I'm a non native english speaker (French) and I did my undergrad in Canada. I took my 1st GMAT test after 3 weeks of work and had a really low grade (450 Q32 V20) in January. I dont know why i registered, i thought that after the CFA it would be easy, BIG mistake ! I used only Kaplan Premier
Then I took a new job and began to study in March. I booked a date in June and started to study. I bought the E-gmat
course, gmatclub test, few manhattan books
, OG Verbal
and Quant and CR Bible. I worked around 2 or 3 hours per day.
I did many tests during these 4 months. I always did a full test to work on my stamina.Kaplan
3 560 Q36 V33Kaplan
4 530 Q39 V21
Manhatta 620 Q42 V33
gmat prep 540 Q41 V23
Manhatta 2 640 Q41 V36
gmat prep 2 590 Q42 V29
Manhatta 3 630 Q40 V36
gmat prep 3 660 Q45 V36
I thought I would score a nice 650 at the real GMAT but surprise : 600 Q42 V31
So now i want to retake it but i need a new strategy. How could I improve my score to a 680-700 ?
Thank you in advance for your help.
Since you have taken the test now and thus it seems 600 is your real score inspite of scores on higher side in mock tests.There are many factors that go into this..
First of all, I think you should look at ways to improve math score..Getting around 48-49 in Math is possible. A score 50 in Math is possible even with 10 questions incorrect.
Look at the below scenarios in the link below and you will understand what I am trying to say here. gmat-prep-software-analysis-and-what-if-scenarios-146146.htmlgmat-prep-software-analysis-and-what-if-scenario-ir-147106.html#p1181172
The below links will also be usefulhow-to-improve-your-quant-from-q30-to-q40-142810.html#p1145999how-to-improve-your-quant-from-q44-to-q50-141670.html#p1138322
For Verbal, Increase in score can be seen if you can improve SC first...Since you have the requisite resources (e-gmat
---The best course for Non-Native), You should revise and devise a strategy around improving SC...The best person to guide on this will be Rajat from e-gmat
..You can drop him an email and an action plan can be created.
FOR SC: Try these links although I am sure you are aware of these postse-gmat-s-all-sc-topics-consolidated-144985.html
For CR, I like Ron videos the most...May be you want to look at those if you feel weak in CR portionnew-critical-reasoning-question-bank-by-carcass-165570.html#p1313670the-most-comprehensive-collection-of-everything-official-cr-140375.htmlgmat-critical-reasoning-10-most-common-question-types-162476.html
For RC, I quite like the STOP strategy from veritasprep
....you can look at more on relevant forums..Some useful links are given belownew-critical-reasoning-question-bank-by-carcass-165570.html#p1313670gmat-reading-comprehension-7-most-common-passage-types-168362.htmlnew-critical-reasoning-question-bank-by-carcass-165570.html#p1313670
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