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The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 25 Jul 2008, 20:09
Hi all,
Ha Finally the countdown has begun have only 3 days left for the D day.I will be writing down here what i will be doing for the next 3 days so if you fell i should do something more please chip in your views.

Exam date 29th July time 1.15 pm

26th july saturday
Have decided to solve a GMAT club verbal challenger in the morning.
Then in the afternoon i will giving a GMATprep test.(wont be writing essays)
In the evening i will try to get some practise CR and SC questions(have planned to solve 50 each)

And analyze all the mistakes i do............though i dont think that will matter right now.

Yesterday i gave GMATprep test it was not very good 650(49 quant and 30 verbal).I think the main issue was planning of time as i had to rush the last 18 questions in verbal sections with just 15 mis left.
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 25 Jul 2008, 20:50
I am sure you will do great on the GMAT. Dont take any more CATs ... be confident and bang the target!
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 25 Jul 2008, 21:02
1 more thing i thought that if your first 20 ques are correct your score is going to be in higher 30. As the gmat prep i gave out of first 25 qestions i got only 3 wrong 1st one was the 10 then 18 and then 23. but after that due to lack of time i had to forward all the questions so was no point in tinking about them................. so it is not a good stratergy to give an excess ammount of time to the first 20 questions........... :oops:
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 25 Jul 2008, 21:18
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1 more thing i thought that if your first 20 ques are correct your score is going to be in higher 30. As the gmat prep i gave out of first 25 qestions i got only 3 wrong 1st one was the 10 then 18 and then 23. but after that due to lack of time i had to forward all the questions so was no point in tinking about them................. so it is not a good stratergy to give an excess ammount of time to the first 20 questions........... :oops:



Good luck with your test..... I hope to see 700+.. do well...
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 03:35
Gave GMAT prep2 - 690 quant 50 and verbal 33........
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 05:34
what i suggest is doing some soft practice and reviewing question you did wrong.

On test day, I plan to do 10 soft questions for each question type to warm up in the morning
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 05:43
apurva1985 wrote:
Hi all,
Ha Finally the countdown has begun have only 3 days left for the D day.I will be writing down here what i will be doing for the next 3 days so if you fell i should do something more please chip in your views.

Exam date 29th July time 1.15 pm

26th july saturday
Have decided to solve a GMAT club verbal challenger in the morning.
Then in the afternoon i will giving a GMATprep test.(wont be writing essays)
In the evening i will try to get some practise CR and SC questions(have planned to solve 50 each)

And analyze all the mistakes i do............though i dont think that will matter right now.

Yesterday i gave GMATprep test it was not very good 650(49 quant and 30 verbal).I think the main issue was planning of time as i had to rush the last 18 questions in verbal sections with just 15 mis left.


Apurva,All the best. You will do well :)

One question : Are GMAT club verbal challengers same as Verbal challenges(v01,v02,v03,v04)on the Gmatclub tests?
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 05:49
yes they are the same........and thanks for your confidence any how i have to break into 700 barrier............
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 26 Jul 2008, 19:45
So now two days left...............
Today i have decided i will be doing a couple of challengers both for quants(1) and verbal(2).

I have to look at the AWA also as i have yet not written a single essay........will be going throught the chineseburned post as have heard it reall good...........what else am i supposed to do.......

and will try to brush up some concepts of the SC as still not ver confident on the SC part........

What else do you think am i supposed to do
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2008, 18:09
where can i find this AWA chineseburned post everyone keeps talking about??
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2008, 22:41
young_gun wrote:
where can i find this AWA chineseburned post everyone keeps talking about??


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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 27 Jul 2008, 23:00
apurva, I would suggest, try to glance through the rules from the MGMAT SC book. I am not sure which area you need improvement on the verbal, but SC is something that can boost your score even the last day as long as you know the rules.
Keep up the good work on th Quant. Also, as Allen mentioned, during the break, talk to yourselves- modifiers, idioms, parallelism, weeken, strengthen, etc....... Just to warm up before verbal :)

Good luck on your test. Hope to see a 700+
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 28 Jul 2008, 05:36
Nerves are catching over me now not able to concentrate on studies.Sitting with the single page of IDIOMS from the morning and not been able to learn this page also........................... :roll: :( :?
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2008, 05:12
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Nerves are catching over me now not able to concentrate on studies.Sitting with the single page of IDIOMS from the morning and not been able to learn this page also........................... :roll: :( :?


Apurva .. Hope you did well in the test.
Waiting for your score.
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2008, 05:42
Hope you did well...can't wait for your debrief.
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2008, 07:32
Awaiting your result ... hope you did great!
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Re: The Countdown has begun [#permalink] New post 30 Jul 2008, 07:35
Good luck, we look forward to the good news!!!
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