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Best preparing Material

Post Tue May 10, 2016 2:45 am
Hey, I just started to prepare for the GMAT, I need to select the best preparing material. Need help! Thanks, S.

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Post Tue May 10, 2016 8:51 am
Hi Selfie,

If you're just beginning your studies, then it would be a good idea to take a FULL-LENGTH practice CAT Test; you can download 2 for free from www.mba.com (and they come with some additional practice materials). If you want to do a little studying first, so that you can familiarize yourself with the basic content and question types, then that's okay - but you shouldn't wait too long to take that initial CAT. That score will give us a good sense of your natural strengths and weaknesses and will help provide a basis for comparison as you continue to study. A FULL CAT takes about 4 hours to complete, so make sure that you've set aside enough time to take it in one sitting. Once you have those scores, you should report back here and we can come up with a study plan.

I'd like to know a bit more about your timeline and goals:
1) What is your goal score?
2) When are you planning to take the GMAT?
3) When are you planning to apply to Business School?

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Post Tue May 10, 2016 9:44 pm
Selfie wrote:
Hey, I just started to prepare for the GMAT, I need to select the best preparing material. Need help! Thanks, S.
You need to build the concepts/fundamentals before you jump in solving the problems. You can do so by choosing one of the following ways:

1. In person classes/private tutoring
2. Online classes
3. Self paced online preparatory course
4. Book heavy approach

Whatever you choose, make sure that you choose one. Because GMAT tests you on some concepts and fundamentals that you can learn from a course. Most of the preparatory companies including ours offer a free trial of our course. You can take the trial and see if the course suits your needs.
In addition to the preparatory material, buy the Official Guides(both the Official Guide and the Verbal Review), Question Pack 1 and the 4 official mock CATs. They should be an indispensable part of your preparation.

You need close to 3 months to prepare well for the GMAT.

1. Understand the concepts and fundamentals before jumping into problem solving
2. Solve full length CATs including AWA and IR. You can get two free GMAT Prep mock CATs and can purchase 4 more from mba.com
3. Make sure you solve the official questions from the Official Guide

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Post Wed May 11, 2016 1:10 am
Thanks Ankur, I will look for some people, so we can learn together, I need some pressure for motivation. I also find an good article on website of HHL in Leipzig, where I want to apply
There a guy told that he became GMAT addicted Smile

http://www.hhl.de/blog/en/you-can-do-it/

Post Wed May 11, 2016 8:54 am
Selfie wrote:
Hey, I just started to prepare for the GMAT, I need to select the best preparing material. Need help! Thanks, S.
Take some free resources (we all offer them) for a test-drive and see if they're compatible with your learning style. Here is our free app: http://www.veritasprep.com/gmat-iphone-apps/

And here's our question bank: http://www.veritasprep.com/gmat-question-bank/

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