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Desperately need a 2month complète plan so that I can write the gmat in aug. please share conceptual and practice material best suitable for this timeline. Any STRATEGY and test hacks will help!!!
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New post 08 Jun 2018, 12:38
Hi Student93

Since you are beginning with preparation, I would recommend you to do the following things.

1. Download the GMATPrep software and take one of two free tests you get. Once you
have a preliminary score, the experts on the forum will be able to give you a clear idea
on how to proceed. Additionally, for tests, you should purchase the GMAT Prep Collection
Bundle(contains 2 exam packs - EP1 and EP2 and a question pack)

2. To build the basic strategy to tackle GMAT, you could use the Manhattan Strategy Guides.
It makes sense to clear your concepts for every topic and then follow it up with some practice.
You could use the PowerScore CR bible in order to build concepts for CR.

Verbal Section Prep
For RC, you could refer to the below-given link
https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-club-s- ... 83101.html
For practice, you can find all the questions at GMATClub. You should use the Timer feature to
time yourself once you are familiar with the concepts.
Some links you might find useful
SC: https://gmatclub.com/forum/sentence-cor ... 29750.html
CR: https://gmatclub.com/forum/critical-rea ... 28861.html
RC: https://gmatclub.com/forum/reading-comp ... 29341.html

Quant Section Prep
Follow Bunuel. Solve all the questions in his signature. They contain some awesome questions
that give you the true taste of GMAT(Baker's Dozen, 12 Easy Pieces, Fresh Meat etc..)
Make it a habit to sure you solve each and every question he puts up on the forum to improve
your accuracy once you have completed the concepts.

Link to GMAT Quantitative Mega-Thread(beneficial in understanding concepts)
https://gmatclub.com/forum/ultimate-gma ... 44512.html

Last but not the least, you could check out our study plan:
https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-study-plan-217827.html

Hope this helps you!
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Hi Student93,

Before I can offer you the specific advice that you’re looking for, it would help if you could provide a bit more information on how you've been studying and your goals:

Studies:
1) How long have you studied?
2) What study materials have you used so far?
3) How have you scored on EACH of your CATs (including the Quant and Verbal Scaled Scores for EACH)?

Goals:
4) What is your goal score?
5) What is your exact Test Date?
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7) What Schools are you planning to apply to?

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Student93 wrote:
Desperately need a 2month complète plan so that I can write the gmat in aug. please share conceptual and practice material best suitable for this timeline. Any STRATEGY and test hacks will help!!!
Thank you :)
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You can start with the url below posted by bb.

https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-study-plan-how-to-start-your-gmat-prep-80727.html#p605856
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Student93 wrote:
Desperately need a 2month complète plan so that I can write the gmat in aug. please share conceptual and practice material best suitable for this timeline. Any STRATEGY and test hacks will help!!!
Thank you :)
Please help

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Best Books

For Concept Learning

Manhattan Quant Guides
Manhattan Verbal Guides
For CR: The Powerscore GMAT Critical Reasoning Bible
For RC: Aristotle RC Grail

For Practice

The Official Guide for GMAT 2015-18
The Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review 2015-18
The Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review 2015-18

Strategies

You can start with Quant or Verbal which suits you. If you have started with Quant then Start with the Arithmetic but if started with verbal then start first with Sentence correction. One month for learning Quant concepts and one month for practicing question and same practice for Verbal. During you Practicing question don't forget to make an error log to track your weak areas after practice. Once you know your weak areas revise your Concepts related to those areas and do some more Practice. 6-8 CATs are enough for practice the real tests. Make your Stamina for sitting 3 hours in the test and don't study more than 2 hours in one sit and 4 hours per day

Top CATs for Practice

1. Official GMAC CATs
2. Manhattan CATs
3. Kaplan CATs
4. GMAT Club Quant CATs

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Student93 wrote:
Desperately need a 2month complète plan so that I can write the gmat in aug. please share conceptual and practice material best suitable for this timeline. Any STRATEGY and test hacks will help!!!
Thank you :)
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Hi Student93,

Welcome to GMATCLUB. 2-3 months is good enough to study for GMAT. You should start by giving a GMAT Mock once. You can then know your weaknesses and work on them. If you are willing to study dedicatedly for that period, you are sure to achieve your goal. I believe you may benefit from taking a GMATPREP course. If you are willing, there are some great GMAT prep companies that can help you with your preparation.

In order to make an informed decision I would highly encourage you to go to their websites and try on their free trial and decide for yourself which one do you like better. Your choice of Empowergmat is great! You can try out free access to EmpowerGMAT, Magoosh and Optimus Prep as they have great reviews on GMATCLUB.

Also for verbal, I would highly encourage you to consider e-gmat verbal online or the e-gmat verbal live course. They are both amazing courses especially designed for non-natives. They offer almost 25% of their courses for free so you can try out their free trial to decide which one you want to go for. Plus the e-gmat Scholaranium which is included in both the courses is one of the best verbal practice tools in the market. You can easily track your progress in that you can identify your strengths and analyze and improve on your weak areas.

You can also try out the MGMAT guides they are phenomenal and cover the entire syllabus really well. MGMAT foundation of GMAT Quant anf foundation of GMAT verbal will particularly help you solidify your base. I must add that if you are particularly looking to discover and improve on your weak areas in Quant; a subscription to GMATCLUB tests is the best way to do that. They are indeed phenomenal and will not only pinpoint your weak areas but also help you improve on them.

Further taking multiple mocks might help. Apart from the GMATPREP, Manhattan GMAT tests and Veritas Prep Tests in my experience have good verbal and Quant section and will certainly help you point out and improve your weak areas.

Further another advantage of taking many mocks is to build up your stamina. Apart from the GMATPREP tests, taking practise tests of any major GMATPREP company ought to do that.

I would also encourage you to purchase the latest version of OG and the verbal review for some great additional practice. Here is a link that will help you with your decision.

https://gmatclub.com/forum/best-gmat-ve ... ml?fl=menu

Lastly, you can check out a very interesting article by Mike McGarry from Magoosh detailing a 3 month study plan

https://magoosh.com/gmat/2012/3-month-g ... -students/. You will find it very helpful as it gives out a study plan as per your needs.

Hope this helps. All the best.
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Student93 wrote:
Desperately need a 2month complète plan so that I can write the gmat in aug. please share conceptual and practice material best suitable for this timeline. Any STRATEGY and test hacks will help!!!
Thank you :)
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Follow the links below to proceed further:


1. Quant : https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-math-qu ... 7/?fl=menu

2. Verbal : https://gmatclub.com/forum/verbal-gmat- ... 1/?fl=menu

3. Timing strategies : https://gmatclub.com/forum/timing-strat ... ml?fl=menu

4. Study plan : https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-self-pr ... tml?f=menu

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New post 14 Jul 2018, 23:09
I would suggest you to take mock test and then evaluate yourself where u stand in section.

Identify your weak areas and then work on it

Gmatclub is full of questions and material.u can use that.


Apart from that manhattan and veritas r good materials to take.

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Hi Student93,

Since you are just starting out with your prep, you should first familiarize yourself with the GMAT and then take an official GMAT practice exam. Your experience with taking that test will give you a good idea of what to expect on the GMAT, and the results will serve as a baseline GMAT score.

One you take that exam, please report back here with your score breakdown, and I’d be happy to provide some tailored advice.

You also may find this article helpful regarding how to score a 700+ on the GMAT.

Feel free to reach out with any further questions.

Good luck!
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Here's a 2 month study plan:

Start off studying sort of "on-the-side" -- then once you commit to kicking things into high-gear -- then it's nothing but studying. Live, breath, and sleep the GMAT for full entire days. And then rest -- and then go at it again - then rest. Then review - and kickass on the exam.

http://www.gmatpill.com/gmat-practice-t ... study-plan

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We also recommend a "Divide and Conquer" approach first.

That is - focus on specific sections - like Sentence Correction. Dedicate an entire day - heck, dedicate multiple consecutive days dedicated ONLY to sentence correction.

For example: tomorrow is "Sentence Correction Day" - and don't move on until you feel you've made a significant improvement and have results to show.

If you operate with that kind of work ethic - and apply that process to RC, RC, PS, DS, etc. -- then you will have individually made good progress in each section.

Then from there, it's about mixing and matching different verbal and quant questions - just as you would see them on the actual test. So take practice tests to simulate this mental switch between different question types under time pressure.

For practice, we recommend the practice tests from mba.com as was from supplemental resources such as this one from GMAT Pill:
http://www.gmatpill.com/gmat-practice-t ... ctice-test

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