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# Read the question first ... or not ?

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27 Nov 2009, 13:41
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Powerscore Bible of critical reasoning advices exactly the opposite and develops several reasons.

I am not a native english speaker then I am asking to expert in CR which technic should I go for...

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29 Nov 2009, 00:23
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approach to a type of questions is something very subjective. What I may find best may not be as comfortable for you to follow. Try a bunch of questions, half with one strategy and half with the another strategy. You will yourself figure out what suits your best
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07 Dec 2009, 20:21
I think jax91 gave perfect advice: do what's most comfortable and effective for you. When it comes to me, I prefer Powerscore's approach. I would also add that Powerscore is generally considered the best preparation for CR.
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07 Dec 2009, 22:36
I prefer Kaplan Strategy cause then I know what I am looking for in the passage
and this helps me immensely in RC.

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08 Dec 2009, 07:21
Firstly, I cracked CR directly: argument, then question.

But, after million of practice, now I could anticipate the right answer on the certain question. I start with question first, then, reading an argument I instinctively realize what information more essential for certain type of question.

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08 Dec 2009, 09:24
as suggested by others ... try both for urself , see which one works for u

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08 Dec 2009, 09:52
Which way is more 'popular'?

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06 Jan 2010, 04:06
I agree... With good enough practice, one can predict the answer....

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06 Jan 2010, 16:40
I read the argument first and then the question it works out for me better. But as others suggested every one has different strategy so try out for your self and select the method which suits you the best.

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21 Oct 2013, 04:19
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Re: Read the question first ... or not ?   [#permalink] 21 Oct 2013, 04:19
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