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# For all those who fear from Verbal- lets give it a fight

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08 Feb 2012, 19:08
Hi Gurpreet, I want to join your team in taming the GMAT verbal...count me in too
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08 Mar 2012, 08:08
so guys !!! where are you all? no updates?
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08 Mar 2012, 14:54
Count me in please!!!
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08 Mar 2012, 15:45
I joined the club. However, practicing for RC is particularly EXTREMELY BORING and frustrating ...
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29 Apr 2012, 08:39
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So guys stay healthy and rock the life !!
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29 Apr 2012, 10:21
Hey Gurpreet,
welcome back! I agree with ur point that there are hundred reasons but then even 10 minutes show commitment.
good luck buddy
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30 Apr 2012, 09:37
Hi Gurpreet,

I was just trying to collate the material i have and start with the verbal section and i got this update as a mailer.
Please count me in.

How do we go from here?

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30 Apr 2012, 14:26
Count me in too !!
I am currently working my way through RC-99 : 4 passages per day.
I am through with 20 passages so far.Accuracy is still all over the place.I seem to do well on science related passages ,every other topic is a big mess
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01 May 2012, 01:02
Hi,

Can someone share RC 99 ? email id: REMOVED
I tried searching for this book online but couldnt find it, even on the aristotle site.

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15 May 2012, 07:09
Hello All,
I am a new joiner to the GMATCLUB forum. I have a very less idea on the usage part of this forum. So kindly apologize, if I am posting to wrong sections.
To be honest, I found this forum as quite interesting and useful. So thought of starting from here
Just to introduce myself in few words,
I have been working for a company for the past 4.5 years. And now, I have decided to take GMAT in the coming days(Near Future). This would be my first attempt taking GMAT.
So could anyone please guide/help me in moving forward ??

And also, can you please let me know, is there any option of online chat/discussion available in this site? if so, kindly provide me the details.

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15 May 2012, 09:23
I finished the MGMAT SC book before I gave my practice CAT. and still made some stupid mistakes on SC.
I need to go through the MGMAT SC book again or something more concise than that.
My verbal score is stuck between 34-36 currently.I am just not able to push it past 36...any tips? suggestions ?
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17 May 2012, 11:36
"Going to read books suggested by BB... -"could you please provide the link to this post you mentioned.

praveenism wrote:
I must say a Great Post...Thanks Dude...I am In..
I have to score..and I will score..
I recently gave Gmat and score 640.(Q 50, V 27)..prepared for 1 months..daily 14-15 hrs...
and got lowest score in verbal in the main test itself...

Anyways...failure gives us learnings..and one more chance of improvement..

Again energised myself...and planning to target RC as my performance in RC was fluctuating.
Going to read books suggested by BB...

Plan is like read lots of stuff...and everyweekend..give one test..
Anyhow...somehow...manage office..and get atleast 3 hours of dedicated study..

Thanks Once Again Dude...
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17 Jun 2012, 19:33
sukhbarinder wrote:
Hi,

Can someone share RC 99 ? email id: Removed
I tried searching for this book online but couldnt find it, even on the aristotle site.

You should not even find online. It hardly costs much. It is a good book so just buy it.

sukhbarinder wrote:
Hi Gurpreet,

I was just trying to collate the material i have and start with the verbal section and i got this update as a mailer.
Please count me in.

How do we go from here?
Regards,
Sukhbarinder

Start with one section at a time and once you are comfortable with it you may reduce the time spent on it and introduce other section. Similary do for the third section.

goktug88 wrote:
I joined the club. However, practicing for RC is particularly EXTREMELY BORING and frustrating ...

Still what has to be done has to be done. try to read some topics that you like, once you are able to read the things online, boring topics would become less boring. You gotta practice hard.

rajeevrks27 wrote:
Hey Gurpreet,
welcome back! I agree with ur point that there are hundred reasons but then even 10 minutes show commitment.
good luck buddy

Thanks bro, good luck to you too. I have not started yet, but still in to-do list How about you?

Zynga wrote:
I finished the MGMAT SC book before I gave my practice CAT. and still made some stupid mistakes on SC.
I need to go through the MGMAT SC book again or something more concise than that.
My verbal score is stuck between 34-36 currently.I am just not able to push it past 36...any tips? suggestions ?

Why not buy aristotle sc books and you may even enroll for e-gmat/gmat pill for SC . You may start with aristotle and see how it goes. Keep e-gmat and gmatpill as last option as you already scoring fine.

tarunmsr wrote:
"Going to read books suggested by BB... -"could you please provide the link to this post you mentioned.

It would be good for you if you get familiar with the forum. Please find BB's suggestions here : books-to-read-improve-verbal-score-and-enjoy-a-good-read-76079.html

But do not forget to spend some time doing R n D here.

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Hello All,
I am a new joiner to the GMATCLUB forum. I have a very less idea on the usage part of this forum. So kindly apologize, if I am posting to wrong sections.
To be honest, I found this forum as quite interesting and useful. So thought of starting from here
Just to introduce myself in few words,
I have been working for a company for the past 4.5 years. And now, I have decided to take GMAT in the coming days(Near Future). This would be my first attempt taking GMAT.
So could anyone please guide/help me in moving forward ??

And also, can you please let me know, is there any option of online chat/discussion available in this site? if so, kindly provide me the details.

It is a tough job for anyone to help you learning how forums work. You have to spend some time to get used to it. The more you try better results you would yield.
You may start from here : new-to-the-gmat-club-start-here-130870.html
But do not forget to go through all the forums and tools available here.
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gurpreetsingh wrote:
Why not buy aristotle sc books and you may even enroll for e-gmat/gmat pill for SC . You may start with aristotle and see how it goes. Keep e-gmat and gmatpill as last option as you already scoring fine.

Already bought the aristotle books.
Need to go through MGMAT Sc guide one more time
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Zynga wrote:

Already bought the aristotle books.
Need to go through MGMAT Sc guide one more time

it is very important to review Mgmat SC guide many times.
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01 Jul 2012, 10:51
I have started my Gmat prep again today. I m currently enrolled in E-Gmat course and found it quite interesting.
You guys can check the free trials before purchase. I m not affiliated to e-gmat nor I have been asked to promote it. You guys can check the free trials and decide whether to purchase.
I have spent only few hours on it, but I will keep you updated about the +ve and -ve points of the course, but so far it has been quite interesting.

Strategy: Since this is my second attempt, m not going to leave my previous prep material.

SC : E-Gmat, MGMAT SC, official guides, Gmatprep, MGMAT tests, Aristotle SC book and questions. And few compiled e books of quick tips from forum members.
CR : E-Gmat, Powerscore, few LSAT quickies from aristotle( Gmat Centric),official guides, Gmatprep, MGMAT tests

RC: E-Gmat, RC99( not all depends upon time ),official guides, Gmatprep, MGMAT tests

Powerscore and Mgmat SC = 3-4 Man days for me but for a new comer I would suggest him to spend a lot of time on them.

This is a tentative plan and this time I m going to spend more time understanding the meaning of the sentence even if I have to compromise the time for practising the questions. Quality matters a lot.

Today I have started with E-Gmat SC and I will be comparing the topics against those in MGMAT 4th edition. The new things I will note down on A4 sheet for quick review. I m not sure how to do quick review in e-gmat as I m new to the user interface, so keeping some notes won't harm and cost to me. I consider taking notes during preparation a sure shot way of remembering the concept.

So guys keep us updated and wish me good luck for my 2nd try !! Blessings are the best catalyst !!
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02 Jul 2012, 18:49
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I have started my Gmat prep again today.

All the best!!
Waiting for your review on e-gmat and your success story
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06 Jul 2012, 02:54
All the best gurpreet bro...i am also starting my prep from tomorow onwards and concentrating primarily on verbal part...hope everything goes well...
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15 Jul 2012, 20:52
Thanks Guys for your wishes !!

Regarding E-gmat :
I have not gone through much but have attended few live sessions and I really liked them.
Only drawback is we need to spend a lot of time on live sessions and videos, but that is not a complaint because these are very important for sound understanding of concepts.
So being a retaker the course looks quite big to me( May be it is not. Very early to comment on the course length). I fear whether I have sufficient time to complete.

I m actually a self study guy.

My only strategy this time is to build sound fundamentals + official questions + concentration on quality and repeated practice instead of quantity.

I guess the concentration on quality and sound fundamentals would be rightly matched by e-gmat. I realized this especially after attending one CR session of Rajat. It reminded me of my engineering prep time when a lot of stress was given to build the basics. Once these are built we enjoy the study and no longer feel under-confident.
I felt the same yesterday and I hope I prove e-gmat to be a real non-native's solution by scoring high
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hi Gurpreet ,
want to be member of the elite group
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