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How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50?

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Re: How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 21 Nov 2013, 23:34
I will try to answer for Bb. Bb please feel to point out any flaws in my statements.
Hard is a relative term. For example someone at Q35-Q40 level solving Q49-51 level questions would not be helpful. He should first master Q40-45 level.
In your case believe GMAT Club questions are exactly what you need. Maybe 2-3 questions per test would be in the too hard range. However the rest would fit the bill perfectly.
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Re: How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 22 Nov 2013, 09:09
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I will try to answer for Bb. Bb please feel to point out any flaws in my statements.
Hard is a relative term. For example someone at Q35-Q40 level solving Q49-51 level questions would not be helpful. He should first master Q40-45 level.
In your case believe GMAT Club questions are exactly what you need. Maybe 2-3 questions per test would be in the too hard range. However the rest would fit the bill perfectly.


Thank you AbhiJ! I will give them a try! Do you recommend any additional material (websites or books)? So far I have only been studying with the OG and Kaplan Premier.
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Re: How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 07 Feb 2014, 10:04
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In order to improve it is important to spend your time on aspects that WILL BRING BETTER RESULTS! Therefore it is crucial to identify these areas, address them correctly and observe your progresses. The entire GMAT prep is about the optimal usage of your time and your effort in the right areas (where you do not exploit your full potential).

That is also why private tutoring is by far the most effective prep method. It focuses JUST ON YOU AND YOUR PERSONAL WEAKNESSES. Thus it is much easier to eliminate them compared to a class course where you are just one of x other students…

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Re: How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 13 Mar 2014, 05:38
Great post BB. That helps!!!
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Re: How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 24 Apr 2014, 19:27
OP suggests:

Boost your confidence. My suggestion - do questions again and again, until you can do, in time, without guessing and providing full answers, until you can do a full test (37 questions of various difficulty) with no more then 2-5 mistakes.

I am trying to crack a habit of making silly mistakes. With the recommendation above - are you suggesting to use fresh questions for this exercise - as one will run out of questions pretty quickly using this process.

I have purchased Jeff Sackman questions for this process and am tracking my results using them. So far I am still getting about 10 mistakes on each session however. Trying to get that down to the 2-5 mistakes.

Any other sources for good questions?
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Re: How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 26 May 2014, 21:46
HI BB,

Really appreciate the information.

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Re: How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 28 May 2014, 11:12
how to improve from Q30 to Q40?
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Re: How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 02 Jul 2014, 08:43
I have a question about the GMAT Club tests. At one point, the post says common mistakes include "Concentrating on advanced concepts and hard questions" but then one of the recommendations says to try GMAT Club tests which are apparently exceptionally hard?

I'm trying to improve from Q44 to Q47 (been stuck at Q44 for 3 months) but have recently dropped to Q42. I'm planning to refocus on the basics but am curious about GMATClub tests as I've read a few posts on here about how they are a "must" for improving quant.

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Re: How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 02 Jul 2014, 09:53
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I have a question about the GMAT Club tests. At one point, the post says common mistakes include "Concentrating on advanced concepts and hard questions" but then one of the recommendations says to try GMAT Club tests which are apparently exceptionally hard?

I'm trying to improve from Q44 to Q47 (been stuck at Q44 for 3 months) but have recently dropped to Q42. I'm planning to refocus on the basics but am curious about GMATClub tests as I've read a few posts on here about how they are a "must" for improving quant.

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Sorry about the confusion. I would say stay away if you just want to get to the Q47.
You will end up much deeper and further than where you need to be, so focus on the basics within the limited time. They will shake your confidence and probably not something you are looking for at this time.

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Re: How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 03 Jul 2014, 06:26
My Q fluctuates by quite a bit

38-50

Is this normal? Anything I'm doing wrong.
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How to improve your quant from Q44 to Q50? [#permalink] New post 07 Aug 2014, 04:32
Hi BB,
i just gave my GMAT to day and scored 640 ( q44,V34). Please suggest me a strategy on how to improve my score in quant to 49 and verbal to 39. My target score is 710 +. Also this is my third attempt , i attempted twice before in quick succession 4 years back, and the 640 that i got is exact replica of my recent GMAT Prep Practice tests. To add more, i have access to manhattan tests which i found hard to do as i was never able to finish all the question on time both in verbal and quant. I never managed to get more than 600 in any of the manhattan tests.

Please provide me a solution for how to increase my score as i have to , have to get this score of 710+.

i am planning to retake my Exam in another 1 month but it still depends on my strategy .

Will really appreciate your help on this.

i purchased GMAT Club tests some weeks before my tests.
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