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Amazing score and a nice detailed debrief explaining some new and very simple areas.
Your story inspires me to work hard and 700 can be achieved :)..need to try hard.
All the best for your apps.

keep rocking,
PN.

by prasantnaidu

Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: My GMAT Takeaways - 550 to 690 to 750
Replies: 15
Views: 8911

Hi

I am not an expert but reading your story two things are quite clear. 1. Time Management. 2. Keeping aside the AWAs during your mock tests. I think you yourself have realized the essence of time management. Moving to the second topic, you need to give a complete mock test with all your AWA,Quant and...

by prasantnaidu

Wed Oct 21, 2009 3:13 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Low GMAT score - Please Help!
Replies: 7
Views: 3356

Earmuf/Earbuds are helpfull

I recently gave my test from Kolkata, India. I asked the center people if they had earmuff and I was provided a nice earmuff(orange one). Yes it helps a lot to concentrate.

Keep Rocking,
Prasant.

by prasantnaidu

Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:51 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Test Center Strategy! EARMUFFS!!
Replies: 5
Views: 4148

Thanks

Nice job on the AWA! As you noted, it does take a lot of energy to do those - that likely contributed to your stamina issue with the verbal. It sounds like you've already learned this lesson. :) Thanks and yes I learn when I fall Obviously, you're far from your goal score right now. That doesn't me...

by prasantnaidu

Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Round-1, Knocked-440(Q-32,V-19)
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

Hi Stacyp0220

What kind of schools are you looking at? I got a 380 the first time I took the GMAT, and a 440 the second time and I was accepted at Northeastern (1 of 80 applicants). If prestige is important, I would say keep trying, but don't be afraid to settle if you think you have a strong enough application....

by prasantnaidu

Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:54 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Round-1, Knocked-440(Q-32,V-19)
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

Please find my answers.

Thanks Stacey for your reply. Please find my answers to your questions. You don't mention what you would like to score on the test, but you say you were thinking you could be above 500 - is that your goal? It's important to have a general goal in mind in order to devise a good study plan. [/i] A sco...

by prasantnaidu

Thu Jun 25, 2009 12:37 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Round-1, Knocked-440(Q-32,V-19)
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

thanks for clearing things up. if it's graph paper, why do they force us to write with their markers? can't we bring our own pens? ur not allowed to take anything other than yourself . The writing pads or whiteboards are nothing to worry. The best part that since it looks like a graph you can draw ...

by prasantnaidu

Sat Jun 20, 2009 10:32 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: what's the deal with the WHITEBOARDS?
Replies: 9
Views: 4248

Re: hi

hi prasant, sorry to hear about the scores....but u've shown a nice attitude. take the blow and move on to hit it harder am sure u'll do good next time best of luck, vikas Thanks vikas, yes the ultimate goal is chasing ur dream rather than thinking of ur past. All the best to u too, Keep Rocking, P...

by prasantnaidu

Sat Jun 20, 2009 10:20 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Round-1, Knocked-440(Q-32,V-19)
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

Re: Don't Loose Heart

Prashant, I think failures provide us chance to reassess and re-attack. You are intelligent enough to do that. Just one question, did this performance came as a shocker to you. How much were you scoring in practice tests? Regards, Rahul Thanks Rahul. Yes you are right and it all depends on how we t...

by prasantnaidu

Sat Jun 20, 2009 2:07 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Round-1, Knocked-440(Q-32,V-19)
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

Thanks

Sorry to hear about your score but think of it on the bright side: you walked away with some lessons that will enable you to improve for the next time around. Thanks for the reminder of practicing "full length GMAT" because sometimes we overlook the minor details that is important to the whole pict...

by prasantnaidu

Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Round-1, Knocked-440(Q-32,V-19)
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

Round-1, Knocked-440(Q-32,V-19)

I took my GMAT on 16th June,2009 and from that day i was pondering with this thought that shall i write and ask for your valuable thoughts and comments. In a way i was ashamed to share my score. Today i have gained some strength and I strongly beleive that since we all are chasing the same dream so ...

by prasantnaidu

Fri Jun 19, 2009 11:52 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Round-1, Knocked-440(Q-32,V-19)
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

Hi

Hi Sarang, The standard formula of finding the ht of a equilateral triangle is (root 3/2) * side. So (root 3/2)* side=4 root 3(given) so side = 8 Thus perimeter= 8*3= 24 Hope that make you happy. if you want some more ways of solving then you can look here :) http://www.beatthegmat.com/gmat-prep-pra...

by prasantnaidu

Wed Jun 10, 2009 12:36 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: geometery triangle question- only one side given
Replies: 3
Views: 829

More help on this

@Farooq.
You can look into this link for a detail explanation :)

http://www.beatthegmat.com/gmatprep-pra ... t1615.html

Keep Rocking,
Prasant.

by prasantnaidu

Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: GMAT Prep Problem.
Replies: 3
Views: 940

thanks

@tohellandback-> thanks a lot.

Keep Rocking,
Prasant

by prasantnaidu

Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:22 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: GMAT Prep-2, Profit and Loss
Replies: 2
Views: 1921

GMAT Prep-2, Profit and Loss

Bobby bought 2 shares of stock , which he sold for $96 each. if he had a profit of 20 percent on the sale of one of the shares but a loss of 20 percent on the sale of the other share then on both shares combined bobby had? a. a profit of $10 b. a profit of $8 c. a loss of $8 d. a loss of $8 e. neith...

by prasantnaidu

Tue Jun 09, 2009 11:03 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: GMAT Prep-2, Profit and Loss
Replies: 2
Views: 1921