It is currently 20 Sep 2017, 20:29

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

GMAT PREPARATION

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 24 Aug 2017
Posts: 1

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

GMAT PREPARATION [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 24 Aug 2017, 21:12
I have registered for GMAT . I have exactly 2 months for preparation. Can anyone tell me how to start the preparation to get 700+

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Expert Post
EMPOWERgmat Instructor
User avatar
P
Status: GMAT Assassin/Co-Founder
Affiliations: EMPOWERgmat
Joined: 19 Dec 2014
Posts: 9800

Kudos [?]: 3310 [0], given: 171

Location: United States (CA)
GMAT 1: 800 Q51 V49
GRE 1: 340 Q170 V170
Re: GMAT PREPARATION [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 26 Aug 2017, 16:39
Hi Raj268,

Since it sounds like you're just beginning your studies, then it would be a good idea to take a FULL-LENGTH practice CAT Test; you can download 2 for free from www.mba.com (and they come with some additional practice materials). If you want to do a little studying first, so that you can familiarize yourself with the basic content and question types, then that's okay - but you shouldn't wait too long to take that initial CAT. That score will give us a good sense of your natural strengths and weaknesses and will help provide a basis for comparison as you continue to study. A FULL CAT takes about 4 hours to complete, so make sure that you've set aside enough time to take it in one sitting. Once you have those scores, you should report back here and we can come up with a study plan.

I'd like to know a bit more about your timeline and goals:
1) When are you planning to apply to Business School?
2) What Schools are you planning to apply to?

GMAT assassins aren't born, they're made,
Rich
_________________

760+: Learn What GMAT Assassins Do to Score at the Highest Levels
Contact Rich at: Rich.C@empowergmat.com

Rich Cohen

Co-Founder & GMAT Assassin

Special Offer: Save $75 + GMAT Club Tests Free

Official GMAT Exam Packs + 70 Pt. Improvement Guarantee
www.empowergmat.com/

***********************Select EMPOWERgmat Courses now include ALL 6 Official GMAC CATs!***********************

Kudos [?]: 3310 [0], given: 171

VP
VP
User avatar
D
Joined: 02 Nov 2016
Posts: 1170

Kudos [?]: 949 [0], given: 488

Location: Pakistan
Concentration: Finance, International Business
GPA: 3.4
Premium Member CAT Tests
Re: GMAT PREPARATION [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 27 Aug 2017, 11:55
Raj268 wrote:
I have registered for GMAT . I have exactly 2 months for preparation. Can anyone tell me how to start the preparation to get 700+


Hi

it is better to start with taking a CAT exam know starting point
2 month is pretty enough time so you can start with Best comprehensive material

1. Manhattan GMAT Quant Guides
2. Manhattan GMAT Verbal guides
or
Aristotle Verbal Guide
for CR critical reasoning bible is best book with 300+ pages of comprehensive Data

Start with quant, learn the concepts tested on GMAT
After learning, practice your learned section with timed practice
You can also take quizzes to meet the pace of GMAT

1 Month for learning concepts and 15 days of practice and same with the verbal
when completed all the concepts learning and handsome practice
Take full lenght CATs, know your estimated score

Analyze the result with Correct/incorrect questions, pacing analysis
trace your mistakes and learn from them, make an error log to know
your mistakes in the previously attempted questions

Best CATs

1. Official GMAC (50+50$)
2. Manhattan GMAT (49$)
3. GMAT Club Quant CATs (80$)
4. Veritas CATs (49$ but you can buy at 15-20$ During sale period)

Good Luck
Cheers :)
_________________

Official PS Practice Questions

Kudos [?]: 949 [0], given: 488

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
D
Joined: 29 Jan 2015
Posts: 400

Kudos [?]: 275 [0], given: 16

Location: India
WE: General Management (Education)
GMAT ToolKit User Reviews Badge
Re: GMAT PREPARATION [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 28 Aug 2017, 11:23
Raj268 wrote:
I have registered for GMAT . I have exactly 2 months for preparation. Can anyone tell me how to start the preparation to get 700+


Hi Raj ,

2 months should be good enough to achieve your target score. I would encourage you take one of the two GMAT PREP practice test. You can 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. You 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 also try out the MGMAT guides they are phenomenal and cover the entire syllabus really well. 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 a 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 ... 68383.html

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/.

Hope this helps. All the best.
_________________

If you liked my post, kindly give me a Kudos. Thanks.

Kudos [?]: 275 [0], given: 16

Expert Post
Optimus Prep Instructor
User avatar
B
Joined: 06 Nov 2014
Posts: 1905

Kudos [?]: 515 [0], given: 23

Re: GMAT PREPARATION [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 29 Aug 2017, 06:04
Raj268 wrote:
I have registered for GMAT . I have exactly 2 months for preparation. Can anyone tell me how to start the preparation to get 700+


Hi Raj268,

For GMAT preparation, you need to build the concepts/fundamentals before you jump in solving the problems. You can do so by choosing one of the following ways:
1. In person classes/private tutoring
2. Online classes
3. Self paced online preparatory course
4. Book heavy approach

Whatever you choose, make sure that you choose one. Because GMAT tests you on some concepts and fundamentals that you can learn from a course. Most of the preparatory companies including ours offer a free trial of our course. You can take the trial and see if the course suits your needs.

In addition to the preparatory material, buy the Official Guides(both the Official Guide and the Verbal Review), Question Pack 1 and the 4 official mock CATs. They should be an indispensable part of your preparation.

You need close to 3 months to prepare well for the GMAT.
1. Understand the concepts and fundamentals before jumping into problem solving
2. Solve full length CATs including AWA and IR. You can get two free GMAT Prep mock CATs and can purchase two more from mba.com
3. Make sure you solve the official questions from the Official Guide
_________________

Janielle Williams

Customer Support

Special Offer: $80-100/hr. Online Private Tutoring
GMAT On Demand Course $299
Free Online Trial Hour

Kudos [?]: 515 [0], given: 23

Re: GMAT PREPARATION   [#permalink] 29 Aug 2017, 06:04
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
Preparing for GMAT while working viku 0 09 Jul 2014, 03:53
1 EXPERTS_POSTS_IN_THIS_TOPIC Help for GMAT preparation BhaskarJC 3 17 Dec 2013, 22:45
Skills needed for GMAT Preparation! priyamne 0 06 Aug 2012, 00:19
EXPERTS_POSTS_IN_THIS_TOPIC Query about gmat preparation mugdha 3 06 Apr 2012, 11:07
EXPERTS_POSTS_IN_THIS_TOPIC GMAT preparation karthik101090 3 03 Feb 2013, 06:32
Display posts from previous: Sort by

GMAT PREPARATION

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.