I have some doubts regarding the exam.
I wrote Common Admission Test (admission into IIM's in India) and have been studying the material from along time.
Will it b sufficient for gmat ?
and I ordered a OG-13 and what are the books I should follow to score as high as high as 780-790..
I am practicing sped maths techniques and RC passages to increase my speed and accuracy..
need suggestions urgently..
do help me out
I think your case is a bit similar yet different from me.
I wrote CAT in 2007 and scored 99.98 percentile. I wrote GMAT in February this year and with one week of preparation, I scored 770.
For you, I think even more important than my actual GMAT score should be my first GMATPrep score. Last year, I thought of looking at GMAT and the first thing I did was that I downloaded the official GMATPrep software and gave the test, without any preparations and without even knowing much about the test itself. Also, you can see that it had been 5 years since I gave CAT. Nevertheless, I scored 760.
So, the point I am trying to make here is that if you have a very good percentile in CAT (which I think would be applicable in your case given the GMAT score you are targeting), then it means that you have sound fundamentals in place. Secondly, GMAT is much better a test of your fundamentals than CAT. So, if your fundamentals are good, then your probability of scoring high on GMAT is very high.
So, for you, I would suggest that you first download the GMATPrep software and give a mock test. By doing this, you'll be able to figure out where you stand against your target score and also in which particular areas in verbal and quant do you need to practice.
Once you are done with that, I think if you do even just the official questions, it should be sufficient. You have already purchased OG13. There are other official books for quant and verbal sections i.e. Quant review and Verbal Review Edition 2. In addition, you can purchase extra question bank in GMATPRep software. So, you'll have more than 2000 official questions to solve and learn from.
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