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Test Day Disappointment, Need Advice for Moving Forward

I need some assistance in determining potential reasons for a significantly lower test day result than any previous practice test. I also need advice on what my next steps should be to ensure that my second test is prepared for as appropriately as possible. I am highly considering hiring a Private G...

by simpm14

Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Test Day Disappointment, Need Advice for Moving Forward
Replies: 4
Views: 948

Marty, Thank you so much for the thorough explanation and clear advice. I want you guys to know, I am seriously taking your advice to heart and adjusting my study patterns because of it. And thank you for the suggested articles. Please push any and all article recommendations you have my way. I prom...

by simpm14

Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: How divide my study time? Quant/Verbal
Replies: 8
Views: 1414

https://i.postimg.cc/hzP5DVXX/5-GMAC-Test-Results.png Gentlemen, Thank you so much for the insight. I truly appreciate you taking time out of your day to assist. I took a 5th GMAC Practice Test on Saturday and scored: Total: 670 (81%) Quant: 43 (50%) Verbal: 39 (89%) IR: 8 (92%) This is a significa...

by simpm14

Sun Apr 28, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: How divide my study time? Quant/Verbal
Replies: 8
Views: 1414

Rich, Thank you very much for the targeted reply. 1) I started my studying in late December. I spent approximately 1 month simply doing problems in the Official GMAT Book. I then took a 36 hour Live Veritas Course. On average I have spent 12-15 hours a week studying for the test and completely under...

by simpm14

Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: How divide my study time? Quant/Verbal
Replies: 8
Views: 1414

How divide my study time? Quant/Verbal

Yesterday I took, my 4th GMAC Official Practice Test and scored: Total: 730 (96%), 40 points higher than my last test, hope I can sustain it Quant: 47 (63%), 4 DS incorrect, 2 PS incorrect. There were two ratio multiple variable questions I need to work on. Well within grasp, but definitely a new ar...

by simpm14

Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: How divide my study time? Quant/Verbal
Replies: 8
Views: 1414

GMAT Official Practice Tes #6

The value of $$\left(10^8-10^2\right)\div\left(10^7-10^3\right)$$ is closest to which of the following? A) 1 B) 10 C) 10^2 D) 10^3 E) 10^4 Answer is C 10^2. How are they able to simply subtract the like bases with different exponents than divide. Aren't you only allowed to multiple and divide like b...

by simpm14

Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: GMAT Official Practice Tes #6
Replies: 2
Views: 2128

GMAT Prep Practice Test Quant #6

If x is positive, is x > 3 ? (1) (x – 1)^2 > 4 (2) (x – 2)^2 > 9 Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient. Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is suf...

by simpm14

Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: GMAT Prep Practice Test Quant #6
Replies: 1
Views: 1373

GMAC Official Practice Test #5

If the terms of a sequence are t1, t2, t3, . . . , tn, what is the value of n ? (1) The sum of the n terms is 3,124. (2) The average (arithmetic mean) of the n terms is 4. Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient. Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (...

by simpm14

Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: GMAC Official Practice Test #5
Replies: 4
Views: 3372

GMAT Prep Practice Test Quant Questions #4

If wx = y, what is the value of xy ? (1) wx2 = 16 (2) y = 4 Statement (1) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (2) alone is not sufficient. Statement (2) ALONE is sufficient, but statement (1) alone is not sufficient. BOTH statements TOGETHER are sufficient, but NEITHER statement ALONE is sufficient. ...

by simpm14

Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: GMAT Prep Practice Test Quant Questions #4
Replies: 1
Views: 1080

GMAT Prep Practice Test Quant Questions #3

Just finished my first GMAC Practice Test and am Trying to figure out the ones I got wrong. If two of the four expressions (x + y), (x + 5y), (x – y), and (5x – y) are chosen at random, what is the probability that their product will be of the form of x2 – (by)2, where b is an integer? A: 1/2 ...

by simpm14

Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: GMAT Prep Practice Test Quant Questions #3
Replies: 4
Views: 3178

GMAT Prep Practice Test Quant Questions #2

Data Sufficiency I just took the first GMAC Official Practice Test and am trying to figure out the ones I got wrong. Warehouse W’s revenue from the sale of sofas was what percent greater this year than it was last year? (1) Warehouse W sold 10 percent more sofas this year than it did last year. (2...

by simpm14

Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: GMAT Prep Practice Test Quant Questions #2
Replies: 2
Views: 1008

GMAT Prep Practice Test Quant Questions

I just took my first free official GMAC Practice Test and since they do not provide explanations am trying to figure out the ones I got wrong. What does M=? The answer is 35 and I don't understand why. Thanks for all of your help. $$\frac{1}{5}^{^M}\cdot\frac{1}{4}^{^{18}}\ =\ \frac{1}{\left(2\right...

by simpm14

Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: GMAT Prep Practice Test Quant Questions
Replies: 1
Views: 907