Sorry to hear your tale ! Well It all depends on how logically you tackle Verbal. Believe me even in SC, the logic of the sentence makes your life easier as you can eliminate 2-3 choices right away ! Grammar is only a tool whereas logic / meaning is the base on which grammar hangs. e-gmat
does quite a FAB job at SC and RC ! enroll e-gmat
SC and RC online courses first. Do them in detail and use their new approach in solving each OG13 question ! Believe me in case of SC, analyse why each answer choice is wrong. SC is all about making a correct decision using the assets (answer choices) given to you. Instead of relying on too much grammar or idioms try a logical approach for each OG sentence correction problem and analyse each of the answer choices. Maintain a detailed notes! Consider buying OG SC solutions from e-gmat
that deals with detailed solutions of OG verbal
review 2 SC problems.
For RC, go with e-gmat
For CR, learn about different errors of reasoning from here -> http://www.powerscore.com/crbible/flt_1.cfm
. Review the powerscore CR
book along with end of chapter problems. Here again process of elimination plays a great role like in SC. For topics like, boldface, evaluate question type and complete the passage types, you can use Manhattan CR
5th edition (I have gone through it and excellent, though i do not really appreciate their note taking strategy, I always only right down conc and main premise that supports the conc in a short notation and there ends my notes. Next i identify if a known error of reasoning is used in the stimulus, that comes only with a lot of practice. e-gmat
SC and RC course only cost you around < 150$Manhattan CR
costs you a mere 22 $
Try these and OG 13
questions with a new approach again. Now go ahead and buy gmatprep question pack 1. Take a set of 40 problems and try answering them in a timed fashion (Unlike OG which you go in a untimed manner). Try more sets of 40 till you reach your target hit rate.
Note: While solving OG, take a set of 10-15 at a stretch in the following manner and do them untimed in the process explained before.
This helps you to deal with all type of difficulty levels(easy, moderate and hard) within a set.
1. Try Veritas Prep
SC (2012 edition or new edition). It just rocks! Then go through Thursdays with Ron SC videos
2. Try Veritas Prep
RC (20102 or new edition) and then Thursdays with Ron RC videos
3. Try Thursdays with Ron CR videos and yes do revise power score CR
before along with the errors of reasoning link I gave you above.
4. OG is mandatory, so follow the process as explained before for it.
* Mail veritas prep
asking for new SC and RC books and they might ship it to you. Also you will get 5 full CAT's with any veritas prep
Hope this helps.
This is a more cost effective but equally powerful resource collection to boost your verbal score.
* More importantly remember take a much deserved break and then make a fresh start for gmat. Span you prep across 3-4 months but make it a point to study not more 2 hours a day (maye be 3-4 hours on weekends)