Did anyone find the online gmat noticeably harder than in-person?

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No, but take my answer with a grain of salt. I've never taken the GMAT

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I haven’t taken it but I’ve heard that many people report it as feeling harder even if they’ve scored similarly. One reason why is that they use a smaller question bank, which means the adaptive nature may kick in earlier

I actually thought the online verbal was so easy I was concerned I was missing something. Quant I thought was the same.

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