i was consistently hitting 45 for 3 mock tests in a row.
However, I also did not expect to get a verbal score of 45 (98%) in the actual gmat because during my 1st attempt at the actual gmat 1 month earlier, i only got 38 (80+ %) for verbal
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26 Aug 2009, 22:32
benpack03 wrote:
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I reinstalled - I think I was just very tired......we will see tomorrow....

How did you do?
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27 Aug 2009, 03:32
benpack03 wrote:
Hey everyone,

Would any of you older guys try to enlighten me? I scored a 680 on Tuesday, a 700 on Thursday, and then popped out a 650 today? (Saturday). I think I may just be tired and need some rest. Let me know what you guys think, my test is Tuesday August 25th, again I think I just need some rest and may just try and study one hour a day for the next few days..

Thanks guys,

Ben

I am going through the same stage. Reached to a max of 730 , then fell to 530 and 590 respectively. I am so pissed off right now. just 4 days to my GMAt and its scary. earlier i was consistent with 650-690 ... Wrote one veretas prep...Its pathetic...score 530 in that it was so bleak that in the end i just ticked blind shots and ended it....For princton , i got 4 ques wrong in quant and got 43.. God Knows do they exist to motivate or demotivate others... Verbal couldnt concentrate on RC's and was in different state all together... I want to write a test every day & have taken complete week's leave. but somehow my concentration is fading..

I just wish this unwelcomed phase ends tonite.
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28 Aug 2009, 08:44
Dude,
Believe me ,if you are going to write the GMAT within a week or so ,it's futile,to say the least, to write one test per day.
What you have to make sure that you maintain the momentum till the G-day and go to the test center with confidence ,otherwise you'll keep getting confused in simple questions on the real GMAT .
I think you should NOT take more than 2 tests in this week.
However,that doesn't mean that you laze around.It means pro-actively making a schedule of the different topics you need to revise and then revising them.Taking too many tests ain't gonna help you much at this stage.
Hope that helps!

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benpack03 wrote:
Hey everyone,

Would any of you older guys try to enlighten me? I scored a 680 on Tuesday, a 700 on Thursday, and then popped out a 650 today? (Saturday). I think I may just be tired and need some rest. Let me know what you guys think, my test is Tuesday August 25th, again I think I just need some rest and may just try and study one hour a day for the next few days..

Thanks guys,

Ben

I am going through the same stage. Reached to a max of 730 , then fell to 530 and 590 respectively. I am so pissed off right now. just 4 days to my GMAt and its scary. earlier i was consistent with 650-690 ... Wrote one veretas prep...Its pathetic...score 530 in that it was so bleak that in the end i just ticked blind shots and ended it....For princton , i got 4 ques wrong in quant and got 43.. God Knows do they exist to motivate or demotivate others... Verbal couldnt concentrate on RC's and was in different state all together... I want to write a test every day & have taken complete week's leave. but somehow my concentration is fading..

I just wish this unwelcomed phase ends tonite.

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28 Aug 2009, 09:05
i know just dont want any stone left unturned........ lets see...thanks anyways
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