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by aayush2012 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:30 am
I took my GMAT recently and probably have never been so depressed and helpless in my life. My score was 640 (50 Quant and 26 Verbal). I was completely shocked to see my verbal score as I was already getting verbal score in the range of 33-35 in the practice test. I was so depressed yesterday that I was feeling that this GMAT thing was beyond my scope and abilities. But, thanks to my flat-mate who motivated me a lot and even encouraged me by saying that it is the last roadblock between you and you beauilful career ahead after MBA.

I was preparing for GMAT for the past 6-7 months and this was my second attempt: 1st attempt : 600 (50 Quant and 22 Verbal) and AWA 5.5 . The GMAT is really important for me as wanted to start off next year with my MBA. But, given the circumstances that seems a distant reality now.

I have just one chance now that I give my GMAT after 2-3 months and score atleast 700 in it.

The problem is that I could not think as to why it happened. Even the questions I was facing this time around in exam was quite similar to the ones that I had in GMAT prep. I have to admit that I prepared very honestly for my second attempt for about 3-4 months. The material I completed was :

OG 12th ed. and verbal 2nd review
700-800 questions of both SC, CR and RC (37 passages)
I also attended a coaching institute and religiously followed their material too. I taken tests from Knewton and GMAT prep.

Please help me in suggesting what material should I follow and other strategies. The strategy is most important now because in my first attempt I was thinking that I had a bad day ! But, after my second attempt I realize that it was just not about a bad day, but I was seriously lacking something....the aptitude, knowledge etc.

Please reply as your suggetions may be helpful for me in achieving a 700 in GMAT that has become a sole aim of my life now for the time being.

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by shovan85 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:48 am
Have a look at this awesome debrief!

https://www.beatthegmat.com/770-q-51-v-4 ... 15958.html

Obviously you have no issues in Quant. Suggested books are there in the post. This member has mentioned all the Verbal books you need! Have a fresh start. Take a break!
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