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Odd Split between Verbal and Quant

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New post 07 Feb 2018, 18:01
Hi,

I’m looking to get into a top five school, and today I took the gmat for the first time.

Was really happy to get a 770. The thing is, I got a V50 and a Q48... seems like a big split with regards to percentiles, that quant score is only the 69th%. Additionally, my IR was pretty disappointing with 5/8, 55th%.

I’m currently a senior in college studying mechanical engineering with a 3.90, so I would assume that admissions could see that as evidence of quantitative capability?

What do these scores really mean to admissions?

Thank you in advance

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New post 12 Feb 2018, 10:23
your verbal is spectacular! are you a native? did you study a lot for this?
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New post 12 Feb 2018, 12:43
Thanks.

I am a native English speaker. Don’t speak any other languages.

I did 900 verbal questions over the course of about a month, more of less equally split across the three questions types.

I think I had a big edge on sentence correction because I took an intensive “managerial communications” during undergrad that included a great deal of grammar.
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New post 12 Feb 2018, 13:40
Oh thanks bro for the answer ! In terms of the quant I suppose it depends on the school, as in some schools prefer a certain level of quant while others look at the overall.

IMHO, you should check with the schools you plan to apply to.


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New post 12 Feb 2018, 18:54
Topfiveordie wrote:
Hi,

I’m looking to get into a top five school, and today I took the gmat for the first time.

Was really happy to get a 770. The thing is, I got a V50 and a Q48... seems like a big split with regards to percentiles, that quant score is only the 69th%. Additionally, my IR was pretty disappointing with 5/8, 55th%.

I’m currently a senior in college studying mechanical engineering with a 3.90, so I would assume that admissions could see that as evidence of quantitative capability?

What do these scores really mean to admissions?

Thank you in advance
I really don't think that you need to worry about a Q48 when you have a 770 total.

All the best :-)
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