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730 (Q50, V40)

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730 (Q50, V40)

Post Sat Jul 14, 2007 6:31 pm
I just got back from my GMAT - scored 730 (97 percentile). I am happy with the score but totally exhausted. I will write a detailed post tomorrow.

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Post Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:07 am
Thats odd, I got a 48Q, 40V on my first attempt and got a 710

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Post Wed Jul 18, 2007 10:22 am
Example

I am sure the percentiles for individual sections are going to be different.

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Post Wed Jul 18, 2007 6:07 am
Thats odd, I got a 48Q, 40V on my first attempt and got a 710

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Post Wed Jul 18, 2007 10:22 am
Example

I am sure the percentiles for individual sections are going to be different.

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Post Thu Jul 19, 2007 7:04 pm
For DS involving number properties I went through all the questions (of this type) from MGMAT tests - its kind of pain to go through all the questions - but its well worth it.
Read the method of each problem and understand it. That way you can categorize if you see similar problems. The one that I liked the most was with DS inequalities - I dont remember the question exactly but it was something like this

is r>t
1) r+s>2t
2) some other inequality.

If we add the r>t and r+s>2t we get some answer and similarly with the (2) equation

This technique was useful for some other problems too and I am pretty sure I had one like this on the actual GMAT.

I hope this helps.

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Post Wed Jul 18, 2007 11:03 pm
axisymmetric:

Can you please reply to my earlier post? I would really like to know how you improved your DS? Also, any suggestions for CR?

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Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 6:41 pm
jrbrown2 - I had the same question but I dont know the answer..I even found somebody on this forum with a 40V and 48Q and still made a 730.

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Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:45 pm
I've noticed a few times that a q50v40 score is sometimes 740 and other times 730. Why is that?

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Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 11:36 am
Congrats on a great score!

I was reading your post about your MGCAT scores a few weeks back. It's good to see that you did well on the actual test.

I took 2 MGCATs in the last 2 weeks with scores of 680(q48,v34) & 700(q49,v36). I had a score of 710 on GPrep1 nearly a month ago.
In some ways, your situation exactly parallels mine as I find DS questions and in particular, Number property/Inequality questions to be my weak point.

Can you tell me what you did to improve your DS skills over the last few weeks? I have been concentrating on verbal, especially CR & SC so I feel better about it now. My test date is Aug11.

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