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Suggestions on retaking GMAT : 710 (Q49,V37) last attempt

Hi experts, I have started preparing for GMAT again, but facing issues in following areas of Verbal section. I would highly appreciate if you could kindly suggest ways to improve. 1) RC: High accuracy level, but sometimes I take more time to comprehend certain convoluted lines in RC. 2) CR: If I tak...

by CaptainM

Mon Jun 03, 2013 2:36 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Suggestions on retaking GMAT : 710 (Q49,V37) last attempt
Replies: 3
Views: 2055

Ron and other experts,
Could someone please explain how is COMMA+BUT is right in option C. I am not questioning the right answer, just trying to understand this construction as comma+but should be followed by an independent clause.

by CaptainM

Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Medicare
Replies: 14
Views: 9733

Re-applicant,710, IT and Family Business, 5 yrs work ex

Hi, I have been rejected by list of schools even after taking help of admission consultants. PFB my profile: Nationality: Indian Age: 27 Degree: Bachelors of Engineering score : 67% GMAT score: 710(49,37) Job Profile: Started with top Indian IT MNC and worked there for 2 years Moved to family busine...


710--All thanks To RON Purewal...the GURU

Hi Ron, Thanks a LOT. Nobody understands GMAT more than you do. I learned so much from you that I dedicate this score to you. I made notes from all of your posts here on the Beatthegmat.com as well from http://www.manhattangmat.com/. I wish you grand success and great happiness in Life. GOD Bless YO...

by CaptainM

Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:49 pm
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: 710--All thanks To RON Purewal...the GURU
Replies: 5
Views: 5216

According to the National Science Foundation, in 2003 there were 198,113 female science and engineering graduate students, almost 42% of the graduate students in those fields, twice as much as 1981. A. twice as much as 1981 B. twice as many as 1981 C. double the figure for 1981 D. double what it was...

by CaptainM

Sat Sep 03, 2011 6:50 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Female grad students (quantity expressions)
Replies: 13
Views: 3921

A recent poll indicates that many people in the United States hold a combination of conservative and liberal political views; i.e., they denounce big government, saying government is doing too much and has become too powerful, while at the same time supporting many specific government programs for ...

by CaptainM

Mon Aug 15, 2011 1:19 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: A recent poll indicates that many people
Replies: 12
Views: 5280

SC: In hoping to restrain economic growth

Its a GPREP question: In hoping to restrain economic growth, interest rates were raised by British policymakers, making it more expensive to borrow for businesses and consumers. A. In hoping to restrain economic growth, interest rates were raised by British policymakers, making it more expensive to ...

by CaptainM

Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:33 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC: In hoping to restrain economic growth
Replies: 4
Views: 1327

Ron, I have learnt from one of your posts that "when prepositional phrases follow commas, they are adverbial modifiers". Could you please explain what verb does "with almost half going " modifying in the correct option E E. selling nearly 90,000 tons a year to foreign markets, with almost half going...

by CaptainM

Fri Jul 29, 2011 9:05 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: In little more than a decade---simple but good SC
Replies: 19
Views: 10578

Brian, Thanks for pointing out that "Applying" describes the action "enable". Ron/Brian, Could you please resolve my below said queries. 1)In my opinion ,in D and E, "Applying" should also refer to the subject of the previous clause that is "Programs". In my opinion, its not the "Programs" that are ...

by CaptainM

Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:41 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: modifier issue expert
Replies: 53
Views: 20921

Could someone please explain why usage of present perfect "have" wrong in option (B).

by CaptainM

Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:20 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Acoma and Hopi
Replies: 11
Views: 8310

Please can someone identify the correct option with explanations. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q15: In little more than a decade, Argentina has become the world�s leading exporter of honey, with nearly 90,000 tons a y...

by CaptainM

Fri Jul 15, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: exporter of honey
Replies: 43
Views: 21643

The increased popularity and availability of televisions has led to the decline of regional dialects, language variations which originate from diverse ethnic and cultural heritages and perpetuated by geographic isolation. (A) which originate from diverse ethnic and cultural heritages and perpetuate...

by CaptainM

Thu Jul 14, 2011 7:56 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Increased popularity
Replies: 17
Views: 8040

in this case, you can't use "..., twice as many as...", because that's an appositive modifier. appositives must modify some noun that comes IMMEDIATELY before the comma, which in this case would have to be whatever figure is twice whatever other figure. since that figure isn't given, you can't use ...

by CaptainM

Wed Jul 13, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Flight - Need clarification
Replies: 29
Views: 11634

I'm not sure what exactly you are asking, but iamcste has stated the correct reason in my opinion. actually it's possible for "which" in (c) to refer to the noun phrase "growth in their pension liabilities". here's the basic summary: if you have "X + preposition + Y, which..." then: * if Y works (i...

by CaptainM

Thu Jun 16, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: MGMAT SC
Replies: 22
Views: 10087

also by far the easiest way to kill (c) is subject-verb agreement: "includes" (singular) doesn't make sense, because "tools" (the clearly intended antecedent) is plural. there is also a VERY subtle difference in meaning here, which is wholly idiomatic. namely: if you say "tools that include X", the...

by CaptainM

Mon Jun 06, 2011 1:12 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Stone Age
Replies: 44
Views: 23648