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Quant Score Continues to get Lower, Verbal to get higher...

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Quant Score Continues to get Lower, Verbal to get higher... [#permalink] New post 02 May 2013, 12:31
Hi All,
I have been taking the Manhattan GMAT class for the last 4 weeks. My Verbal has increased has V30 to V39 (88% percentile), while my Quant has gone from a Q37 to Q32. I am not stressing out over studying, but I do feel like some of the teachings for Quant or possibly messing with how I was taught them originally and ultimately only serving to lower my score. Anyone seen this before and any suggestions?? thanks!!
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GMAT 1: 530 Q43 V20
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Re: Quant Score Continues to get Lower, Verbal to get higher... [#permalink] New post 02 May 2013, 13:14
Not sure about your background but for GMAT Quantitative, I had to unlearn some of my old techniques of seeing every question through equations and numbers to the hundredths. There is more about visualization and approximation involved in GMAT Quantitative. I was struck at V42/43 in my first two attempts because of my old techniques. Once I unlearnt some of those hard core quantitative stuff and started seeing alternatives my score improved and got Q48 (not great :( but OK) in my 3rd attempt.

If you have quantitative background, just follow responses, questions and articles posted by GMAT Club angels aka Bunuel and Karishma from Veritas.
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Re: Quant Score Continues to get Lower, Verbal to get higher... [#permalink] New post 02 May 2013, 15:43
Honestly for Quant I would say stick to your original method since this is semantic thing and you will remember your method for a long time.
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