GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 16 Dec 2018, 12:11

Close

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.

Customized
for You

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

Track
Your Progress

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

Practice
Pays

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.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel
Events & Promotions in December
PrevNext
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
2526272829301
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
303112345
Open Detailed Calendar
  • Free GMAT Prep Hour

     December 16, 2018

     December 16, 2018

     03:00 PM EST

     04:00 PM EST

    Strategies and techniques for approaching featured GMAT topics
  • FREE Quant Workshop by e-GMAT!

     December 16, 2018

     December 16, 2018

     07:00 AM PST

     09:00 AM PST

    Get personalized insights on how to achieve your Target Quant Score.

750 w/ low quant; retake? Q43 V51

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Retake?

You may select 1 option
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 27 Jun 2018
Posts: 3
750 w/ low quant; retake? Q43 V51  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post Updated on: 22 Jul 2018, 16:51
1
<>

Originally posted by anonthrowaway5263 on 27 Jun 2018, 13:10.
Last edited by anonthrowaway5263 on 22 Jul 2018, 16:51, edited 1 time in total.
Intern
Intern
avatar
B
Joined: 04 Apr 2017
Posts: 3
Re: 750 w/ low quant; retake? Q43 V51  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 27 Jun 2018, 17:56
Could u please share little bit abt verbal preparation experience. Should we use Manhattan sources for practicing. Some people said that their questions do not have good quality. Manyyy thanks


Sent from my iPhone using GMAT Club Forum mobile app
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 27 Jun 2018
Posts: 3
Re: 750 w/ low quant; retake? Q43 V51  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 27 Jun 2018, 18:08
While I personally think that Manhattan best replicates the type and rigor of quant questions, I didn't notice much of a difference between any sources on the verbal side. That being said, I only practiced verbal questions while taking practice tests and only on Manhattan, GMATPrep, and the OG diagnostic. I found Manhattan to be quite helpful on the CR side just on the high-level common mistakes / ways to think about how the test writers may be trying to mislead you. I didn't study nuanced SC rules at all, and just found focusing on meaning, reason, and thinking like the test writer went a long way (with a little bit of luck surely for a 51).
Admissionado
User avatar
P
Joined: 30 Nov 2009
Posts: 6091
Location: Chicago, IL
Schools: Brown University, Harvard Business School
Re: 750 w/ low quant; retake? Q43 V51  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 27 Jun 2018, 19:02
Given what you said about practice tests I think it's worth just taking it one more time to see how you do. Since it sounds like you've done a lot of prep already & were scoring higher for quant on those, I wouldn't worry about doing additional prep at this point, so the time would just be for the test itself. A 750 is a totally solid score for the schools you are targeting and if you can't get your quant score up it's not the end of the world. Schools will see the highest quant score on the 710 total & take that into consideration, and you've clearly got a job where quant is critical. Having some LORs that vouch for the fact that your quant skill are above average compared to your peers will help as well. But since you are shooting for schools that are the best in the world & since you were testing higher on practice tests my advice is to just give it one more go & see what happens. Worst case if your score goes down they'll just consider your highest score anything & you won't really have lost anything except the time investing in taking the test again.
_________________

Jon Frank
Founder, Admissionado

==

***NEW Admissionado Products & Services! ***

If you like the post, give it a KUDOS!

Now, read up and get smart:


That'll get you started. Still have questions? Reach out, and let’s gab. 
Our only requirement is that you don’t prefer warm milk over cold milk. Everyone else, 100% welcome.

Email: claudia@admissionado.com
Young People: WhatsApp or WeChat (@JonFrankHBS)
Older: FacebookTwitterLinkedIn 
Oldest: 866-409-4753

Intern
Intern
avatar
B
Joined: 04 Apr 2017
Posts: 3
Re: 750 w/ low quant; retake? Q43 V51  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 27 Jun 2018, 19:05
anonthrowaway5263 wrote:
While I personally think that Manhattan best replicates the type and rigor of quant questions, I didn't notice much of a difference between any sources on the verbal side. That being said, I only practiced verbal questions while taking practice tests and only on Manhattan, GMATPrep, and the OG diagnostic. I found Manhattan to be quite helpful on the CR side just on the high-level common mistakes / ways to think about how the test writers may be trying to mislead you. I didn't study nuanced SC rules at all, and just found focusing on meaning, reason, and thinking like the test writer went a long way (with a little bit of luck surely for a 51).


Manythanks. It is very useful n interesting. So I will use Manhattan practice questions for CR with ur recommended way of thinking :)) I finished OG15 and waiting for OG19. I already found that lesson videos of egmat are very interesting and seem useful [for instance, they explain pre-think method for CR].
Again manythanks anonthrowaway5263


Sent from my iPhone using GMAT Club Forum mobile app
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 27 Jun 2018
Posts: 3
Re: 750 w/ low quant; retake? Q43 V51  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 20 Jul 2018, 10:22
JonAdmissionado wrote:
Given what you said about practice tests I think it's worth just taking it one more time to see how you do. Since it sounds like you've done a lot of prep already & were scoring higher for quant on those, I wouldn't worry about doing additional prep at this point, so the time would just be for the test itself. A 750 is a totally solid score for the schools you are targeting and if you can't get your quant score up it's not the end of the world. Schools will see the highest quant score on the 710 total & take that into consideration, and you've clearly got a job where quant is critical. Having some LORs that vouch for the fact that your quant skill are above average compared to your peers will help as well. But since you are shooting for schools that are the best in the world & since you were testing higher on practice tests my advice is to just give it one more go & see what happens. Worst case if your score goes down they'll just consider your highest score anything & you won't really have lost anything except the time investing in taking the test again.


Well, took it again thinking the downside was much smaller than the upside, and somehow pulled off a 49Q, with a bit of a mean reversion of 47V, for a 760 total. Not sure how many schools will superscore my 51V from last test with the 49Q from this test, but that'd just be icing on the cake.

Posted from my mobile device
GMAT Club Bot
Re: 750 w/ low quant; retake? Q43 V51 &nbs [#permalink] 20 Jul 2018, 10:22
Display posts from previous: Sort by

750 w/ low quant; retake? Q43 V51

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderators: chetan2u, EMPOWERgmatRichC, bb



Copyright

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

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

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®.