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Need some help with reading comprehension

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Need some help with reading comprehension

Post Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:33 am
i'm still struggling with GMAT, especially on verbal part. In order to get a good score, I noticed that it is necessary to score at least 35 from Verbal portion.

I've been having difficulties with reading comprehension. I think I picked up my concentration level and the pace of reading, however still I am failing to get the clear picture after reading each passage because of my limited vocabs.

Many words from the passage that I don't know the meanings clearly trip me off while reading and force me to make a guess when answering questions after reading.

I found this website that shows common word that are used in GMAT test and it has around 1500 words. I thought about studying over this, however it is too much for short amount of time. Any thoughts or advice please?

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i came from ground zero on reading comprehension. THe best way to do this is work with manhattan gmat reading comprehension. THey explain what to watch for as far as wrong answer. THey also taught me how to make good passages for the map. But most of all never answer a question on a hunch. Your hunch is completely irrelevant to the test maker. So have supporting reasons for your choice. Next always always always understand the question at hand fully.

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Oh million thanks Shocked THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU AND THANK YOU!

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i came from ground zero on reading comprehension. THe best way to do this is work with manhattan gmat reading comprehension. THey explain what to watch for as far as wrong answer. THey also taught me how to make good passages for the map. But most of all never answer a question on a hunch. Your hunch is completely irrelevant to the test maker. So have supporting reasons for your choice. Next always always always understand the question at hand fully.

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Oh million thanks Shocked THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU AND THANK YOU!

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Post Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:42 pm
samirpandeyit62 wrote:
hey check out this site it has abt 1400 most commonly used GMAT words along with their meanings.

http://www.soundkeepers.com/GMAT/
Added this to the del.icio.us directory! Thanks Samir!

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