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# Jeff Sackmann Challenge Sets vs MGMAT Advanced book?

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I went through the MGMAT Advanced Quant book and found the questions to be of a much higher difficulty- got about 50% of the practice set questions correct. I'm still not very clear with some of the questions I got wrong- some of the methods seem too lengthy to be solvable in 2 mins.

I was wondering, if solving just the Jeff Sackmann sets would suffice for getting a Q50 in quant?

I'm currently getting Q48-49, have another 2 weeks to go for my exam.

Suggestions please?
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crackmba2012 wrote:
I went through the MGMAT Advanced Quant book and found the questions to be of a much higher difficulty- got about 50% of the practice set questions correct. I'm still not very clear with some of the questions I got wrong- some of the methods seem too lengthy to be solvable in 2 mins.

I was wondering, if solving just the Jeff Sackmann sets would suffice for getting a Q50 in quant?

I'm currently getting Q48-49, have another 2 weeks to go for my exam.

Suggestions please?

Here are some reviews of Jeff Sackmann set:
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akshay4110 wrote:
Hi Bunuel,

I am a big fan of yours. I request you to please put your own views about the query put up by crackmba2012, as I also am in the same situation. Your suggestions would be really helpful.

Thanks

Frankly, I'm not a fan of Jeff Sackmann sets.

As for improving the score, check below links:

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Hi Bunuel,

I am a big fan of yours. I request you to please put your own views about the query put up by crackmba2012, as I also am in the same situation. Your suggestions would be really helpful.

Thanks
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