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9th April is the D-DAY and I am stuck with 640!

Hello, I am in a state of panic right now. I took a GMAT Prep Test 1 and scored a 640 (Q48 V30). :( I am looking to break 700+ barrier on 9th April. With little time left on my corner, I am all at sea right now. I have gone through 80% of material I have( MGMAT SC, CR Bible, OG12, OG Verbal) and I h...

by vabhs192003

Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:44 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: 9th April is the D-DAY and I am stuck with 640!
Replies: 10
Views: 1421

I was stuck with A or E. But since A has clear antecedent of "...they influence the upcoming...", IMO A is the answer.[/u]

by vabhs192003

Thu Mar 14, 2013 10:51 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Classic one by Veritas !
Replies: 13
Views: 2803

I am a touch confused with picking the right subject and verb pair. Tommy can you clear the cobwebs?

Thanks.

by vabhs192003

Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:04 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Icelandic
Replies: 13
Views: 2352

Hi Charu,

I think you got the link. Yes the OA is C.I missed it completely. Twice. :D Indeed the other responses are hinting to help the retailer where as OA is more sided on customer's pov.


thanks,
V

by vabhs192003

Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:57 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: A definitive theory
Replies: 2
Views: 1317

A definitive theory

Cultural anthropologists who have been observing and interviewing customers in retail stores have announced a definitive theory of consumer purchasing behavior. Which of the following, if true, would be least likely to represent a benefit of the theory to retailers? (A) Retailers will be able to eli...

by vabhs192003

Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: A definitive theory
Replies: 2
Views: 1317

Gee that was confusing. But I got a hang of your approach.

Thanks,
V

by vabhs192003

Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Another one in Perm & Comb
Replies: 2
Views: 799

Another one in Perm & Comb

Q. In how many ways can 3 letters out of five distinct letters A,B,C,D & E be arranged in a straight line so that A and B are never together? 1) 72 2) 42 3) 32 4) 52 5) 20 OA: 2 I can't get the hang of counting. The approach I followed is: Lets say there are _ _ _ _ _ space where we have to put the ...

by vabhs192003

Fri Dec 28, 2012 2:04 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Another one in Perm & Comb
Replies: 2
Views: 799
by vabhs192003

Fri Dec 21, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: A good one. Try it!
Replies: 6
Views: 1185

Hi Ritind,

You can google it. "1000 Sentence Corrections GMAT".

You would get many links hopefully pointing to a genuine copy. I also got one from one of those links. Take your pick.

Hope it helps.

-V

by vabhs192003

Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:35 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 1000 SC Collection Standard
Replies: 5
Views: 992

IMO D. What is OA? D attacks the idea head on. The stimulus says the town plans to ban plastic goods and replace them with paper goods -> promoting environment friendly goods usage. But what if town people circumvent this and get plastic goods (preferred choice) from some where else like other neigh...

by vabhs192003

Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Use of paper v/s plastic
Replies: 6
Views: 2553

Hi, You can have a look at these: http://grockit.com/blog/gmat/2011/07/13/everything-you-wanted-to-know-about-the-subjunctive-mood-strategy/ (Kinda answers your querry fairly square) http://www.manhattangmat.com/forums/not-understanding-subjunctive-mood-t5286.html These are fairly sufficient informa...

by vabhs192003

Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:41 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: the use of recommend, request and PROPOSE
Replies: 6
Views: 1719

The commission proposed that funding for the park's development, which could be open to the public early next year, is obtained through a local bond issue. (A) that funding for the park's development, which could be open to the public early next year (B) that funding for development of the park, wh...

by vabhs192003

Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: the use of recommend, request and PROPOSE
Replies: 6
Views: 1719

Simply put, are these 1k questions substandard to GMAT or are at par with GMAT standard? Additionally the answer choices don't have explanations so I am unsure of my approach without much reasoning backing the choices. Since I am looking for more practice in SC, I just see them as a huge question ba...

by vabhs192003

Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 1000 SC Collection Standard
Replies: 5
Views: 992

1000 SC Collection Standard

Hi,

I have just got hold of 1000 SC collection. Is it worth against GMAT Standards?
I want assure this before I start hogging into the questions. Expert's advice is most welcome on this.

Thanks,
Vaibhav

by vabhs192003

Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:14 am
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: 1000 SC Collection Standard
Replies: 5
Views: 992

Thanks Brent. I knew the rule of permutation of n things not all different. But was confused when I couldn't reach the expected answer. Your approach is also straight forward.

by vabhs192003

Mon Dec 10, 2012 1:01 pm
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Another one in Perm & Comb
Replies: 3
Views: 2248