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Sorry to pull up this old thread. I completely blew my GMAT (530) but had already applied to Richard Ivey before I got my score. I had a very strong application with recommendations from people in senior management position located in 3 different countries and represented cultures. Do I have a chanc...

by RumpelThickSkin

Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:05 am
Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
Topic: Please evaluate my profile
Replies: 6
Views: 1355

Please rate my analysis of an issue

Please rate my awa ESSAY QUESTION: “Poor health and high stress levels diminish the productivity of today’s office workers. In order to maximize profits, companies need to provide white-collar employees with free exercise facilities and free wellness classes.� In your opinion, how accurate is ...

by RumpelThickSkin

Mon Aug 09, 2010 8:41 am
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: Please rate my analysis of an issue
Replies: 1
Views: 834

MGMAT verbal is easier than GMATPREP. SC is easier on MGMAT. MGMAT RC & CR are convulted especially RC IMO .. I find the GMATprep RC & CR much easier! The best part about MGMAT verbal is that it helps builds stamina for the real thing. CR & SC are long (much like the real test) and require a lots o...

by RumpelThickSkin

Sun Aug 08, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: GMAT Prep practice tests v/s MGMAT tests?
Replies: 11
Views: 1882

Something about the test: ( for upcoming test takers) Quant was not so difficult. I must have done some silly mistakes during the start of the test. I maintained a good pace and finished the section with 2 mins remaining. Since, I got only 48 so now I know why I didn't get a probability, triple set...

by RumpelThickSkin

Thu Aug 05, 2010 9:34 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Failed badly..590 ( Q48, V23)
Replies: 42
Views: 8241

Can primes be negative?

Can somone please clarify for this for please

by RumpelThickSkin

Wed Aug 04, 2010 3:12 am
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Can primes be negative?
Replies: 7
Views: 1921

out of curiousity dalilama what were your GMATprep and MGMAT quant scores? MGMAT I only took two, and they were 43 and 48. GMATPrep were 46 and 48. I also took two Focus diagnostics (which I don't hear much about in the forums, for some reason), and they were 42-45 on one and 47-51 on the other (bu...

by RumpelThickSkin

Mon Aug 02, 2010 10:07 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Beaten: 710 - 41Q/46V (Debriefing verbal)
Replies: 30
Views: 7221

out of curiousity dalilama what were your GMATprep and MGMAT quant scores?

by RumpelThickSkin

Mon Aug 02, 2010 9:05 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: Beaten: 710 - 41Q/46V (Debriefing verbal)
Replies: 30
Views: 7221

Not only but also? Manhattan 700+ Q

Not only did Christopher Columbus refuse to accept the conventional wisdom that the earth was flat, he also pressed relentlessly for royal backing for his voyages, finally receiving approval and financing from King Ferdinand of Spain in 1492 after several rejections. a) Not only did Christopher Col...

by RumpelThickSkin

Mon Aug 02, 2010 8:22 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Not only but also? Manhattan 700+ Q
Replies: 4
Views: 2051

You can scan and send your transcipts directly to them. You do not need to contact your Uni. I have applied to Ivy and they accepted scan copies. Hope to see you in class next year :-) Thanks RumpelThickSkin, but from transacript u mean "marksheets" or something different as somebody told me that t...

by RumpelThickSkin

Sun Aug 01, 2010 4:14 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Richard Ivey - Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 1651

You can scan and send your transcipts directly to them. You do not need to contact your Uni. I have applied to Ivy and they accepted scan copies. Hope to see you in class next year :-)

by RumpelThickSkin

Sat Jul 31, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Richard Ivey - Canada
Replies: 4
Views: 1651

Thanks Andrea. I actually scored a 6 on AWA on my 1st GMAT attempt. I just wanted save time and effort and really focus on Quant and Verbal this time. Guess the short paras for the body just don't cut it :-) .... Thanks again, for your kind and helpful comments!

by RumpelThickSkin

Sat Jul 31, 2010 8:55 am
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: Rate my essays - Argument 1
Replies: 2
Views: 918

Rate my essays please ISSUE 1

ESSAY QUESTION: “The mission of a university is to educate its students. Therefore, a professor’s pay and promotions should be based primarily on students’ evaluations of his or her courses.� Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your views ...

by RumpelThickSkin

Sat Jul 31, 2010 7:49 am
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: Rate my essays please ISSUE 1
Replies: 0
Views: 673

Rate my essays - Argument 1

Hi, I would be grateful if you could rate my essays. I am trying to keep them short and write them within 15 - 20 mins and save energy for Quant and Verbal. Please do let me know what you think . ESSAY QUESTION: The following appeared in an article in a human resources magazine: "Six months ago, in ...

by RumpelThickSkin

Sat Jul 31, 2010 7:45 am
Forum: GMAT Essays (AWA)
Topic: Rate my essays - Argument 1
Replies: 2
Views: 918

= 2^5 (2) + 3^5 (3)

multiply 2^5(2) = 2^6 + multiply 3^5 (3) = 3^6

answer 2^6 + 3^6 .. that's all there is to it!

by RumpelThickSkin

Fri Jul 30, 2010 11:52 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: question from mba.com CAT
Replies: 9
Views: 1304

Which of the following is equal to the value of 2^5 + 2^5 + 3^5 + 3^5 + 3^5. 1. 5^6 2. 13^5 3. 2^6 + 3^6 4. 2^7 + 3^8 5. 4^5 + 9^5 The official answer is option 3. I recognize now that this is the case, but I haven't identified a non-calculation intensive method to solve the problem. What am I miss...

by RumpelThickSkin

Fri Jul 30, 2010 12:06 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: question from mba.com CAT
Replies: 9
Views: 1304