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# Shoot for the stars, reach a treetop

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Status: Brainstorming.
Joined: 16 Feb 2010
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GMAT 1: 540 Q47 V19
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WE: Programming (Computer Software)
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27 Sep 2010, 22:38
whiplash2411 wrote:
PranavChamp wrote:
whiplash2411 wrote:
My hit rate is very unstable - varies anywhere between a 90% and a 100% on a given day.

Whipppp, What do you mean by this sentence??? Please calrify.

Hit rate for CR Pranav

Thanks mission! And TwoThrones: Being an engineering student = Quant success!

I meant to say...if your hit rate is above 90% consecutively then it can't be called as 'unstable'. ...common sense...
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27 Sep 2010, 23:09
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Well, given the past week's terrible turn of events, my hit rate dropped to like an 80% because I consistently screwed up phenomenally. So I decided not to do CR for a while and instead start preparing for SC by listening to the lectures and taking notes. We'll see
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02 Oct 2010, 22:58
Hey thanks for the CR document. It seems really nice and colorful. Btw what do you mean by listening to the lectures and taking notes.
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03 Oct 2010, 16:30
I have access to the Powerscore On-Demand Course and I am using that as well as Veritas and MGMAT to prepare for the GMAT, choosing to do strategies from one of them and using the rest as practice material as necessary.

Presently, my SC preparation is halfway through and I am working on the Advanced CR book from Veritas. Hopefully, I'll be able to finish my SC strategy by today and start working on the SC questions from Veritas by tomorrow.
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04 Oct 2010, 00:10
I think I am extremely lucky because I understand the rules of SC without much struggle. When I was taking a practice GMAT Grockit session, I got only 5 questions wrong out of 51 in the Verbal section and none of them were in SC. Now, I've begun the Powerscore SC and I am also thumbing through the MGMAT SC slowly in order to pick up important tips!
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04 Oct 2010, 00:25
whiplash2411 wrote:
I think I am extremely lucky because I understand the rules of SC without much struggle. When I was taking a practice GMAT Grockit session, I got only 5 questions wrong out of 51 in the Verbal section and none of them were in SC. Now, I've begun the Powerscore SC and I am also thumbing through the MGMAT SC slowly in order to pick up important tips!

You will rock !! Keep going.
good luck.
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04 Oct 2010, 11:07
Thanks whiplash, good to know you're doing so well! My SC is not so bad but CR is terrible, so your guide could come in handy.
Thanks again.
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05 Oct 2010, 09:19
whiplash2411 wrote:
I think I am extremely lucky because I understand the rules of SC without much struggle. When I was taking a practice GMAT Grockit session, I got only 5 questions wrong out of 51 in the Verbal section and none of them were in SC. Now, I've begun the Powerscore SC and I am also thumbing through the MGMAT SC slowly in order to pick up important tips!

1v1 GrockIt noob?
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05 Oct 2010, 10:39
You got it. :D
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07 Oct 2010, 23:19
GMAT Date booked! December 29th, 2010 - 12pm PST, California. Yeaboi.
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08 Oct 2010, 03:24
whiplash2411 wrote:
GMAT Date booked! December 29th, 2010 - 12pm PST, California. Yeaboi.

Great !! You will have some freedays around x-mas.

Good luck buddy !!
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Manager
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08 Oct 2010, 04:14
and she'll able to enjoy on new year eve! :D i also have to book a retake-date...Rupee is getting stronger against dollr...so thinking abt booking date when in couple of weeks Rupee comes into 3 series level!!!
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08 Oct 2010, 04:28
Good Luck. You will surely shoot the stars.
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08 Oct 2010, 10:34
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Thanks folks. I was looking for dates in the last week of December and 29th was the only one that had a 12pm slot. I didn't want 8am slots because of logistical problems and also because I didn't want to look back on this, should I do bad, and think, "Oh! If only I'd had a later slot"

So yeah. Let's see where this battle goes

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09 Oct 2010, 05:13
Great going whip!
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09 Oct 2010, 10:34
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Hey, a fellow vegetarian! (Close to my age too! )

Good luck, it sounds like you are well on your way to a great score!
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11 Oct 2010, 22:28
Good luck bud! Looks like you're really driven for the 2+2 Program.

My \$0.02 - I used Knewton and found them really helpful. Its a 50 point money back guarantee (50 points from your previous GMAT or Diagnostic).

Look into it. According to an article that sighted some top dogs of Kaplan (or ex-top dogs), Knewton may not just be changing the way GMAT is taught/understood, but they way adaptive learning is delivered.

I found Knewton very helpful and worth the moolah!

Cheers!

(p.s. I do not work for Knewton).
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12 Oct 2010, 00:40
Haha thanks! But I think I have more than enough practice material and study strategies I am more of a learn by self person, but I'll keep knewton in mind if I need to take a class!

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18 Oct 2010, 11:41
The bang, bang SC guide coming out any time soon??
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19 Oct 2010, 17:49
Bang Bang SC Flashcards are
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