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02 Oct 2006, 10:02
I just scored an unreal score on GMATPrep test #2 - 770 (Q50 V44). First time taking it.

I felt like crap taking the exam but ended up doing very very well...anyone have any thoughts here? Anyone else have anything flukey like this happen to them or should I feel GOOD about this???

Why must the GMAT make people so insecure?!?!

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02 Oct 2006, 10:38
You should definitely feel good about it. The GMATprep is the best indicator of how you will do on the real thing. What you need to do now is wait a few days, and try the GMATprep again. If you repeat your success, you should just work on your test taking execution and you can expect an outstanding score.

I think with the CAT, flukes are pretty rare. A second CAT result probaly means you are in the correct range. Good job!
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02 Oct 2006, 10:51
diegmat that is so awesome! Don't worry about it being wrong. You are just that good In my experience, actual GMAT was JUST LIKE THE GMATPREP. I think that pelihu's advice is a sound out: wait a few days, take it again and you'll do more than fine on the actual. keep us updated!
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02 Oct 2006, 11:50
That's terrific. GMATPrep scores are a close predictor of the real test. Wait a few days, take it again to see what you score. Maybe take another different test (MGMAT or Princeton) just to make sure your GMATPrep install isn't wonky (very unlikely, but nevertheless). If you're scoring 750+ each time, then you are a very talented guy/girl and you should set your exam date and be finished with it!

OK, to sum it all up.

It's not just good, it's GREAT!
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02 Oct 2006, 15:48
diegmat wrote:
I just scored an unreal score on GMATPrep test #2 - 770 (Q50 V44). First time taking it.

I felt like crap taking the exam but ended up doing very very well...anyone have any thoughts here? Anyone else have anything flukey like this happen to them or should I feel GOOD about this???

Why must the GMAT make people so insecure?!?!

that's funny and sad. funny because I just got the same score on my GMATPrep, same Q and V scores (7 and 8 wrong resp.). and saved as desktop backdrop to admire. sad because it was my 3 or 4th time taking it in 2 weeks.

but congrats to you!! when is your exam date?
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02 Oct 2006, 17:31
actually i also took it for the first time on the weekend and got 770. But in my case i recognized many questions which i did earlier (specially CR and SC ) probably from OG so i am not feeling good about it. I deliberately avoid questions posted here from GMATprep though.
It even had a bug -it showed me the same question two times !.
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02 Oct 2006, 19:20
iced_tea wrote:
It even had a bug -it showed me the same question two times !.

same here
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02 Oct 2006, 21:46
Hey diegmat....

That score should have boosted ur confidence to very high levels....
Just one more 750+ score in a practice test...and ur bound to set off to the high 700s...

All the best..
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04 Oct 2006, 00:39
Thanks for all the encouragement! I will be sure to keep everyone informed of my next test scores...(unless of course they are bad, then I will cower in the corner with shame).

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04 Oct 2006, 00:45
Nsentra wrote:
iced_tea wrote:
It even had a bug -it showed me the same question two times !.

same here

That happened to me once also.
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04 Oct 2006, 07:34
pelihu wrote:
Nsentra wrote:
iced_tea wrote:
It even had a bug -it showed me the same question two times !.

same here

That happened to me once also.

LOL - I took everyone's advice and took another one - and this happened to me.

BTW, if anyone is still reading this thread - my score on that test was equally good

Saw none from OG on Q and 3 or 4 in V...
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04 Oct 2006, 08:03
Of course... people read it & we are with u

For sure, the gmat will die with u as it was the case inside the hands of pelihu :D

It's a very good sign ... Very low numbers of repeats... very good
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04 Oct 2006, 08:14
Fig you are the man - thanks for the support...

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04 Oct 2006, 08:59
Took GMAT Prep 4 times in last 8 days got scores ----

710
710
750
770

hope it helps me finally
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04 Oct 2006, 09:01
in same time I attempted MGAT and got the following score

650 (1st)
680 (2nd)

ANy comparison between two
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04 Oct 2006, 09:47
Congraaats dude....Advance congraats on acing the GMAT...

so...u're ready for the final battle...

All the Best
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04 Oct 2006, 10:00
Thanks a lot...less than 2 days to go
04 Oct 2006, 10:00
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