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Better to leave questions unanswered or wrong?

If I'm getting towards the end of a section and I haven't solved 5 questions, is it better to guess and get all of them wrong or not answer the last 5 questions? I ask because I'm having a really hard time finishing the quantitative section on time. I'm working hard on getting faster, but if I have ...

by ellochewy

Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:29 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Better to leave questions unanswered or wrong?
Replies: 2
Views: 1496

My mock GMAT score has been around a 650-660 I haven't really done enough studying to figure out what my safety/reach schools are yet. I really like NYU, University of Illinois, and UC Berkeley, but they all seem like a little stretch for now. So even if I'm not planning on applying to business scho...

by ellochewy

Wed Sep 28, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: GMAT 5 Business Schools
Replies: 6
Views: 1440

Help with 2 PS Questions

I had difficulty solving these two PS problems that I found on GMATPrep. The first one, I know has to have a short cut, I just don't know what it is. For the second one, I have no idea what it's asking. The correct answer is the choice that has a box around it. Can you help explain the second one is...

by ellochewy

Wed Sep 28, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Help with 2 PS Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 922

GMAT 5 Business Schools

I'm taking my GMAT this saturday and I know that on the test day they're going to ask for 5 schools that I would like to send my score to. Can someone please explain to me what this means? From what I understand, I would be sending my score in advanced to different schools that I one day would like ...

by ellochewy

Tue Sep 27, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: GMAT 5 Business Schools
Replies: 6
Views: 1440

60-Day Study Guide for the last week

I was wondering if someone could give me a run down of what happens from days 53-60. I have my GMAT test scheduled on day 59 by mistake, and I was wondering what happens on the last week so I can prepare adequately for the test date. Thanks so much!

by ellochewy

Tue Sep 27, 2011 12:49 am
Forum: The 60-Day GMAT Study Guide
Topic: 60-Day Study Guide for the last week
Replies: 1
Views: 1096

Sometimes I just don't get what the question is asking...

Does anyone else feel that way when they read a GMAT math question? I felt that way when I read the following question: http://s2.postimage.org/1rp9s1otg/quantitative_crap.jpg I had no idea that it was referring to the fact that you could split up the 1 hour into multiple different phone calls -_-" ...

by ellochewy

Fri Sep 16, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Sometimes I just don't get what the question is asking...
Replies: 2
Views: 1055

omg thank you for writing this post. I just took a kaplan CAT and got a 550. I almost cried in sadness....
this is definitely a noteworthy article and gave me more hope

by ellochewy

Fri Sep 16, 2011 2:41 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Took my gmat yesterday...
Replies: 6
Views: 8849

Too many careless errors!

I've been using the error tracking spreadsheet to monitor what my mistakes are and why I made those mistakes. I've since realized that most of my mistakes in the quantitative section are all careless mistakes!!! I figured that if I just take more time and answer the questions slowly, I will lower my...

by ellochewy

Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:23 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Too many careless errors!
Replies: 2
Views: 1689

Rate my essays please :)

I wrote these essays just like I would on the test with a 30 minute time limit. Please rate my essays on a scale of 1-6. Thank you so much! Analysis of an Issue: “There is only one definition of success—to be able to spend your life in your own way.� Some argue that the definition of success i...

by ellochewy

Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:27 pm
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: Rate my essays please :)
Replies: 1
Views: 1085

Verbal question help!

Can someone please explain this question to me. I found it on the GMAT Prep software. Thank you so much! The correct answer is the choice that is boxed. I don't get how knowing how often the rhinos get tranquilized for other purposes would help understand whether or not the tranquilizer affects fert...

by ellochewy

Tue Sep 13, 2011 1:16 am
Forum: GMAT Verbal & Essays
Topic: Verbal question help!
Replies: 2
Views: 1325

Quantitative PS Help

Can anyone please help me solve the following two math problems? I found these on the GMAT Prep software.
The correct answers are the choices that are boxed. Thank you sooooo much!

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by ellochewy

Mon Sep 12, 2011 11:21 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Quantitative PS Help
Replies: 2
Views: 1225

GMAT Prep Practice Test Help

I just finished taking a GMAT Prep practice test and I didn't complete the quantitative section. Surprisingly, my score wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Does the practice test scale your grade based on how many questions you completed or did I just do really well on the parts that I did compl...

by ellochewy

Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: GMAT Prep Practice Test Help
Replies: 1
Views: 733

answer choice B holds the same cause, but doesn't it show a different effect?

by ellochewy

Mon Sep 05, 2011 11:25 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR Question Help
Replies: 10
Views: 2130

CR Question Help

I ran into this question in the official guide and I don't understand the logic behind the correct answer B. Can someone please help me understand why B is the correct answer choice? http://s3.postimage.org/2rh3j9ibo/CR_Help.jpg Here is my understanding of the question: The researchers believe that ...

by ellochewy

Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:17 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR Question Help
Replies: 10
Views: 2130

Sentence Correction Help

Can someone please explain to me why C is the correct answer on the question below? I thought we were supposed to speak with the active voice, and isn't answer C in the passive voice?
thanks so much!
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by ellochewy

Tue Aug 09, 2011 3:43 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Sentence Correction Help
Replies: 3
Views: 1261