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GMAT second thoughts - should I bail?

I'm registered to take the GMAT in less than a week. I've been reviewing for a couple of months now and my practice scores aren't that great, definitely sub-600. I'm developing a sense of dread about this whole thing. Should I chalk it up to impulsiveness and bail, or forge ahead? [more inside]
posted by Otter_Handler on Feb 23, 2015 - 7 answers

GMAT Verbal Tips

I am planning to take GMAT in 3 months. I have taken few practice tests to assess my levels in quant and verbal sections. I have seen that I do repeatedly good in quant sections but not so good in the verbal. I have gone through Manhattan books for Sentence correction and Reading comprehension, and practicing consistently. Still my verbal scores are not improving. I , otherwise, consider myself to be good in English and I am into English literature. Most of the times, I overthink the answers, especially in Reading comprehension parts... I am stuck ! Can you guys please give me pointers to resources (books, tests, prep material for verbal section), personal suggestions (Tips, tricks, guidelines, strategies you have successfully used). Please share anything you think can help. Thanks a lot!!!
posted by angeldog on Jan 15, 2014 - 6 answers

How should I prep my GMAT prep course?

How should I prep my GMAT prep course? [more inside]
posted by jander03 on Mar 11, 2013 - 5 answers

this test best before MM-DD-YYYY

GRE scores are supposedly valid for five years after the testing year in which you tested. Such is the case with the GMAT and LSAT also. MCAT scores are valid for 2-3 years. My question is, has anyone ever had to retake a test because their scores were too old, even though the scores hadn't reached their "expiration date"? Has anyone encountered an academic / grad admissions department that encouraged a test retake because previous scores weren't fresh / recent enough? (Admitters and admittees are both welcome to respond.)
posted by ditto75 on Feb 18, 2013 - 4 answers

[for a friend filter] looking for a great private GMAT tutor in SF

I am asking on behalf of a friend. She is looking for a GMAT tutor in SF, ideally who has access to a large library of computer exams in order to practice that format (my friend has struggled with the nature of the exam...she really wishes she could directly mark up the questions!). She has done well on standardized testing in the past (ie the SATs) and currently is an SAT math tutor so she definitely has a good foundation, but she needs someone who can help her with her verbal side (this is where she really struggles with the all-computer format), as well as pacing in general. She really appreciates your recommendations, thank you. She is willing to pay for quality. Word of mouth is so much better than Google!
posted by wooh on Jan 22, 2013 - 2 answers


GMAT prep software? [more inside]
posted by TKL0125 on Mar 9, 2012 - 3 answers

Should I take the GMAT or the GRE?

Lots of business schools now accept GMAT and the GRE. Which one should I take? [more inside]
posted by TKL0125 on Jan 16, 2012 - 6 answers

How to tutor the GMAT

How to become a free-lance GMAT tutor in Istanbul [more inside]
posted by saraindc on Oct 7, 2011 - 1 answer

Retake GMAT for resume bullet point

Is it common or appropriate to put your GMAT score on your resume? If so, is it worth it take the GMAT a second time to improve your score? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 13, 2011 - 14 answers

Should she or shouldn't she?

Asking for a friend: My friend recently got a 710 on the GMAT, with a 92nd percentile verbal and a 75th percentile quantitative. She has the impression that, while her total score is a good one, that business schools are more interested in the quant score than the verbal score, and she is concerned that a 75th percentile quant score will not be sufficient to get her into a top business school (and by a top business school, she means Harvard or Stanford (her first choices)). On practice tests she has done significantly better on the quantitative section and is now trying to decide whether or not to retake the test. Should she? If you have any personal knowledge of what HBS and SBS are looking for in a GMAT score, or can suggest a better forum for this question, she'd appreciate it too.
posted by slide on Oct 10, 2010 - 6 answers

gmat tips

I'm taking the GMAT in less than two weeks. Does anyone have any last minute tips that I could use in that time frame, particularly about that quant section?
posted by AceRock on Sep 14, 2010 - 2 answers

Best way to score 720+ on GMAT?

Looking to score 720+ on the GMAT for b-school. Now how do I do that? Kaplan course? Veritas? [more inside]
posted by Dukat on Jun 2, 2010 - 10 answers

Should I stay working here?

Should I stay at this job or should I go? [more inside]
posted by The1andonly on Mar 18, 2010 - 9 answers

Should I take the GMAT twice?

Is it a good idea to take the GMAT twice? (More information inside) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 10, 2009 - 7 answers

GMAT prep course?

GMAT: Invest in prep course or just buy a book? [more inside]
posted by fixedgear on Mar 26, 2009 - 6 answers

How to study for the GMATS 101

Thinking of taking the gmats in a few months - how should I study? [more inside]
posted by jourman2 on Oct 24, 2008 - 4 answers

Does a high GMAT score alone mean much?

Earlier this month I applied to the Master in Accountancy program at a state university. I have an excellent bachelor GPA, but it’s from a 3-year math/comp-sci program at a Canadian university. I have been taking intermediate accounting classes from a professional association, trying and failing to find a related job in the meantime. My work history is spotty at best. In short, I knew my chances weren’t good. … until I took the GMAT today and scored 780. What now? [more inside]
posted by fatehunter on Aug 14, 2008 - 17 answers

GMAT tutor? Sure, why not.

GMAT tutor in Los Angeles? [more inside]
posted by klangklangston on Mar 29, 2008 - 6 answers

Is it random?

Do standardized tests (SAT, GRE, LSAT, etc.) use randomly sorted answer choices? [more inside]
posted by bluejayk on Dec 4, 2007 - 15 answers

Where should I live in the US while I go to business school?

Where should I live in the US while I go to business school? [more inside]
posted by weiler63 on Oct 6, 2007 - 7 answers

MBA, GMAT, life goals - and I'd perfer not to be an assistant for life.....

MBA, GMAT, life goals - and I'd perfer not to be an assistant for life..... [more inside]
posted by Carialle on May 17, 2007 - 5 answers

GMAT probability question

For one toss of a certain coin, the probability that the outcome is heads is 0.6. If this coin is tossed 5 times, what is the probability that the outcome will be heads *at least* 4 times? [more inside]
posted by VillageLion on Jul 30, 2006 - 12 answers

Help with GMAT Math Question

A boat traveled upstream a distance of 90 miles at an average speed of (v-3) miles per hour and then traveled the same distance downstream at an average speed of (v+3) miles per hour. It the trip upstream took half an hour longer than the trip downstream, how many hours did it take the boat to travel downstream? [more inside]
posted by VillageLion on Jul 23, 2006 - 6 answers

Does a 530 GMAT mean I will not get into NYU?

So I bombed my GMAT test today. Can I still get into grad school? [more inside]
posted by UMDirector on May 11, 2006 - 20 answers

Difference between 2005 and 2006 GMAT?

If someone is planning to take the GMAT in October 2005, should he or she buy a Kaplan 2006 prep book or an out-of-print 2005 book? Is there a significant difference between editions? [more inside]
posted by arco on Aug 9, 2005 - 4 answers

How do you get a 750+ on the GMAT?

After using numerous prep books, official guides and the Powerprep software, I am stuck at the 700-720 range. I checked this post, but I am looking for more specific help for a really high score. Right now, I am answering 90% of the questions correct. Do I need to get 100% right? Or get more questions right in the beginning? What am I doing wrong? I am exactly three weeks away from the test.
posted by vjz on Aug 3, 2005 - 9 answers

GMAT tips

I will be taking the GMAT on monday and was wondering if anyone had some last minute tips, particularly things that you might not find in a GMAT book. [more inside]
posted by rorycberger on Jun 2, 2005 - 15 answers

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