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Done with GMAT - 730 Q49 V42

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Re: Done with GMAT - 730 Q49 V42 [#permalink] New post 10 Aug 2011, 21:41
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bschool2014 wrote:
I don't mean to rub it in, but not completing the section drops your score by around 3% percentile. You could have scored well over 750 if you had completed.


are you sure its 3%tile I remember reading somewhere that its 1.5% or something. If its 3%tile, then its a lot. You miss 3-4 questions in the entire test and you're screwed!!!


It happened to me on MGMAT-3, I couldn't complete the last quant question in time and my score dropped from 94 percentile to 91 percentile. I wound up with a 750.

I was also reading somewhere that its 3 percentile. If you run out of time on either section and have 4-5 questions left, yes you are hosed.
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Re: Done with GMAT - 730 Q49 V42 [#permalink] New post 11 Aug 2011, 06:03
Let's face the facts though, if you go through the GMAT and leave 4-5 questions, you obviously didn't dedicate the time to taking this test seriously. The GMAT is not supposed to be a walk in the park, its a grueling grinding experience of getting 3 months of studying done leading up to 4 hours that determine whether you end up at Harvard or University of Tampa (not that there is anything wrong with Tampa, I love the city, just making a point). IF you don't want to tank the test don't leave out 4 questions. 1 or 2 questions is heard of and an honest mistake, so by no means am I saying anything to offend the author of this topic, clearly his given situation is different as he still managed to score as high as he did. Just the facts.
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Re: Done with GMAT - 730 Q49 V42 [#permalink] New post 16 Aug 2011, 09:18
good luck!
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