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An attempt to put all the important Reading Comprehension resources under one roof so that nothing important escapes your eyes and you can make the best possible use of GMAT Club resources.
Popular Reading Comprehension Guides
Manhattan GMAT RC, 5th Edition: May take a substantial amount of time to internalize the strategies mentioned in this book. But, whithout any doubt one of the best GMAT RC books available in the market.
LSAT Reading Comprehension Guide:Great book, but to be used with caution. It may consume a lot of your time practicing the strategies, most of which are meant for LSAT. Initial few chapters are really good.
Thursdays with Ron on MGMAT: This is an archive containing 5 Reading Comprehension and a total of around 70 recordings from "Thursdays with Ron" conducted by one of the most popular MGMAT instructors Ron Purewal.
Official Guide Verbal Question Directory:Have questions about the OG explanations? We have scavenged the forum for the best of the best OG Question discussions and presenting to you the Verbal Collection!
Fantastic list of resources! I also wanted to add that since the original post was created, Economist GMAT Tutor launched its blog, and we feature reading comprehension tips quite often. Just this week we posted an article about how to avoid extremes in reading comprehension answer choices.
Here’s the take-home idea: if you need to quickly eliminate answer choices in a tone question, find the ones that contain words that seem extreme to you. Consider what words an academic author would or would not use in his or her writing. You can probably eliminate any extreme answer choice.
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I have just finished to read notes on RC from Manhattan. Besides, I have started to read notes from Veritas RC. However, there is a huge contrast between these sources. Such as, Manhattan claims that when one reads a passage she/he must make a diagram to be able to answer the questions. As for Veritas RC book, it notes that diagramming is meaningless...
To what extent do you agree/disagree with these approaches?
Re: Ultimate Reading Comprehension Encyclopedia
29 Aug 2015, 09:40