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Thanks a lot.. When these caterpillars are fed milkweed leaves dusted with pollen from modified maize plants, they die. Therefore, by using genetically modified maize, farmers put monarch butterflies at risk. Which of the following would it be most useful to determine in order to evaluate the argum...

by GMAT Kolaveri

Sat Nov 17, 2012 5:09 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR
Replies: 3
Views: 1306

Hi Could the community give tips on how to improve accuracy in timed tests?? My accuracy on separate timed sections that is Critical reasoning or sentence correction drills is ok...its just when I sit to take a timed verbal section of 41 questions that's when I am consistently getting 10 - 11 quest...

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:31 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Accuracy in the Verbal section
Replies: 4
Views: 875

Try grockit.com for topic-wise/difficulty-wise practice.

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:53 pm
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Mastering GMAT MATH!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 1915

You need to master only one skill to do well in Critical Reasoning and that skill is *Reasoning* Here are my tips for improving in CR * Improve your reasoning skill. When attempting Strengthen, weaken, assumption type of question try to guess more than one possible answer. It is called Pre-thinking ...

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: Critical Reasoning Tips
Replies: 3
Views: 1134

can anyone help me with this question: Why not B??why C??boat can be used to make the trip if it is found that it is faster than train and burges. So it is important to know in determining whether Trancorp’s plan, if implemented, is likely to achieve its goal. Please let me explain me.. I got stu...

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: CR
Replies: 3
Views: 1306

OA cannot be A. What is the source of this question?

With statement 1 we can get different values for a and b. Hence ST 1 alone is not sufficient.
Combing both we can get a unique values for a and b. So we can get unique value for a/b.

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:31 pm
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: DS - Topic Factors ; Help needed GMAT around the corner
Replies: 9
Views: 1111

Why A is wrong..They refer to market sales. Company market sales would have yielded compared to rivals in past..also make sense. If it is right then why there is no comma or that etc. The most tested topic in Sentence correction is Subject-Verb and Subject-Number agreement. Find out the subject in ...

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: SC, QNo-5
Replies: 4
Views: 1522

I am so disappointed. GMAT defeated me to the ground after months of studying. I do not know from where to start and what materials to use to get a better score. So far I've been using OG12, Princeton Review and Veritas Question bank and I was doing good (or at least I thought so). Can someone help...

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: I just Beat The GMAT!
Topic: I got totally defeated by the GMAT
Replies: 5
Views: 2078

Please post the question along with Answer options.

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Problem Solving
Topic: Gmat official prep
Replies: 2
Views: 820

Did you take the Diagnostic after few weeks of preparation or without any preparation?
My advice is to master the individual concepts first. Use can use the MGMAT Guides for this purpose.
Yes it is possible to reach high 600+ score with the right kind of preparation.

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: GMAT Math
Topic: Bombed Official Guide Diagnostic- Advice?
Replies: 3
Views: 1747

Can some one please explain the negation of correct answer choice C here? Negating it - The average number of hours it takes a Borodian television assembler to assemble a television has decreased significantly during the past three years. Here, the number of hours has decreased, doesn't it imply th...

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:18 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: OG 13 - CR# 113 | Assumption
Replies: 9
Views: 3600

Conclusion Seeing a credit card logo increases the willingness of the cardholder to spend more. Pre-thinking: Any answer options which shows that there is some relationship between viewing the logo and spending mentality of the cardholder. Or in other words we have to show that viewing AFFECTS (inc...

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:36 am
Forum: Critical Reasoning
Topic: OG 13 - CR# 95 - Strengthen
Replies: 2
Views: 1814

Interesting DS question Q) If mv< pv <0 is v>0?? 1) m < p 2) m < 0 Analysis of Question Stem: V > 0 ? Yes or No question type. We need a yes or no for the question whether V lies on the right hand side of zero in the number line? Statement 1: m < p GIVEN: mv< pv <0 if v is -ve , then mv < pv will n...

by GMAT Kolaveri

Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:18 am
Forum: Data Sufficiency
Topic: Inequality DS
Replies: 3
Views: 895

Yes! you can definitely score more than 700 with the right kind of preparation.
Check the retaking strategies and work on your weak areas.

by GMAT Kolaveri

Sun Nov 11, 2012 3:05 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: GMAT Score
Replies: 4
Views: 913

it (leprosy) persists in..... as/like a kind of rampant. In the above sentence, like is incorrect while as is the correct way to describe role/function. Eliminate C and D. In A and E, the usage of which is incorrect. Hence OA is B A) as a kind of rampant, uncontrollably spreading plague in the popul...

by GMAT Kolaveri

Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: Sentence Correction
Topic: Although it persists as a kind of rampant
Replies: 4
Views: 1282