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Mapping Economist Simulated Test Score to Actual GMAT

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New post 17 Apr 2016, 22:35
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I got 680, Q48 and V37. It's the first CAT I take but it seems a weird score, especially for quant where I'm pretty sure I still need to practice a lot. I was expecting something in the 500s and my goal is over 650.
Do you think it's over inflated much in the quant section?


Hi can you please tell whether they give explanatory answers after giving the test?
I prefer giving only those mocks when I get explanatory answers so that I can learn from my mistakes.
Please help me!
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New post 28 Apr 2016, 08:52
PrakshalSakaria wrote:
n2223 wrote:
I got 680, Q48 and V37. It's the first CAT I take but it seems a weird score, especially for quant where I'm pretty sure I still need to practice a lot. I was expecting something in the 500s and my goal is over 650.
Do you think it's over inflated much in the quant section?


Hi can you please tell whether they give explanatory answers after giving the test?
I prefer giving only those mocks when I get explanatory answers so that I can learn from my mistakes.
Please help me!


They do. You'll get a report after you're done with correct answers and reasoning explained.
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New post 08 Jul 2016, 16:36
Thanks for the reviews. I guess I'll give it a try. Does it offer explanations to the answers?
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New post 08 Jun 2018, 04:23
just wondering if anyone has looked at this recently?
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New post 15 Oct 2018, 23:32
can anyone please help me out

i recently started with CATs and have been scoring in the range of 690-720 on 6 Princeton Review Practice tests....however when i took the Economist test the scores dropped significantly to 480...I'm really worried about my preparation...can't gauge whether i've been preparing wrong or was the economist test really that tough :( :(
please help my GMAT exam is due on 14th November :sad:
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New post 23 Oct 2018, 12:14
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i took this test today.

score: 750 (q50/v44)

quant:(13 wrong)
few questions were really good but didnt felt that it was adaptive ..
with 13 wrong and score 50 it was little weird.
overall i will say its a good practice.

verbal:(16 wrong):
the questions i felt were really good and test also has some good passages.
verbal i will say almost level of gmat prep .
again with 16 wrong and getting a score of 44 is little awkward.

pros:

=good question bank overall.
=userfriendly site.
=great explanation in the end with some good strategies.

cons:
=scoring pattern not accurate.(IMO deduct 50 from your score to judge your level)
=explanation for few questions were missing.
=few of the questions are already out their in the forum.

hope it helps


I took the mock test today and I got Q51 in spite of having 9 questions wrong. Is that possible on the real GMAT?
I am a little skeptical.
In Verbal, i got 11 questions wrong and got just 31.
So disappointed. My target for GMAT is 710. Really confused on what to expect on D-day.
Can someone help me gauge here please?
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New post 27 Oct 2018, 05:28
Excellent Website
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New post 03 Dec 2018, 14:16
In the weeks leading up to my official GMAT, I took a few Economist practice tests and received a 770 and 760 on two separate exams, in exam-like settings:

Oct 18 - 770 (Q50, V45)
Oct 20 - 760 (Q51, V43)

On the real exam I scored a 660, a full ~110 points lower that my Economist practice tests that I took 1 week prior:

Oct 27 - 660 (Q48, V33)

In my opinion, the Economist has one of the worst practice tests available on the market. I would not recommend them; they are far too easy when compared to the actual exam.

The only way to know how you will truly score is the actual GMAT exam. These practice tests, especially Economist, are not reflective of the real thing.
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New post 16 Dec 2018, 19:10
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In the weeks leading up to my official GMAT, I took a few Economist practice tests and received a 770 and 760 on two separate exams, in exam-like settings:

Oct 18 - 770 (Q50, V45)
Oct 20 - 760 (Q51, V43)

On the real exam I scored a 660, a full ~110 points lower that my Economist practice tests that I took 1 week prior:

Oct 27 - 660 (Q48, V33)

In my opinion, the Economist has one of the worst practice tests available on the market. I would not recommend them; they are far too easy when compared to the actual exam.

The only way to know how you will truly score is the actual GMAT exam. These practice tests, especially Economist, are not reflective of the real thing.


Did you ever take a GMAT Prep practice test prior to the actual exam?
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New post 20 Jan 2019, 20:09
bb i gave the econmist Gmat mock yesterday & got weird results,

i just got 7 wrong and scored a Q42, while i see others here who skipped 8 & got Q50,

On the Verbal, got 12 wrong & none of them were wrong in a row, i got a V24,

Do you think the scores are inaccurate?
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