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How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40

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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 14 Jun 2014, 09:45
Thank you. Very useful. I am currently scoring 34
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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 14 Jun 2014, 09:47
Are these resources enough to score 40?

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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 14 Jun 2014, 09:48
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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 22 Jun 2014, 12:41
Hello , my score is different than yours , I got 11 in verbal and 42 in quant , please advice me how to improve my verbal score. Thanks in advance

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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 24 Jul 2014, 22:41
Hi,

I am a working executive and have taken the GMAT second time around, yesterday, scoring 620 (Q41 V36). Although Quant has never been my forte, my scores in the verbal section were consistently above 40 in the mocks (GMAT prep and exam pack), due to which my scores were all above 670 in the mocks.

I was very surprised to see such a low score on the actual GMAT!
A few facts about the test which I took yesterday:
I got 4 RC passages- 2 long and 2 short : only 1 main idea question, and every other question was a detail question. Although I am not much of a skimmer, my accuracy on the detail questions is high, but I can't figure out what went wrong yesterday.

SC was fine!

CR: I got 2 BF questions, and only one weakener and strengthener each! Everything else was evaluate, fill in the blanks and zero assumption questions!

I wanted to know whether the scoring on the actual GMAT is different from the scoring which is followed in the GMAT prep software. Also, has the general content, as in the question mix in the actual test changed over the last one year?
I usually work with only official material during verbal practice, is there any other option I should look for?

I was paced correctly on the test yesterday! fell back a bit during the 1st 20 questions,but caught up since I am faster at solving SC.

Your guidance would be of great help! I retake the test in a month's time!

Thank you!
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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 06 Aug 2014, 17:34
Thanks a lot Souvik. I am from the same category. Could not score well in verbal. Was wondering how to proceed before retaking GMAT.Your post gives a great insight into what might have gone wrong.
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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 02 Sep 2014, 23:42
If you wish to get into a good school, you'd better take it again. Don't give up ..Can you please suggest me how to improve my verbal score?I am poor in ... 540
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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 14 Sep 2014, 02:04
thank you for your amazing post..it will really help me to improve my score
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