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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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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 24 Nov 2014, 20:17
I didnt want to start a new thread, so I am asking my query here...
I am a non-native english speaker it takes me around
SC -> 2 min (1.45 - 2 min) (6 right out of 10)
CR -> 2.10 min (1.45 - 2.30 min) (90% accurate)
RC -> 1.45 (1.30 - 2 min) (Reading + answering 4 question / number of question.) (almost 100% accurate.)
With that background, I would like to ask if i get though 35-36 questions , skipping really tough ones in middle and with 90 % accuracy on attempted ones, will I be able to touch 35-40 mark in Verbal.
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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 26 Nov 2014, 02:02
Hi everyone !!,

I am preparing for GMAT from past two months. I planned to take the test in December 1 st week. But my mock test scores are not very encouraging :(
Manahattan GMAT: Q-44 , V-27 , Score-590 , 24/10/2014
Manahattan GMAT: Q-44 , V-27 , Score-590 , 20/11/2014
GMAT PREP: Q-48 , V-26 , Score-610 , 23/11/2014

I have 6 yrs of work exp. in petro-chemicals. Are there any hopes for me to improve my Verbal score and apply for admission in 2015 sessions ??
As far as I know most of the deadlines for applications are in December .
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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2014, 22:03
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Verbal is a tough section, especially for non-native applicants. Keeping this in mind, Optimus prep has a targeted verbal course for candidates preparing for the GMAT. You can find more details here:http://www.optimus-prep.com/gmat-verbal-booster
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Re: How to Improve Verbal from V30 to V40 [#permalink] New post 14 Apr 2015, 04:02
Soumyasrinivas wrote:
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.

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

Thank you!
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I think 36 in verbal is still a great score. However a 41 in Maths is very low. Why don't you try to focus on pushing your quant up instead since most Bschools anyway focus more on the quant score.
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