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New post 09 Nov 2013, 12:36
Anybody have any experience with Official Guide 9? Is it even worth it?
I am not trying to go crazy here but I really want a top score and I have a copy of it.
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Anybody have any experience with Official Guide 9? Is it even worth it?
I am not trying to go crazy here but I really want a top score and I have a copy of it.


As far its official guide any edition is worth...But you may want to check 12 or 13 edition for some new questions..
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New post 18 Nov 2013, 12:33
From what I recall, OG 10 was a particular favorite. But OG 9 seems quite old. And while it wouldn't hurt to go over these questions, more recent editions are superior. If you want a strong performance and need more practice questions outside of the OG material, look into GMATClub tests (and forums), Jeff Sackmann, and Ariel Goldberg. Just make sure that you are comfortable with the OG questions before moving on to other, more difficult resources.

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New post 15 Dec 2013, 03:09
Hi,
I am just starting up, I have finished KAplan premier Verbal section once but I am not really happy with the quant part.I have also bought, Official guide but havent practiced much as I don't want to waste question of OG. Now what should be my next step??
since,I am doing self study so I think My next book should be Manhattan series (8 strategy books) What do you think?.Also,can you help me and suggest me a good Quantitative book that touches all the topics properly with satisfactory explanation.
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New post 17 Dec 2013, 02:51
Hi Dear,
Official Guide for GMAT Review 10th ed book is really helpful for GMAT students many sample questions are given in it and all most syllabus are cover by this book
the best thing is it is very helpful to crack this exam in minimum time. and I also want to opinion about GMAT 2013 with 6 Practice Tests Book...
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New post 22 Dec 2013, 01:23
Going through Aristotle SC. Very nice book. very clear explanation and classification of SC problems.
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New post 12 Jan 2014, 22:32
If you can afford it, buy a few of the major books - Prnctn, Kplan, etc. I found that when I looked at three of them, the areas on which they intersected were the important ones.
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New post 16 Jan 2014, 10:24
Hi all,

For 2014, the only book we recommend in conjunction with our course is the Official Guide, 13th edition.

You should only use this book once you have completed most of our program, as it is only a practice book and does NOT teach a student how to attack each question type. Our course already includes 5,000+ questions, so the Official Guide, which only has about 850 questions, contains fewer questions.The Official Guide does not always provide the most thorough explanations, so do rely on our lessons and techniques even if you use the OG. The point is: The Official Guide is an excellent extra resource. Use it in conjunction with our program, not as your main study resource.

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New post 26 Jan 2014, 00:18
Hello BB,

i have started study since 3 weeks by the official guide 13th edition and then i found the "GMAT CLUB MATH book " where i found it very useful when i try solving question from the official book and really the note increase my ability so am just asking if i am on the good path and i can see all the posts are old so please if you do a favor and post new post with recommended resources and questions and what material must i buy ?

appreciated your advise

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Hello BB,

i have started study since 3 weeks by the official guide 13th edition and then i found the "GMAT CLUB MATH book " where i found it very useful when i try solving question from the official book and really the note increase my ability so am just asking if i am on the good path and i can see all the posts are old so please if you do a favor and post new post with recommended resources and questions and what material must i buy ?

appreciated your advise

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You have sent me this over a PM. Please do not double-post.
You should start here: gmat-study-plan-for-gmat-novices-start-your-gmat-journey-80727.html

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Manhattan series is the ultimate for in depth knowledge of concepts !
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New post 08 Feb 2014, 02:14
But i guess the gmat club books(quant ) and magoosh free ebooks for grammar are also a good asset for those looking to score good in exam !!
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New post 08 Feb 2014, 02:14
Specially the gmat club quant book authored by bunuell is ultimate for last time revision
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New post 08 Feb 2014, 02:16
Also sincere thanks To Mike from Magoosh for making a lot of useful content available to students !!
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New post 23 Feb 2014, 19:52
Hey guys,

Just stumbled upon this site... really amazing won't lie.
I'm actually taking the GMAT in approximately 2 months. I'm doing my studying using the nine MGMAT guides + Official GMAT review 13th edition.
I'd appreciate if anyone could let me know if this seems like a reasonable study plan or not.

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New post 09 Mar 2014, 08:41
Hello,

I'm getting ready to begin preparing for the GMAT exam. After searching and reading I've narrowed my options down to a few books. I'm wondering if all are worth getting or if I should only get a couple of them. I have three months to prepare so I want to be realistic about how much I can actually read. Two toddles can make that a bit difficult. :shock:

The ones I am considering are:

1) Official GMAT Guide (Was thinking of getting the three books - are the quantitative and verbal worth it?)
2) Manhattan GMAT Guides set of 10
3) Kaplan Premier (is this worth it?)

Thank you! Any help is much appreciated!

Also, if you found this post helpful for you please give kudos! Would love as much practice help as I can get! Thanks!
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New post 19 Apr 2014, 05:17
Hello Everyone,

I am preparing for my GMAT and having the below materials with me for prep..

Fifth Ed. - Complete Strategy Guide Set

Fractions, Decimals, & Percents GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Algebra GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Word Problems GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Geometry GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Number Properties GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Critical Reasoning GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Reading Comprehension GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Sentence Correction GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Integrated Reasoning & Essay Strategy Guide, 5th Edition

and Foundations of GMAT Math and Foundations of GMAT Verbal.

Can anyone tell me should i start with the MGMAT guide or foundations materials .. Please tell me..

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Hello Everyone,

I am preparing for my GMAT and having the below materials with me for prep..

Fifth Ed. - Complete Strategy Guide Set

Fractions, Decimals, & Percents GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Algebra GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Word Problems GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Geometry GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Number Properties GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Critical Reasoning GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Reading Comprehension GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Sentence Correction GMAT Strategy Guide, 5th Edition
Integrated Reasoning & Essay Strategy Guide, 5th Edition

and Foundations of GMAT Math and Foundations of GMAT Verbal.

Can anyone tell me should i start with the MGMAT guide or foundations materials .. Please tell me..

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it really depends on what lelvel you are at and how long ago you did Math.
I found foundations to be pretty easy and basic, but some will need it to get up to speed....
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Thank you you very much.. I am preparing after 6years and completely lost touch of math..This is the case with verbal. I am starting everything from basic. Please suggest.

Appreciate your help

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Hi,
I'm new to this forum as well as just started preparing for the GMAT exam.

I have the complete set of Manhattan Official guide (containing 10 volumes) as well as the Official guide for GMAT Review, Foundations of GMAT (Verbal & Math).
My question is weather this set of books are enough for my preparation?

Aiming for a score 750+
Please suggest as right now i am a bit concerned about this. Thanks in advance.
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