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     By zmi5003 0 0

I realized I need to do some real work on Verbal as I merely scored V29 on my gmat prep. The problem was that, there are many gmat products out there and I was overwhelmed with choices - naturally I wanted to have the one which would give me maximum impact. Upon reading a lot of reviews online, I decided to give e-GMAT a go.

What I particularly like about e-GMAT Scholarium was that it provided me the tool to analyze my strengths and weaknesses. Once these had been identified, I zoomed in and focused on my key weaknesses. e-GMAT Scholarium provided key statistics of my score on every Verbal areas/topics, as well as breakdown of timing and difficulty level. This surgical approach was what helped me to narrow down my focus area.

This structured approach was what helped me to improve my Verbal from V29 in gmat prep to V34 in actual GMAT

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     By stan3544 23 0

I have always considered myself more of a verbal wizz, rather than quant, simply because i can speak 3 languages in a fluent manner. I know that i have grammar problems here and there, but i thought it was nothing serious...until i started my GMAT preparation and got to the verbal section. You all know the specifics of SC, CR and RC so i won't dive into that, but boy was i surprised when i got v28 after my first attempt at GMAT. I was upset, but i knew my mistakes. I had some prior knowledge that helped me get to that score, but that was about it. I had no specific approach, didn't know what should i pay attention to when answering CR questions, or a logic behind SC, and the texts in RC seemed way out of my league. But that all changed when i discovered e-GMAT's course and their method of approaching verbal questions.
Once you complete their course and build up the base of the knowledge required, you jump into Scholaranium, a place where you polish and strengthen all that you learnt.

Scholaranium offers you this awesome way of targeting your weak areas and improving them. Scholaranium ability quizzes don't just show your accuracy, but also pinpoint where you need to focus. Once you go through ability quiz, you can make your own custom quiz, in which you can answer questions one by one, reading detailed explanations and paying attention to a time it took you to answer that question. I really liked the explanations and structural approach, they help you better visualize what is going on in the argument or a sentence. And a very important thing about Scholaranium is that it teaches you to pay attention to details and logic used in arguments and sentences. There are more than enough questions in its bank to help you understand verbal section specifics and how to approach them. As for the difficulty, all the sections are almost identical to GMAC style, some might seem a bit harder, but they surely test how good you are at spotting various concepts being tested. The interface is also very comfortable to work with.

All in all Scholaranium is a great tool that helps you improve. But remember, that it is best used when you have solid base in concepts that e-GMAT teaches you, without the base one cannot build a house.

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March 26 | 2017
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     By aman.tomar 3 0

I started my preparation for GMAT in the month of December'16. By the end of December, I had completed most of the verbal study material and had built my concepts in SC, CR and RC. I was doing quite well at SC as it is based on clarity of certain rules, meaning and grammar and finally, their repeated application to different questions. I was also doing a decent job at RC by scoring somewhere around 80% of the questions correctly. The only area that pained me the most was CR. After a certain point, I had given up and was not able to understand how to improve on this particular section. Also, a challenge that GMAT throws at students is that there is a limited set of official questions available and once those questions are exhausted, you remember the logics behind most of them. My confidence was getting even lower because I had not started timing my practice sessions since I wanted to reach a minimum accuracy level in all the three sections before putting my skills to test while sitting on a time bomb.

That's when I felt the need to buy a good practice source for more such quality CR questions(and by quality I mean as close to official questions as possible). I read e-gmat Scholarnium's reviews on the GMAT club forum, Quora and certain other forums and also attended a webinar around the same. I felt the product to be fairly helpful to most of its buyers. And I couldn't thank those people more as I found the whole experience to be extremely relevant and conducive to improve my critical reasoning skills. I started with the lecture videos and practiced the quiz questions that followed after the lessons. Those 5-10 questions based on specific types will help you categorize the question type and start thinking on the lines of that specific question.

More than the concepts, the 200 problems with different difficulty levels definitely help you define a certain level of accuracy for the CR section when the questions are of all the difficulty levels(as asked during the actual test). I did create some custom quizzes towards the end of the preparation and reviewed all the questions properly. An advice to all the GMAT aspirants would be to put enormous time on building concepts and skills rather than rushing for the timed practice/mock tests. 10 mock tests(40 hours) won't help you gain as much as 40 hours of practice and reviews. Scholarnium is a brilliant tool to understand concepts and improve their application to problems. I can surely recommend this product to anyone who wants to practice more and improve at verbal.

I scored a 730 on the actual test
Breakup; V39 and Q50

All the best to all the GMAT aspirants. Please reach out in case of any specific questions.

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     By MelP 132 66

pros: It is a good tool to know where you stand in verbal overall across cr/sc/rc.
it calculates takt time, which is quite an interesting concept-basically tells you in how much time you can expect yourself to get a correct answer. it calculates this individually for cr/sc/rc

also the ability tests tell you your weak spots in all of cr/sc/rc without wasting much of your time. So that you jump into prepping for topics that you're weak in.

it is convenient to use.

cons: the passages of cr/rc are difficult but not difficult from gmat perspective. if one has solved enough official gmat questions you'll instantly know the difference. scholaranium is great to build your skills, but stick to og questions once scholaranium has built your skills and helped you develop certain thinking patterns.

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     By mevicks 11 15

Most test prep companies dont press the constant feedback approach (MGMAT for eg has countless rules for verbal SC but does not stress enough on the application part). egmat scholaranium helps to bridge that gap when preparing for verbal. It provides quick feed back of the learned concepts and the ability reached in each topic/section. Ultimately one should target for an ability level of 70%+ in each section to excel in the verbal. This is a great test to complement the egmat verbal live prep course material!

I highly recommend this test for non natives as a litmus test of the learned concepts. In fact you can also take this test coming from other prep materials to check your understanding level of the concepts. Good luck with your prep.

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     By coolpras 4 2

I found difficulty level and language of the questions in scholaranium a bit harder than gmat prep Hard questions. The hard questions in scholarnium are set to trap you and many times I find myself wondering is GMAT going to be that tricky? Yes they are hard questions but the answer choices are so tricky you find yourself unconvinced with the explanation there. Nevertheless, These traps just makes you better prepared for the exams and hence my title.

The good thing is they have the options such as difficulty level ,time and sections to customise your needs. But their ability quizzes are pretty good indication on your understanding of a topic and your weakness areas.

I wish they have more questions here so I can keep on attempting ability quizzes without penalising my self at a full fledged verbal test. overall this is a great resource if you aim for anything >V40.

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     By rkscorpio 0 0

I started my GMAT journey as others by taking a mock test. I scored a dismal 530. Someone had told me that whatever you score on a 1st mock you can improve your score by 100 maximum. Being an India IT male with a degree from avg private university I knew that I needed to score greater than 700. I was disappointed but I didn't lose hope.
I started preparing with MGMAT guide books. I studied those for about 4-5 months and took MGMAT CATs as per course design. My score did improve by 100, and after 4-5 months I was getting score in the range of 610-640 but this surely was not enough given my background. Then I met a friend of mine who recently BeatTheGMAT by scoring 740. He introduced me to e-GMAT, explaining me how well the course is designed and how beneficial it is for non-natives.
Taking his advice I bought GMAT online course from e-GMAT. The course content, as reviewed by fellow learners here and advised by my friend, is surely designed in such a manner that helps learning. The focus on ‘understanding meaning’ before jumping to answer choices has changed my perspective and has helped me grasp things with clarity.
The most important feature which e-GMAT provides is the Scholaranium, it surely is God send. I cannot find more apt definition for ability quizzes than this one which I found on a blog – “Ability Quizzes take accuracy out of the equation and give you a true estimate of your proficiency. The best thing – you can take an ability quiz in as little as 30 minutes and figure out where you need to focus next for maximum impact. Moreover, the vast question bank ensures that you can take multiple ability quizzes to track your improvement.”
Now one might think why I shall take ability quizzes from Scholaranium and not a full length mocks which will help me build stamina too. Consider you completed Critical reasoning section and you want to measure your ‘ability’ for this section, taking a Mock at this moment will be like wasting an attempt and it will impact your confidence.
I have taken mocks in past when I was preparing with MGMAT materials. Now, I have been taking ability quizzes from Quants Scholaranium and Verbal Scholaranium from last 1 month and I feel more confident to crack 700 mark. I will be writing my GMAT soon and I will keep everyone updated once I am done.

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Raj

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     By rkscorpio 0 0

I started my GMAT journey as others by taking a mock test. I scored a dismal 530. Someone had told me that whatever you score on a 1st mock you can improve your score by 100 maximum. Being an India IT male with a degree from avg private university I knew that I needed to score greater than 700. I was disappointed but I didn't lose hope.
I started preparing with MGMAT guide books. I studied those for about 4-5 months and took MGMAT CATs as per course design. My score did improve by 100, and after 4-5 months I was getting score in the range of 610-640 but this surely was not enough given my background. Then I met a friend of mine who recently BeatTheGMAT by scoring 740. He introduced me to e-GMAT, explaining me how well the course is designed and how beneficial it is for non-natives.
Taking his advice I bought GMAT online course from e-GMAT. The course content, as reviewed by fellow learners here and advised by my friend, is surely designed in such a manner that helps learning. The focus on ‘understanding meaning’ before jumping to answer choices has changed my perspective and has helped me grasp things with clarity.
The most important feature which e-GMAT provides is the Scholaranium, it surely is God send. I cannot find more apt definition for ability quizzes than this one which I found on a blog – “Ability Quizzes take accuracy out of the equation and give you a true estimate of your proficiency. The best thing – you can take an ability quiz in as little as 30 minutes and figure out where you need to focus next for maximum impact. Moreover, the vast question bank ensures that you can take multiple ability quizzes to track your improvement.”
Now one might think why I shall take ability quizzes from Scholaranium and not a full length mocks which will help me build stamina too. Consider you completed Critical reasoning section and you want to measure your ‘ability’ for this section, taking a Mock at this moment will be like wasting an attempt and it will impact your confidence.
I have taken mocks in past when I was preparing with MGMAT materials. Now, I have been taking ability quizzes from Quants Scholaranium and Verbal Scholaranium from last 1 month and I feel more confident to crack 700 mark. I will be writing my GMAT soon and I will keep everyone updated once I am done.

Thanks
Raj

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Excellent verbal test course
February 20 | 2017
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     By ashish40 1 1

I would recommend this course from a novice one to advanced level student. One unique feature of this course is that it covers from basic GMAT level to advanced 750+ level GMAT questions. Moreover, the interface provided is very helpful for the students.

The explanations for each and every question is very simple and lucid without making things complicated. The explanations are completely in line with the eGMAT verbal theory. I feel that this is the ultimate one for final touch for the verbal GMAT preparation. Also, it is having a huge collection of verbal questions without leaving any topic untouched. Overall, I can say that it is a bible of quality GMAT verbal exercise for GMAT aspirants.

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Scholaranium
February 15 | 2017
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     By deepverma 3 0

I found difficulty level and language of the questions in scholaranium at par with gmac questions.
And different options such as difficulty level ,time and sections is helping me to prepare better and push harder.
It will be more help ful if each section e. g SC , gets bisected to different topics.
Over all it gives good Analysis of strengths nd weakne sses and elapsed time . It is certainly an essent ial tool for gmat preparation coupled with con cept videos.
I am still half way through and once i am finished with it,I will update this revi ew.

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