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Kaplan exercise book and test !! BIG Difference

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Kaplan exercise book and test !! BIG Difference

Post Thu Nov 09, 2006 10:00 am
Hi,

I bought Kaplan GRE and GMAT 4th edition and complete the book easily as it was not tough but now I am talking Kaplan tests I found them real difficult as compare to the exercise book. Am I right or there is some problem with myself?

Zeal

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Post Thu Nov 09, 2006 7:06 pm
zealzoom wrote:
Hi,

I bought Kaplan GRE and GMAT 4th edition and complete the book easily as it was not tough but now I am talking Kaplan tests I found them real difficult as compare to the exercise book. Am I right or there is some problem with myself?

Zeal
Kaplan's tests are MUCH more difficult than its lessons. Take these tests with a grain of salt--anecdotally, I've heard people report that their Kaplan test scores were typically 80-120 points lower than what they would actually expect on the real GMAT. This seemed true enough for me when I was studying for the test.

Best of luck!

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Post Thu Nov 09, 2006 7:29 pm
YES Eric is right.
eric, dont you get tired answering same question to different people? Wink Smile com-on dude, open any damn thread & u ll c this q answered.
kaplan s pool of items goes higher level so their cats seen much tough. but the study material they provide is elementary.
its adviced to take K tests after you are well (not fully ) prepared for the test.
but then dont rely on them much.

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Post Thu Nov 09, 2006 7:36 pm
Haha, yes this is a question that's asked frequently--but it's an important one nonetheless.

I'm working on a new GMAT resource website to complement this GMAT forum to help people find the answer to questions like this on their own. This website should be revealed in the near future.

Good seeing you on the forums again, aim-wsc!

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Post Fri Nov 10, 2006 7:12 am
thanks a lot Eric,

I know my question was a very common question and I myself saw many of them. But for moral support, I just asked it again.

Thanks again !!

Zeal

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Post Fri Nov 10, 2006 8:30 am
It never hurts to ask!

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