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GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 02 Mar 2007, 00:58
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coolnapz: Adult with ADD studying for the GMAT (long post)
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positive soul : From 420 to 700....... It is good to be part of the 700 Club
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Goreg : 680 - 38 Q, 44 V / With a (long) story to tell...
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giddi77 : Yet another 710(Q50, V36) - Joining Vivek, allabout and Andy
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artshep : GMAT Results - 2nd attempt: 770 (Q49, V47)
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ajr47 : 710 Q47 V40 - Pearson Vue
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kripalkavi : Another GMATclub-er gets 700+ (prep details/AWA updated)
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sg8899 : 500 to 700, my road to MBA
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hemantsood 570 (q 51 v19) to 760 (q 50 v 42)
my-story-570-q49-v19-760-q50-v42-80323.html

GMATT73 : pdate: From GMAT loser to fighter in six weeks...
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larzke : 760 (q49, v47)
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laxieqv: Finally, it's done once and for all
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pelihu : I'm really finished this time 780 (Q50, V51) AWA 6.0 UPDATED
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Burmese Bomber : Done! 700 (Q48, V38)...ridiculous path to the 700 club..
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IHateTheGMAT : An Epic Battle With The GMAT Comes To An End - 740!
viewtopic.php?t=31956

NTLancer : April 14th 700 (Q47 V40) !! P.S. This is LONG
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HongHu : 780. math 51 verbal 47
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Paul : End of a Quest: 710 (Q49V38)
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Vicky : got 730... Never give up...
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Gmacvik : 710 -02/23/07 Updated: My Strategies to conquer this beast
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OasisNYK : From a 490 - 710 My Trip to Glory
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vikramjit_01 : 740(Q49,V41).... One more for the John Doe's
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kryzak : OH YEAH BABY!!! (760 Q51 V41 EDIT:AWA 6.0!)
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zoinnk : 770 w/ 1 month of studying! Thanks GMAT Club! (Very long)
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Mishari : My GMAT Journey: from 490 to 700 ! (Q49, V36)
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Guptaji: Engineer from India improving from 680 to 750
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770 scores, both previously studied for and took LSAT
go2bizskool: gmat-review-770-q50-v44-86800.html
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 [#permalink] New post 02 Mar 2007, 01:10
Good job.... It was requiered :)

I have added the member names in front of the respective tittles. :)
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 [#permalink] New post 16 Nov 2007, 23:12
two more experiences:
my friend checked out his cell phone for messages during the break and got called out. He complained to pearson, did not get his money back but got the score cancelled. just be sure not to check any electronic devices in case you ache to check voicemails. it is not worth it.

also sometimes the marker does not work. be sure that it works well before starting the exam. otherwise, time is lost. more importantly, it may upset us test-takers unnecessarily.
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 25 May 2008, 22:51
ill post my experience once i take it on june 5th!
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 27 Jun 2009, 19:23
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I just took the GMAT this morning and completely bombed the test. I work full time and have a few kids and now realize that I was woefully unprepared. I got stuck badly on the timing. In the verbal section I had about 4 minutes to answer the last 13 questions -- basiclly guessed. I tried to study on and off over the past 2 months, but never really focused. I used a dummies book and tried to work thorugh the practice exam questions. I never took a full timed test, or worked all the sections in a single sitting, like the exam.

Bottom line, you must study for this test. It has been years since college, and I am a horrible standardized test taker. I appearently also live in fantasy land thinking I should have even showed up today. To others, take my advise, study hard, and don't wait until you have been working for 10 year to take the test.

I see others that have studied hard for 3 or 4 months, and now feel foolish. Back to the books!
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 13 Jul 2009, 14:25
jmtomaz,

waiting on your experience..
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 02 Aug 2009, 23:16
anybody who took the gmat very recently ? can we have some recent scores here ?
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2009, 05:05
Took mine in May. Studied for a few weeks and got 730 and a 6.0 AWA.
Quite happy considering the little preparation I had, but definitely feel I could have done quite a bit better if I had preparaed for a little longer.
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 17 Oct 2009, 06:43
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 20 Nov 2009, 22:51
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 20 Dec 2009, 00:02
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Took mine in May. Studied for a few weeks and got 730 and a 6.0 AWA.
Quite happy considering the little preparation I had, but definitely feel I could have done quite a bit better if I had preparaed for a little longer.



What did you do in a few weeks that helped you break 700?
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 30 Jan 2010, 12:27
Thanks for sharing. Less than 2 weeks to my GMAT appointment.
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 09 Apr 2010, 16:40
Praetorian,
Are you the same guy that goes by the username Praetorian XI in another forum?
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2010, 10:32
hey folks,
i am yet to appear for GMAT.
I have few questions.

1. The GMAT score for Quant and Verbal : is it available for us at the end of respective section?
2. Do we come to know our score before completing the exam?
3. When are we suppose to give the names of B-schools?

pls revert.
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2010, 13:10
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target2011 wrote:
hey folks,
i am yet to appear for GMAT.
I have few questions.

1. The GMAT score for Quant and Verbal : is it available for us at the end of respective section?
2. Do we come to know our score before completing the exam?
3. When are we suppose to give the names of B-schools?

pls revert.
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1. No. Scores are only give at the end of the exam
2. At the end of the exam, the score will be made available to you, exactly as if you completed a GMAT prep
3. At the beginning, before you start

Hope this helps!
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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 26 May 2010, 17:38
I took it a few months ago and did OK. I was getting tired towards the end and felt the urge to take a break and walk around which I had to suppress. Def need to work on endurance. I actually did better in Quant than Verbal which surprised me. Will probably take it again!

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Re: GMAT Experience Thread [#permalink] New post 07 Jul 2010, 17:45
It's great!Thanks....!
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