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Timing Question [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2006, 11:20
Hope you all are doing great!

Can someone list the exact time i should be spending on each of the sections : verbal - RC (passage, questions) /CR/SC and Quant - PS/DS.

I would like to time myself when preparing. Please suggest the best scenarios.

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 [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2006, 14:41
The only rule of thumb I know is for RC:

Number of questions * 2 = time you should take to sketch and answer the questions.

For SC, I'd say you should be aiming under 2 minutes.

I didnt get all jumbled up on "how long do I get for a CR" vs an SC or an RC... I just did one simple thing:

41 verbals, 75 minutes, your average must be under 2 minutes per question.
So, I just timed every question I did, then checked my average. Not fancy, but it works.... In other words, its ok to spend 3 minutes on a RC question if you are knocking out SC's in a minute.

For comparisons sake, here's some of my timings:

11th edition Pages 638-660 (these are sentence correction)

15 0:00:30
28 0:01:17
57 0:01:15
58 0:01:17
59 0:01:22
62 0:02:43
63 0:01:51
74 0:01:20
75 0:01:20
76 0:01:25
81 0:01:10
83 0:00:27
94 0:01:07
108 0:00:42
126 0:01:18
137 0:01:13

Verbal supplement book, pages 234-253
Q TIME
3 0:00:33
13 0:01:12
21 0:01:40
28 0:00:50
30 0:01:40
37 0:00:45
40 0:00:45
65 0:00:27
83 0:00:42
86 0:01:12
94 0:00:33
103 0:01:00

Critical Reasoning: 11th edition, pages 468-504
3 0:02:00
18 0:02:01
34 0:01:48
56 0:01:42
64 0:01:18
65 0:01:27
67 0:04:00
73 0:01:27
78 0:01:00
79 0:01:27
102 0:01:49


Verbal supplement, pages 116-142 (more critical reasonings)

3 0:02:04
6 0:01:41
27 0:01:38
36 0:01:26
53 0:03:00
57 0:01:36
61 0:01:02
71 0:01:45
77 0:01:32
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Re: Timing Question [#permalink] New post 19 Jun 2006, 22:17
The new VUE format doesn't show the number of questions for a RC paragraph(s). That makes it hard to predict. Try to nail your SC down to under 1:30 per problem and this will help ur overal verbal timing.

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Hope you all are doing great!

Can someone list the exact time i should be spending on each of the sections : verbal - RC (passage, questions) /CR/SC and Quant - PS/DS.

I would like to time myself when preparing. Please suggest the best scenarios.

Thanks.
Re: Timing Question   [#permalink] 19 Jun 2006, 22:17
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