View Full Version : Managing time in verbal section

09-18-2003, 12:19 PM

I kinda forget what I read by the time I reach the end of reading comprehension passage thinking I have spent too much time reading it.. Can anyone tell me how to manage time on Verbal section? RC big passage just makes me nervous.


09-18-2003, 01:29 PM
try making notes while reading the rc, not long notes, just important words and phrases. u cannot afford to lose focus while reading rc, that would affect accuracy. just go on practising on quality rcs and u shud be okay!

regarding time management- i found that, after a certain limit, i couldnt cut back on time spent in reading the rc and answering questions, without effecting accuracy. i increased my speed in other parts of the verbal test instead. try out this approach.


09-18-2003, 02:03 PM
Take brief notes and disregard statistics and dates. You can always quickly go back to the article to retrieve them. Make sure you feel comfortable with the RC section. I had 3 of them for my verbal section and one was 120 lines! The other two were like 50 and 40 lines.