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

It is currently 01 May 2016, 08:54
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

Consistency and Focus

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Joined: 16 Jan 2012
Posts: 8
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 1

Consistency and Focus [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Jun 2014, 13:41
I am having a real hard time staying consistent with my strategies in the verbal section. My main issue is the reading comp / critical reasoning setting me back on time so much that I start to panic a bit and I start to rush through the rest of the section (my final score is always all over the place never consistent like my quant). . I stop doing my splits on sentence correction and just start reading through answer choices instead and then that leads to rushing through CR prompts without writing anything down and not focusing on what’s premise or conclusion. Most cases I have 5 to 8 questions left with 10 or less minutes at the end and I have to pick battles. That paired with the fatigue going into the second leg makes me glaze over what I’m reading. Reading comp really makes / breaks my score.. When I read a passage I feel like I can’t remember enough from it and can’t make sense of my notes.

Maybe my game plan / strategies just aren't good enough in verbal. I think maybe I need am easier system to follow that way when I lose my path I can go back to it.

I primarily use Manhattan study material with the official guide along with the forums and other useful resources. I stopped doing LOADS of problems because I got overwhelmed by my error log and started focusing more on a few problems at a time so that I can learn and fully understand the concepts (redo my error log every day at the start of my sessions before new material). I supplement with flash cards and foundation studies when I can.

Any tips?
Consistency and Focus   [#permalink] 28 Jun 2014, 13:41
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
1 Experts publish their posts in the topic While political discourse and the media in the United States have focu enggag 4 23 Sep 2014, 12:36
Consistent Verbal 95%iler Looking for Quant Counterpart TalleSumk 2 25 Jan 2013, 16:42
focus on comparisons marcodonzelli 5 06 Jan 2008, 07:16
consist vs consists leeye84 2 02 Aug 2007, 17:43
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Consistency and Focus

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

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®.