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word limit on essays

quick check..
whats the norm on word limit on essays how strict is it?

what is an acceptable +/- margin?

thanks
Nitya

by NityaV

Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: word limit on essays
Replies: 3
Views: 2508

quick note: LSFB-london school of finance and business is different from LBS, which what i beleive Scott is talking about...

so just do a quick check on which one isit

cheers
nitya

by NityaV

Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Ask Veritas Prep Admissions Consulting
Topic: london school of business and finance
Replies: 2
Views: 1757

5/6 on essays is a 56 percentile?

just wondering...does that translate tot he fact that 44% people got a 6/6...?

by NityaV

Thu Mar 04, 2010 2:42 am
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: 5/6 on essays is a 56 percentile?
Replies: 4
Views: 5798

hi! The Manhattan tests are online. The first you can take for free, as a sample. All you need to do is register with manhattan. If you need more you could buy the a bundle of 6 from their website. http://www.manhattangmat.com/Store.cfm http://www.manhattangmat.com/storeitemshow.cfm?ItemID=81&catid=...

by NityaV

Wed Mar 03, 2010 11:25 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Best Practice Tests?
Replies: 280
Views: 294329

geez!!:( really? thats so disappointing.... what do you mean informal application though? I finished the gmat on monday and thgouht id start applying this weeek.. ..i wonder why the dont go on and say that the class is full/applicatons are close. wouold really save time wouldnt it. I think ill apppl...

by NityaV

Tue Mar 02, 2010 1:29 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: i beat the gmat!- well ALMOST!
Replies: 4
Views: 1855

Recommendation letters- after/beofre application deadline

Hi Guys,
Quick question, was wondering if the reference letters (that most schools have online) need to be completed before the application deadline as well. Is it possible for me to go ahead and submit my application and my appointed refrees send in their bit a little later...

by NityaV

Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:41 pm
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: Recommendation letters- after/beofre application deadline
Replies: 2
Views: 1071

i CANT BELIEVE I ALMOST FORGOT..THHHHHAAANKS guys! i just have to say you guys have been fantastic....for someone wgho had no outlet for the regular GMAT frustrations- you guys were saviours!! especially the bit leading tot he exam eric, money9111, sarthak..-thanks a bunch... i need to break it to m...

by NityaV

Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:35 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: i beat the gmat!- well ALMOST!
Replies: 4
Views: 1855

i beat the gmat!- well ALMOST!

Before the emotion and drama wears off..i need to pen down my GMAT experience…. I will spare you the details of the “why� but I should mention that my decision to pursue an MBA was the outcome of a very grim 2009 Christmas holiday. Till then I hadn’t, in the slightest, thought about an MBA o...

by NityaV

Mon Mar 01, 2010 11:28 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: i beat the gmat!- well ALMOST!
Replies: 4
Views: 1855

right!! fairly inebriated..but as promised.. got away with a 690! and i cant help hoping for slighly more.. ..but thats prably just me being greedy... do you think i have a chance with the 690..im applying to only EU schools...? 46 in math and 39 in verbal..if i remeber rt...will post a more detaile...

by NityaV

Mon Mar 01, 2010 7:45 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: GMAT ON MONDAY!
Replies: 18
Views: 2009

Thanks Sarthak, ERIC!!!!
just heading out...have only just been able to calm them nerves!!! :)

next post will be with results....either way...will let you know how it went!!

by NityaV

Sun Feb 28, 2010 10:19 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: GMAT ON MONDAY!
Replies: 18
Views: 2009

just had a big swim so it will help me sleep!!! fixed my self a VIRGIN mary!!!
have granola bars/chocolates and canned coffee for the breaks..

exams only at 5pm toorrow so i have the whole day.....

(sorry about the multiple posts) but almost JSUT waiting now!!!!

a 700 ! thats all i ask,....

by NityaV

Sun Feb 28, 2010 3:01 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: GMAT ON MONDAY!
Replies: 18
Views: 2009

Thanks a bunch David!!! Think i have my nxt 48hrs nailed....flip throught the oG and see if i hvae marked out anything. Go through some flash cards. Tomorrow morning, do 10 questions from each of the five question types and then take the afternoon off- before the exam. Will drop you a note to tell y...

by NityaV

Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:24 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: GMAT ON MONDAY!
Replies: 18
Views: 2009

Mine on Monday TOOO!!
But at 5pm...so essentially have 2 days still and feel rather guiilty winding down for TWO days :)


quick check...the GMAT prep software deosnt give the explanationsto the questions yea?



Nitya

by NityaV

Sat Feb 27, 2010 3:03 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: GMAT ON MONDAY!
Replies: 18
Views: 2009

Hiya Matt, Im taking the GMAT on Monday and applying this year as well...im sort of focusing on UK schools...so i have cambridge and casss on my list. How abut IE spain? and insead..(cant remember if you have that on your list already) Just a quick question, you pick your schools before you see your...

by NityaV

Thu Feb 25, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: The Application Process
Topic: European MBA Programs - Application Deadlines
Replies: 11
Views: 3966

Hi there... I have been trying to figure out the same, well the exams, on the Kaplan CD, are called CATs (computer ADAPTIVE) and i do think that i get an easier question when i get a string of questions. But im not very sure about this. Personally, I think im going to go ahead purchase the Manhattan...

by NityaV

Mon Feb 22, 2010 1:14 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Best Practice Tests?
Replies: 280
Views: 294329