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Took the test last week. Got 640 Q 43 V 34

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New post 14 Jul 2003, 19:27
Hi Guys,

I took the test last week. Got a 640. Not bad for three and a half months preparation I think, especially since I had to start from scratch (basics).

Some thoughts on the exam,

Quant is certainly much tougher than the PP. This could be because of the time pressure and also because most of the question types are new.

Verbal was also quite tough especially SC.

My advice to test takers,

Do not spend more than 3 minutes on a question. I did this and paid for it. I spent almost 8 mins on two questions which spelled my doom in Quant. As mentioned somewhere in this site if you do not get it in three minutes it is not worth pursuing the question. Take a guess and move on.

DS was especially hard and tricky. Watch out.

I say two bold faced CR questions. More than three combinations and probability questions. Four essays.

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DS is the same difficulty as past questions!

How was your PS, glad to see you made so little posts here :x

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Sorry can you be more clear? I do not understand what you are trying to say

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New post 19 Jul 2003, 21:04
HC wrote:
Hi Guys,

I took the test last week. Got a 640. Not bad for three and a half months preparation I think, especially since I had to start from scratch (basics).

Some thoughts on the exam,

Quant is certainly much tougher than the PP. This could be because of the time pressure and also because most of the question types are new.

Verbal was also quite tough especially SC.

My advice to test takers,

Do not spend more than 3 minutes on a question. I did this and paid for it. I spent almost 8 mins on two questions which spelled my doom in Quant. As mentioned somewhere in this site if you do not get it in three minutes it is not worth pursuing the question. Take a guess and move on.

DS was especially hard and tricky. Watch out.

I say two bold faced CR questions. More than three combinations and probability questions. Four essays.



Thanks a lot for the news from the torture room!
What do you mean by 4 essays? :shock:


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Sorry It should be four RC passages

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New post 20 Jul 2003, 01:19
bb wrote:

Thanks a lot for the news from the torture room!
What do you mean by 4 essays? :shock:


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TORTURE ROOM :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: How true?

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