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Thank you, Lisa! Will keep your pointers in mind while applying.

by Claret

Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:44 am
Replies: 2
Views: 983

I would like you to evaluate my profile. Here are the details- Nationality: Indian Age/Sex: 25/F Education Background: BE (Civil) from a top 20 university in India GPA: 7.4/10 Work experience: - 3 years in IT with role changes from Test Analyst (Quality Assurance) to Developer (Software Programmer) ...

by Claret

Tue Sep 29, 2009 7:04 am
Replies: 2
Views: 983

#### Depressed! 680 (Q 49 V 34)

###### I just Beat The GMAT!

Confidence, per se , is not a deterrent to achieve one's goals, overconfidence certainly is. Unless you are confident about your preparations, your strategies , your timing, the whole GMAT exercise might go down the drain.. I agree with you when you say that one should feel challenged during an exam...

by Claret

Tue Jun 30, 2009 12:34 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Depressed! 680 (Q 49 V 34)
Replies: 11
Views: 2335

#### 700+ verbal questions

###### GMAT Strategy

by Claret

Tue Jun 30, 2009 11:45 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: 700+ verbal questions
Replies: 8
Views: 2203

#### Giving MGMAT CAT exams repeatedly?

###### GMAT Strategy

nope! The package is designed in such a manner that until you complete all the 6 tests once, you cannot resit for the 1st one.

by Claret

Tue Jun 30, 2009 8:38 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Giving MGMAT CAT exams repeatedly?
Replies: 4
Views: 982

#### Shortest Distance between a Circle and a Line

###### Problem Solving

ssmiles08 wrote:
the radius is 1, so you subtract 2.5 from 1 to get ~1.5 which is closest to A.
one thing to note here in this question is two answer choices are pretty close

A) 1.4 and B) (2) ^1/2 ~ 1.414

if we bring down the calculation to ~1.5 , either A or B could be the answer..

by Claret

Mon Jun 29, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Shortest Distance between a Circle and a Line
Replies: 7
Views: 15471

#### Shortest Distance between a Circle and a Line

###### Problem Solving

perpendicular Distance(shortest distance) of a point (x1,y1) from a line ax+by+c = 0 is given by d = |(a*x1)+(b*y1)+c|/(a^2+b^2)^1/2 Let us calculate the distance of the line from the center of the circle (0,0) a = -3/4 b=1 c=3 x1=0 y1=0 therefore d= 12/5 distance from a point on the circle would be...

by Claret

Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Shortest Distance between a Circle and a Line
Replies: 7
Views: 15471

#### Giving MGMAT CAT exams repeatedly?

###### GMAT Strategy

The MGMAT kit consists of 6 tests including the free test. You ll start seeing repeats only when you are done with one round of all the 6 tests.

by Claret

Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:32 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Giving MGMAT CAT exams repeatedly?
Replies: 4
Views: 982

#### Write GMAT in Oct

###### GMAT Strategy

It is always better to take the test as early as possible for a couple of reasons. Taking the test early on gives you sufficient time to craft the rest of your application package . Also , if at all you are unable to achieve your target score at the first attempt, there should be enough room for a s...

by Claret

Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:23 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Write GMAT in Oct
Replies: 1
Views: 817

#### Need motivation... need to score at least a 525

###### GMAT Strategy

Hi! First of all don't panic ! It ll only be beneficial to compose yourself and think through the situation clearly!! Since you have taken the test once, you must be aware of your strengths and weaknesses. I suggest you start your preparations with the weaker area. Say for eg if DS questions intimid...

by Claret

Mon Jun 29, 2009 3:35 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Need motivation... need to score at least a 525
Replies: 1
Views: 1389

#### 690 to 720+ , 40 days, possible? -[update] yes got a 760!!

###### GMAT Strategy

Congratulations !! that is a staggering jump in verbal ! do share your approach to preps second time around !!

ATB!

by Claret

Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:14 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: 690 to 720+ , 40 days, possible? -[update] yes got a 760!!
Replies: 28
Views: 5031

#### Depressed! 680 (Q 49 V 34)

###### I just Beat The GMAT!

point taken, myohmy! will leave no stone unturned to get past that coveted 700!!

by Claret

Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:16 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Depressed! 680 (Q 49 V 34)
Replies: 11
Views: 2335

#### Depressed! 680 (Q 49 V 34)

###### I just Beat The GMAT!

thanks for those encouraging words, ssmiles08!! I m surely going to look into some well written stuff and The Economist will be one of them. But i very strongly feel that i messed up equally in all 3 sections in the test coz 34 is way below my expectations!

by Claret

Fri Jun 26, 2009 1:42 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Depressed! 680 (Q 49 V 34)
Replies: 11
Views: 2335

#### SD good Q

###### Problem Solving

ssmiles08 wrote:
I am hoping for sometime in July...haven't registered yet...I have just started my verbal prep...so that will have to run its course and we'll see
Seeing your detailed explanations of math questions makes me think u ll definitely crack the test!!

All the very best

by Claret

Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:48 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: SD good Q
Replies: 9
Views: 1284

#### SD good Q

###### Problem Solving

thanks ssmiles08 ! i m going to re-take the test though !!

btw when is ur test ?

by Claret

Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: SD good Q
Replies: 9
Views: 1284