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

It is currently 19 Aug 2018, 21:37

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

Which to focus on?

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 18 Jan 2018
Posts: 1
Which to focus on?  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 23 Jan 2018, 17:52
Hello everyone I took my second GMAT practice exam of the free ones they give you. I am a little bit confused on score vs percentile and which I should focus on when moving forward.

Quant score: 48
Verbal Score: 41
Quant Percentile: 78
Verbal Percentile: 93

Thus my question is should I focus on quant because my percentile is much lower than verbal or should I focus on verbal because the score has more room to grow?

Further info, 7/11 quant problems I got wrong were DS and 8/10 of the verbal I got wrong were Sentence Correction. So I have a clear weak spot in both.

Thanks again to everyone in this incredibly helpful community.
Board of Directors
User avatar
V
Status: Stepping into my 10 years long dream
Joined: 18 Jul 2015
Posts: 3690
Premium Member Reviews Badge CAT Tests
Re: Which to focus on?  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 23 Jan 2018, 19:54
I think you should try to improve Quant because it would be easy to improve and all you need to do is solve 700+ level questions.

Moreover, some of the Bschools do see quant score seriously. All the best :)
_________________

My GMAT Story: From V21 to V40
My MBA Journey: My 10 years long MBA Dream
My Secret Hacks: Best way to use GMATClub | Importance of an Error Log!
Verbal Resources: All SC Resources at one place | All CR Resources at one place
Blog: Subscribe to Question of the Day Blog

GMAT Club Inbuilt Error Log Functionality - View More.
New Visa Forum - Ask all your Visa Related Questions - here.

New! Best Reply Functionality on GMAT Club!



Find a bug in the new email templates and get rewarded with 2 weeks of GMATClub Tests for free

Veritas Prep GMAT Instructor
User avatar
P
Joined: 16 Oct 2010
Posts: 8196
Location: Pune, India
Re: Which to focus on?  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 24 Jan 2018, 04:34
kbringsjord wrote:
Hello everyone I took my second GMAT practice exam of the free ones they give you. I am a little bit confused on score vs percentile and which I should focus on when moving forward.

Quant score: 48
Verbal Score: 41
Quant Percentile: 78
Verbal Percentile: 93

Thus my question is should I focus on quant because my percentile is much lower than verbal or should I focus on verbal because the score has more room to grow?

Further info, 7/11 quant problems I got wrong were DS and 8/10 of the verbal I got wrong were Sentence Correction. So I have a clear weak spot in both.

Thanks again to everyone in this incredibly helpful community.


Both the scores are similar. A 48+ in Quant is quite acceptable to most schools and above 41 in Verbal is a bit difficult to get. Since you have clear weaknesses in both, I suggest you to work on both equally.
_________________

Karishma
Veritas Prep GMAT Instructor

Save up to $1,000 on GMAT prep through 8/20! Learn more here >

GMAT self-study has never been more personalized or more fun. Try ORION Free!

Manager
Manager
User avatar
S
Joined: 23 Jan 2018
Posts: 63
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
WE: Engineering (Manufacturing)
Re: Which to focus on?  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 26 Jan 2018, 01:15
Good score. Now you need to focus on quant, as the single quant score makes difference while calculating percentile. All the best
Manager
Manager
User avatar
S
Joined: 23 Jan 2018
Posts: 63
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
WE: Engineering (Manufacturing)
Re: Which to focus on?  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 26 Jan 2018, 11:43
Good score. Now you need to focus on quant, as the single quant score makes difference while calculating percentile. All the best
Manager
Manager
User avatar
S
Joined: 23 Jan 2018
Posts: 63
Concentration: Operations, Strategy
WE: Engineering (Manufacturing)
Re: Which to focus on?  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 26 Jan 2018, 22:51
Good score. Now you need to focus on quant, as the single quant score makes difference while calculating percentile. All the best
Re: Which to focus on? &nbs [#permalink] 26 Jan 2018, 22:51
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Which to focus on?

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

Moderator: souvonik2k

Events & Promotions

PREV
NEXT


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®.