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# From 600 to 670(45Q, 37V)

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26 Oct 2007, 17:26
I finally took the GMAT today and it was my third attempt in 2 years.
The first time I was in Africa and I scored 590(38V, Q32) after studying with just one prep book (Peterson). http://www.gmatclub.com/forum/posting.p ... a1bbe19dbc
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I took the exam for the second time last year and I scored 600 (36Q, 37V).
After such disappointments, I registered on the GMAT Club, took all 25 Challenges. The first 15 were a real pain. I could not score beyond the 50th percentile. After those, I started scoring in the 80th percentile and my score remained constant till teh 25th.

I also used Kaplan. That was a really frustrating, nevertheless enriching experience. My scores ranged from 540 to 580.

The next set of prep books I used were those from the Princeton Review. I particularly enjoyed the pop-up window giving my score after each question attempted which enabled me to know if I had the question right or wrong. My score ranged from 610 to 640 on the four exams of the Princeton Review. They were all web-based.

I also tested myself using Manhattan GMAT. Those tests seemed so easy. I scored 670. 690, 710, 720, 700 and 690 on the 6 tests available online.

I finally resorted to GMAT prep in order to gauge myself before taking the real thing. On the first, I score 710 and on the second, I score 700. Then I was confident that I would at least be in the upper 600's.

Concerning the breakdown of my score, after using The GMATClub challenges, I started to constantly score between 45 and 49 in the quant section. My verbal score ranged from 32 to 39. I have never been able to reach the 40's in Verbal.

Regarding the test itself, the first thing I need to mention is the level of pressure I was feeling. That made me nervous so much so that I wasted some time on the first math question and I was even having some blank moments during the test. Nevertheless, I think the nervosity did not stop me from getting a few questions right.

The verbal part seemed pretty easy as compared to my previous experiences.

I now feel relieved as I know that I could have easily made a 700. This score does not make me feel extremely well, but I am happy that I improved my performance by about 70 points.

The next step is to retake the GMAT during the winter break and make sure that I reach the 700 treshold.

Once again thx for all your posts, they were extremely useful.
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26 Oct 2007, 18:12
Congrats on the improvement and good luck breaking 700 in December. You've done it in practice so you know you can do it on the real thing.
26 Oct 2007, 18:12
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