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Lisa, Thanks for your reply on the Alternative Transcript. I have searched high and low and it appears my only options are: 1. Take classes in-person at a school where I've already taken a class several years ago. This option would result in a tainted transcript (new grades + one bad grade from 2 ye...

by blindtea

Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:55 am
Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
Topic: How to deal with a low GPA
Replies: 420
Views: 279589

Hi, Lisa. I've been a big fan of your helpful posts on Beatthegmat.com. I've never asked you a question but am now at a point where I could use your opinion. I live near Marymount University in VA and need to build an alternate transcript. I have the option to take undergrad classes: MicroEcon Stati...

by blindtea

Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:03 am
Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
Topic: How to deal with a low GPA
Replies: 420
Views: 279589

The confusion is between Answer C and E. My understanding is that "AS" is used when the phrase has both a VERB and a SUBJECT. Therefore, we can eliminate answer "E" because there is no verb in the phrase and it uses "AS". Here's another forum discussing "AS vs. LIKE" http://www.manhattangmat.com/for...

by blindtea

Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: "Like/Just as" Confusion
Replies: 3
Views: 3012

Question:
Several senior officials spoke to the press on condition that they not be named in the story.
A. that they not be named
B. of not being named
C. they will not be named
D. that their names will not be used
E. that their names are not used


*** See below. Answer: A

by blindtea

Thu Oct 01, 2009 10:40 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC Question Explanation please
Replies: 4
Views: 1563

CAN YOU EXPLAIN THIS - GMAT Score?

I'm lost on this one. Can you explain it? I've been working through MGMAT program and just took test #2. When I went to view my score, I flipped out because it went down 40 points. After reviewing the questions, I realized that the number of difficult questions (700-800 level) increased from 2 on te...

by blindtea

Wed Aug 12, 2009 4:32 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: CAN YOU EXPLAIN THIS - GMAT Score?
Replies: 2
Views: 1363

Losing the rust...

Ditribution rules...Now I'm really breaking the rust off.
This makes sense to me now. I appreciate you all working with me on this one!

by blindtea

Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Why Doesn't this work ??? - How do you solve it?
Replies: 7
Views: 1522

Why can't this work?

Thank you for the reponse:

Why can't you do the following?

√(20a) x √(5a) = √(20a x 5a) = √(20 x 5)(a) ...

Factoring out the (a)???

by blindtea

Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Why Doesn't this work ??? - How do you solve it?
Replies: 7
Views: 1522

Why Doesn't this work ??? - How do you solve it?

Here's an easy question that I don't understand. Can you explain?

For simplicity "Square Root" = SR

(SR of 20a) x (SR of 5a) = ???

The answer says it's equal to "10a"

I thought the you could factor out the "a" with a result of:

10 x (SR of a). Why doesn't this work?

by blindtea

Thu Jun 25, 2009 5:06 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Why Doesn't this work ??? - How do you solve it?
Replies: 7
Views: 1522

Leadership Activities - Making My Application Noteworthy

Leadership Activities - Making My Application Noteworthy Noteworthy leadership activities outside your career are essential to demonstrate your interests, talents and values. This is a major but addressable vulnerability in my current profile. Does anyone have ideas how I can identify and present si...


Leadership Activities - Making My Application Noteworthy

Noteworthy leadership activities outside your career are essential to demonstrate your interests, talents and values. This is a major but addressable vulnerability in my current profile. Does anyone have ideas how I can identify and present significant leadership roles that require minimal time and ...

by blindtea

Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:43 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Leadership Activities - Making My Application Noteworthy
Replies: 1
Views: 1806

Leadership Activities - Making My Application Noteworthy

Noteworthy leadership activities outside your career are essential to demonstrate your interests, talents and values. This is a major but addressable vulnerability in my current profile. Does anyone have ideas how I can identify and present significant leadership roles that require minimal time and ...

by blindtea

Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:31 am
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Leadership Activities - Making My Application Noteworthy
Replies: 4
Views: 2565