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

by Claret

Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:44 am
Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
Topic: Profile Evaluation please
Replies: 2
Views: 983

Profile Evaluation please

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
Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
Topic: Profile Evaluation please
Replies: 2
Views: 983

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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