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I found Powerscore Critical Reasoning book to be excellent.Nothing else is required if we follow this book.
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Anyone gone through Powerscore Reading Comprehension Bible? Is it good? I am very much fond of Powerscore books.
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Search for free gmat PRACTICE tests.Kaplan,800score,and many others give them.
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Under GMAT Study Plans, how about adding a link to a page for GMAT-takers with a short time frame in mind to prep for the test? "One month," as in my case, seems to be fairly popular...

If I'm not mistaken, I think the advice that I found suggested running through all 3 OG guides (12th, verbal, and quant), and testing like crazy.

For my short-term strategy, I purchased the 12th ed. OG (though I may pick up the OG verbal as my primary concern is verbal) and Kaplan Live 2010 for access to the 5 additional CAT tests. Study time expected at +/- 20 hours per week.

Hopefully late-coming "slackers" can still score well. :-D

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Under GMAT Study Plans, how about adding a link to a page for GMAT-takers with a short time frame in mind to prep for the test? "One month," as in my case, seems to be fairly popular...

If I'm not mistaken, I think the advice that I found suggested running through all 3 OG guides (12th, verbal, and quant), and testing like crazy.

For my short-term strategy, I purchased the 12th ed. OG (though I may pick up the OG verbal as my primary concern is verbal) and Kaplan Live 2010 for access to the 5 additional CAT tests. Study time expected at +/- 20 hours per week.

Hopefully late-coming "slackers" can still score well. :-D

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