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# GMAT score 700 in 2nd attempt

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Joined: 19 Aug 2018
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GMAT 1: 650 Q49 V30
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19 Sep 2018, 07:13
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Last month I took my first attempt in GMAT and scored 650 (Q-49, V-30, IR-4 and AWA-4) after preparing for approximately 6 months. After that again prepared for 1 month especially on verbal part and reached the score of 700 (Q-46, V-39, IR-6 and AWA-5). So, I have achieved a 9 point jump in verbal this time but at the same time 3 point drop in quant (May be my focus was less in quant this time). Thanks to all the members who suggested me on various ways to improve my verbal score after I posted my 1st attempt experience here. It was really helpful for me. So, as of now I believe that I am done with my GMAT attempt and currently working on my B-school applications.
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21 Sep 2018, 07:54
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Congrats on achieving your target score!
Best of luck for your application.
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21 Sep 2018, 09:31
Congratulations! Sorry about the Quant score drop - that's pretty common for the section/score that one does not focus on to drop - it is almost a pattern since people forget/lost track of subtle items they have previously learned and lose during the intensive one-topic focus prep period. In other words - it is normal, unfortunately.
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21 Sep 2018, 19:35
Sudhamoy Congrats on 700!!! But still, there is scope for an improvement in Quant rethink to give the GMAT again

All the best for app
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23 Sep 2018, 08:26
Congrats Sudhamoy! Could you share the study resources and the strategy you had to first reach V30 and improve it to V39 in just a months time!

Congrats again on getting a 7 in the hundreds place!!
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23 Sep 2018, 13:26
Sudhamoy wrote:
Last month I took my first attempt in GMAT and scored 650 (Q-49, V-30, IR-4 and AWA-4) after preparing for approximately 6 months. After that again prepared for 1 month especially on verbal part and reached the score of 700 (Q-46, V-39, IR-6 and AWA-5). So, I have achieved a 9 point jump in verbal this time but at the same time 3 point drop in quant (May be my focus was less in quant this time). Thanks to all the members who suggested me on various ways to improve my verbal score after I posted my 1st attempt experience here. It was really helpful for me. So, as of now I believe that I am done with my GMAT attempt and currently working on my B-school applications.

Congratson your score, especially the improvement on verbal is very impressive.

Hope this serves as a beacon of hope for all the people struggeling with the verbal scetion.

Best of luck for your applictions,
Chris
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23 Sep 2018, 17:24
Congratulations on achieving the target score..... and I am in agreement with the other experts..... dedenitely think of the GMAT .... as Q can be improved.... all the best.
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03 Oct 2018, 16:20
Wow, awesome improvement!! So glad I could help.

Have you considered giving the GMAT one last shot to improve your quant score?
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