Welcome! Check out our free B-School Guides to learn how you compare with other applicants.
Login or Register

Quantity or Quality of work - which is more important?

This topic has 2 member replies

Quality or Quantity, which is more important?

Quality - review every question
 
100% (1 votes)
Quantity - do as many questions as you can
 
0% (0 votes)
jsl Really wants to Beat The GMAT! Default Avatar
Joined
04 Jun 2008
Posted:
203 messages
Thanked:
4 times
GMAT Score:
650
Quantity or Quality of work - which is more important? Post Tue Jul 08, 2008 6:35 am
I often hear that it is more important for you to know how to do a question inside out above doing multiple numbers of questions. I have also recently heard that it is important to do as many questions as possible. Given time constraints, should I lend more weight towards quantity of questions or quality of work?

I have almost finished the questions in the Official Guide and have a wealth of practise material with Kaplan but I was wondering whether or not I should buy some more books by other providers (e.g. MGMAT or Princeton?).

Thus... Quality or Quantity, which is more important?

Need free GMAT or MBA advice from an expert? Register for Beat The GMAT now and post your question in these forums!
aim-wsc GMAT Titan
Joined
20 Apr 2006
Posted:
2470 messages
Followed by:
13 members
Thanked:
81 times
Target GMAT Score:
801-
Post Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:12 am
The question is whether 'quality of materials' or 'more materials in quantity' Mr. Green

For work & time devotion: I think it's as much as you can do.

http://jc-gmat.blogspot.com/2007/08/strategy-for-gmat-study-under-month.html

_________________
Getting started @BTG?
Beginner's Guide to GMAT | Beating GMAT & beyond
Please do not PM me, (not active anymore) contact Eric.

mayonnai5e GMAT Titan Default Avatar
Joined
12 Dec 2006
Posted:
1018 messages
Followed by:
5 members
Thanked:
85 times
Target GMAT Score:
720
Post Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:59 pm
Quality is more important. You cannot improve your score and break your plateaus if you do not reflect and examine on your mistakes - that takes time. I have a stack of 5 or 6 GMAT books that I barely touched and would have been better off not buying. In my opinion quantity is not the way to maximize your score.

_________________
http://www.beatthegmat.com/my-blog-errors-and-lessons-learned-t4899.html
550 =\ ...560 =\... 650 =) ...570 =( ...540 =*( ...680 =P ... 670 =T ...=T... 650 =T ...700 =) ..690 =) ...710 =D ...GMAT 720 DING!! ;D

Learn more about me

Best Conversation Starters

1 abhasjha 41 topics
2 shibsriz@gmail.com 31 topics
3 phanikpk 18 topics
4 qwerty12321 15 topics
5 sapuna 14 topics
See More Top Beat The GMAT Members...

Most Active Experts

1 image description GMATGuruNY

The Princeton Review Teacher

174 posts
2 image description Brent@GMATPrepNow

GMAT Prep Now Teacher

169 posts
3 image description ceilidh.erickson

Manhattan GMAT Teacher

44 posts
4 image description CriticalSquareMBA

Critical Square

36 posts
5 image description lunarpower

Manhattan GMAT Teacher

30 posts
See More Top Beat The GMAT Experts