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# GMAT 790, 51q 50v

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01 Apr 2008, 06:21
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Well, I tried hard to get an 800, but fell a bit short. The quant was a mixture of easy questions and difficult ones. I finished with 3 seconds to spare because I double checked all of my answers. Verbal went more smoothly: I had 15 minutes to spare. I will write more later- maybe next year I'll get that elusive 800. Make sure you are good with exponents and with approximating!

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01 Apr 2008, 06:38
congratulations!! Did you notice the difficultly level at 50 V? It looks like you got 1 question wrong on verbal.

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01 Apr 2008, 06:44
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01 Apr 2008, 07:06
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Wow!!
So close to the perfection.

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01 Apr 2008, 07:34
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Some of the CR and RC was similar to LSAT questions. I don't think the difficulty level changes from 40V to 50V- your score is simply a function of how many mistakes you make on these difficult questions

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01 Apr 2008, 07:40
is it possible?

Congrats!
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01 Apr 2008, 07:47
Kevincan, what is your strategy for RC?
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01 Apr 2008, 08:14
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Friggin sweet..

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01 Apr 2008, 08:19
almost perfect..almost..

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01 Apr 2008, 08:57

I might have thought so as well, but it's kevincan. And if anyone can, kevincan. The only April Fool's joke here would be that he just didn't take the test, not that he can't achieve such a score.

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01 Apr 2008, 09:15
kidderek wrote:

I might have thought so as well, but it's kevincan. And if anyone can, it's kevincan. The only April Fool's joke here would be that he just didn't take the test, not that he can't achieve such a score.

ahh,, I now know the error in my ways.. Sorry Kevincan, but i thought that the date is too much of a coincidence. Congrats anyways!!

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01 Apr 2008, 09:32
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My hats off to you kevincan. What an amazing score!

Congrats

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01 Apr 2008, 09:45
I am a GMAT instructor in Madrid and so my getting a 790 isn't nearly as impressive as MBA aspirants who score 700+ after a few weeks of practice. I try to do the exam every year to keep my knowledge fresh and see in a general sense what people have to know to score well.

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01 Apr 2008, 10:12
Congrats Kevin.

Are you after some kind of a Guiness book record?

Can you post your history of taking the GMAT?

Thanks.
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01 Apr 2008, 10:30
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kevincan wrote:
I am a GMAT instructor in Madrid ....see in a general sense what people have to know to score well.

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Congratulations! Even as an instructor it's a huge feat!
Any guidelines for the verbal? I just got hold of LSAT RC to practise their RC and have been practising LSAT CR. Have you seen the GMAT Club Tests and do you think the level is comparable?
I guess as an instructor you probably prepare your own questions too. Well I sure envy your students in Madrid.
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01 Apr 2008, 10:52
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01 Apr 2008, 23:39

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02 Apr 2008, 01:50
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Hey congrats, too good a number

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02 Apr 2008, 08:31
lol
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