Its good that you are taking a break. Would suggest you to develop a hobby of reading a book in 2 weeks, So suppose you plan to give GMAT after 1 year. You would have read 26 books. This alone would improve your reading speed. This is secret of people who score in 750+ range.
Hi Sachin, I don't know if youre still considering to retake the GMAT but if you're then I would say AbhiJ has given you the best GMAT verbal advice anyone ever can give. I think native-nonnative speaker dichotomy is largely a myth when it comes to the GMAT. I think real differentiation is reader VS non-reader. I will even go one step further and say that it does not even matter what you read as long as you read from reputed sources.
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