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New post 28 Sep 2010, 12:08
Hi.I just wanted to share this with you all...Its 12.45 am here in India and i am about to sleep after my study session till i saw this-
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maybe-next-time-790-51q-51v-91310.html

Boy o boy my sleep actually is gone.I have seen people getting 50/51 on Quant but 51 on Verbal,All SC,CR even RC correct....SO hard to digest.....i have never crossed 40 in any of my mocks...always between 32-40 but this is unbelievable!

So for all future gmat takers anything is possible.....even 800? :?:

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New post 28 Sep 2010, 12:25
v51 .. wow !! That's a new level of perfection

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Anything is possible! :)
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New post 28 Sep 2010, 13:00
Pelihu's debrief is very inspirational, in many ways. He also had a background in law, I think. So a part of that phenomenal score might be attributed to his awesome way with words :)

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he should retake to reach 800 :-D .

How can you finish the verbal section with 20 minutes to spare?
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New post 28 Sep 2010, 19:32
im not 100% sure of how the GMAT is graded (then again, who is?), but i dont think you necessarily have to get all questions correct to get a V51. remember there are random questions interspersed which are experimental/ungraded
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New post 28 Sep 2010, 21:09
This is depressing.

The max I ever got in verbal was 31 when I took the gmat prep before I started preparation. Since then Im just going downhill.

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New post 28 Sep 2010, 21:10
shadowsjc wrote:
im not 100% sure of how the GMAT is graded (then again, who is?), but i dont think you necessarily have to get all questions correct to get a V51. remember there are random questions interspersed which are experimental/ungraded


In other words, I think it is still OK to answer 40 out of 41 :wink:

ShadowsJC is correct - there are indeed experimental questions and I do think you can miss a question or two and still get to the top...
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New post 28 Sep 2010, 23:23
its really a matter luck if you lose questions only from the experimental pool. People feel they have underperformed but in reality they score better than expected.

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great stuff. one still has to put a lot of work into it.
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Wow. What a great verbal score? suyashjhawar, thanks for providing the link. very inspiring.
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im not 100% sure of how the GMAT is graded (then again, who is?), but i dont think you necessarily have to get all questions correct to get a V51. remember there are random questions interspersed which are experimental/ungraded


In other words, I think it is still OK to answer 40 out of 41 :wink:

ShadowsJC is correct - there are indeed experimental questions and I do think you can miss a question or two and still get to the top...

Heheh that makes things a lot easier :)
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Wow. What a great verbal score? suyashjhawar, thanks for providing the link. very inspiring.


Welcome.Hope we all can crack the Verbal section well.

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Very impressive, especially since you had 20 minutes to spare in verbal.

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After reading this, i dont think i am gonna get any sleep tonight :(

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New post 29 Sep 2010, 11:35
Hi suyashjhawar,

Congrats on really conquering the GMAT and providing a detailed debrief. I am sure your LSAT and Law background helped a great deal in the score. But it does show that commitment & desire can lead one to the right scores. Mine is a 760 and I visualize that result everyday.

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he should retake to reach 800 :-D .

How can you finish the verbal section with 20 minutes to spare?


When I took my GMAT Prep, I finished Quant with 27 minutes to spare and Verbal with 23. But with verbal my work shift had ended and I had to log out because the next guy had come. I ended up with 49Q 38V. Not so bad :D

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gurpreetsingh wrote:
he should retake to reach 800 :-D .

How can you finish the verbal section with 20 minutes to spare?


When I took my GMAT Prep, I finished Quant with 27 minutes to spare and Verbal with 23. But with verbal my work shift had ended and I had to log out because the next guy had come. I ended up with 49Q 38V. Not so bad :D


I wish I were as intelligent as you. :cry:
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