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# How rare / frequently does this happen? I ask because I just

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18 Jan 2012, 21:21
How rare / frequently does this happen? I ask because I just took my third MGMAT practice test and bombed the verbal after doing well on the previous 2. My verbal went down significantly and I think a large cause of that was having 2 RC passages in row. Let me know what you guys think. Took these tests approximately 3 weeks apart with the 33 as my latest score. Thanks.

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21 Jan 2012, 23:42
IMO - no one really knows (besides GMAT people...). I believe that even if it a possibility, its a very rare one.

But you should ask yourself and debrief - why it took your score down? are you doing the RC right? are you wasting too much time? how can you make sure the RC is not such a weak point in your exam?

good luck.
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26 Jan 2012, 00:45
I took 2 "real" gmat tests already, and there's no such thing. Hope that's help.

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09 May 2012, 05:57
I came across 2 passages in a row last Nov D-day. It is very much possible, infact one of my friend came across 2 passages in row in beginning of verbal section

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09 May 2012, 12:16
Yes I think it is possible to get 2 RC passages in a row
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Personally, I'd love to get two passages in the start. That way, at most, I have to worry about one hard passage coming up near the end, or a not-so-hard one, in the middle.

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16 Jun 2012, 00:11
echelon99 totally agree with you !! he he.. its scare the hell out of me!
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16 Jun 2012, 01:16
I would love that. By the second one, you're sure to be in a groove and nail all of them.

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