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GMAT 720. Good enough of these schools?

Hello, I gave my GMAT this Saturday and got a score of 720 (Q50 V37). I was wondering if this score is high enough to not affect my application to b schools. I'm targeting the following schools: 1. Stanford 2. Haas 3. Ross 4. Kellogs 5. Stern My score is probably a bit lower as far as Stanford is co...

by jrikhraj

Sun Sep 19, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: GMAT 720. Good enough of these schools?
Replies: 4
Views: 3155

Not only..but also construction question. Source: GMAT Prep

Not only did the systematic clearing of forests in the United States create farmland (especially in the Northeast) and gave consumers relatively inexpensive houses and furniture, but it also caused erosion and very quickly deforested whole regions.\ A. Not only did the systematic clearing of forests...

by jrikhraj

Thu Sep 16, 2010 6:40 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Not only..but also construction question. Source: GMAT Prep
Replies: 5
Views: 2610

Use of Unqualifying vs unqualified: from GMAT Prep exam

The three women, liberal activists who strongly support legislation in favor of civil rights and environmental protection, have consistently received labor's unqualifying support . A. have consistently received labor's unqualifying support B. are consistently receiving the unqualifying support of la...

by jrikhraj

Thu Sep 16, 2010 6:29 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Use of Unqualifying vs unqualified: from GMAT Prep exam
Replies: 4
Views: 1658

Thanks for replying !! I'm afraid that my speed in SC is not that good - about 1:24 on an avg. (CR and RC speed is ~ 2:10 and 1:55 per question). Do you think there is enough time to improve speed on SC? I studied from Manhattan SC and practiced questions from OG and verbal review apart from the tes...

by jrikhraj

Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:34 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: 3 days to go !! Last minute advices ??
Replies: 3
Views: 752

3 days to go !! Last minute advices ??

Hi everyone, I have my GMAT this Saturday in the afternoon. I just finished my second GMAT prep exam and got 730 (Q50, V38). My score in the first GMAT prep exam (gave it last week) was also 730 (Q50, V40). In between, i wrote 4 Manhattan GMAT practice exams and got varied scores: 770 (Q50,V45), 710...

by jrikhraj

Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:35 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: 3 days to go !! Last minute advices ??
Replies: 3
Views: 752

But does 'its' in E has a logical antecedent since the noun in question, 'public' is in possessive form


CR from MGMAT

The number of new cases of tuberculosis diagnosed in Country X increased dramatically this year. The country's news media have speculated that the sharp increase in new cases is the result of the tuberculosis outbreak that occurred in neighboring Country Y last year. Health officials in Country X ha...

by jrikhraj

Sun Sep 12, 2010 7:17 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR from MGMAT
Replies: 6
Views: 2114

SC from Manhattan GMAT practice test: Instructor please help

Based on recent box office receipts, the public's appetite for documentary films, like nonfiction books , seems to be on the rise. A) like nonfiction books B) as nonfiction books C) as its interest in nonfiction books D) like their interest in nonfiction books E) like its interest in nonfiction book...


DS questions from Gmat Prep exam

Hi,

I've noticed that I take longer than avg. to solve word translation problems ( Can someone help me with some tips?)

I've also attached 2 DS problems from the Gmat prep practice exams. Please help with solution

OA for 1st is A and 2nd is C

Thanks

by jrikhraj

Sat Sep 11, 2010 11:37 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: DS questions from Gmat Prep exam
Replies: 0
Views: 733

Thanks Ian and Aman

This was a question from one of Manhattan's practice GMAT tests so I assumed that it would be very similar to the real GMAT. Even I was very surprised to see that x>0 was not provided. Anyway, i would take it that my reasoning is correct.

Thanks for the quick reply !!

by jrikhraj

Sat Sep 11, 2010 10:46 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: DS question: Instructor, can you please clear this doubt?
Replies: 3
Views: 607

DS question: Instructor, can you please clear this doubt?

What is the ratio of y to x? (1) y = 3x (2) x = 11 Can we divide the equation in (1) by x to get the ratio as 3 even if we are not explicitly given that x!=0? The OA is A . However, I marked C since we were not given that x is !=0. Instructor, please clear this doubt so that I don't get confused in ...

by jrikhraj

Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:45 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: DS question: Instructor, can you please clear this doubt?
Replies: 3
Views: 607

Question from Manhattan GMAT practice test: word problem

If Jim earns x dollars per hour, it will take him 4 hours to earn exactly enough money to purchase a particular jacket. If Tom earns y dollars per hour, it will take him exactly 5 hours to earn enough money to purchase the same jacket. How much does the jacket cost? (1) Tom makes 20% less per hour t...

by jrikhraj

Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:32 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Question from Manhattan GMAT practice test: word problem
Replies: 2
Views: 619

Jill -- you are correct.

I accidentally wrote 4/9 instead of 3/9. My bad !

For the second scenario, probability will be 3/13*3/9

by jrikhraj

Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:43 pm
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: a woman would be picked
Replies: 4
Views: 2947