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Please guide me on a strategy; gmat on 31st

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Please guide me on a strategy; gmat on 31st [#permalink] New post 14 Jan 2013, 07:58
Hi Folks,


I took my gmat prep 1 on 11th Jan.. got a 650 ( Q 47, V33) and the gmat prep 2 today . got a 640(Q 47, V31)

Manhattan cat1 ( Nov 15th ) : 640 ( Q 40, V 36)
Manhattan cat2 ( a week ago): 630(Q 44, V32)
Manhattan cat3 ( a week ago): 640 ( Q 44, V 33)


I have my gmat on 31st Jan.

I am currently on leave and I want to improve as much as possible both in Quant and Verbal and I will spend equal time on both.

Starting tomorrow till 24th ( 11 days), I will work on the below mentioned strategy:

Verbal Strategy:
I have analysed both the bests and found that I need to improve on the time management on Verbal.
To improve on this, I have decided to solve a random mix of 41 Qs of SC, CR and RC at a stretch and then analyse them. This will help me build competency if there's been any gap so far.

RC: Ron's videos did help me but I don't know how to go beyond the competency I have currently achieved.

SC: Have spend a lot of time on this. Yet, I get a few questions wrong on mock. I am pretty strong on grammar rules, yet I go wrong sometimes.

CR: I have serious problems with questions that test quant.. Percentage based, statistics based, etc I am gonna try my best to work on these

Quant Strategy:
To improve on Quant, I have decided to solve the questions again from OG which I had marked during my preparation. I will spend 45% of my quant efforts on this, 45 % effort on solving GMAT Prep Questions and 10% effort on revising the notes comprising formulas and takeaways noted down during prep.

Have problem with P&C and Probability, mixtures,weighted averages: Will try to work on them. will watch Ron's videos if feasible.

Making careless mistakes: will develop habits to counter this problem.

On 25th, 26th and 27th, I will take Manhattan Mocks.

28th: IR 3-4 hours
29th: IR 2 hours
30th: 1 hour

31st: Attack!


Please let me know whether this strategy is fine or if it needs some tweaking.


Regards,
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Re: Please guide me on a strategy; gmat on 31st [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2013, 10:29
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Looks like you budgeted the last few days to focus on IR. We'd recommend taking a last GMATPrep full length test 1 week before your actual test. That leaves you the entire week to review all your mistakes and prepare psychologically. Starting IR just a few days before the actual test is not advisable.

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Status: Gonna rock this time!!!
Joined: 22 Jul 2012
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Location: India
GMAT 1: 640 Q43 V34
GMAT 2: 630 Q47 V29
WE: Information Technology (Computer Software)
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Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 562

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Re: Please guide me on a strategy; gmat on 31st [#permalink] New post 15 Jan 2013, 18:45
gmatpill wrote:
Looks like you budgeted the last few days to focus on IR. We'd recommend taking a last GMATPrep full length test 1 week before your actual test. That leaves you the entire week to review all your mistakes and prepare psychologically. Starting IR just a few days before the actual test is not advisable.

Consider taking a look here: http://www.gmatpill.com/gmat-practice-t ... study-plan


Thanks gmatpill for the reply.
All my tests tat I have taken so far were full length tests.

I haven't done good in IR in those tests, part of the reason being I wasn't really serious about it. On the last few days, I would pay more attention to IR.

What is your take on it?
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Re: Please guide me on a strategy; gmat on 31st   [#permalink] 15 Jan 2013, 18:45
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