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# Currently I am taking more than 2 minutes 30 seconds per

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16 Jan 2013, 01:12
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Currently I am taking more than 2 minutes 30 seconds per question in Reading Comprehension. Can anybody suggests ideal timing for each questions in RC and methods to improve RC timings.

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Re: Need to improve timings in RC. Suggestions needed [#permalink]

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16 Jan 2013, 01:21
Below are the ideal timings specified by MGMAT in their RC book:
 Timing for Short passages:
1. 6 Minutes for full RC with 3 questions
2. 2.5-3 minutes for RC & headline list
3. 60 Seconds or less for general questions
4. 75 Seconds for specific questions

 Timing for Long passages:
1. 8 Minutes for full RC with 4 questions
2. 3.5-4 minutes for RC & headline list
3. 60 Seconds or less for general questions
4. 75 Seconds for specific questions

For improving your RC skills and strategy, refer below article from Veritas & video from e-gmat:
http://www.veritasprep.com/blog/2011/08 ... trategies/
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Re: Need to improve timings in RC. Suggestions needed [#permalink]

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16 Jan 2013, 03:03
Please refer to our sticky post all-rc-strategy-official-q-by-experts-legendary-club-members-145027.html

If you look at the top of each page, there are all things you need to know to tackle each section of the GMAT

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Re: Need to improve timings in RC. Suggestions needed   [#permalink] 16 Jan 2013, 03:03
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