Must Have Resources for GMAT preparation?

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Must Have Resources for GMAT preparation?

by Smita V » Tue May 29, 2018 12:58 am
Hi All,

I am just starting my GMAT journey and looking at a 3 months timeframe for the preparation. Can anyone please suggest the must have resources for preparation - targeting a score of 700.
I am planning to use the Economist GMAT course plus the GMAT official guide. Would these two resources be sufficient for an all-round preparation?



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by » Wed May 30, 2018 2:43 pm
Hi Smita,

Since it sounds like you're just beginning your studies, then it would be a good idea to take a FULL-LENGTH practice CAT Test; you can take 2 for free at (and they come with some additional practice materials). If you want to do a little studying first, so that you can familiarize yourself with the basic content and question types, then that's okay - but you shouldn't wait too long to take that initial CAT. That score will give us a good sense of your natural strengths and weaknesses and will help provide a basis for comparison as you continue to study. A FULL CAT takes about 3.5 hours to complete, so make sure that you've set aside enough time to take it in one sitting. Once you have those scores, you should report back here and we can come up with a study plan.

I'd like to know a bit more about your timeline and goals:
1) When are you planning to take the GMAT?
2) When are you planning to apply to Business School?
3) What Schools are you planning to apply to?
4) Going forward, how many hours do you think you can consistently study each week?

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by Scott@TargetTestPrep » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:12 am
Hi Smita,

We have not heard from you in a while. Are you still studying for your GMAT? Are you still looking for GMAT resources? If so, please reach out. I'd be happy to help!

Also, you may find it helpful to read my article for more information regarding how to score a 700+ on the GMAT.

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