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# Haven't touched GMAT in a year. Last score was 650. Goal is 700.

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18 Apr 2018, 21:13
Hi all,

As the title states, I haven't touched the GMAT in a year as I was not satisfied with my score in time for applications last year.

I am starting again and wish to apply this year. Some background info:

- I utilized Veritas prep course, some private tutoring (outside), and went through all the OG 16 books as well as Critical Reasoning Bible + this forum.

I don't remember the exact breakdown but I believe I had Q45 and a weak verbal. I am definitely weaker in verbal, especially I would say CR. Sentence correction I understand i can review rules more.

Is there any tips as to what I should start with again? I do not have the finances to do more tutoring or a course. Please, any help is appreciated. I still want to achieve my life dream of breaking that 700 so I can apply confidently. Thank you.

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18 Apr 2018, 23:55
tonyjyoo wrote:
Hi all,

As the title states, I haven't touched the GMAT in a year as I was not satisfied with my score in time for applications last year.

I am starting again and wish to apply this year. Some background info:

- I utilized Veritas prep course, some private tutoring (outside), and went through all the OG 16 books as well as Critical Reasoning Bible + this forum.

I don't remember the exact breakdown but I believe I had Q45 and a weak verbal. I am definitely weaker in verbal, especially I would say CR. Sentence correction I understand i can review rules more.

Is there any tips as to what I should start with again? I do not have the finances to do more tutoring or a course. Please, any help is appreciated. I still want to achieve my life dream of breaking that 700 so I can apply confidently. Thank you.

Tony

Hi tonyjyoo,

First things first, the GMAT exam structure has changed. You can read more about that here: https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-is-chan ... 62569.html

Why don't you take the free GMAT prep tests again and see where you stand at? -- since it's been a year you touched the GMAT?

Here are a few useful links for CR:

Here's everything you need for verbal -- keeping in mind that you don't have to buy more books + working on official questions is highly important: https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmac-officia ... l#p1827840

Here's one more link for SC : https://gmatclub.com/forum/every-video- ... 21133.html

Hope this helps. Godspeed!
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Re: Haven't touched GMAT in a year. Last score was 650. Goal is 700.  [#permalink]

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19 Apr 2018, 15:59
Wildflower wrote:
tonyjyoo wrote:
Hi all,

As the title states, I haven't touched the GMAT in a year as I was not satisfied with my score in time for applications last year.

I am starting again and wish to apply this year. Some background info:

- I utilized Veritas prep course, some private tutoring (outside), and went through all the OG 16 books as well as Critical Reasoning Bible + this forum.

I don't remember the exact breakdown but I believe I had Q45 and a weak verbal. I am definitely weaker in verbal, especially I would say CR. Sentence correction I understand i can review rules more.

Is there any tips as to what I should start with again? I do not have the finances to do more tutoring or a course. Please, any help is appreciated. I still want to achieve my life dream of breaking that 700 so I can apply confidently. Thank you.

Tony

Hi tonyjyoo,

First things first, the GMAT exam structure has changed. You can read more about that here: https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-is-chan ... 62569.html

Why don't you take the free GMAT prep tests again and see where you stand at? -- since it's been a year you touched the GMAT?

Here are a few useful links for CR:

Here's everything you need for verbal -- keeping in mind that you don't have to buy more books + working on official questions is highly important: https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmac-officia ... l#p1827840

Here's one more link for SC : https://gmatclub.com/forum/every-video- ... 21133.html

Hope this helps. Godspeed!

So the new format will have 4 RC passages? And should I just re-do old questions I've done in my books?
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