A perspective post today’s CAT:
No one (but the IIMs) really knows the right answers to the questions.
No one (including the IIMs) really knows, as of this moment, how lakhs of aspirants did and hence, what score would get what percentile?
So, there is no way for you to really know how you did or how the others did. Some random expert opinions can’t change that fact.
You would not have been able to change anything now even if you actually knew how you or the others did.
You have done your part, let the IIMs, and the other B-Schools that accept the CAT scores, do their bit now.
Whether you have done exceptionally well, or not as well as you possibly could have – in either case, thinking about it now won’t change anything.
And many of you would be pleasantly surprised when the results come out. I say and see this every year.
No exam or its result can finally decide your fate or prevent your success. You, and your life, is bigger than any exam(s) you take.
What should you do now? Focus on the numerous non-CAT exams that remain. Let’s worktogether to ensure that you give them your best now.
This battle is over, but there are several others you still need to fight. And there is only one you need to win finally.
Focus on what you can still change. Stop fretting about what has happened – just believe that it was good/happened for good.
You prepared well and played your heart out – in the end, that is all that counts. And for that, well done! 🙂