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# How much studying did you do the last 4 days?

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05 Sep 2007, 22:29
Tomorrow I'm taking the GMATPrep 2, and then study all the OG11 and review questions I missed.

should I guard against burn out? go for 3-4 hours a day like I have been or 12 hours on Saturday and Sunday? My test is on Monday.

So what did you do?

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05 Sep 2007, 23:58
i think i took the gmatprep 2 a few days before the test. didnt have any new material the last 4 days, and took the last 2 off completely from gmat.

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06 Sep 2007, 00:03
Definitely guard yourself against burnout and take rest on sunday. You need all your energy on the test day.

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06 Sep 2007, 06:54
My plan was to take the last week off and try to average 10-12 hrs of studying per day, taking the very last day off.

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06 Sep 2007, 07:01
zakk wrote:
Tomorrow I'm taking the GMATPrep 2, and then study all the OG11 and review questions I missed.

should I guard against burn out? go for 3-4 hours a day like I have been or 12 hours on Saturday and Sunday? My test is on Monday.

So what did you do?

I spent my first 2 out of 4 days on reviewing my error log and practicing timing by retaking GMATPrep. I spent the last two days (saturday and sunday) on shopping and watching TV I tried to be as distracted from the thouhts about the GMAT as possible not to get anxious.

If you are a nervous type, I recommend taking a sleeping pill the night before your test. Sleep is very important!

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06 Sep 2007, 07:10
- took gmatprep(repeat) 2 days before the exam
- learned a new strategy for a concept the night before (overlapping sets -- didn't appear on exam, but was better prepared for those question types)

you really can't burn out if you give yourself a whole day before the test.

set aside a couple of OG problems that you have gotten right of escalating difficulty to use at warm up for the morning of test day.

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06 Sep 2007, 07:10
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