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Essays

Hi, I took my GMAT few days back and my score is 720 (q51, v36). Hmmm...my verbal score is lower than what i expected. I don't plan to take GMAT any sooner because deadlines are very near and I would like to focus on my apps. I am expecting my AWA to be ranging from 4.5-5.5. So in any case, my essay...

by sg1928

Tue Aug 11, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Essays
Replies: 1
Views: 1147

Two questions!

Guys, Need clarification on the below points: 1. I read from Manhattan SC guide that "which" must refer the word immediately before it. But in non restrictive clauses when we use "which", does the same rule apply? 2. "One of the...." eg; one of the boys was/were???? This is always confusing for me. ...

by sg1928

Wed Aug 05, 2009 6:56 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Two questions!
Replies: 1
Views: 826

Congrats buddy..u made it. 720 is quite a good score. All the best for ur apps.

by sg1928

Fri Jul 31, 2009 5:12 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Alas!! It's over!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2972

For time management, focus on cutting time on DS. Most DS problems, even the highest level problems, can be done with writing anything down. Focus on learning this and time will not be an issue (I finished with 9 minutes left). That's great piece of advice Mike. I will try spending less time on DS ...

by sg1928

Wed Jul 15, 2009 10:40 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: how to score >=50
Replies: 5
Views: 1158

how to score >=50

Guys, If someone can answer this, that would be very helpful for lot of guys who want to cross the half century barrier in Math. I have taken few practice tests, more recently one gmat prep test. I could get 49 in Math. I am not so great in Verbal and still struggling hard to get the SC part right. ...

by sg1928

Wed Jul 15, 2009 10:07 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: how to score >=50
Replies: 5
Views: 1158

Re: Bold face - criminals

Criminologist: Some legislators advocate mandating a sentence of life in prison for anyone who, having twice served sentences for serious crimes, is subsequently convicted of a third serious crime. These legislators argue that such a policy would reduce crime dramatically , since it would take peop...

by sg1928

Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:20 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Bold face - criminals
Replies: 10
Views: 2398

Re: popcorn in canola oil

In January of last year the Moviemania chain of movie theaters started propping its popcorn in canola oil, instead of the less healthful coconut oil that it had been using until then. Now Moviemania is planning to switch back, saying that the change has hurt popcorn sales. That claim is false, howe...

by sg1928

Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: popcorn in canola oil
Replies: 7
Views: 5022

Re: heart disease

A diet high in saturated fats increases a person’s risk of developing heart disease. Regular consumption of red wine reduces that risk. Per-capita consumption of saturated fats is currently about the same in France as in the United States, but there is less heart disease there than in the United St...

by sg1928

Thu Jun 18, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: heart disease
Replies: 12
Views: 4940

Re: steel

The imposition of quotas limiting imported steel will not help the big American steel mills. In fact, the quotas will help “mini-mills” flourish in the United States. Those small domestic mills will take more business from the big American steel mills than would have been taken by the foreign steel...

by sg1928

Thu Jun 18, 2009 8:53 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: steel
Replies: 3
Views: 2375

Re: Inference question

The Kuwaiti oil-well fires, unlike the nuclear accident at Chernobyl, turned out not to be as serious an ecological disaster as was at first feared. From which of the following statements can the statement above be properly inferred? A) The Kuwaiti fires' ecological impact was more limited than had...

by sg1928

Sun Jun 07, 2009 6:53 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Inference question
Replies: 25
Views: 4474

In my view, Relative pronouns like" which" and "that" can refer to singular or plural nouns depending on the verb. Salsa Dancers warm up before every performance by doing a series of warmup and stretching exercises, and it reduces the chance of injury. a) Salsa Dancers warm up before every performa...

by sg1928

Thu May 28, 2009 5:53 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Salsa Dancers - Excercise Routine
Replies: 19
Views: 4074

Re: shipbuilding traditions

Despite there being no fundamental difference in shipbuilding traditions in Viking-Age Scandinavia from the ones in other parts of Northern Europe, archeological evidence shows that viking ships were lighter, slimmer, faster, and thus probably more seaworthy than the heavier vessels used by the Eng...

by sg1928

Wed Apr 22, 2009 6:11 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: shipbuilding traditions
Replies: 4
Views: 1996

Well one of things you aren't suppose to do is apply your own knowledge to the information because it could act as a bias. However, in the scientific community, theories are explanations for things and they are accepted until they are proved wrong. However, theories are never really proved right . ...

by sg1928

Fri Apr 17, 2009 8:03 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Dr Ladlow
Replies: 6
Views: 2375

Re: Principle CR

This is quite an interesting CR that I came across PowerScore CR Bible and thought to share with the community. Jeff: Proposed regulations concerning the use of animals in scientific experimentation would prohibit experimentation on those species that humans empathize with: dogs and horses, for exa...

by sg1928

Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:23 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Principle CR
Replies: 7
Views: 1477

Re: employer sponsored insurance

Companies that offer “employer sponsored insurance” (ESI) pay a portion of employees’ health care costs. In the manufacturing sector last year, companies that offered ESI had worker absentee rates 22% lower, on average, than those at companies that did not offer ESI. If, on the basis of the evidenc...

by sg1928

Fri Apr 17, 2009 6:57 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: employer sponsored insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 2567