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advice... exam is tomorrow

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advice... exam is tomorrow

by anthony.j » Thu May 14, 2009 11:37 am
My exam is tomorrow. I have reviewed my flashcards and completed some quant problems today. Overall I feel good about things.

Would you take a practice test today? Is there any benefit for taking it?

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by myohmy » Thu May 14, 2009 11:53 am
Unless you normally do much better with cramming, I wouldn't. You may do worse on your practice exam than expected and kill your confidence.

Review anything you're worried about for maybe a couple hours max, then relax, see a movie and get your mind off the GMAT for a bit.

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by DanaJ » Thu May 14, 2009 12:26 pm
Just chill! Taking a CAT requires lots of energy - and you don't want to be drained tomorrow.

Think of it this way: there's not that much that you could "absorb" today, so you're risking mental exhaustion for a relatively small gain.

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by canada_sms » Thu May 14, 2009 1:29 pm
Definitely take it easy and chill. Try to get caffeine flushed out of your system so you can get a good night's sleep. If you feel the need to keep your mind occupied, perhaps read through the topics list for AWA but I wouldn't do anything more strenuous than that.

In the morning before your test, it's a good idea to do some really easy questions as warm-up. I did the first 5 questions from each section of the OG before driving to the test center and that was just right.

Good luck. I look forward to your post in the "I just beat the GMAT" section.