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My 720 experience [#permalink]

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24 Mar 2007, 07:58
My stats:
Q: 49, 90%ile
V : 40, 90%ile

720, 96%ile

- Total Preparation Time: 1 month, 20 days

- Do not waste time on the first 1/3rd questions of any section (but for sentence correction) in OG. The final 1/3rd questions are only worth your time.

- Do not trust Kaplan scores: My scores: 600, 670, 590, 620; Kaplan Quants is too easy, verbal is good.

- Manhattan - Buy the Sentence correction book, you get the free online tests as well. I took only 2 of the 4 tests though, again, do it just to see a variety of questions; do not get bothered by the score.

- Princeton: What a waste !

- Gmatprep: Take both exams, reinstall; Should not repeat more than 4 questions in any section. Make sure you can solve every SENTENCE CORRECTION from GmatPrep, I got 2 questions FROM GMATPrep in my ACTUAL GMAT, good for me, I did not have to think before clicking the answer.

-GmatClub Challenges: Teach really nice shortcuts to solve problems. The level of questions is higher than GMAT, but practicing them helped me cut down my careless mistakes, and I learnt to perform under pressure. Besides, I could see how others faired on these questions, and that gave me confidence,

- I do not understand why, but the questions in actual GMAT Quants were way easier than anything I had seen before, much easeir than even GMATprep.

- If you are affluent in English, do not bother going through the whole list of essays and arguments, go through some of them and write a couple just to get in the groove.

Oh, and my GmatPrep scores:
(1) 710
(2) 670
Re-install, about 4 questions repeated in every section:
(1) 750
(2) 720

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24 Mar 2007, 08:30
congrat's on your success.....
where/how do u get these "GmatClub Challenges" ???
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24 Mar 2007, 09:26
Congrats!! Thanks for your insights...
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25 Mar 2007, 07:05
Congratulations

Gooooood Job .. 720 is above the GMAT average of all MBA programs in the world .. So you are good to go

Thanks for the insight

ABout the Challenges, don't you think they're pretty expensive and since they do not represent the actual GMAT question they're not woth the \$80 ?
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25 Mar 2007, 07:43
Yes, GMAT Challenges could be cheaper. I had to think a lot before buying them.
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27 Mar 2007, 05:59
gmat_march wrote:

- Gmatprep: Take both exams, reinstall; Should not repeat more than 4 questions in any section.[b] Make sure you can solve every SENTENCE CORRECTION from GmatPrep, I got 2 questions FROM GMATPrep in my ACTUAL GMAT, good for me, I did not have to think before clicking the answer.

Congratulations lucky man!

Could you please confirm again that It is possible to challenge different questions after reinstallation of GMATPrep. I don't want to spoil the second untouched test from GMATPrep
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27 Mar 2007, 06:36
"- I do not understand why, but the questions in actual GMAT Quants were way easier than anything I had seen before, much easeir than even GMATprep."

Congratz!!

I hope actual quant is easier!

(If it weren't for the quant in GMATPrep, I would've taken the test today!! )
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28 Mar 2007, 09:40
Yes, when I reinstalled, there were barely 4 -5 questions per section that I had seen in the prior install..

nick_sun wrote:
gmat_march wrote:

- Gmatprep: Take both exams, reinstall; Should not repeat more than 4 questions in any section.[b] Make sure you can solve every SENTENCE CORRECTION from GmatPrep, I got 2 questions FROM GMATPrep in my ACTUAL GMAT, good for me, I did not have to think before clicking the answer.

Congratulations lucky man!

Could you please confirm again that It is possible to challenge different questions after reinstallation of GMATPrep. I don't want to spoil the second untouched test from GMATPrep
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28 Mar 2007, 11:42
Very very good score ! :D :D ..... Congratulations :D

Well... Why not having a few luck sometimes as well ... Yet without this, u will make it anyway :D
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11 May 2007, 15:24
congrats.
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12 May 2007, 12:25
Congrats and best of luck for future.

Javed.

Cheers!
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13 Jul 2007, 23:46
nick_sun wrote:
gmat_march wrote:

- Gmatprep: Take both exams, reinstall; Should not repeat more than 4 questions in any section.[b] Make sure you can solve every SENTENCE CORRECTION from GmatPrep, I got 2 questions FROM GMATPrep in my ACTUAL GMAT, good for me, I did not have to think before clicking the answer.

Congratulations lucky man!

Could you please confirm again that It is possible to challenge different questions after reinstallation of GMATPrep. I don't want to spoil the second untouched test from GMATPrep

Hmmm. I contend this. I thought ETS never recycles questions...please advise!
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27 Aug 2007, 10:06
Good job
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27 Aug 2007, 11:01
bmwhype2 wrote:
nick_sun wrote:
gmat_march wrote:

- Gmatprep: Take both exams, reinstall; Should not repeat more than 4 questions in any section.[b] Make sure you can solve every SENTENCE CORRECTION from GmatPrep, I got 2 questions FROM GMATPrep in my ACTUAL GMAT, good for me, I did not have to think before clicking the answer.

Congratulations lucky man!

Could you please confirm again that It is possible to challenge different questions after reinstallation of GMATPrep. I don't want to spoil the second untouched test from GMATPrep

Hmmm. I contend this. I thought ETS never recycles questions...please advise!

I heard this before. Actually many times...
Re: My 720 experience   [#permalink] 27 Aug 2007, 11:01
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