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Hi friends, pls share your advice for my 2nd shot [#permalink]
22 Jul 2008, 03:13
Just back from the testing center... Totally disappointed.
Total 690 - Q48/V36
Well my journey started with the 1st GMAT-prep test, the only thing i knew at that time abt GMAT, well yeah was its name, of course. The score was 600.
Subsequently, the next 3 results when i did the 1st prep test again were 730-770. So far so good.
Last Sunday, 1 trial for GMAT-prep 2 - 750: i know some verbal qsns were from the OG books, so don't count much, but got some confidence to get 700++, frankly speaking i aim for 750.
I know i shot myself with the Q, always get 50-51 when i do mock tests; today lost 2min for the stupid drain-out pen when i reached Q20++, and might be a few min 'coz earlier i still struggled with it. Should change it earlier. Anyway, i was consumed by 2 word problems with all the lengthy wordings. Wrong strategy. Blame myself. So if you find out your pen sucks, pls change it right away. I hate the stupid booklet and the pen. Why don't they give papers and pencils instead.
Verbal - hardly you can tell abt it, i think. You feel easy, probably because you are at low bin, or you don't even recognize you are wrong. Well, don't need to mention abt it. Result showed.
Enough for my stupid background. Need your helps to advice how to shoot the Verbal up to 41-42 range. Q, i can kill it myself, need to practice more...
During my last 3 months - Verbal: I practiced OG (orange and purple books), did GMATClub 6 tests; trying out the SC1000, around 20 sets of CR1000. I also read those online notes by Sumit, Spiderman.
Should i redo all of this or you have any advice to practice? Thanks in advance guys...i think i really need to boost up my Verbal score by 5-6 points
Well and good luck for those are waiting for test day.