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750orBust Newbie | Next Rank: 10 Posts Default Avatar
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Fine Tuning Prep

Post Fri Jul 07, 2006 5:39 am
I'm studying to take the GMAT again, with a score goal of 750. As far as content and timing go, I have no problems. Also, test anxiety is a non-issue. My problem, though, is attention to detail - not answering the question asked or misreading the question. Kicker is that I go back and re-read the question and check my answer, the keep going. I figure that I can just do a lot of problems until I work this out, but curious to know if anybody has any suggestions. This happens moreso in the quant than the verbal. Recommendations?

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Post Sat Jul 08, 2006 9:48 am
750orBust wrote:
I'm studying to take the GMAT again, with a score goal of 750. As far as content and timing go, I have no problems. Also, test anxiety is a non-issue. My problem, though, is attention to detail - not answering the question asked or misreading the question. Kicker is that I go back and re-read the question and check my answer, the keep going. I figure that I can just do a lot of problems until I work this out, but curious to know if anybody has any suggestions. This happens moreso in the quant than the verbal. Recommendations?
Hi 750orBust:

When I was prepping for the GMAT, I had the same problem that you currently have. I felt fine in terms of concepts, timing, and nerves, but I seemed to be making errors due to not reading details correctly.

Your attention to detail problems may likely be due to your pace. In 90% of these cases, people are pacing themselves too quickly and are missing critical details on certain questions as a result.

My advice is to try slowing down down your pace. You may not feel like you need to, but just try it. This may be the simple solution to your problems.

Best of luck!

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Post Sat Jul 08, 2006 5:46 am
hi...

wishin u all the best.. me also one of those who is aiming for 760+ score in gmat. can you upload any of the practise material like OG-11 at esnips or similar places so that GMAT prep fraternity can be thankful to you.

wish you all the best again.

KK

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