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##### GMAT books for sale (Brussels, Belgium)

I'm selling the following books which I used to prepare the GMAT. They are all in rigorously IMPECCABLE state. No underlining, no annotations, no folding, nothing. (1) Princeton Review's Cracking the GMAT, 2007 edition : 30 EUR (42 USD). (2) The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 11th edition : 15 EUR ...

- by piren

Fri Jul 13, 2007 1:49 am- Forum: GMAT Books for Sale/Donation
- Topic: GMAT books for sale (Brussels, Belgium)
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I'd say that Q questions (even the most difficult ones) are a little bit easier in the OG than in the real test, specially in problem solving (there were only 3 PS questions where I was stuck and had to guess in the entire OG, and I had to do it for the 2d question already in the test). But overall,...

- by piren

Fri Sep 15, 2006 6:22 am- Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
- Topic: Got 730 (q48, v42)
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##### Got 730 (q48, v42)

Hi all, Just a couple of lines before I take off for an afternoon at work. I took the GMAT this morning and scored a 730 (q 48, v 42). I'm extremely happy with this score, I was hoping for a 700+ and considered anything above 700 a bonus. I will be applying for Fall 2007 at INSEAD, Cornell, Chicago,...

- by piren

Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:14 am- Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
- Topic: Got 730 (q48, v42)
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##### Re: Difficult Math Question #9

i'll post the OA when a few people have responded... A bag contains 3 red, 4 black and 2 white balls. What is the probability of drawing a red and a white ball in two successive draws, each ball being put back after it is drawn? (A) 2/27 (B) 1/9 (C) 1/3 (D) 4/27 (E) 2/9 (probability of a white and ...

- by piren

Sun Sep 10, 2006 6:04 am- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: Difficult Math Question #9
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##### Re: Difficult Math Question #7

OA coming when some people have answered.. A certain quantity of 40% solution is replaced with 25% solution such that the new concentration is 35%. What is the fraction of the solution that was replaced? (A) 1/4 (B) 1/3 (C) 1/2 (D) 2/3 (E) ¾ Let X be the fraction of 40% solution kept Then we have X...

- by piren

Tue Sep 05, 2006 11:49 pm- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: Difficult Math Question #7
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##### Re: Difficult Math Question #6

OA coming when a few people have answered... A and B ran a race of 480 m. In the first heat, A gives B a head start of 48 m and beats him by 1/10th of a minute. In the second heat, A gives B a head start of 144 m and is beaten by 1/30th of a minute. What is B’s speed in m/s? (A) 12 (B) 14 (C) 16 (D...

- by piren

Tue Sep 05, 2006 12:23 am- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: Difficult Math Question #6
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##### Re: Response

2) . A certain ball was dropped from a window 8 meters above a sidewalk. On each bounce it rose straight up exactly one-half the distance of the previous fall. After the third bounce the ball was caught when it reached a height of exactly 1 meter above the sidewalk. How many meters did the ball tra...

- by piren

Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:33 pm- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: help with this
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##### Re: Response

2) . A certain ball was dropped from a window 8 meters above a sidewalk. On each bounce it rose straight up exactly one-half the distance of the previous fall. After the third bounce the ball was caught when it reached a height of exactly 1 meter above the sidewalk. How many meters did the ball tra...

- by piren

Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:33 pm- Forum: Problem Solving
- Topic: help with this
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Eric--Watch out for practice CAT 2 though--I found a bug in the scoring algorithm.

how's that ? Are scores under- or overevaluated?

Thanks for your incredibly useful website, btw

Piren

- by piren

Tue Aug 22, 2006 5:38 am- Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
- Topic: 720 (96th Percentile) - How I Beat The GMAT!
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Going further with my OG preparation ... I just finished today the DS part (155 questions) and scored 133/150. Similar percentages for the other sections I have already reviewed (90/100 in CR - 21/26 in RC). Hence my question is : is there any way of "predicting" GMAT scores by seeing what...

- by piren

Thu Aug 17, 2006 6:22 am- Forum: GMAT Math
- Topic: Math/PS in the OG : in line with real GMAT difficulty ?
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##### Math/PS in the OG : in line with real GMAT difficulty ?

Hi all, Glad to have found this GMAT forum, it's good to know that other people are dealing with the same stuff as you do ;) I just finished the 250 questions of the OG in problem solving and I was just wondering: do you find these problems in line with the overall difficulty of PS problems in GMATp...

- by piren

Sun Aug 13, 2006 2:36 am- Forum: GMAT Math
- Topic: Math/PS in the OG : in line with real GMAT difficulty ?
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##### Profile evaluation

Dear Stacy, I figured I'd just fire off and ask you if you think my profile is good enough to get me a seat in a premier b-school (at this stage, I'm mainly thinking about INSEAD, but I will probably end up applying to others). I'm 29 years old, holding since 2000 a MSc in Management (5 years degree...

- by piren

Wed Aug 09, 2006 11:53 pm- Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
- Topic: Profile evaluation
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