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# Everything You Need to Prepare for the GMAT (retired)

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Very good for novice like me.....
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Just click download on the lower left corner. Its a scanned version so its a bit annoying to read but hey you save 30 dollars.

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I found Powerscore Critical Reasoning book to be excellent.Nothing else is required if we follow this book.
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Anyone gone through Powerscore Reading Comprehension Bible? Is it good? I am very much fond of Powerscore books.
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Powerscore CR is far better than that of Manhattan
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The LSAT papers are good practice papers.RC and CR are very good.U can find solved papers on [removed by walker]
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Under GMAT Study Plans, how about adding a link to a page for GMAT-takers with a short time frame in mind to prep for the test? "One month," as in my case, seems to be fairly popular...

If I'm not mistaken, I think the advice that I found suggested running through all 3 OG guides (12th, verbal, and quant), and testing like crazy.

For my short-term strategy, I purchased the 12th ed. OG (though I may pick up the OG verbal as my primary concern is verbal) and Kaplan Live 2010 for access to the 5 additional CAT tests. Study time expected at +/- 20 hours per week.

Hopefully late-coming "slackers" can still score well.

Edit: here's a post from bb back in '03:
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Under GMAT Study Plans, how about adding a link to a page for GMAT-takers with a short time frame in mind to prep for the test? "One month," as in my case, seems to be fairly popular...

If I'm not mistaken, I think the advice that I found suggested running through all 3 OG guides (12th, verbal, and quant), and testing like crazy.

For my short-term strategy, I purchased the 12th ed. OG (though I may pick up the OG verbal as my primary concern is verbal) and Kaplan Live 2010 for access to the 5 additional CAT tests. Study time expected at +/- 20 hours per week.

Hopefully late-coming "slackers" can still score well.

Edit: here's a post from bb back in '03:
a-study-plan-1589.html

Take a look at this one: gmat-study-plan-for-gmat-novices-start-your-gmat-journey-80727.html
I should re-work the other one - thank you for finding it!!!
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Thanks. I learned so much though all these links you posted up. Great resources!
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Just click download on the lower left corner. Its a scanned version so its a bit annoying to read but hey you save 30 dollars.

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