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New post 10 Feb 2009, 00:45
I have just started preparing for GMAT.
My quantitative ability is reasonably good but i lack in verbal section.

Which books or sites should i refer?

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Hi Abhishek,


Not to worry. There are few good resources, which you can refer. You have actually posted your query on one of these resources, i.e., GMAT Club.

Books & Other resources:
1. Sentence Correction: Manhattan is highly recommended though I haven’t yet seen it.
2. CR: Again Manhattan
3. Manhattan 6 set tests are also recommended for overall difficulty level.
4. GMAT Club Quant is very good. I have tried the free sample and it looks quite close to the real GMAT type questions. I haven’t tried the free Verbal sample. I hope that Verbal should be as good as the Quants one.
5. Besides, be active on forums.

You can also try few free practice tests. The links are:
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Manhattan GMAT CAT:
http://www.manhattangmat.com/StoreItemS ... ItemID=158

Kaplan GMAT CAT:
http://www.kaptest.com/Business/GMAT/Pr ... eGMAT.html

Veritas GMAT
http://www.veritasprep.com/gmat-prepara ... tice-GMAT/

Then there's one on this GMAT Club also. I have tried the Quant one but Verbal is still remaining. Quant was really good.
http://gmatclub.com/wiki/Try_our_GMAT_Tests
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Hope that helps.


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New post 10 Feb 2009, 02:25
Thanks for your help.
Truly exhaustive information.
I surely will refer them.
+1 from myside :P

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Hi Technext,
are the 6 Manhatten tests on CAT format? I mean on the same pattern as GMATPREP? Im thinking of buying them but will go for them only if they are computer adaptive test.
Technext wrote:
Hi Abhishek,


Not to worry. There are few good resources, which you can refer. You have actually posted your query on one of these resources, i.e., GMAT Club.

Books & Other resources:
1. Sentence Correction: Manhattan is highly recommended though I haven’t yet seen it.
2. CR: Again Manhattan
3. Manhattan 6 set tests are also recommended for overall difficulty level.
4. GMAT Club Quant is very good. I have tried the free sample and it looks quite close to the real GMAT type questions. I haven’t tried the free Verbal sample. I hope that Verbal should be as good as the Quants one.
5. Besides, be active on forums.

You can also try few free practice tests. The links are:
---------------------------
Manhattan GMAT CAT:
http://www.manhattangmat.com/StoreItemS ... ItemID=158

Kaplan GMAT CAT:
http://www.kaptest.com/Business/GMAT/Pr ... eGMAT.html

Veritas GMAT
http://www.veritasprep.com/gmat-prepara ... tice-GMAT/

Then there's one on this GMAT Club also. I have tried the Quant one but Verbal is still remaining. Quant was really good.
http://gmatclub.com/wiki/Try_our_GMAT_Tests
---------------------------

Hope that helps.


Regards,
Technext

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New post 10 Feb 2009, 04:30
Hi Ritula,


Yes, they are based on CAT format only. I haven't purchased those tests yet but I am planning to buy them in a month or two.

As far as I have come to know, they have pattern very similar to GMATPREP; quant is a bit time-consuming (I also noticed the same for the free test that I took) and verbal is also fine.

Moreover, their feedback is quite comprehensive; more than what you can think of. I suggest, you take their free test once. You will, yourself come to know about it.

To summarize, I feel, it's worth going for.


Regards,
Gaurav
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New post 10 Feb 2009, 05:15
Hey gaurav,
Thanks a lot for ur reply.
Technext wrote:
Hi Ritula,


Yes, they are based on CAT format only. I haven't purchased those tests yet but I am planning to buy them in a month or two.

As far as I have come to know, they have pattern very similar to GMATPREP; quant is a bit time-consuming (I also noticed the same for the free test that I took) and verbal is also fine.

Moreover, their feedback is quite comprehensive; more than what you can think of. I suggest, you take their free test once. You will, yourself come to know about it.

To summarize, I feel, it's worth going for.


Regards,
Gaurav

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