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# OG Companion: Difficulty level specifications reliable?

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29 Jul 2013, 13:43
Hi everyone,

I have been using Manhattan's Official Guide Companion and I find it very useful that the level of difficulty is specified for each question. I was wondering how exact and reliable this classification is? Sometimes when doing a problem classified as 700-800, I feel like it is more of a 600-700, and vice versa with some 500-600 problems, I feel like they could be 600-700. Just wondering if anyone has had a similar experience or if this is just my perception.

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29 Jul 2013, 18:24
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29 Jul 2013, 18:32
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Hi everyone,

I have been using Manhattan's Official Guide Companion and I find it very useful that the level of difficulty is specified for each question. I was wondering how exact and reliable this classification is? Sometimes when doing a problem classified as 700-800, I feel like it is more of a 600-700, and vice versa with some 500-600 problems, I feel like they could be 600-700. Just wondering if anyone has had a similar experience or if this is just my perception.

Thanks!

It depends on your level or strengths, quite frankly. There are some sections that were 700+ and I could solve them in 30 seconds. There were other 300 - 600 questions which just left me utterly confused (this happens sometimes in the verbal).

I would say you should focus more on your strengths and weaknesses versus the difficulty level. Trying to guess what is difficult versus what isn't will just mess you up.
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30 Jul 2013, 07:49
It's all relative, some things you find simple, other people will find more difficult

abk is dead on, work on your weakest sections up. You're weakest section is always the limiting factor in your score.
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