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# ZOMG! The Bang, Bang CR Guide

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With an attractive title like that, it's surprising you're even reading this. I started preparing for the GMAT with the CR section and went through at least three different strategy guides before putting together my own document with the best strategies in them.

The document I've attached here basically contains a comprehensive list of question types, identification techniques, approach techniques and correct/incorrect answer choice justifications. I've also included two examples for each of the types I've mentioned.

I am also a big color junkie. If it doesn't look good, I don't like reading it, so I made it as colorful and lively as I could. And I thought I should share it with you guys, should it help anyone at all.

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Disclaimer: I have just shared my understanding of various strategies and I have used examples from several other sources, all of which are listed in the document itself. This is merely meant to help people out with understanding the concepts. It's NOT a substitute to the guide book. So don't sue me! :D

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Recommendation: Go buy the Powerscore CR and Veritas CR Guides. Both of them are excellent sources of problems and strategies. The Powerscore CR Bible clearly explains what I've summarized here and Veritas has some examples that illustrate the strategies very efficiently!

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09 Sep 2010, 11:45
Great !

+1 kudos !
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09 Sep 2010, 12:10
+1 for the plethora of CR info. It's currently being printed!
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09 Sep 2010, 19:25
Very useful.... thanks for sharing .....
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10 Sep 2010, 06:16
Thanks mate
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10 Sep 2010, 11:00
Good one................thanks for sharing.

Goodluk and KUDOS to u
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10 Sep 2010, 12:16
nice one... Well-written and diagrammed... thanks a lot!
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10 Sep 2010, 19:50
Thanks a lot whiplash2411. Came at the right time for me
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11 Sep 2010, 09:00
Thank you guys.

A lot of you have PMed me to ask if I am writing one for SC/RC as well. Presently, I've not started my preparation for SC and it might take a while for me to put one up, even if I write it. So, hang in there
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11 Sep 2010, 09:58
Thanks man

That's a really good document, and covers all aspects of CR.

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11 Sep 2010, 11:44
Wow, great job!!!
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12 Sep 2010, 13:11
whiplash2411 wrote:
Thank you guys.

A lot of you have PMed me to ask if I am writing one for SC/RC as well. Presently, I've not started my preparation for SC and it might take a while for me to put one up, even if I write it. So, hang in there

Thats good news .....Manhattan be careful ZAMG ! is coming................:D
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12 Sep 2010, 21:57
Thanks a lot for sharing
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12 Sep 2010, 23:11
Thank you so much for this !!!! I am eagerly waiting for the SC guide and then of course the colorful RC guide
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13 Sep 2010, 12:48
It'll take some time folks But I'll put it up here whenever I am done with it.
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14 Sep 2010, 01:43

No Pressure, Whip !
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14 Sep 2010, 06:06
Thanks for sharing
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15 Sep 2010, 10:35
LOL. Thanks dokiyoki.
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17 Sep 2010, 00:31
The SC document is gonna take a while. Meanwhile, I'm making some changes to the CR document as well. So you guys might wanna watch out for that one
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17 Sep 2010, 01:09
whiplash2411 wrote:
The SC document is gonna take a while. Meanwhile, I'm making some changes to the CR document as well. So you guys might wanna watch out for that one

I m sure you are going to integrate powerscore CR summary
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