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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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Comprehensive Critical Reasoning Guide.pdf [840.15 KiB]

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17 Sep 2010, 10:58
Haha, integrate what? No, bb suggested some changes to the the document to make it more comprehensive.

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17 Sep 2010, 11:01
whiplash2411 wrote:
Haha, integrate what? No, bb suggested some changes to the the document to make it more comprehensive.

Oh I thought you might be incorporating powerscore strategy as well.

Don't forget to put versions....
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17 Sep 2010, 12:51
Haha, this guide was primarily based on Powerscore as it is. bb suggested some functionality changes, for the most part

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17 Sep 2010, 15:47
Thanks a lot. Looking forward to SC.

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18 Sep 2010, 15:09
what do you have against quants. . aren't you gonna prepare a BANG BANG quants guide

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18 Sep 2010, 20:47
Oh, no I don't have anything against it. I just don't want to start preparing for that now because I am better at Quant anyway. So I don't feel the need to do something as comprehensive.

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19 Sep 2010, 03:22
Great job whiplash....kudos
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19 Sep 2010, 03:44
Have you released your final version?
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20 Sep 2010, 13:29
whiplash2411 wrote:
No, not yet. I was supposed to send bb a copy of the Word document but I can't find where I put it on my computer. So, it's probably in my school's access account. I'll get it out soon

Great !!
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24 Sep 2010, 12:47
Dude the CR guide is just awesome!!!>.grt work +1 from me....

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25 Sep 2010, 00:45
Thnans for this post

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29 Sep 2010, 08:31
Kudos to you for the nice work. A dash of color makes CR seem almost fun =)

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29 Sep 2010, 20:17
wonderful guide!

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30 Sep 2010, 00:21
Thank you guys!

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30 Sep 2010, 00:24
great job whiplash2411

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01 Oct 2010, 10:45
A very useful supplement

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02 Oct 2010, 07:02
It was really of great help whip .Thanks

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04 Oct 2010, 09:57
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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.

Great Job..
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04 Oct 2010, 18:39
Excellent work! It really is catchy & attractive to read . Nice work with colors, just downloaded it & will use for my prep. Looking forward to see same kind of work on other topics.
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