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Hi the nona, At the start of each multiple-choice section of the exam, you are presented with a question of medium difficulty. As you answer each question, the computer scores your answer and uses it—as well as your responses to any preceding questions—to determine which question to present nex...

by the nona

Fri May 03, 2013 8:24 am
Forum: Ask the Test Maker
Topic: Hard - Medium - Easy
Replies: 3
Views: 5858

Hard - Medium - Easy

To which score levels do the three words correspond ? For example : Hard is 700+ and medium is 600+ ?

Appreciating your clarification .

by the nona

Wed May 01, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: Ask the Test Maker
Topic: Hard - Medium - Easy
Replies: 3
Views: 5858

Hi again! It sounds like you have notified them of your upcoming test date in May. Sometimes schools can informally put a candidate's app "on hold" within their processing system while they await a component of the app to arrive. It's harder at this time of year since they need to be wrapping up th...

by the nona

Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:40 am
Forum: Ask the Test Maker
Topic: A couple of questions ...
Replies: 7
Views: 2249

Tell them now ?

Hello .I am applying these days to catch the Desautels (McGill) deadline for this fall semester.I am applying with my current GMAT official score (550 , 39 Q 27 V) already sent to them a couple of days ago.Since they demand a minimum of 600 , I will retake next month but the only available appointme...

by the nona

Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:02 am
Forum: Ask mbaMission
Topic: Tell them now ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1219

Hi again! It sounds like you have notified them of your upcoming test date in May. Sometimes schools can informally put a candidate's app "on hold" within their processing system while they await a component of the app to arrive. It's harder at this time of year since they need to be wrapping up th...

by the nona

Tue Apr 23, 2013 6:09 am
Forum: Ask the Test Maker
Topic: A couple of questions ...
Replies: 7
Views: 2249

@the nona, we'll chime in here to say that the bschools look at the AWA in combination with other factors (for example, the actual essays themselves). In general, EssaySnark feels a candidate should be comfortable with any AWA score at 5.0 or above. A 4.5 score is a little lower than we'd like, but...

by the nona

Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:37 am
Forum: Ask the Test Maker
Topic: A couple of questions ...
Replies: 7
Views: 2249

A couple of questions ...

Hi Rebecca . I am retaking my 3rd GMAT in May and he soonest available appointment was the 16th whereas the deadline for my target school to receive official scores is 31st.Is there any means to obtain an "accelerated" score report even at higher fees? I checked the website but found no clue . Secon...

by the nona

Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Ask the Test Maker
Topic: A couple of questions ...
Replies: 7
Views: 2249

A few questions ...

Hi. I am currently applying for Desautels (McGill) 's full time course this year . In fact , I am a 30 year old pharmacist with 6.5 work experience 5 of them in a multinational pharmaceutical company first as a sales representative then as a sales trainer after being promoted.I had distinguished ext...

by the nona

Sun Apr 21, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Ask Stratus Admissions Counseling
Topic: A few questions ...
Replies: 1
Views: 1642

Knocked down by the GMAT for the second time ..

Totally depressed and heart broken !!!! Took the GMAT on Feb the 13th and scored 540 , realised I was studying wrong depending mainly on memorization like school days . Booked another appointment for today , took one week free then worked for 5 weeks using a better approach of analyzing problems and...

by the nona

Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:58 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Knocked down by the GMAT for the second time ..
Replies: 2
Views: 1879

scoring poorly in IR ... my test is after tomorrow .HELP!!

Still scoring poorly in IR on my practice tests .... I scored 3 on my first official attempt on the 13th of Feb and this was my highest score . Need a score between 4-5 . Any strategy advice pleaaaaaase ??? Thanks in advance

by the nona

Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:06 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: scoring poorly in IR ... my test is after tomorrow .HELP!!
Replies: 2
Views: 942

About Ron's last Thursday's session

Ron mentioned that for someone scoring from 35-40 in quant to improve he/she has to work more on strategies not content . In fact , this is perfectly my situation I scored on my 1st attempt a 36 and after 6 weeks of hard work started to score 40-43 despite I have never sensed any problems in the mat...

by the nona

Wed Mar 27, 2013 12:04 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: About Ron's last Thursday's session
Replies: 3
Views: 1776

A question about back up methods in quant

When is it favourable to use backsolving ? when is it favourable to use estimation ? and when is it favourable to plug numbers ? apart from the problems with variables in answer choices of course .

Thanks in advance :)

by the nona

Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: A question about back up methods in quant
Replies: 1
Views: 3308

Struggling with DS

My test is on the 3rd of April and I have practiced quite a lot . Nevertheless , I am still struggling with DS questions with a very poor accuracy although I have no problems in the concepts of process itself . I know what is sufficient and what is not sufficient , I understand what the common traps...

by the nona

Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Struggling with DS
Replies: 2
Views: 3898

Postpone the test ?

Hello ..I just knew today from my target school that I have till the end of May (deadline for application is the 1st of May) to submit my official score . This is my current situation : http://www.beatthegmat.com/from-570-to-640-t208952.html Yesterday , I took a GMAT Prep test scoring 650 .My target...

by the nona

Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Postpone the test ?
Replies: 1
Views: 1059

Divide before you multiply

Hello .Can anybody please provide more explanation about this calculation trick ? I still cannot quite understand

http://blog.kaplangmat.com/2012/09/17/g ... -multiply/

Thank you :)

by the nona

Mon Mar 25, 2013 7:00 am
Forum: Ask a Kaplan representative
Topic: Divide before you multiply
Replies: 0
Views: 2457