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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## Best Practice Tests? ##### This topic has expert replies ## Which company makes the best GMAT practice tests (excluding GMATPrep)? Princeton Review 227 11% Kaplan 477 24% Manhattan GMAT 1205 61% Veritas Prep 42 2% Other? (Please let us know) 39 2% Total votes: 1990 Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Posts: 141 Joined: 07 Sep 2012 Location: NY Thanked: 5 times Followed by:1 members by hutch27 » Sun May 26, 2013 8:02 am Princeton review had a really good test because of their content. I thought theirs was all around the best. The algorithm i don't care about since i use these tests for my test taking practice. Junior | Next Rank: 30 Posts Posts: 25 Joined: 13 Feb 2013 Thanked: 2 times by serendipiteez » Mon May 27, 2013 1:33 am Besides OG, which tests do people come back from the real exam and say: "Hey, ____________ practice test was the most like what I saw on the real deal". • MGMAT Veritas Kaplan 800score I have access to all these but I have not done all yet, so which most represents what is seen on the real test? Looking for responses from those who have actually done the real GMAT once or twice. Newbie | Next Rank: 10 Posts Posts: 2 Joined: 03 Jun 2013 by pkumar.focusiim » Mon Jun 03, 2013 10:07 am Hi Guys I gave the first Manhattan GMAT Test today after preparing for almost 3 months from OG12 & Manhattan guides,, however did not score even near to what I was looking for. I got Q(43) & V(29) Quant I was not able to attend last 3 questions and in Verbal I was not able to attend last 7 questions. Seems my timing is seriously messed up. I have the exam schedule in two months and am highly disappointed and broken.....Please suggest what should i do. I am aiming at a score of atleast 720. Thanks Pkumar Newbie | Next Rank: 10 Posts Posts: 1 Joined: 17 Jun 2013 Followed by:1 members by examsample123 » Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:13 pm I have scored between 700 - 750 after taking Study guide GMAT I find the study guides exam good one for GMAT preparation Junior | Next Rank: 30 Posts Posts: 11 Joined: 23 Jul 2013 Location: Los Angeles Thanked: 3 times Followed by:2 members by jimenezca » Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:25 pm www.gmatquestions.org has some great practice tests. Awesome video tutorials and thousands of practice questions with expert videos, over 200 of which are free. ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Posts: 2193 Joined: 22 Feb 2010 Location: Vermont and Boston, MA Thanked: 1186 times Followed by:512 members GMAT Score:770 by David@VeritasPrep » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:48 pm I just noticed that there is no mention here of the giant leap in GMAT practice tests taken recently. The NEW Veritas practice tests are based on item response theory (IRT) which is the same thing that drives the actual GMAT and the GMATPrep. The results that students have been achieving are very good representations of their official GMAT scores. Here is the link: https://www.veritasprep.com/gmat/free-gm ... tice-test/ Veritas Prep | GMAT Instructor Veritas Prep Reviews Save$100 off any live Veritas Prep GMAT Course

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by vomhorizon » Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:48 am
David, When was the change made? I took VP CAT's towards the end of January, would the new ones be different?
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by David@VeritasPrep » Thu Jul 25, 2013 1:52 am
Yes. Some of the better questions may have made it to the new tests so you may repeat a few questions but the tests are new as of April. Try the link above and see if you like it.
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Save $100 off any live Veritas Prep GMAT Course Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Posts: 194 Joined: 20 Aug 2012 Location: India Thanked: 26 times Followed by:8 members GMAT Score:730 by vomhorizon » Thu Jul 25, 2013 2:28 am Thanks David, Will take the free one tomorrow. "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you'll be successful." - Eric Thomas Master | Next Rank: 500 Posts Posts: 194 Joined: 20 Aug 2012 Location: India Thanked: 26 times Followed by:8 members GMAT Score:730 by vomhorizon » Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:17 am Took the free test, Today. Must say the Quant on the new CAT is a quite a step above the old Veritas CAT's. I used to finish the Quant on the older CAT's with 3-4 minutes to spare, regardless what score i got (to my surprise my score fluctuated from a Q38 (on one occasion) to a Q47). Today I had to guess on the last 2 questions. Even the level of the questions is quite a bit more difficult than before, and it seems that the test adapts much faster compared to the previous CAT's. Verbal has also seen a bit of change, I felt that SC has become a bit tougher...RC was the same, and i even remembered having read one passage (Mnemonic cyphers) back in January. The only problem i have with Veritas RC is that the passages are very Interesting, almost keeping me wanting to read more...whereas the GMAT RC can become boring at times...My overall score was Quant 49, Verbal 39. I was not given an overall score but i guess it should be between a 710-730. "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you'll be successful." - Eric Thomas ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Posts: 2193 Joined: 22 Feb 2010 Location: Vermont and Boston, MA Thanked: 1186 times Followed by:512 members GMAT Score:770 by David@VeritasPrep » Fri Jul 26, 2013 4:48 am Ah, so you liked the new test! I am sorry that the RC passages are too interesting. I know what you mean about the GMAT passages being somehow intentionally boring. Or it they are not intentionally boring someone at GMAT just likes to read boring stuff. That reading passage on cyphers was good enough to keep in the new question pool, but I remember helping to edit new questions for that and other passages. You should have received an overall score. If you give me your login (using a private message) I can check and report back to you what that score was. I would think it is at least a 710 with those Quant and Verbal percentiles. Thanks for the feedback! It is very helpful. Veritas Prep | GMAT Instructor Veritas Prep Reviews Save$100 off any live Veritas Prep GMAT Course

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by vomhorizon » Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:03 am
I just checked the page again, the Score came up as 710, i had missed it the first time i looked at, focusing more on the questions i got wrong.
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by David@VeritasPrep » Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:57 pm
I just looked back at my scores from when I took the test - I was one of the first - and I earned a 770, which is what I earned on the last official GMAT test that I took and within 10 points of my most recent attempt at the GMATPrep so that continues the trend of accuracy from this new Veritas Prep test. There are actually now five of these for Veritas students in addition to the one is that is free to everyone by following the link I posted above.
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