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New post 18 Sep 2017, 03:22
Congrats on the success...Just curious as how come your total score is only 710 even when scaled scores are q50, v40. In my understanding it should be close to 740. Can u confirm your total score ?
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Hey, Congrats on your score and the journey you endured. I will be obliged if you can kindly debrief about how did you improve your RC and what skills did you enhance or absorb when you are lost in the passage or not able to comprehend the answer options in the questions?
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Hey, Congrats on your score and the journey you endured. I will be obliged if you can kindly debrief about how did you improve your RC and what skills did you enhance or absorb when you are lost in the passage or not able to comprehend the answer options in the questions?


Hey sunny91 ,

Thanks for writing. :)

As I mentioned above, I started reading too slowly, understanding what I am reading, taking pauses to comprehend what I read so far and finally looking at the questions.

Whenever I felt lost, I stopped there and started understanding the structure of the sentence. In case you feel, you are not 100% comfortable, stop there and reread until you understand it very well. If you start doing this practice, I can assure you that after few days, you will see the improvement.

Finally, make sure you give a lot of importance to RCs. Respect them and they will respect your score till the end. :-D

Feel free to ask if you have any other question.

Good luck :)
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New post 24 Nov 2017, 01:01
abhimahna Thank for sharing your GMAT journey and Congrats you :)
About one month ago I did the Gmat prep 1 and verbal marked 20 as well. I was so freaked out cuz I target 38. Now I still got 1.5 month left to practice before going into the battle. I will apply your strategy and hopefully i'll help
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abhimahna Congratulations to such an improvement! :)

Btw, I want to ask, you mentioned that one should really takes time to understand clearly what a passage is saying. But what if I suffer by spending too much time on dwelling on a single paragraph trying to get it right and my time for questions later is greatly reduced? What do you think?
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abhimahna Congratulations to such an improvement! :)

Btw, I want to ask, you mentioned that one should really takes time to understand clearly what a passage is saying. But what if I suffer by spending too much time on dwelling on a single paragraph trying to get it right and my time for questions later is greatly reduced? What do you think?


Hi mrzerog ,

Thanks for your query. I am happy to help. :)

What I meant was if you really spend enough time understanding the overall picture/meaning of the passage, the questions would really become very easy for you.

I have seen in the past that when I was able to comprehend the passage well(may be by taking 5 minutes to do so), I ended up doing every followed question in less than 1 min. The same thing happened on my Actual Exam and Yes, it worked that time. :)

So, technically if you have 4 questions, you should spend around 7-9 minutes to answer all.

And if you actually spend 5 minutes to understand the complete gist of the passage, you won't end up spending more than 3-4 minutes to answer the questions.

This has been my personal experience and the experience of those who followed this strategy.

Let me know in case you have more queries.

All the best. :)
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Hey Guys,

I made SC my habit. I got so obsessed with SC rules that whenever I hear anything wrong, I used to feel like "Let's kill this person. How can he/she use wrong usage?".

P.S: I am going to remove grammatical or silly mistakes for the next couple of days. I am also happy to add more to help everyone out there. :)


abhimahna -- let's do one or the other :lol: :lol:
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Hey Guys,

I made SC my habit. I got so obsessed with SC rules that whenever I hear anything wrong, I used to feel like "Let's kill this person. How can he/she use wrong usage?".

P.S: I am going to remove grammatical or silly mistakes for the next couple of days. I am also happy to add more to help everyone out there. :)


abhimahna -- let's do one or the other :lol: :lol:

Oh crap, you're going to find TONS of grammar mistakes in my posts, abhimahna! ;)
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Thank you everyone for the wishes. I have added the link to : How to make the best use of GMATClub? PART 1.

I will add many more links very soon.

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abhimahna Sir, This post is full of learnings and motivation.
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Great Post ! abhimahna . Trying to follow this . Keep us posted with any suggestions.
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New post 28 Apr 2018, 19:12
abhimahna, truly inspirational. Now I stuck at V24 and am targeting V38+
I had followed an online course dedicatedly for 5-6 months but somehow it didn't work for me.
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