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# GMAT matted down - 760 (first attempt)

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23 Jun 2011, 23:17
Hello ,

Congratz Benny !

Hope You do well in Your future dreams and Goalz.

God Bless
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24 Jun 2011, 01:23
Thanks for all the wishes

Gryphon wrote:
Congrats on the good score. To what extent did you feel the MGMAT tests were representative of what you encountered on the actual test? It looks like you scored a little bit higher on the actual test than on your highest MGMAT test. What did you do between that test and the actual GMAT? Anything?

Thanks.

If I was asked this a day before the GMAT, I would have said that the MGMAT CAT makes the Quant a lot harder than what it needs to be. But after giving the GMAT, I would say it kind of depends on how you do on the exam. The tough questions that you face after getting a few consecutively right do come close to MGMAT Quant, but the MGMAT CATs, on an average, definitely have a Quant section that is not representative of the actual GMAT. On the contrary, KAPLAN makes it a little too easy. My quant scores on last 3 Kaplan CATS: 55,53,55! That's not representative either .

I took the last MGMAT CAT around 5 days before the GMAT. In the last 4 days, I focused mostly on OG questions. As you know, the OG has around 800 problems. I had solved only 250 of those (50 x each section) in the first month, before starting with studies from other books and online resources. So those last 4 days had me solving every remaining OG problem, while circling the tough ones which I thought had something I should remember. These marked problems were looked at, a day before the exam.

I basically just wanted to make sure that the problems I saw on the last few days were as close to the real thing as possible. What better way for that than the OG?
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24 Jun 2011, 01:26
Oh btw, I got my official report today. 6.0 on the AWA.
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28 Jun 2011, 08:00
that's a fantastic write up. u seemed quite scientific in ur approach! congrats on the fabulous score.
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29 Jun 2011, 23:34
Nice debrief and congrats on your score.
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27 Jul 2011, 00:14
Thats an awesome score Congrats!!!!!. Are you sure that roughly 10 RCs are there out of the 41 questions and the rest are SC and CR , because I wasnt aware of such low percentage of RC questions , I think 4 passages roughly will have 13-14 questions and CR will have another 13-14 and SC will have 15 or so.
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