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Shortcuts? Post Wed Apr 25, 2007 10:56 am
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    I must admit that I LOVE shortcuts, especially on tests like the GMAT. So, part of my study strategy has been to get very comfortable with "backsolving" and "picking numbers" as I intend to use these as much as possible when GDay comes.

    My question for all that have taken the test, Can I expect to get a lot of questions where I can use these strategies?


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    Post Mon Apr 30, 2007 1:09 pm
    Yes, you can expect to be able to use both backsolving and picking numbers multiple times. There are all kinds of other shortcuts, too, so it's a great study strategy to learn as many as you can! You won't spot all of the shortcuts on the actual test, but if you can find enough, it will really help boost your score.

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