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Help required, GMAT Newbie here [#permalink] New post 05 Apr 2010, 03:41
Hi

Before getting onto my questions, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Kamal and I am from India. I work in a reputed company as a systems Engineer for the past two years now. I decided to take GMAT ini the beginning of March and have studied a bit in quant. Not so much in verbal yet. I have already booked the date for exam - 8th MAY 2010.

What have I done in the one month

1) I bought Cracking the GMAT book by Princeton review. Read the quant part from it except Co-ordinate geometry. And did all the drills (which were quite easy, BTW). Then took the warm up test and my score reflected that I should start from practice bin 2 in quant. Also, I kept practicing on OG11 questions. Attempted maybe 100 questions in all.

2) Took GMAT Prep on 3/31/2010 and scored a measly 500 (Q36 (or 46, I will let you know), V23). Remember, I havent yet started preparation for verbal yet. I started it only on 4/2/2010 and have come to know my weaknesses and I am working on it.

3) Downloaded error log and I found that most of the mistakes I am doing are in DS.

Now, my questions(Keep in mind that I have only 2 months now):

1) The biggest difficulty I am facing right now is that I dont know if there are any books out there that have chapter wise questions. I have seen KAplan online and it does not have chapter wise questions. So can somebody recommend a good book that has chapter wise question in it? (And a good healthy number, not just 5 questions per chapter, like most of the books have). And yes, I am scouring for the chapter wise questions on the forum right now. Till now, I have only come across a word document having Probability and Permutations, combinations.

2) And, I know this is kinda redundant, but I would appreciate, if somebody having a two month prep plan can share his/her plan with me. I know its quite an effort, so I would not mind if nobody comes up with a plan. :)


Also, I have noticed that Princeton review's Crack the GMAT is not for people aiming for 680+(such as myself). It paints a real simple picture of GMAT and creates an impression that its a cakewalk and that you can attempt almost every question using POE. lol...
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Re: Help required, GMAT Newbie here [#permalink] New post 05 Apr 2010, 17:43
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Re: Help required, GMAT Newbie here [#permalink] New post 05 Apr 2010, 22:11
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Hi

Before getting onto my questions, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Kamal and I am from India. I work in a reputed company as a systems Engineer for the past two years now. I decided to take GMAT ini the beginning of March and have studied a bit in quant. Not so much in verbal yet. I have already booked the date for exam - 8th MAY 2010.

What have I done in the one month

1) I bought Cracking the GMAT book by Princeton review. Read the quant part from it except Co-ordinate geometry. And did all the drills (which were quite easy, BTW). Then took the warm up test and my score reflected that I should start from practice bin 2 in quant. Also, I kept practicing on OG11 questions. Attempted maybe 100 questions in all.

2) Took GMAT Prep on 3/31/2010 and scored a measly 500 (Q36 (or 46, I will let you know), V23). Remember, I havent yet started preparation for verbal yet. I started it only on 4/2/2010 and have come to know my weaknesses and I am working on it.

3) Downloaded error log and I found that most of the mistakes I am doing are in DS.

Now, my questions(Keep in mind that I have only 2 months now):

1) The biggest difficulty I am facing right now is that I dont know if there are any books out there that have chapter wise questions. I have seen KAplan online and it does not have chapter wise questions. So can somebody recommend a good book that has chapter wise question in it? (And a good healthy number, not just 5 questions per chapter, like most of the books have). And yes, I am scouring for the chapter wise questions on the forum right now. Till now, I have only come across a word document having Probability and Permutations, combinations.

2) And, I know this is kinda redundant, but I would appreciate, if somebody having a two month prep plan can share his/her plan with me. I know its quite an effort, so I would not mind if nobody comes up with a plan. :)


Also, I have noticed that Princeton review's Crack the GMAT is not for people aiming for 680+(such as myself). It paints a real simple picture of GMAT and creates an impression that its a cakewalk and that you can attempt almost every question using POE. lol...


Here you go: gmat-study-plan-for-gmat-novices-start-your-gmat-journey-80727.html

What do you mean by chapter-wise questions? I have never heard of that...
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Re: Help required, GMAT Newbie here [#permalink] New post 06 Apr 2010, 06:18
Thanks for replying bb and achiever.

By chapter wise questions, I mean questions that I can practice on based on the chapter I just read. e.g. If I am doing probability right now, then I want to attempt Probability questions as soon as I am done with reading the chapter.

As for the link that you provided, I already have it and I am working according to it. :)

In the meanwhile, I have found various problems to work on too on this forum itself. I will compile the links in one post shortly, so that it can be used by other people too....
Re: Help required, GMAT Newbie here   [#permalink] 06 Apr 2010, 06:18
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