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

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30 May 2010, 22:45
Hi everyone...

i ve just finished MGMAT SC and want to practice problems..

Should i initially start with OG 10 or OG 11 as i am not that much confident in difficult problems or OG 12 ..??
or any other better option to develop confidence and accuracy.. plzz help..

Thanks & Regards
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31 May 2010, 00:37
netrix wrote:
gurpreetsingh how are you doing?
I am writing because I took the test and although I didn't score high in my verbal, I definitely improve it.
I passed from a raw score of 25 to 35.
You can read more here: from-610-to-680-improve-in-verbal-knewton-94237.html
Verbal can be worked it out!!
I definitely think that you are going to rock the gmat!
Just keep pushing!

I m currently doing Norman lewis' How to read better and faster with a hope to improve my reading. I will revise MGMAT SC along with the OG questions as suggested by MGMAT.
You have improved significantly and I must congratulate you for the achievement and thank you for the wishes.
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31 May 2010, 00:40
sag wrote:
Hi everyone...

i ve just finished MGMAT SC and want to practice problems..

Should i initially start with OG 10 or OG 11 as i am not that much confident in difficult problems or OG 12 ..??
or any other better option to develop confidence and accuracy.. plzz help..

Thanks & Regards

IMO revise MGMAT SC again with OG12 questions given at the end. I also did the mistake of not doing that. We must apply theory to practical examples.

We can study together for the MGMAT SC and OG12 for SC if you want.As I m going to start it next week.
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31 May 2010, 00:45
Not a problem with me gurpreet... it wud be gr8...

But would u be starting with it Next week...??

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31 May 2010, 01:05
sag wrote:
Not a problem with me gurpreet... it wud be gr8...

But would u be starting with it Next week...??

Regards

Yes, I have a strong reason for that. I want to give powerprep before starting OG's. As there is considerable overlap among them. I will give both the tests in this week and from the next week I will start with the OG.

If you have decided to work on SC do not stop . Pls proceed with MGMAT revision + Grammar help if required from any topic + OG questions posted at the end of the SC book.

I will join u next week.
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31 May 2010, 21:39
I am glad I found this forum, I too strugle with the verbal part. I have improved SC, but I need to work hard on RC and CR. Could anyone recommend material/strategy to improve RC?
Thanks!
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31 May 2010, 21:55
i am new here...& i am with u guys...lets fight
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01 Jun 2010, 02:38
Are these books sufficient as suggested by the members

SC Mgmat SC
CR Powerscore Gmat CR

Do i need to get the OG 11 as well or OG 10, have the OG 12 and i went through it already but now i am trying to improve SC, CR, RC mainly. OG 10 might be outdated, i dont know.

I mean will there be questions referring to OG 11, 10 in either of the SC,CR books.

Thanks.
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01 Jun 2010, 03:14
BlueRobin wrote:
Are these books sufficient as suggested by the members

SC Mgmat SC
CR Powerscore Gmat CR

Do i need to get the OG 11 as well or OG 10, have the OG 12 and i went through it already but now i am trying to improve SC, CR, RC mainly. OG 10 might be outdated, i dont know.

I mean will there be questions referring to OG 11, 10 in either of the SC,CR books.

Thanks.

If you revise MGMAT SC, powerscore CR , OG12, OG verbal 2 at least 2 times, you will certainly improve in those topics. If you have OG12 do not buy lower versions as they have overlap with Gmatprep. Do Mgmat SC and OG12 together.
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01 Jun 2010, 04:50
I am doing CR Bible and Manhattan SC revision with ETS Paper-based Test papers + 4 RCs.
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01 Jun 2010, 06:09
gurpreetsingh wrote:
BlueRobin wrote:
Are these books sufficient as suggested by the members

SC Mgmat SC
CR Powerscore Gmat CR

Do i need to get the OG 11 as well or OG 10, have the OG 12 and i went through it already but now i am trying to improve SC, CR, RC mainly. OG 10 might be outdated, i dont know.

I mean will there be questions referring to OG 11, 10 in either of the SC,CR books.

Thanks.

If you revise MGMAT SC, powerscore CR , OG12, OG verbal 2 at least 2 times, you will certainly improve in those topics. If you have OG12 do not buy lower versions as they have overlap with Gmatprep. Do Mgmat SC and OG12 together.

Thanks a lot, i now need to start with the CR, SC books then, thank gurpreet for informing me that i dont need to get OG 11, 10.

I will work with Mgmat and bible.

Some prefer Mgmat RC, some prefer Powerscore RC, i understand that RC is more about learning to read passages quickly and summarize them but for practice which is better or probably work with 1000rc.
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03 Jun 2010, 09:10
Hi everyone,
This thread is really wonderful & inspiring... I mean the way u guys are helping each other & improving urself is mindblowing.
Well for me I face a lot of prob in CR & RC. When i take the prep tests & track myself with time in verbal my scores go to 30 only else it is always between 19 & 22. I am really worried of that as my quant comes to 47 - 49 most of the times but verbal is simply pulling me back from a decent score.
I want to join you people and will give the updates.
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03 Jun 2010, 22:46
Bumz wrote:
Hi everyone,
This thread is really wonderful & inspiring... I mean the way u guys are helping each other & improving urself is mindblowing.
Well for me I face a lot of prob in CR & RC. When i take the prep tests & track myself with time in verbal my scores go to 30 only else it is always between 19 & 22. I am really worried of that as my quant comes to 47 - 49 most of the times but verbal is simply pulling me back from a decent score.
I want to join you people and will give the updates.

Bumz,

I am on the same exact boat. For now, I have reviewed some CR methods posted in this forum and in Kaplan's book and just doing OG questions. Not sure how to tackle RC though. Is English your first language?
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03 Jun 2010, 23:11
Hi Perseverant,
No English is not my native language.For RC you can read the MLIC doc for RC that is a good doc I am not syre whther it would be good to upload the doc here or not else I can do so.
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04 Jun 2010, 04:38
Hey gurpreet or any thread members,

Do u follow any strategy to benefit practically from Manhattan SC, i.e. do u read 2 chapters work on OG,Verbal Guide.

My concern is there are a lot of things being thrown by the book like common prepositions, Middlemen, Warmups, even though it might be bearable to remember these different rules for the first 5 chapters, it would eb difficult to keep all these strategies in head by the end of the chapter, what is the solution?

Just revise again or any other way?

Thanks.
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04 Jun 2010, 14:58
Bumz wrote:
Hi Perseverant,
No English is not my native language.For RC you can read the MLIC doc for RC that is a good doc I am not syre whther it would be good to upload the doc here or not else I can do so.

Same here, English is my second language. What do you mean by MLIC doc? sorry nt sure what i stands for and if you could share it that would be great
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07 Jun 2010, 10:59
I am finished with the Manhattan SC, OG 12 (SC+CR+RC).

I am solving one full verbal test daily and following remaining chapters in CR bible. Meanwhile, I am revising all the questions, which I have posted/replied on GmatClub, on SC and CR.
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07 Jun 2010, 22:25
BlueRobin wrote:
Hey gurpreet or any thread members,

Do u follow any strategy to benefit practically from Manhattan SC, i.e. do u read 2 chapters work on OG,Verbal Guide.

My concern is there are a lot of things being thrown by the book like common prepositions, Middlemen, Warmups, even though it might be bearable to remember these different rules for the first 5 chapters, it would eb difficult to keep all these strategies in head by the end of the chapter, what is the solution?

Just revise again or any other way?

Thanks.

I Will start MGMAT SC + OG as suggested by MGMAT in its book. This seems to be good strategy. You also give it a try.
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07 Jun 2010, 22:27
ykaiim wrote:
I am finished with the Manhattan SC, OG 12 (SC+CR+RC).

I am solving one full verbal test daily and following remaining chapters in CR bible. Meanwhile, I am revising all the questions, which I have posted/replied on GmatClub, on SC and CR.

That's good. You seems to be ready now . Which verbal test's are you solving daily? GmatClub's?

PS: Don't forget Quant. Do practice daily....When is your d-Day?
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07 Jun 2010, 22:52
These are mix. I am doing ETS papers and GmatClub's, and Yes, I am doing maths test from GmatClub. I have done m(1-10 and 25) and v(1 and 6). G-day is 24th June.

gurpreetsingh wrote:
ykaiim wrote:
I am finished with the Manhattan SC, OG 12 (SC+CR+RC).

I am solving one full verbal test daily and following remaining chapters in CR bible. Meanwhile, I am revising all the questions, which I have posted/replied on GmatClub, on SC and CR.

That's good. You seems to be ready now . Which verbal test's are you solving daily? GmatClub's?

PS: Don't forget Quant. Do practice daily....When is your d-Day?
Re: For all those who fear from Verbal- lets give it a fight   [#permalink] 07 Jun 2010, 22:52

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