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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 ## Improve My Overall Score in the Last Leg of Preparation? tagged by: Mrrinali ##### This topic has 4 expert replies and 3 member replies ## Improve My Overall Score in the Last Leg of Preparation? Hi, I have followed the 60 Day Beat the GMAT course online and now have reached the last leg of my revision. Now, is when I am asked to do mock tests repeatedly which is supposed to increase my score. The last mock I scored 640 and in today's Veritas Mock I only got 620. This is despite having done the entire Quant and Verbal syllabus well. My aim is 700+ in the next 16 days. Can someone please advise me how best can i steepen my score curve? Also, is there any page (apart from Wiley) where I can access a mixed bag of questions so that I can get more practice? It would be really helpful if someone could guide me in this stressful phase. Thanks in advance! ### GMAT/MBA Expert Elite Legendary Member Joined 23 Jun 2013 Posted: 10109 messages Followed by: 494 members Upvotes: 2867 GMAT Score: 800 Hi Mrrinali, GMAC has publicly stated that the Official Score that you earn on Test Day is within +/- 30 points of actual ability. Assuming a similar 'swing' in how your CATs function, your 2 CAT score results show that you essentially performed the same each time (about 630 +/- a few points). Raising a 630 to a 700+ will likely require at least another 1-2 months of consistent, guided study - and you'll have to make significant improvements to how you handle BOTH the Quant and Verbal sections. Thankfully, the GMAT is a consistent, predictable Exam, so you CAN train to score at a higher level. Unfortunately, that type of score gain in just 16 days might be too difficult to be considered realistic. 1) What were the Quant and Verbal Scaled Scores on each of these CATs? "Review" is an exceptionally important part of the GMAT training process; your ability to define WHY you're getting questions wrong is essential to defining the areas that you need to work on (and the specific things that you need to 'fix'). As such, I'd like to know a bit more about your most recent CAT. While a full Mistake Tracker would provide a lot more information, there are some basic questions that you should be able to answer (and the more EXACT you can be with your answers, the better): After reviewing each section of this recent CAT, how many questions did you get wrong.... 1) Because of a silly/little mistake? 2) Because there was some math/verbal that you just could not remember how to do? 3) Because the question was too hard? 4) Because you were low on time and had to guess? 5) How many Verbal questions did you 'narrow down to 2 choices' but still get wrong? GMAT assassins aren't born, they're made, Rich _________________ Contact Rich at Rich.C@empowergmat.com Junior | Next Rank: 30 Posts Joined 19 Jun 2018 Posted: 17 messages Thanks Rich. Can anyone please suggest any free question banks where I can access questions online? (Like the GMAT Wiley) ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 08 Dec 2008 Posted: 12740 messages Followed by: 1247 members Upvotes: 5254 GMAT Score: 770 Mrrinali wrote: Thanks Rich. Can anyone please suggest any free question banks where I can access questions online? (Like the GMAT Wiley) Look no further : https://www.beatthegmat.com/official-guide-question-library-t296755.html Cheers, Brent _________________ Brent Hanneson – Creator of GMATPrepNow.com Use our video course along with Sign up for our free Question of the Day emails And check out all of our free resources GMAT Prep Now's comprehensive video course can be used in conjunction with Beat The GMAT’s FREE 60-Day Study Guide and reach your target score in 2 months! Junior | Next Rank: 30 Posts Joined 19 Jun 2018 Posted: 17 messages Hey Brent, are these questions from the 2018 OG? ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 08 Dec 2008 Posted: 12740 messages Followed by: 1247 members Upvotes: 5254 GMAT Score: 770 Mrrinali wrote: Hey Brent, are these questions from the 2018 OG? The resource labeled "OG2018" has questions from the 2018 OG See: https://www.beatthegmat.com/mba/official-guide-2018-library Cheers, Brent _________________ Brent Hanneson – Creator of GMATPrepNow.com Use our video course along with Sign up for our free Question of the Day emails And check out all of our free resources GMAT Prep Now's comprehensive video course can be used in conjunction with Beat The GMAT’s FREE 60-Day Study Guide and reach your target score in 2 months! Junior | Next Rank: 30 Posts Joined 19 Jun 2018 Posted: 17 messages Thanks Brent ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 2224 messages Followed by: 17 members Upvotes: 43 Hi Mrrinali, It has been about a month since we last heard from you. Are you still studying for the GMAT? 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