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# Last Day Before the Exam...

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CEO
Joined: 29 Mar 2007
Posts: 2554

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30 Sep 2007, 10:13
Well I take my exam tomorrow. Thanks to everyone who already wished me luck for my exam that I originally had scheduled on the 28th.

I changed it to tomorrow for many reasons.

Any suggestions on what I should do today? Ima try and take it easy and be as relaxed as possible.

I also want to go over strategies for the test:

I've composed a small list. Please feel free to add to it!!!

-Remain calm during the test.

-If I have too much anxiety, stop take a deep breath, relax and restart.

-If I don't understand how to approach the question in the first minute then I need to figure out another approach on how to elim. some answers and move on.

-Focus on meeting timing benchmarks, don't look at the clock every 2 seconds!!! (something I usually do)

-Attack each problem like you normally would
- the other day I took a practice verbal section and attacked CR and RC problems like I use to when I first started. I dunno what was going on, but it was like 460 GMATBlackbelt all over again. I was freakin out over time and rereading stuff not comprhending anything... just a vicious cycle.

-Stop and think what the problem really is asking me!

-After the test, regardless of what the results are, im going out to dinner!

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Senior Manager
Joined: 13 Mar 2007
Posts: 293

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Location: Russia, Moscow

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30 Sep 2007, 11:03
Good luck!!! You will do it!!! Kick GMAT's ass!!!

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Intern
Joined: 02 Apr 2007
Posts: 33

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30 Sep 2007, 12:25
Good luck!
Don't forget to get lots of sleep

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Manager
Joined: 10 Jan 2005
Posts: 63

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30 Sep 2007, 15:21
good luck man.. rooting for you!

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Manager
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30 Sep 2007, 18:47
All the very best GMATBLACKBELT !!! you sure will get the black belt .... Just get in there and give the exam like any other day .... be cool about it .. good luck !!

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CEO
Joined: 29 Mar 2007
Posts: 2554

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30 Sep 2007, 22:31
Thanks everyone!

I feel very confident.

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Senior Manager
Joined: 11 Sep 2005
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30 Sep 2007, 22:51
GMATBLACKBELT wrote:
Well I take my exam tomorrow. Thanks to everyone who already wished me luck for my exam that I originally had scheduled on the 28th.

I changed it to tomorrow for many reasons.

Any suggestions on what I should do today? Ima try and take it easy and be as relaxed as possible.

I also want to go over strategies for the test:

I've composed a small list. Please feel free to add to it!!!

-Remain calm during the test.

-If I have too much anxiety, stop take a deep breath, relax and restart.

-If I don't understand how to approach the question in the first minute then I need to figure out another approach on how to elim. some answers and move on.

-Focus on meeting timing benchmarks, don't look at the clock every 2 seconds!!! (something I usually do)

-Attack each problem like you normally would
- the other day I took a practice verbal section and attacked CR and RC problems like I use to when I first started. I dunno what was going on, but it was like 460 GMATBlackbelt all over again. I was freakin out over time and rereading stuff not comprhending anything... just a vicious cycle.

-Stop and think what the problem really is asking me!

-After the test, regardless of what the results are, im going out to dinner!

Hey man! Trust me....u will come up with flying colors! So stop worrying about the exam----

-U prepared well
-Performed well on CATs
-Worked hard

So, wht else?? Just go and take it like any other CATs u took.........and now start thinkin abt ur girl friend, she waited too long for u............take her for a good dinner post exam!

All the BEST!

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Joined: 07 Jul 2004
Posts: 5039

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01 Oct 2007, 00:56
Hope I'm not too late... best of luck once again !

keep the last minute prep light. Just a quick review will do. I spent only two hours doing a paper test and a quick review then I went to watch some TV shows before hitting the sack.

During the test, if you're stuck, just pick one answer and hit next... There was one quant question I was stuck during the test, and I couldn't even do elimination of answer choices, so I just hit one answer and go. (I said a silent prayer hoping that it's a trial question, in which case it won't be scored ..lol)

At the end when the system asks you if you want to score the test or cancel the scores. make sure you click that carefully !! You only have 10 minutes to decide =)

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Manager
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01 Oct 2007, 01:21
Looking forward to your debrief mate

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CEO
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01 Oct 2007, 05:50
Good luck buddy, you have been contributing since I joined (which seems like a very loong time ago). I am sure you will do well..

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Director
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01 Oct 2007, 06:14
Hope you did/are doing well! Let us know how it turned out. I predict 730.

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Director
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01 Oct 2007, 15:53
good luck and tell us how it went!!!!!!!!!!!!

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01 Oct 2007, 15:53
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