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Thanks Rich. I am planning to start this fall, so I guess I will start applying for round 3. I am currently working in Baltimore, MD, so my preference would be UMD - Smith. However I am also thinking about online MBA as an option. What do you guys think ?

by utkalnayak

Sun Feb 08, 2015 5:44 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Plz Advise - How to spend the day before the GMAT
Replies: 10
Views: 3306
by utkalnayak

Sat Feb 07, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Plz Advise - How to spend the day before the GMAT
Replies: 10
Views: 3306

Thank you guys, that was useful. I had a good trip to the test today, felt very relaxed. But once I entered the verbal area, the real pressure was on, half way to the verbal i was exhausted. Got 670, my target was 680-700. But from my preparation I could sense that I would be around 650, so I am not...

by utkalnayak

Sat Feb 07, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Plz Advise - How to spend the day before the GMAT
Replies: 10
Views: 3306

Plz Advise - How to spend the day before the GMAT

Plz Advise - How to spend the day before the GMAT.

Pretty much by now whatever preparation and strategy planned is done, so trying new thing could be risky. The anxiety and the nerve is playing a significant role on this day. How to stay calm and make this day the most useful one.

by utkalnayak

Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:58 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Plz Advise - How to spend the day before the GMAT
Replies: 10
Views: 3306

Shreyans, In an inequality comparison we can not simply divide any variable without knowing whether it is positive or negative. example (-5)^2 > -5 but dividing -5 both sides gives -5 > 1, which is not true. however X^2 is always positive, hence we can divide that on either side. Regards, Utkal Neve...

by utkalnayak

Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Pls help : (x - 2)^2 > x^2
Replies: 14
Views: 5332

great conversation, thanks for starting it and thanks Rich as always for getting a good insight.

by utkalnayak

Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:13 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Experts --Kindly help ..Just blew the gmat
Replies: 10
Views: 2951

Please review my essay

I am so thankful to the experts here for doing such a tedious and selfless job of reviewing essays that we participants post. All our success is because of you. Here is one more that I attempted. (Looks like I took too much time to organize my thoughts, hence ended up rushing. ) ESSAY QUESTION: The ...

by utkalnayak

Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:05 pm
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: Please review my essay
Replies: 1
Views: 1165

HI, I finally received response from the GMATPrep team today. There was some real useful info, that could help me resolve. Hope others may benefit from this. I found that my OS which is Yosemite is not compatible to Prep pack software. When I try to install the error I found said that a specific fil...

by utkalnayak

Mon Feb 02, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Ask the Test Maker
Topic: GMAT Exam prep has technical issues
Replies: 7
Views: 8018

Please review my essay

ESSAY QUESTION: The following appeared in the personal finance section of a popular magazine: “The average price of an acre of land in the United States is now 50 times what it was in 1970, and nearly 200 times what it was in 1920. The nation’s population is projected to keep increasing, even as...

by utkalnayak

Sat Jan 31, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: Please review my essay
Replies: 1
Views: 1155

I sent email to gmatprep using the email id that I use at mba.com

by utkalnayak

Fri Jan 30, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: Ask the Test Maker
Topic: GMAT Exam prep has technical issues
Replies: 7
Views: 8018

absolute value computation

Is |x| < 1 ?

(1) |x + 1| = 2|x – 1|

(2) |x – 3| > 0

OA: C

by utkalnayak

Fri Jan 30, 2015 5:51 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: absolute value computation
Replies: 4
Views: 1853

Problem with finding a pattern in a large sequence

S is the infinite sequence S1 = 2, S2 = 22, S3 = 222,...Sk = Sk–1 + 2(10k–1). If p is the sum of the first 30 terms of S, what is the eleventh digit of p, counting right to left from the units digit?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 4
D. 6
E. 9

OA: C

Please suggest a way to do within a reasonable time.

by utkalnayak

Fri Jan 30, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Problem with finding a pattern in a large sequence
Replies: 2
Views: 1194

A question for students not experts

After lots of practice somehow I am able to approach a PS or DS type question in and around 2 minute time, however IR questions have been a different ball game. There are many questions I encounter which are written with such complex wordings, and so much of data involved I do not see a way to finis...

by utkalnayak

Wed Jan 28, 2015 3:40 pm
Forum: GMAT Integrated Reasoning
Topic: A question for students not experts
Replies: 3
Views: 3829

probability of n(n+1)(n+2) divisible by 8

If an integer n to be chosen randomly between 1 and 96 inclusive, what is the probability that n(n+1)(n+2) is divisible by 8 ?
A. 1/4
B. 3/8
C. 1/2
D. 5/8
E. 3/4

OA: D

by utkalnayak

Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: probability of n(n+1)(n+2) divisible by 8
Replies: 10
Views: 6166

Another mod related question

Is x > 1?
1. (x+1)(|x|-1) > 0
2. |x| < 5

OA: A

OK, understand that 2 is definitely helpful, could you please breakdown option 1 please?

by utkalnayak

Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Another mod related question
Replies: 4
Views: 1693