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And we're back in the good old-fashioned chat room today! We'll be back on YouTube Live next week. Come join us for an informal chat in about one minute!


GMATNinja I hope we have Tenses and Comparison YouTube webinar today
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And we're back in the good old-fashioned chat room today! We'll be back on YouTube Live next week. Come join us for an informal chat in about one minute!


GMATNinja I hope we have Tenses and Comparison YouTube webinar today


Yes, Youtube webinar please. Chats are very inefficient.
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GMATNinja wrote:
And we're back in the good old-fashioned chat room today! We'll be back on YouTube Live next week. Come join us for an informal chat in about one minute!


GMATNinja I hope we have Tenses and Comparison YouTube webinar today


Yes, Youtube webinar please. Chats are very inefficient.

It's your lucky day! YouTube webinar on simplifying verb tenses, starting at 7:30 a.m. PST/8:00 p.m. IST. See you all there! And we'll have a schedule of upcoming webinars posted later this week.
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I’ll make sure to post the upcoming schedule by Thursday so stay tuned for that. Meanwhile find the YouTube link to join from the GMATClub YouTube channel.


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Details on upcoming YouTube webinars can be found in this thread: https://gmatclub.com/forum/gmat-ninja-v ... 51718.html

Next Wednesday, we'll be doing a Q&A format -- but for it to work, we need your questions ahead of time! So please let us know what you'd like to see in the webinar, and we'll do our best to oblige.
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Hello GMATNinja,

I can't thank you enough for the help u have been to me and everyone over here.

My question is:

Problem I am facing is with comparison and concision.
How to know when is concision enough to bypass the comparison.

Here is one question from Gmat Prep.

How to know when to give more weight age to comparison and when to avoid it. It would be very helpful if you could add this question to the verbal chat.

Q: According to public health officials, in 1998 Massachusetts became the first state in which more babies were born to women over the age of thirty than under it.

Here is the link: https://gmatclub.com/forum/according-to ... 48434.html
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Thank you, Prashant10692! Yeah, that question is a classic pain in the butt. We'll do an entire webinar on comparisons on November 1, so it'll fit really well with that one. Comparisons can be rough, so I wouldn't be surprised if the entire Q&A session on November 8 is devoted to more followup questions on comparisons...
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I have a strategy question and would appreciate if you could take two steps further
since it is discussed earlier in this forum:

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Q: I seem to have exhausted all the GMATPrep official tests, and I want to have a rough estimate of my score before I take the GMAT exam. Is there anyway I can get a good estimate? I generally rely on Veritas practice tests as a reliable indicator.

A: here’s not much you can do to get a reliable score -- especially on verbal -- once you’ve exhausted all 6 GMATPreps. It’s unfortunate, but there’s not much you can do. For some people, the scores from Veritas or MGMAT or wherever will be accurate, but in general, they really aren’t the same thing at all... though they can certainly be worthwhile for practicing your timing and stamina and all of that.
GMAT Verbal has a finite number of concepts tested. If you *really* review enough official questions and internalize them, you will see a sizeable improvement in your score. Here’s the thing - the only way to test if you have truly internalized a concept is to come back to a a list of questions that you attempted, say, two weeks back. If you do not have a 100% accuracy, you should give yourself some hard time.


Q: But how would that work? If i get back to same verbal questions, i would know the answer.

A: If you did 50 verbal official questions and got 15 of them wrong (GMAT Club workbook is fantastic to track them), try to go back to those 15 questions 10-15 days later. You shouldn’t be surprised if you don’t get a 100% hit rate on those. That way, you will be able to triangulate the areas that you *really* need to work on.


My query: I tend to remember the OA and approach , and hence while revising the incorrect Qs after 15-20 days, I do
not get correct image of my revision done to solidify concepts. I made distinct notes of reason for selecting incorrect answer and missing correct OA in earlier notes.
Unfortunately unlike in 'Quant' there are no 'similar' Qs tab in the post to identify if I have really grasped
the concepts since while evaluating OG I found that each Q is unique from another.

Please spare GMAT prep Qs for this discussion. ;)

Is there any subtle difference between below approaches for Quant and Verbal? :

Learning concepts -> Practice Qs ->Revision from concepts (if less than identified accuracy) -> Revision of practice Qs -> Mocks and analysis

Steps 2 and 3 are extremely painful than building stamina during mocks.
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Hi GMATNinja,

Source: MGMAT

During gladiator matches, the unfair match-up between a prisoner with a short sword and ten soldiers with horses and whips can drive the prisoner to a state of manic frenzy, like a rampaging bull whose rage increases when its hide is pierced with swords.

(A) like a rampaging bull whose rage increases when its hide is pierced with swords
(B) like the increased rage of a rampaging bull when its hide is pierced with swords
(C) like a rampaging bull that increases rage while rampaging with its hide pierced with swords
(D) just as a rampaging bull that increases rage by piercing its hide with swords
(E) just as a rampaging bull’s rage increases when it is pierced with swords

I have 1 doubt: how do we decide whether the action is being compared or the noun? I thought that the prisoner is being compared with the bull but as per the OA (E), the actions are being compared. How can we say here that actions are being compared?

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