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GMAT Prep 410 FIRST TIME SCORE [#permalink] New post 17 Jun 2014, 11:22
Hi everyone, I am new to this forum! I recently took the GMAT. Before taking the actual tests, I took the two practice exams that are available as a software download. I scored 470 on my first practice and 510 after about a week and a half of additional studying. I only need a 450 for acceptance into my chosen school (director told me they have never met their enrollment cap so 450 and I'm in) so I didn't place too much pressure on myself to score 700+ or even 600+ but rather was working towards a good solid score in the 550 range. I was pretty shocked when I saw my scores. I got 24Q and 22V. I don't have the best background in math, but I felt confident in being able to score a 450 especially since I had done so by a rather large margin on the practice exams. I know this is bad, but I also expected my verbal score to be a little higher to be able to offset the lower math score. My IR score was 6, so I was pretty happy with that. My main concern right now is getting that math score up as much as possible. I will be taking the exam again mid-July. I do have a copy of the Kaplan GMAT Premier 2014, but mainly only used the software download practice questions and exams as preparation. Should I just try to work through the Kaplan book or is there a specific book any of you know about that would be very helpful for me in regards to math? Any and all advice is appreciated. I am very exciting to be a part of this GMAT community as we all have the same goal in mind! I look forward to talking with you guys!!
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Re: GMAT Prep 410 FIRST TIME SCORE [#permalink] New post 17 Jun 2014, 11:48
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You should first work through those GMATPrep tests and OG questions. Then move onto secondary resources such as the one you mentioned or this one: www.gmatpill.com/gmat-practice-test/gma ... -questions

With quant, it helps to the same question worded multiple different ways -- doing exercises like these that we have in our course will help you really understand the foundation of what if being tested.
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Re: GMAT Prep 410 FIRST TIME SCORE [#permalink] New post 17 Jun 2014, 18:00
Etsu32,

There's no need to get a course if you're just trying to score a 450. Here's the link to the official guide -- if you can work through this and do the two free GMATPrep Exams, then you should reach your goal.

http://www.amazon.com/The-Official-Guid ... 1118109791

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