Posts Tagged "Month 2"

GMAT Prep: Week 8

Posted on May 9, 2011

This week we will finish the core preparation phase of the GMAT. We will focus on finishing the last part in Quants an then gear up for a mock test on the last day (Sunday) of the week. This is again going to be a tricky week if you are not the quant joc types. But after so many drills, I am expecting you to be much better. If you are already comfortable with math, you can utilize some of your time to revise other areas and prepare for the test! So let’s get started! Books you will need Manhattan GMAT Set of 8 Strategy Guides The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 12th Edition DAY 50 GOAL: Finish 2 chapters from Manhattan Word...

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GMAT Prep: Week 7

Posted on May 2, 2011

Before we start this week, I would like to tell you something important. On the GMAT you have 75 minutes for 41 questions in Verbal. That is less than 2 minutes per question. And if you consider the relative toughness of SC, CR and RC questions, the recommended time to solve problems from each category is: 50 SC questions per hour, 7 Passages or approx 42 questions from RC per hour and 38 questions from CR per hour. When you solved the Kaplan Verbal last week, the practice test had similar times for these sections. Now considering this the target time, I have designed the following week. It has got some slack, but it is the least you have to aim. So let’s get down...

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GMAT Prep: Week 6

Posted on Apr 28, 2011

This week is dedicated to building your core verbal skills. The best book for the job is the Kaplan GMAT Verbal Workbook. We will finish CR, RC and SC from this book. Both theory and exercises. At the end of it we will revise the grammar rules and do the practice tests. So let’s begin! Books you will need Kaplan GMAT Verbal Workbook DAY 36 GOAL: Finish theory on Critical Reasoning from Kaplan GMAT Verbal Workbook. TIME: One session of 4 hours ACTION: Finish the theory part on CR from Kaplan GMAT Verbal Workbook – 4 Hours DAY 37 GOAL: Practice with CR problems from Kaplan GMAT Verbal Workbook. TIME: One session of...

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GMAT Prep: Week 5

Posted on Apr 27, 2011

This week is going to be another toughie. Again for non-quants people it might seem impossible, but its not. The idea is to go through the material once. Another thing is that on GMAT you are expected to solve one sum in less than 2 minutes. These chapters have typically 15-20 problems and so it is very doable. You can take proper notes when you solve the OG problems. And again the schedule is made assuming you will study for only 4 hours daily. Some days you can push a bit more and clear the backlogs. This week you will try to finish two strategy guides: Manhattan Equations, Inequalities, and VIC’s and Manhattan Fractions, Decimals, & Percents. The former...

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