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Just scored a 400 - totally frustrated [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2012, 16:07
I took my test today and i scored 380, 400, 440, and 480 on my prep tests. I was wanting to score at least 500. I got 24 on verbal and 21 on the math sections.

I know i need to get both scores up but any thoughts on how to do this I have to take the test again before december 1st and was hoping to reach a target of 520+ any advice would be appreciated.
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Re: Just scored a 400 - totally frustrated [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2012, 19:59
Hi,

Sit back and relax for a week and start off fresh!
Can you tell the books you used for preparation and your preparation strategy?
Also, You can check out the link to the materials I used for my gmat preparations in my signature (how to start gmat preparations)

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Re: Just scored a 400 - totally frustrated [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2012, 20:06
I used all the MGMAT study guides mainly focusing on the QUANT reasoning, and math problems, My main problem in the verbal seemed to be the CR so I focused on those 2.

Now with a score that low i know i need to review it all again just not sure where to start because it all needs to improve a bunch to get my score up that much.

I hope that explains a little better
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Re: Just scored a 400 - totally frustrated [#permalink] New post 27 Aug 2012, 20:14
Hi,

Then I will suggest you to start fresh! Check out this link!
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Do create a progress chart as mentioned in the above link!
Also, create an error log.

Hope it helps!
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Re: Just scored a 400 - totally frustrated [#permalink] New post 29 Aug 2012, 04:19
take one thing at one time.. like if u r taking DS .. know the weakness in depth of data sufficiency..and then PS.. and then verbal part...

know ur weakess ASAP.. chek our which thing is hurdle between u and gmat ?? verbal or quant?? if verbal then which part in verbal go in depth of it..

good luck..
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Re: Just scored a 400 - totally frustrated [#permalink] New post 04 Sep 2012, 16:20
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Re: Just scored a 400 - totally frustrated [#permalink] New post 06 Sep 2012, 05:28
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A fresh start will really help you; just clean your mind for some days and forget everything that happened until now.
Start like you never heard of GMAT. I am sure you can improve well above 500. Cheer up!
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