Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 21 Aug 2014, 12:14


GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance


we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Taking GMAT soon..Any last minute advice guys....?

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Joined: 21 Aug 2006
Posts: 244
Location: Singapore
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 6 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
Taking GMAT soon..Any last minute advice guys....? [#permalink] New post 23 Aug 2007, 23:37
Well i will be retaking my GMAT soon. Got a 670 in the first try which was way below my performance in practice tests. I got a 720,740 in GMAT PREP before my first try. So was definitely disappointed with the score.

This time i am focussing on verbal section more as i got way below my averages.

Got 750 and 710 in Princeton tests and 750 in Power Prep(some repeat Qs) this time. Do i have hope for the elusive 700+. I certainly hope so.
Kaplan GMAT Prep Discount CodesKnewton GMAT Discount CodesManhattan GMAT Discount Codes
Joined: 15 Jun 2007
Posts: 505
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 7 [0], given: 0

GMAT Tests User
 [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2007, 01:54
First of all congrats on your practice scores. I would say the most important thing is to go into the test with a calm confident state of mind. When I took the test I was so nervous that I spent 6 minutes on the first math question. My brain just wouldn't start, and the question was a simple average Q. Take the break between the essays and math, clear your head do something to calm yourself and then jump into quant. G'luck on the test, and I look forward to your debrief.
Joined: 29 Jun 2005
Posts: 52
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 24 Aug 2007, 06:31
Good luck! I feel the GMAT tests your mental and physical condition more than anything.... pretty much anyone who knows the material can do well on the test, but to me it's a matter of concentrating and being on your A-game for the 4 hour duration. Bring lots of food and drinks! I had a Gatorade, a bottle of water, an apple, 2 bananas, an orange, an energy bar, AND a chocolate bar in my 2 breaks! :lol: (OK it's overkill but I still felt energetic when I left the test centre so I believe the food served their purpose)

For verbal, I'd recommend spending a little bit more time on the first question on RCs... I found that actually knowing the content (as opposed to skimming) really boosted my RC score....
  [#permalink] 24 Aug 2007, 06:31
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
1 Taking the GMAT in the morning, need a last-minute critique. Stoneface 1 05 Nov 2013, 13:01
Last Minute MBA Advice Manti5 3 01 Aug 2013, 06:00
Some Last-Minute Advice for Quant aaudetat 2 01 Nov 2006, 07:29
Last minute advice/reminders? cmns18 2 15 Sep 2006, 10:01
Last minute Advice bobbyd 0 07 Dec 2004, 07:42
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Taking GMAT soon..Any last minute advice guys....?

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderators: TGC, m3equals333

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.