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Hi ph69917, In your opinion, what part of your application made you stand out when applying to USC? The reason I asked is because the most recent USC PM class profile was about a 3.21 GPA and a mean GMAT of 623.. I'm just feeling a little discouraged because I'm in the 560-590 GMAT scoring range fro...

by seattlecali

Wed May 26, 2010 11:34 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: Accepted - USC PM MBA - Fall 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 9312

Thanks Money, I've been on this site since January 2010 when I decided that I wanted to pursue B-school. I first noticed how active you were and have since been following you vicuriously on your blog. I must say it has been an invaluable source for me in terms of having someone else going through th...

by seattlecali

Mon May 24, 2010 4:58 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: How many can you miss?
Replies: 6
Views: 3077

Also, is it safe to assume that the score we get on GMAT prep 1 is SKEWED in the fact that so many people have taken it and re-taken it so the average keeps getting bumped up??

by seattlecali

Mon May 24, 2010 10:23 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: How many can you miss?
Replies: 6
Views: 3077

Need some advice!

I've take 3 Kaplan CATS as well as the GMATPrep 1 and here are my results thus far

Kap CAT 1 - 500
Kap CAT 2 - 560
Kap CAT 3 - 590

GMAT Prep 1 - 530 Q38% V24% I missed 18 on Quant and 19 on Verbal...

How can I improve my Verbal to get it to into the 35-40% range?

by seattlecali

Mon May 24, 2010 10:18 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: How many can you miss?
Replies: 6
Views: 3077

How many can you miss?

Hypothetically to fall in the 600-650 score range..how many questions can you miss on Quant and Verbal? I know most people will say "it depends.." on the type of questions whether its low, med, or hard question type.. But hypothetically speaking on 37 Quant questions...a good, above average test tak...

by seattlecali

Mon May 24, 2010 9:38 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: How many can you miss?
Replies: 6
Views: 3077

Thanks endr3am! That is very inspiring to hear! Just curious as to why you did not apply to UCLA or any other So Cal programs? I've heard that LA has a great program for Entreprenurialship.. Anyways, I'm scoring around the mid - 500 on my GMAT and taking my test next month..i'm hoping to get somewhe...

by seattlecali

Wed May 12, 2010 9:38 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: USC Marshall vs UT-Austin McCombs
Replies: 9
Views: 9113

Could you please give us some background info on your gmat score and GPA and work experience?

by seattlecali

Wed May 12, 2010 9:12 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: USC Marshall vs UT-Austin McCombs
Replies: 9
Views: 9113

Hi ph69917,

Could you please provide some background info on your practice test scores, how long you studied for, and what schools/rounds you applied for?

I'm looking into applying for the Part Time program @ UCLA, USC, and UCI for 2011.

Any insight or advice would be helpful!

Thanks!

by seattlecali

Tue May 11, 2010 10:37 am
Forum: Admissions Success Stories
Topic: Accepted - USC PM MBA - Fall 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 9312

Kaplan score calculator

Hey everyone! This is my first post but I've been on here since Jan'10 getting motivation in hopes of a target score of 650. I'm taking the Kaplan course and I've taken 4 CATS thus far but I'm having trouble understanding their Quant/Verbal percentage score in comparison to most of the percentage sc...

by seattlecali

Mon May 10, 2010 3:18 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Kaplan score calculator
Replies: 1
Views: 4336