What's wrong with me?!

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What's wrong with me?!

by DvdBonan » Sun Mar 24, 2013 2:05 pm
Hi there,

I am looking for some advice.

I am a Native English speaker, I am getting 46-49 on the quant portion but I keep getting 25-27 on the verbal section.

What can I do to improve this because I know I am not in the 35th-40th percentile in verbal. Is it just more and more practice or is there a course that is just for verbal that anyone would recommend?

For studying, I have used Veritas books as well as Aristotle Prep for verbal. I have gotten through the Manhattan Math portion and am going to look at the books but I doubt if Aristotle or Veritas helped me that Manhattan will...

Any advice?

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by DvdBonan » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:49 pm
Thank you for your reply Jim.

So I went through the Veritas (older version) and Aristotle prep for CR, and SC.... I didn't get through the RC portion of Veritas yet. I also have the Manhattan books that I will use. I found the Veritas questions relatively easy and helped me build some confidence - Aristotle were relatively tricky but towards the end I was grasping the majority of the concepts.

I find one of my biggest problems is focusing on the whole passage and responses for CR AND RC... not really sure what kind of help I can get for not being able to focus (no I do not have ADD)... the weird part is I spend 10-12 hours a day reading documents/focusing on details in spreadsheets all day so focusing on a small paragraph shouldn't be as big of challenge as it seems to be right now.