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Content Mastery study

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Content Mastery study

Post Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:30 pm
Ok it's been quite a long time since I've taken the GMAT or even used the skills tested. It's been more than 14 years.

I have a lot of time to commit - how many weeks should I devote to content mastery before I start the various review books?

My test date is flexible. Thanks in advance!!

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Post Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:57 am
Thanks for your reply!! Smile Yes, I agree, it will take considerable study but my main question is really about how much time should I expect to spend on content mastery?

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Hi LadyDee,

Although you didn't explicitly state it, I assume that when you say "content mastery", you're talking about the various math rules/formulas and grammar/idioms that you'll need to have memorized. If you want to isolate that part of your training (before you get into GMAT Tactics, patterns, etc., then you might spend a month (or more) - depending on your particular 'needs.'

Are there any particular subjects/areas that you think you will need to review?

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Post Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:57 am
Thanks for your reply!! Smile Yes, I agree, it will take considerable study but my main question is really about how much time should I expect to spend on content mastery?

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Post Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:11 am
Hi LadyDee,

Although you didn't explicitly state it, I assume that when you say "content mastery", you're talking about the various math rules/formulas and grammar/idioms that you'll need to have memorized. If you want to isolate that part of your training (before you get into GMAT Tactics, patterns, etc., then you might spend a month (or more) - depending on your particular 'needs.'

Are there any particular subjects/areas that you think you will need to review?

GMAT assassins aren't born, they're made,
Rich

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Post Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:41 am
Hi LadyDee,

Raising a 470 to a 720+ will take some considerable work, but it is an achievable goal if you put in the necessary effort and train properly with the right resources. Many Test Takers spend 3 months (or more) of consistent study time before they hit their 'peak' scores, so it might be tough to get all of this wrapped up by the end of June. Of course, we won't know for sure until you put in some study time and we track your progress.

To pick up 250+ points, you'll likely find it beneficial to invest in a GMAT Course of some type (either Guided Self-Study or instructor-led). Have you purchased any study materials yet?

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