GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 16 Jan 2019, 16:46

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel
Events & Promotions in January
PrevNext
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
303112345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272829303112
Open Detailed Calendar
  • The winning strategy for a high GRE score

     January 17, 2019

     January 17, 2019

     08:00 AM PST

     09:00 AM PST

    Learn the winning strategy for a high GRE score — what do people who reach a high score do differently? We're going to share insights, tips and strategies from data we've collected from over 50,000 students who used examPAL.
  • Free GMAT Strategy Webinar

     January 19, 2019

     January 19, 2019

     07:00 AM PST

     09:00 AM PST

    Aiming to score 760+? Attend this FREE session to learn how to Define your GMAT Strategy, Create your Study Plan and Master the Core Skills to excel on the GMAT.

My GMAT practice test score fell from 690 to 500

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 20 Aug 2018
Posts: 1
My GMAT practice test score fell from 690 to 500  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 14 Dec 2018, 21:34
Hi Everyone,

I'm planning to take the real test on February 1st. I've mostly been focusing on lessons (both math and verbal) using Magoosh but I did take one mock test (GMAT Prep) on November 6th, on which I scored 690. However, when I took a Magoosh practice test this morning, I scored a measly 500 :(

This means that I was either extremely lucky on the first test or extremely unlucky on today's test - probably both. I'm aiming for a 730 on the real thing and honestly quite worried at this point after seeing the 500. Is there any chance I can make it?
EMPOWERgmat Instructor
User avatar
V
Status: GMAT Assassin/Co-Founder
Affiliations: EMPOWERgmat
Joined: 19 Dec 2014
Posts: 13330
Location: United States (CA)
GMAT 1: 800 Q51 V49
GRE 1: Q170 V170
Re: My GMAT practice test score fell from 690 to 500  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 15 Dec 2018, 18:52
Hi RishiVishwasrao,

Before I can offer you the specific advice that you’re looking for, it would help if you could provide a bit more information on how you've been studying and your goals:

Studies:
1) How long have you studied?
2) What study materials have you used so far?
3) How have you scored on EACH of your CATs (including the Quant and Verbal Scaled Scores for EACH)? When you scored 690, had you taken that CAT before (or seen any of the questions before - in a practice set or forum?)?

Goals:
4) When are you planning to apply to Business School?
5) What Schools are you planning to apply to?

GMAT assassins aren't born, they're made,
Rich
_________________

760+: Learn What GMAT Assassins Do to Score at the Highest Levels
Contact Rich at: Rich.C@empowergmat.com

Rich Cohen

Co-Founder & GMAT Assassin

Special Offer: Save $75 + GMAT Club Tests Free
  Official GMAT Exam Packs + 70 Pt. Improvement Guarantee
www.empowergmat.com/

*****Select EMPOWERgmat Courses now include ALL 6 Official GMAC CATs!*****

Target Test Prep Representative
User avatar
P
Status: Founder & CEO
Affiliations: Target Test Prep
Joined: 14 Oct 2015
Posts: 4518
Location: United States (CA)
Re: My GMAT practice test score fell from 690 to 500  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 18 Dec 2018, 18:29
Hi RishiVishwasrao,

When you take practice tests from companies other than GMAC, you may find some variation in algorithms used and thus variations in your score. That being said, since you saw a 190 point difference between the two exams, can you take another official MBA.com exam to see how you score? That way we can better determine which score (500 or 690) is most representative of your ability level.

Once you complete the exam, report back here, and I can provide further advice.

Also, you may find it helpful to read this article about how to score a 700+ on the GMAT.
_________________

Scott Woodbury-Stewart
Founder and CEO

GMAT Quant Self-Study Course
500+ lessons 3000+ practice problems 800+ HD solutions

Math Revolution GMAT Instructor
User avatar
V
Joined: 16 Aug 2015
Posts: 6804
GMAT 1: 760 Q51 V42
GPA: 3.82
Premium Member
Re: My GMAT practice test score fell from 690 to 500  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 24 Dec 2018, 01:51
Hi, RishiVishwasrao

Sorry to hear that you are struggling with huge discrepancy of score. I recommend you to take free resources of Mock Test that are available in GMAT Club and Test Preps. You can also take Math Revolution's Diagnostic Test that gives you detailed assessments of your current skill level. You can take it for free if you sign up.

This huge fluctuation can also mean that you need to establish solid bases of quant or verbal. As for Quant, ‘MATH REVIEW’ course could be useful, on which you can learn the basics(arithmetic, algebra, geometry and word problem). This is ideal for GMAT takers who want to learn very basic math or sharpen basic math concepts. Always refer back to this whenever you need to refresh the concepts. Also, focus on 5 key topics (Integer, Statistics, Inequality, Probability, and Absolute Value) that account for 80% of the GMAT exam.

Please let us know if you have further questions.
You can reach us at info@mathrevolution.com

Success is within your reach,
Good luck!
_________________

MathRevolution: Finish GMAT Quant Section with 10 minutes to spare
The one-and-only World’s First Variable Approach for DS and IVY Approach for PS with ease, speed and accuracy.
"Only $149 for 3 month Online Course"
"Free Resources-30 day online access & Diagnostic Test"
"Unlimited Access to over 120 free video lessons - try it yourself"

GMAT Club Bot
Re: My GMAT practice test score fell from 690 to 500 &nbs [#permalink] 24 Dec 2018, 01:51
Display posts from previous: Sort by

My GMAT practice test score fell from 690 to 500

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderator: souvonik2k



Copyright

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.