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# Tactics and Guessing - must read article

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Can't really agree with what the author is concluding. "Leaving the ans blank won't be penalized much"........No way......

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21 Sep 2009, 11:04
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Can't really agree with what the author is concluding. "Leaving the ans blank won't be penalized much"........No way......

I think her final conclusion is: Low ability—omit; high ability—guess

So basically, if one is say in the 500-650 range, then leaving blank might be better, whereas if someone is in the 650 - 700+ zone then guessing is better.

Not sure, but there might be some merit in what she is saying.

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21 Sep 2009, 11:35
Considering you can't "skip" questions on the GMAT, this seems counter productive. This is only really helpful is someone hits a brick wall toward the end of the exam and has time to focus on a single problem.
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