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last minute logistic questions about the gmat [#permalink] New post 13 Apr 2013, 02:10
1. any tips about using the felt pen/magic markers? I never practiced with one. From what I know from back to front we have SIX sides to write on.
2. If I want to make a chart with A B C D E on the scratchpad how would I make it if I dont have a straight edge (phone ruler calculator) with me?
3. Can I have two scratchpads at once or will they take the older one when they give me a newer one?
4. Typically could I move the keyboard to the side to have more desk space?

Any tips on what to eat? Fiber protein, sike it'll make you poop, heart racing, eyes tired because of too much caffeine?
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1) The pens aren't too bad, just make sure that they give you two of them before you walk into the testing room, and double-check to make sure that they both work. I'm pretty sure that the pad has five legal-sized (8.5 x 14 inches, roughly) pages, so you'll actually have ten surfaces, including the front and back.

2) The dry erase pad has gridlines on it, like graphing paper, so it's easy enough to draw whatever grid you want on it.

3) You're only allowed to have one dry erase pad at a time. If you run out of space, raise your hand, and they'll bring you a new one.

4) Yes, you can move the keyboard out of your way.

5) Eat snacks that have a good mix of simple and complex carbohydrates, plus a little bit of protein and fat--a balanced snack will help prevent a sugar crash. Energy bars (Clif bars, Luna bars, ThinkThin bars, etc.) usually work really well, but a lot of people seem to like bananas and nuts, for whatever reason. Just don't overdo the sugar, or else you'll risk an energy collapse partway into the section.

If you're going to experiment with caffeine, you would probably want to do that during your practice tests... so just don't do anything too wildly different on test day, and you should be fine.

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Re: last minute logistic questions about the gmat [#permalink] New post 14 Apr 2013, 16:02
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1) The pens aren't too bad, just make sure that they give you two of them before you walk into the testing room, and double-check to make sure that they both work. I'm pretty sure that the pad has five legal-sized (8.5 x 14 inches, roughly) pages, so you'll actually have ten surfaces, including the front and back.

2) The dry erase pad has gridlines on it, like graphing paper, so it's easy enough to draw whatever grid you want on it.

3) You're only allowed to have one dry erase pad at a time. If you run out of space, raise your hand, and they'll bring you a new one.

4) Yes, you can move the keyboard out of your way.

5) Eat snacks that have a good mix of simple and complex carbohydrates, plus a little bit of protein and fat--a balanced snack will help prevent a sugar crash. Energy bars (Clif bars, Luna bars, ThinkThin bars, etc.) usually work really well, but a lot of people seem to like bananas and nuts, for whatever reason. Just don't overdo the sugar, or else you'll risk an energy collapse partway into the section.

If you're going to experiment with caffeine, you would probably want to do that during your practice tests... so just don't do anything too wildly different on test day, and you should be fine.

Good luck!


Hey thanks so much again GMATNinja. I scheduled it for Wednesday although I would have loved to take it Tuesday afternoon but at 8am I'm not sure I could commute to Manhattan comfortably (they refuse to test in NJ for some reason where highways are much less congested). I am feeling pretty comfortable but a little exhausted so it might be a good thing that I get an extra day. I think I wwill relax todya and tomorrow and just do a few of the harder problems Wednesday morning. My sleep schedule has also been out of wack.

I wanted to know though how SHARP is the magic marker? Like this? http://images.inetgiant.com/original/10 ... 060135.jpg Also when should I make a grid table? From what I understand I won't be able to make it during my break I will have to use some of my essay time for it correct?

Also 10 pages. HELL YES. I thought it was 6.
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