GMAT game plan from here? : General GMAT Questions and Strategies
Check GMAT Club Decision Tracker for the Latest School Decision Releases http://gmatclub.com/AppTrack

 It is currently 23 Jan 2017, 12:02

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.

Customized
for You

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

Track

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

Practice
Pays

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

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

GMAT game plan from here?

 new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics
Author Message
Intern
Joined: 29 Dec 2011
Posts: 38
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 45 [0], given: 29

GMAT game plan from here? [#permalink]

Show Tags

01 Oct 2012, 02:33
Morning,

I've just tried diagnosis test in OG 13 and overall I came out with:

Problem Solving - Average
Data Sufficiency - Average
Sentence Correction - Average
Critical Reasoning - Above average
Reading Comprehension - Average

In SC & RC these were towards my scores were at the "higher" end of "Average", but not enough to make "Above Average".

CS - score was "lower end" of "Average".

Quants / DS - the scores were at the "lower end" of "Average".

I know that these are only a guide, but am wondering what test-taking strategy to "up my game".

I have previously found that focusing on one area e.g. CR for a certain period of time improves, though when practicing other question types, the benefit of continuous answering of question diminishes. Especially since the test format alternates between RC, CR and SC for verbal and PS & DS for quants.

Also is answering "volume" of questions better or focusing on weak areas and getting them right?

I'm aiming at 680-700ish and am willing to put in hard yards.

What "game plan" would you recommend?

Many thanks!
GMAT Pill Representative
Joined: 14 Apr 2009
Posts: 2050
Location: New York, NY
Followers: 388

Kudos [?]: 1328 [0], given: 8

Re: GMAT game plan from here? [#permalink]

Show Tags

04 Oct 2012, 06:03
At GMATPill, we recommend mastering each section at a time. Each section has its nuances and once you master it, it stays in your memory for some time. You can then go onto other question types - master one at a time and review the first section from time to time. This will help reinforce what you learned.

Answering a "volume" of questions should really only happen after you've done mastering the fundamentals. Here, you can choose questions randomly from any source, try to sprint through them, apply frameworks and other concepts you've learned to the "volume" of questions and you'll see a noticeable difference.

Simply answering a volume of questions can help you get familiar with the question and question format, but not necessarily your accuracy. You might find yourself hitting a ceiling.
Re: GMAT game plan from here?   [#permalink] 04 Oct 2012, 06:03
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Game Plan, 690 to 750 4 24 Feb 2014, 12:49
GMAT Prep #1 680, #2 740, test in 10 days. Plan from here? 2 03 Aug 2013, 15:12
Please poke holes in my 10-step GMAT Studying Game Plan! 0 20 Mar 2013, 23:51
1 Re: Help - Gmat in 3 weeks - need a game plan! 1 30 Dec 2011, 19:17
316 GMAT Study Plan: go from 650 to 700+ 160 27 Jun 2009, 23:17
Display posts from previous: Sort by

GMAT game plan from here?

 new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics

Moderators: WaterFlowsUp, HiLine

 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®.