Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 12 Feb 2016, 23:57
GMAT Club Tests


GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance


we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

bb, need your suggestion here

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Joined: 24 Apr 2009
Posts: 93
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 11 [0], given: 2

bb, need your suggestion here [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2009, 10:49
i've read ur post regarding the comparison between the 2 powerscore books.. nice comparison..
i thought verbal bible has more RC practice questions.. i need a book with more rc practice, but as u mentioned that the powerscore strategies are very good i think i should have a book with nice strategy coz i need to work on my timings for RC. I take more time when i need to increase accuracy more than 95% but that is not acceptable on the test day.. Please suggest me whether it is fine to buy verbal bible in my case and practice more using the manhattan book( coz i have that) or is it preferrable to buy LSAT reading bible..Also, is powerscore sc bible much different and better than the manhattan sectence correction book? coz i have manhattan sc book, CR bible, kaplan, etc.. but don't have powerscore sc book..please suggest me whether it is worth reading that book. i heard those are the best. Please, lemme know whether the strategies used in powerscore book is better than in manhattan book. So please suggest me whether to buy GMAT verbal bible so that i can get the sc and RC strategies from there and using these strategies practice more from 1000 documents. Please reply asap as i am giving test very soon..need help..

Kaplan GMAT Prep Discount CodesKnewton GMAT Discount CodesGMAT Pill GMAT Discount Codes
Expert Post
User avatar
Affiliations: AS - Gold, HH-Diamond
Joined: 04 Dec 2002
Posts: 13328
Location: United States (WA)
GMAT 1: 750 Q49 V42
GPA: 3.5
Followers: 3124

Kudos [?]: 17198 [0], given: 4113

GMAT ToolKit User Top 10 in overall CAT Tests
Re: bb, need your suggestion here [#permalink] New post 13 Jun 2009, 18:44
Expert's post
Both Manhattan SC and PowerScore SC are about the same - you should not get both as you won't get much out. If your SC's are still low, you should either review the Manhattan Book again or take a step down and drill into Kaplan Verbal Foundations - that book is SC only. If you are an international student - then it is a must.

For RC's - you have Kaplan and if you want to, you can get Manhattan RC book, but it has pretty much the same strategies as Kaplan except more detailed - about as detailed as Kaplan's Verbal Workbook.

Use tests wisely - use them as a measurement of your progress. If you are still not hitting the right marks - you have to go back to grammar and strategies. If it is CR's - start practicing on each area. For RC's - you may have to pick up a reading habit to improve your skills - there are strategies but no tricks for RC's unfortunately.

You can get LSAT book but if you are not hitting GMAT marks, then it will only frustrate you and do no good. If you are not winning at an easy video game - why try a harder one thinking you would do better?

Founder of GMAT Club

Just starting out with GMAT? Start here... | Want to know your GMAT Score? Try GMAT Score Estimator
Need GMAT Book Recommendations? Best GMAT Books

Co-author of the GMAT Club tests

Have a blog? Feature it on GMAT Club!

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings

Re: bb, need your suggestion here   [#permalink] 13 Jun 2009, 18:44
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Here is my position of GMAT needing your advice? alpar6 5 09 Jan 2012, 04:32
Need your suggestions. right2deepak 0 03 May 2010, 09:41
Re-taking GMAT-need your suggestions Sravan 3 18 Feb 2008, 10:00
Need Suggestions... keeplearning 1 22 Apr 2007, 08:57
Need your suggestions on my Study strategy necromonger 1 20 Jun 2006, 16:37
Display posts from previous: Sort by

bb, need your suggestion here

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderators: bagdbmba, WaterFlowsUp

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.