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gmat official guide 12th edition breakdown

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I know that the OG Archer at MGMAT has exactly that type of breakdown. It's awesome and I send all my students there. You also can input your personal answer history and it will generate all sorts of stats on your strengths and weaknesses for you. If you don't already have an account with them, I wo...

by therealtomrose

Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: gmat official guide 12th edition breakdown
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Need some startegic advice on GMAT verbal

GMAT Strategy

Timing is your issue right now. Accuracy isn't an immediate concern. Pedagogically, the biggest thing you should change immediately is how you practice. You should practice EVERY question timed. Don't ever practice without a stopwatch running. Always do problems in sets with an appropriate time limi...

by therealtomrose

Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Need some startegic advice on GMAT verbal
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Prep Tests

The going rate for MGAMT practice tests alone is: $70.40 (No idea where that number comes from :) In my personal opinion, those tests are the second highest item in the cost/value list you can acquire for any type of GMAT prep. (The highest value/cost item would be the Official Guide.) Here's a link... by therealtomrose Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:41 am Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: Prep Tests Replies: 4 Views: 1308 Test day in two days!! GMAT Strategy (1) The biggest thing you can do to improve on the GMAT is ... take an official GMAT. Congrats, you have already done this. I would expect a score bump simply from having more experience. (2) Also, remember that there is a natural variability in scores. Simply giving it another go gives you an addit... by therealtomrose Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:37 am Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: Test day in two days!! Replies: 1 Views: 721 Help Kick Start my GMAT Prep! GMAT Strategy I would divide your work into two categories: (1) GMAT-specific math (2) remedial math needed to begin GMAT math I'm biased by brand as you can see in my signature, but I will say this. I suggest that whatever brand of books you go with, stick with that brand entirely. Doing well on the GMAT require... by therealtomrose Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:29 am Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: Help Kick Start my GMAT Prep! Replies: 3 Views: 1408 Urgent Help Needed for a Retake GMAT Strategy 570 is a 54 percentile score, which puts it above average. Congratulations, you're already above average. The language you are using indicates to me that you have assigned an arbitrary success threshold of 700. 700 is a 90 percentile score. Very difficult to achieve. The biggest thing you'll want to... by therealtomrose Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:24 am Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: Urgent Help Needed for a Retake Replies: 3 Views: 900 How do i push beyond 700? GMAT Strategy As you have already discovered, churning (answering tons of problems) won't help very much in your situation. Instead I recommend detective work. Get a spiral bound notebook. Start doing problems in sets of 10. Keep all paperwork labeled and catalogued in the notebook. After each set of 10 problems ... by therealtomrose Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:14 am Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: How do i push beyond 700? Replies: 3 Views: 1046 How to improve english grammar skills for GMAT GMAT Strategy It depends on whether you are a native american english speaker or not. Native American English: Focus on studying grammar. MGMAT has a great run down of grammar needed for the test in the SC guide book. Non-native If you are a non-native speaker, the highest leverage thing you can do with your time... by therealtomrose Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:09 am Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: How to improve english grammar skills for GMAT Replies: 2 Views: 3035 GMAT Official guides GMAT Strategy No. (I think there is actually 1 question repeated. An accident.) There *is* about a 2/3 overlap between the 12 edition and the 11th edition. by therealtomrose Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:02 am Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: GMAT Official guides Replies: 1 Views: 771 Pls help me with my strategy to gmat 700 GMAT Strategy In my experience with over 1000 students, the best thing you can do in the days leading up to the text are two things: (1) Review work that you have already completed. I.e. personal notes, and problems previously completed. (2) Take a break. Plan to have a light week leading up to the exam. The day ... by therealtomrose Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:47 am Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: Pls help me with my strategy to gmat 700 Replies: 5 Views: 2002 general time in a year during which to give GMAT ? GMAT Strategy Strategically, you should take the test scheduled around when your personal application deadlines are set. For most schools, you can take the test right up until the day before the app deadline. I suggest that you plan to take the test twice, which means you'll want to take the test for the first ti... by therealtomrose Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:33 am Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: general time in a year during which to give GMAT ? Replies: 3 Views: 1102 Preparation Strategy based on first mock CAT score GMAT Strategy For you I recommend the following: (0) I'll assume you have read the MGMAT RC guide basic section. If not, then that should be your first step. (I recommend that everyone skip the advanced section.) (1) Work from the OG12th. (2) Start from the lowest level RC passages. (3) Read the passage in 3 or 4... by therealtomrose Mon Oct 24, 2011 5:15 am Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: Preparation Strategy based on first mock CAT score Replies: 6 Views: 1386 Favorite study spots? GMAT Strategy Personally, I like to study in the morning, so I usually hole up somewhere in my house where people can't bug me. 7am to 10am was my designed GMAT time. Since I used the same time every day, eventually my family learned not to bug me. Many of my private students have a hard time transitioning from t... by therealtomrose Sun Oct 23, 2011 7:02 pm Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: Favorite study spots? Replies: 1 Views: 948 Preparation Strategy based on first mock CAT score GMAT Strategy Your first CAT doesn't mean much. On the first test you're still getting the lay of the land. You shouldn't take too much out of it beyond trying to predict whether you are stronger in quant or verbal. In your case, it appears that you are stronger in quant. (Use the percentile rankings, the raw sco... by therealtomrose Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:59 pm Forum: GMAT Strategy Topic: Preparation Strategy based on first mock CAT score Replies: 6 Views: 1386 three simple, but signifikant questions GMAT Strategy You get the 6 practice tests when you make a book purchase. You can get access by purchasing any single guide. They start at$24, so the product is almost free. The 8 strategy guides are currently distributing the 4th edition. The edition isn't too important, as long as you have one that is designed...

by therealtomrose

Sun Oct 23, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: three simple, but signifikant questions
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