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My last post as a GMAT rookie *770 Q50/V45*

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28 Feb 2008, 14:06
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haha, I didn't do that well guys!

I actually scored on the lower end of my practice CATs, but certainly not low enough to think about retaking the thing!

770 Q50/V45

Oh no, you too blew the Quant
What happened?

Anyway, congrats on a great overall score!

I would've liked a 51 but I'd hardly consider a Q50 "blowing the quant".

I just couldn't get my brain geared up for the math section at first. I stumbled on some uber-simple math in the first ten problems which forced me to guess on one of the last 4 problems for fear of running out of time. All my practice tests put me at 51 or 1-2 questions off of a 51 so I'm sure that was the case here.

No point in second guessing anything though. I'm more than happy with the results. I keep in mind that I spend three months studying for this test so I could get into a top graduate program. I don't consider this test an extension of myself or a badge of my true abilities to be worn around. I did well enough to meet, and exceed, my goal so thinking about what could've been or retaking to ace the test has no allure for me.
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28 Feb 2008, 14:10
eschn3am wrote:
chineseburned wrote:
eschn3am wrote:
haha, I didn't do that well guys!

I actually scored on the lower end of my practice CATs, but certainly not low enough to think about retaking the thing!

770 Q50/V45

Oh no, you too blew the Quant
What happened?

Anyway, congrats on a great overall score!

I would've liked a 51 but I'd hardly consider a Q50 "blowing the quant".

I just couldn't get my brain geared up for the math section at first. I stumbled on some uber-simple math in the first ten problems which forced me to guess on one of the last 4 problems for fear of running out of time. All my practice tests put me at 51 or 1-2 questions off of a 51 so I'm sure that was the case here.

No point in second guessing anything though. I'm more than happy with the results. I keep in mind that I spend three months studying for this test so I could get into a top graduate program. I don't consider this test an extension of myself or a badge of my true abilities to be worn around. I did well enough to meet, and exceed, my goal so thinking about what could've been or retaking to ace the test has no allure for me.

I think you are exactly right. This is a test people and a Q50 is definitely an achievement. So where from here (apart from the islands and pinacolada)
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28 Feb 2008, 14:12
Great Score. Congrats!
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770 Q50/V45
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28 Feb 2008, 14:14
I was just joking
Q50 is a pretty good and 770 overall is kickass. I'd take it anytime. Congrats once again!

That made me wonder, what is the highest score someone has gotten and still retaken the test? I've only heard of 740 so far (ncprasad).
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28 Feb 2008, 14:14
Great score buddy. Congrats!!
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28 Feb 2008, 14:23
Man, I am jealous! Great score! Your party should be legit!
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28 Feb 2008, 14:30
Congratulations! Excellent score!
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28 Feb 2008, 14:34
Wow - congratulations.

I'm sure GMATClubbers alone have been responsible for pushing up GMAT average scores by 4-5 points over the past 2 years.
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28 Feb 2008, 14:35
Congrats, that's an awesome score!!!

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28 Feb 2008, 14:37
12 hour plan: make up for lost partying time! Group of people coming over for a big dinner and then drinks! Picked up a couple six packs of mix n' match beer (good stuff of course). A handle (1.75L) of Belvedere a 750ml of Hendrick's gin and then whatever everyone else is bringing.

48 hour plan: fun in the sun with 9 other business students in Trinidad & Tobago for an International Marketing trip. Sounds like school but our professor is from Trinidad & Tobago and has devoted herself to showing everyone that she can "out-party" us college kids, even in her 40s with two kids.

but seriously, I'm planning on working for 2-3 years in the DC area before applying to schools. Probably class of '12 or '13. My top choice schools are Harvard, Wharton and Wisconsin. After that I'll work for another 3-4 years somewhere I find interesting and then probably come back to the family business and start learning the ropes of upper management so my father can feel good about retiring
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28 Feb 2008, 15:18
What a score! Why am I not surprised?
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28 Feb 2008, 16:07
Congrats,

I want the same feelings that you are having right now, YES SIR!!!!

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28 Feb 2008, 16:36
really highly respected score. good luck with ur plans/goals
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28 Feb 2008, 16:38
killer score!
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28 Feb 2008, 21:10
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28 Feb 2008, 22:01
What hell the score! that is my dream!. Congrate!
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29 Feb 2008, 06:00
Thanks a lot guys!

I look forward to writing up a looong debrief when I get back from the islands. I'll try to make it worth the wait for everyone
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29 Feb 2008, 08:38
Amazing score!
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29 Feb 2008, 08:41
congrats, friend!
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01 Mar 2008, 22:01
How did I miss this post for so long.....?
awesome dude..you will always be an inspiration to many folks here...have always closely followed your responses.....
as said earlier..i am not surprised.
770.....thats my boy!!!!
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