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Beat half of the GMAT?

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ssecnirpc Newbie | Next Rank: 10 Posts Default Avatar
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Beat half of the GMAT?

Post Mon Dec 18, 2006 11:19 am
Hey all.

Just got back from my GMAT and I'm very disappointed.

My scores:

Scaled %
Q 34 43
V 41 93

Overall, a 620.

I'm not too disappointed in my overall score, since the school I want to go to has an average of 610 (I am going for Sports Management, not MBA). However, I am disappointed in that on a Kaplan test I scored Q36, V43, which resulted in a 660. I've heard so much about Kaplan being SO hard so I figured I was a lock for at least a 650 on the real test.

In all honesty though, I crammed and overall just did not study enough. I studied over the past 5 days for about 15 hours total. I also took a 10 hour GMAT course in November.

The good thing though is that I think I will be able to improve my Q score significantly if I really buckle down and focus on that.

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Post Tue Jan 02, 2007 10:14 am
ssecnirpc wrote:
It's the original poster again Smile

I got my official score report back. I received a 6 on the analytical writing segment!

So I guess I do need to really focus on the Quantitative part of the exam Sad
Great AWA and great verbal. Now let's get you caught up on the quant!

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Post Tue Jan 02, 2007 7:58 am
It's the original poster again Smile

I got my official score report back. I received a 6 on the analytical writing segment!

So I guess I do need to really focus on the Quantitative part of the exam Sad

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Post Mon Dec 18, 2006 6:06 pm
You have a great Potential buddy.

as you confessed that you did not study enough, i have nothing to say.
Indeed with such Kaplan 1:660 you could have crossed 700 easily.

But sometimes its not the case if you work with Kaplan material.
I mean, which material you used? If its Kaplan, then its quite likely that you would do good in those tests.

What your title suggests?
do you still want to take the test? or you are OK with it since you have already reached to your target school ave score.... Rolling Eyes

Thanks for letting us know.

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Post Mon Dec 18, 2006 9:58 pm
ssecnirpc wrote:
Hey all.

Just got back from my GMAT and I'm very disappointed.

My scores:

Scaled %
Q 34 43
V 41 93

Overall, a 620.

I'm not too disappointed in my overall score, since the school I want to go to has an average of 610 (I am going for Sports Management, not MBA). However, I am disappointed in that on a Kaplan test I scored Q36, V43, which resulted in a 660. I've heard so much about Kaplan being SO hard so I figured I was a lock for at least a 650 on the real test.

In all honesty though, I crammed and overall just did not study enough. I studied over the past 5 days for about 15 hours total. I also took a 10 hour GMAT course in November.

The good thing though is that I think I will be able to improve my Q score significantly if I really buckle down and focus on that.
Hi ssecnirpc:

A 620 is definitely an impressive score, especially given the amount of time you devoted to preparing!

It sounds like you are planning to retake the exam?

Best of luck!

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