Gave the GMAT for the 2nd time this morning. Got a 610 Q48/V25. Really pathetic score. Have never ever got such a low score in a single mock I have written so far. My first attempt was a 620 Q47/V27.
Gave it after about 6 months and got a lower score that the previous time, really devastated. I prepared pretty much whatever had to be prepared, and only after 4 consistent 700+ scores in the MGMAT, I was confident of taking the GMAT again. And the last 2 months of prep was entirely dedicated to Verbal, the mocks were the only practice I did for quants, after so much effort I dont see any improvement, kind of frustrated me BIG TIME.
CR has been my strongpoint in Verbal and I have really improved my CR performance from my analysis of the 10+ mocks I have given over the past month. My SC and RC performance has been fluctuating every test and there wasn't a pattern I could identify the mistakes I made. I did go thro the Manhattan SC guide and Aristotle SC Grail thoroughly and could identify most common errors in SC. I am not much of an avid reader but definitely decent in Vocabs and I dont understand how I could get such a pathetic score. My verbal scores in the mocks have mostly been in the range of 35-40, though not great I was happy with a 700 score because that was the target I was working towards.
I quit my job now and am pretty much hopeless about chances of getting into a decent B school with this score, I came back home and the look of all the GMAT books pisses me off. I am not sure if I should write for the 3rd time. Also pretty much exhausted all the materials available. Mentally drained as well. Feeling so LOW and terribly frustrated with myself.
Sorry to hear that. Indeed, the verbal section is quite important
and you do want to balance out your strong quant score.
It seems you have a good control of CR and feel comfortable with SC. It must be RC that is keeping you from where you want to be.
Give yourself a little rest so you can mentally recuperate. See if these RC videos help you think more efficientlyhttp://www.gmatpill.com/practice-questi ... -guide-rc/
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