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# Quant or Verbal?

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28 Sep 2010, 01:55
Great forum. Thanks for helping. I just started my GMAT preparation and scored 540 in my MGMAT CAT1 to see where I stand( Q40,V25). My question is if I can start with Verbal first instead of Quant? I feel I have lot to cover in Verbal compared to Quant. Is there any reason why almost everyone suggests to start quant first?

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28 Sep 2010, 03:41
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You may start with either. No issues. Just try not to forget what you learned in the first month of your GMAT prep

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You will need an ~8 point increase in quant and a ~13 point increase in verbal to hit the ~700 mark. Focus on your weaknesses and move on from there.
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28 Sep 2010, 06:10
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Based on your score I would focus on verbal first. I like to mix it up and not do one section for more than a couple of days in a row. Going through MGMAT SC book and really understanding the rules and tells for SC helped my verbal score the most. RC and CR I got better at mainly by practicing.

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28 Sep 2010, 06:54
Thanks everyone! I am planning to start with MGMAT SC and then go with CR/RC

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03 Oct 2010, 06:41
can you mix studying for quant and verabl or is it not a good idea... i.e. 1 hr quant 1 hr verbal each day

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