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

It is currently 16 Sep 2014, 07:52

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

GMAT 3rd Time, 640 again ( Q 47 V 32) Need Advise!

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 01 Nov 2011
Posts: 1
Followers: 0

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

GMAT 3rd Time, 640 again ( Q 47 V 32) Need Advise! [#permalink] New post 01 Nov 2011, 10:28
Hi all;
Ive been a silent reader on this forum. I took the GMAT today after a year since by last attempt. I was utterly disappointed to see the exact same score I had a year ago pop up.
What is really alarming is the fact that I Was sure through out the Math section of my answers being a 100 % correct. only after the 33rd question did I stumble on 2 - 3 questions since I did not have the time to solve the complex long PS questions.
Further even the verbal section was throwing really hard questions, with a long passage bold faced CR questions etc.
Since i had taken the GMAT Prep two days prior to the exam, and got a 760 (50 Q, 44V) i was sure i was doing equally well. The only issue in verbal was the running out of time following the 33rd question. I had back to back CR's and a RC and i guess those were not handled as well as i handled the rest of the verbal.

I am really down on morale yet what is bothering me is the fact that I have practiced a lot for the verbal section and am actually confident with the verbal section. The same however did not reflect in the score.

Can some one, who some how can understand my situation guide me through to figure what exactly i am doing wrong? What is it that i cannot see yet is resulting in a dismal GMAT performance? Why wont my GMAT scores at home reflect into my real GMAT scores.

My MGMAT scores have ranged from

680-720

. I look to hear from you guys......

thanks
Manhattan GMAT Discount CodesKaplan GMAT Prep Discount CodesGMAT Pill GMAT Discount Codes
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 28 Jul 2011
Posts: 114
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 6

GMAT Tests User
Re: GMAT 3rd Time, 640 again ( Q 47 V 32) Need Advise! [#permalink] New post 01 Nov 2011, 15:04
Not sure if this will be useful but the verbal is easier to master by parts in my opinion. It depends on the resources/methods you used.
Expert Post
Founder
Founder
User avatar
Affiliations: UA-1K, SPG-G, HH-D
Joined: 04 Dec 2002
Posts: 12187
Location: United States (WA)
GMAT 1: 750 Q49 V42
GPA: 3.5
WE: Information Technology (Hospitality and Tourism)
Followers: 2273

Kudos [?]: 8775 [0], given: 3666

GMAT ToolKit User Premium Member CAT Tests
Re: GMAT 3rd Time, 640 again ( Q 47 V 32) Need Advise! [#permalink] New post 02 Nov 2011, 18:45
Expert's post
Hm... don't take a year to prepare - do you even remember what you did a year ago?

This could also be a glitch. If your practice scores have been in the 680-720 range, then I would retake without any prep in the next 30 days. However, most often then issue is stretching your prep - see this thread: should-i-retake-gmat-thread-retaking-gmat-strategies-83339.html?fl=menu
_________________

Founder of GMAT Club

Just starting out with GMAT? Start here... | Want to know your GMAT Score? Try GMAT Score Estimator
Need GMAT Book Recommendations? Best GMAT Books

Co-author of the GMAT Club tests

Have a blog? Feature it on GMAT Club!

Get the best GMAT Prep Resources with GMAT Club Premium Membership

Intern
Intern
avatar
Status: Accepted - SMU, Singapore (Class of 2013)
Joined: 08 Sep 2011
Posts: 27
Location: Singapore
Concentration: Finance, General Management
GMAT 1: 620 Q46 V29
GMAT 2: 710 Q50 V35
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
Followers: 3

Kudos [?]: 12 [0], given: 0

Re: GMAT 3rd Time, 640 again ( Q 47 V 32) Need Advise! [#permalink] New post 02 Nov 2011, 20:31
Hi avsp,

Don't get disheartened. GMAT is all about right strategies and lots of practice in addition to skills. Check out my GMAT story (link in my signature). I hope it answers some of your questions. I too struggled through my prep but came up with a structured approach to beat the monster. While my 710 is not the best, it is enough for me for now. Do let me know if you have specific questions. I will be happy to help.

Good luck for your prep !
_________________

p!yu$h
from-620-to-710-my-gmat-story-test-date-30-oct-122547.html#p995276

Re: GMAT 3rd Time, 640 again ( Q 47 V 32) Need Advise!   [#permalink] 02 Nov 2011, 20:31
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
GMAT Debrief (640, 47Q, 32V) novanative 0 21 Nov 2011, 09:58
Need Help/Advise GMAT 590 Q47/V25 leokashyap 1 10 Dec 2010, 08:09
Taking GMAT 3rd time...need advice Bballer84 3 10 Nov 2010, 23:03
3rd Manhattan GMAT CAT - 640 (Q: 44, V: 33) agold 11 25 Apr 2008, 15:08
Re: GMAT- 640 (Q45 V32)??? Need to retake? dadoro1 3 14 Nov 2007, 13:55
Display posts from previous: Sort by

GMAT 3rd Time, 640 again ( Q 47 V 32) Need Advise!

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderators: TGC, m3equals333



cron

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®.