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# Arrrgg... 690 (Q50, V32)!!

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07 Mar 2005, 17:00
I don't know what to say... little disappointed .. little happy... it is not 7xx but if anyone is interested in listening to my story, I'll tell u later. I need to drive home now...
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07 Mar 2005, 18:19
Congratulations Qhoc ! Indeed a good improvement.
No doubt 690 is a very good score. Good luck with your application process.
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07 Mar 2005, 19:49
Congratulations ghoc! 690 is a great score! And 80 points increase in such a short time. It sure was worth it to take it the second time. Let us hear your story when you are rested.
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07 Mar 2005, 20:26
I agree on what members said before, 690 is already an incredible score, be proud of your achievement....10 pts in the GMAT is not huge, it's quite nothing in fact...but I understand your feeling about breaking the 700 barrier
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07 Mar 2005, 20:48
Hey Hey... U got a nice score..

U did it man...

I hope I also get my score in that range...

for ur applications....
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07 Mar 2005, 20:51
Awesome job.

680 is a great score. Don't worry the application process is a complete package. The essays, your work experience and everything. So they will evaluate you as a whole not by a 10 point differential.

Awesom job. I hope I hit 680, the rate at which things have been going.

Relax, chill for sometime and then focus on your applications, make them so strong that you make your way into the school you want to go.

Congrats!!!
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07 Mar 2005, 21:05
Congrats qhoc0010. I am sure this along with your essays recco and all will help you will ace it.
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08 Mar 2005, 04:53
qhc010,

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08 Mar 2005, 06:48
congrats. would love to hear your prep/perspectice on the test
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08 Mar 2005, 07:47
Incredible jump from 610 to 690 . All the best for your applications! Thanks again for your incredible contribution and I hope you stick around with us. We need people like you around
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08 Mar 2005, 08:21
Congrats . You have done it......
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08 Mar 2005, 10:11
OK, I agree that 690 is not an awesome score but it is a great score for me because that is what I was aiming for in the beginning. However, I have seen so many people with score higher than 700, which makes me want to try harder and more eager to get to that point. Anyway, I learned my lesson in the first try. I know GMAT is only for MBA admission. And so, there it is. I am done with my â€œquest.â€
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08 Mar 2005, 10:22
Gr8 score and an awesome post ! Good luck with everything !
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08 Mar 2005, 11:29
qhoc, I really enjoyed reading your story. On top of your awesome GMAT score, you got a unique profile by serving your country and it is something very rewarding. I find the story with the rockets flying over your head quite funny yet scary as to the level of concentration one can have for the GMAT while one's life is at stake.

Qhoc, tell me that you already knew english before coming to America because how can you score so well on the GMAT otherwise Anyhow, I wish you all the best.

From a vietnamese buddy,

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08 Mar 2005, 11:55
Yes, Paul. I have learned some English before I came to America. But it was very limited. I knew a little about grammar and how to ask for simple questions (less than 15 words). I have never successfully read a book in English (even for kids) at that time. My language in the beginning was very slow because I have to do all the translation in my head.
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08 Mar 2005, 12:35
qhoc, can u share with us ur practice test scores ? Thx
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08 Mar 2005, 14:05
qhoc0010, I thought I was sacrificing a lot of my personal time to study for GMAT whilst working full time. Your situation of needing to study for GMAT in a country at war puts a lot of things in the right perspective for me.

Thanks for all the discussions at GMAT club and try to visit us occasionally.
With the motivation and determination that you have, I think you will go places. Best wishes!
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08 Mar 2005, 14:50
Wow, phoc, that is extraordinory. I admire your courage to serve the country as well as your great effort to study while in service. You have an outstanding profile to present to whatever school you choose to apply. I wish you the best!
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08 Mar 2005, 17:04
amazing story from a member that is going to reach soon 1000 posts it was nice to share your story with us qhoc0010, and actually you might be the youngest guy around here 22 yo..crazy....with my 26 years I am still fighting to reach 650

take care and good luck with your application.
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08 Mar 2005, 17:12
Good job qhoc!

It sounds like you are well on your way toward continuing the proud tradition of servicemembers who have gone on to become business leaders.

Congrats!
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