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i don't think you can do an mba in america. if you have an mba already, most schools including harvard and mit won't let you do another mba. you can look at schools in canada...not sure about their policy

by wawatan

Tue Aug 05, 2008 11:02 am
Forum: Ask Stacy Blackman
Topic: 640 GMAT 13 Years Work Experience- Admission to harvard,
Replies: 5
Views: 2795

percentage from gmatprep!

On July 1 of last year, the total number of employees at Company E was decreased by 10 percent. Without any change in salaries of the remaining employees, the average employee salary was 10 percent more after the decrease in number of employees than before the decrease. The total of the combined sal...

by wawatan

Thu Jul 17, 2008 10:17 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: percentage from gmatprep!
Replies: 1
Views: 1611

you can definitely try backsolving however realize that it will be time consuming. it will not be the case that you would find the right answer right away, so you would have to plug in numbers from all 5 answer choices to find the correct answer. however lets say you did algebra to find the correct ...

by wawatan

Fri Jul 11, 2008 1:15 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Help on exponents
Replies: 13
Views: 2154

ahh sequences...

ok first thing just think about simple numbers and translate it to variables

1----2----4
x----2x----2(2x)

1st term= x
2nd term =2x
3rd term=4x
4th term= 2*4x=8x
5th term=8x*2=16x

5th term- 2nd term= 12
16x-2x=12
14x=12
x=12/14
x= 6/7

Answer E.

by wawatan

Fri Jul 11, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: GMAT PREP PRACTICE TEST 2
Replies: 3
Views: 2959

i got to take a peak at the hard quant questions and they were very good. but i forgot to save it on my computer and i tried to click on the attachments and it doesn't work now! please help!

by wawatan

Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:34 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: How i got a 760 !
Replies: 13
Views: 4362

IMO B

"even less to remember" this sounds extremely awkard.... horrible usage in answer choice A.

by wawatan

Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:33 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Pls Explain
Replies: 5
Views: 1587

(20+x)/(100+x)= 1/4

x= 20/3

answer:C IMO

by wawatan

Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:31 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Percentge
Replies: 3
Views: 1096

tens digit please help!

13.What is tens digit of the two-digit number x?
1) units digit of x is 7
2) tens digit of 2x is 5

by wawatan

Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: tens digit please help!
Replies: 5
Views: 1304

hey alex, i totally understand what you mean. the reason i know how to do this problem is that i took a precalculus course in college and high school so i kinda remember exponents really really well b/c i used to do bad in those. these types of problems are actually coming from a precalculus college...

by wawatan

Thu Jul 10, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Help on exponents
Replies: 13
Views: 2154

this is actually a minimum and maximum problem. the trick to this problem is to minimize all the other prices so you can only maximize 1 price. 1) calculate the total cost of 25 products total cost= 25*1200= 30000 statement 1:If none of these products sells for less than $420 , statement 2: exactly ...

by wawatan

Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:30 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: please explain this one
Replies: 1
Views: 7594

i think you should call gmat center to postpone your test. it only cost 50 dollars. if you feel you aren't ready, most likely you arent' if you are only scoring that on kaplan test, you can still score well on the real thing assuming you did everything in timed condition. hiring a tutor is expensive...

by wawatan

Thu Jul 10, 2008 9:46 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: considering a tutor... is it worth it??
Replies: 3
Views: 1800

i fixed my post with the link

hi alex,
thanks for reminding me! i just edited my post. now it should work!!!

by wawatan

Thu Jul 10, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Help on exponents
Replies: 13
Views: 2154

by the way if you don't know if you did the second statement correct,you can plug values back into x to see if it satisfies the equation . to be finally , -2 < x < 2 Possible values = -1,0,1 , i.e. 3 different values 3 < |x-5| < 7 so put 0=x, you notice how the equation will become 3 < 5 < 7...so yo...

by wawatan

Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Inequalities - is the way im solving correct?
Replies: 12
Views: 1804

Another method and helpful tips

The whole point of this is manipulate the left side of the equation to look like the right side of the equation. This is purely exponential equation. You have to know the exponential Rules by heart in order to do this. This website can help. It helped me get down exponential rules. http://www.ltccon...

by wawatan

Wed Jul 09, 2008 3:51 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Help on exponents
Replies: 13
Views: 2154

i think you guys should just follow the rules and DON"T BRING ANYTHING inside the test room! gmac is pretty strict with these rules and they can choose to cancel your score if you don't follow the rules. just use the marker and laminated sheets, if you need more just raise your hand. it wastes alot ...

by wawatan

Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: General test day questions
Replies: 10
Views: 5039