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Thanks for your motivation and suggestion......This score doesn't represent my abilities. My RC was poor. My accuracy in RC varied from 30% to 100%.Accuracy in SC was 80-90% and CR 60%+ May be your are right that i cannot know what really went wrong....But does that signify that GMAT's verbal level...

by er_priyankajolly

Sun Aug 22, 2010 8:17 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: unexpectedly Bad Score-550 Q49 V17
Replies: 12
Views: 3661

Hi priyanka... Sorry to hear that you had a bad day... Btw..how was quant? was it exactly similar to OG12/GMAT prep? I found Maths easier than GMAT Prep.In Gmat Prep DS questions are tough. Number property questions were tough but DS didnt involve too much analysis. I dont know if was true for ever...

by er_priyankajolly

Sun Aug 22, 2010 7:35 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: unexpectedly Bad Score-550 Q49 V17
Replies: 12
Views: 3661

Hi Priyanka, Really sorry to hear your experience. There are certain things in life which you may not find the answer. I feel that this falls into that category. I have the same experience. I was getting more than 32 in all practice tests, but eventually ended up with a 23 in actual GMAT. I took th...

by er_priyankajolly

Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:36 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: unexpectedly Bad Score-550 Q49 V17
Replies: 12
Views: 3661

Sorry to hear your GMAT experience didn't go well! Did you not finish the Verbal section? V17 is really low. You have to take the test again. Your Quant score is very good so if you get at least V35, you will get close to 700+ and that will be good enough for many of the top 20 B-schools. I know de...

by er_priyankajolly

Sat Aug 21, 2010 6:37 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: unexpectedly Bad Score-550 Q49 V17
Replies: 12
Views: 3661

unexpectedly Bad Score-550 Q49 V17

I need guidance... I have given a number of test Princeton , Manhattan, kaplan Please see my score range in these tests Princeton ----620---700 ( Q always 49+ and Verbal between 29-33) kaplan -------600-710( Q always 49+ verbal between 30-35) Manhattan (Gave only first 4 tests) -----630-640( Q 32-34...

by er_priyankajolly

Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:42 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: unexpectedly Bad Score-550 Q49 V17
Replies: 12
Views: 3661

This is a GMAT Prep2 Question

Can anyone explain me why "Had been in E is incorrect".

I have read in a few posts that "well established" is incorrectly modifying mineral extraction. However, i believe that its modifying method of mineral extaction.

please correct me if i am wrong

by er_priyankajolly

Wed Aug 18, 2010 11:16 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Leaching.
Replies: 9
Views: 7034

Tough RC

In her account of unmarried women’s experiences in colonial Philadelphia, Wulf argues that edu- Line cated young women, particularly (5) Quakers, engaged in resistance to patriarchal marriage by exchanging poetry critical of marriage, copying verse into their commonplace books. Wulf suggests that ...

by er_priyankajolly

Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: Reading Comprehension
Topic: Tough RC
Replies: 12
Views: 3984

Inequalities and Modulus

Is x > y?

(1) x^2 > y

(2) x – |y| > 0

Can you please suggest me ways to handle inequalities. I take a lot of time to solve inequality DS questions.
I usually face problems in choosing numbers to handle such questions

by er_priyankajolly

Tue Aug 03, 2010 9:26 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Inequalities and Modulus
Replies: 2
Views: 1136

kris610 wrote:A) says one or both of the integers could be -ve. Not suff

B) likewise

C) One positive, one negative, and consecutive indicates the two are 1,-1.

Would be C
What if the series is -3 -1 1

series of odd numbers but sum is -3
So we have a number of combinations possible so answer shud be E

by er_priyankajolly

Mon Aug 02, 2010 12:10 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: consecutive odd integers
Replies: 3
Views: 5648

Manatees, aquatic mammals

Manatees, aquatic mammals inhabiting Florida’s rivers and coastal waters, swim close to the surface and are frequently killed in collisions with boats. To address the problem, boat traffic in manatee-populated waters is being required to maintain very low speeds. Unfortunately, manatees are unable...

by er_priyankajolly

Wed Jul 28, 2010 11:01 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Manatees, aquatic mammals
Replies: 1
Views: 2737

BastiG wrote:plz delete
What should i delete?

Yes the answer is B. I made a mistake while typing....

But nobody replied on the rule .......Did anyBody read Kaplan verbal?

by er_priyankajolly

Wed Jul 28, 2010 8:33 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Caribou are wary animals
Replies: 8
Views: 5101

Meaning

More than fifty years after the Second World War, a number of African American soldiers were awarded―some of them posthumously―with the Congressional Medal of Honor, which was the nation's highest military award, and which was long overdue in recognition of their outstanding bravery. In the abov...

by er_priyankajolly

Wed Jul 28, 2010 8:31 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Meaning
Replies: 1
Views: 761

Caribou are wary animals

Caribou are wary animals with excellent hearing, so stalking them over the treeless landscape, getting close enough to kill it with nothing but a handheld lance, as Dorset people did, required exceptional hunting skill. A. so stalking them over the treeless landscape, getting close enough to kill it...

by er_priyankajolly

Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:44 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Caribou are wary animals
Replies: 8
Views: 5101

Meaning of the options

In 1988,average global temperature increased to highest recorded in 20th century , causing increased concern about the effects humans are having on global warming. A) Same B) to the level in 20th century that was highest recorded C) to record high in 20th century D) to a 20th century record high E) ...

by er_priyankajolly

Sat Jul 24, 2010 7:02 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Meaning of the options
Replies: 1
Views: 672