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My exam is coming up very soon. I took all 6 GMAT Prep exams and my latest scores are above 700s from 3 tests. Today I took the GMAT Club's free CAT for quant and verbal and I got way more wrong (scored around 580). This is really surprising to me and I'm not sure if it's because the software felt different or the questions were poorly worded in my opinion. Should I be really concerned about this? How do you guys feel about the GMAT Club's free CAT vs GMAT Prep? GMAT Prep is still the best source so I hope this doesn't hurt my confidence too much going into the real exam.
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I don't know much about the GMAC CAT mocks, so I won't comment on them specifically, but the only mock tests out there whose scores are actually worth paying attention are the GMAT CATs. They’re written by the same people who write the actual GMAT, and they’ve also been statistically tested and selected on thousands of students, so you know they’re realistic. Next, they’re the only mock tests out there that are adaptive, matching the questions you see – just as the actual GMAT does – to your performance.
However, taking any test in order to “know where you stand” misses the point. Your score on a practice test is a nice bit of gossipy information to share with friends who are also studying, and if you did well, brag, by all means. But this isn’t the point of these tests. The reason to take mock tests is that they are a vital part of your study and improvement process.

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Hi lilypond789,

When you take practice tests from companies other than GMAC, you may find some variation in algorithms used and thus variations in your score. That being said, since you scored above 700 on all six GMAC exams, you should be in a great spot for test day. When is your GMAT? What is your score goal?

If you have any further questions, please feel free to reach out.

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lilypond789 wrote:
My exam is coming up very soon. I took all 6 GMAT Prep exams and my latest scores are above 700s from 3 tests. Today I took the GMAT Club's free CAT for quant and verbal and I got way more wrong (scored around 580). This is really surprising to me and I'm not sure if it's because the software felt different or the questions were poorly worded in my opinion. Should I be really concerned about this? How do you guys feel about the GMAT Club's free CAT vs GMAT Prep? GMAT Prep is still the best source so I hope this doesn't hurt my confidence too much going into the real exam.


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Don't Worry for the variance in the score GMAT prep is far better than that of any other Mock Exam

Once i got a Q47 in GMAT prep while a Q40 in Kaplan
While Earlier a Q40 in GMAT prep and a Q32 in GMAT club CAT

the variance is because GMAT Club's Tests are much Tougher than Real GMAT

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lilypond789 wrote:
My exam is coming up very soon. I took all 6 GMAT Prep exams and my latest scores are above 700s from 3 tests. Today I took the GMAT Club's free CAT for quant and verbal and I got way more wrong (scored around 580). This is really surprising to me and I'm not sure if it's because the software felt different or the questions were poorly worded in my opinion. Should I be really concerned about this? How do you guys feel about the GMAT Club's free CAT vs GMAT Prep? GMAT Prep is still the best source so I hope this doesn't hurt my confidence too much going into the real exam.


1. Official Gmat Prep Tests are better than any other prep tests out there.
2. GmatClub states that heir tests are very hard concerning the quant section.

Don´t let yourself be discouraged my friend!
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https://gmatclub.com/forum/verbal-strategies-268700.html#p2082192

Gmat Prep CAT #1: V42, Q34, 630
Gmat Prep CAT #2: V46, Q35, 660
Gmat Prep CAT #3: V41, Q42, 680

On the mission to improve my quant score, all help is appreciated! :)

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