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1. Thread: How I got a 770 in 5 months

by BGPC Eliza
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Hey guys, I wanted to elaborate on my strategy...

Hey guys,

I wanted to elaborate on my strategy in case that helped people. While going through MGMAT guides I took detailed notes and when I finished each book, I summarized everything I learned...

by BGPC Eliza
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so we will maximize the median or C, by...

so we will maximize the median or C, by minimizing the rest of the numbers we'll make a=1 and b=2 (because of the inequality none of them will be the same). We'll make c=x and then d=x+1. We know...
3. Thread: Easy data sufficiency question that's confusing. OG 12th ed

by BGPC Eliza
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yes it is important to make sure that you are...

yes it is important to make sure that you are clear about what the question is asking. Here (1) says that x divided by two is an integer, this means that x has to be an integer because it must be an...
4. Thread: please show the best way to solve this problem

by BGPC Eliza
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I tend to use the method to map it out. The...

I tend to use the method to map it out. The first thing you fill out is the total for Q1 right, which we know is 75, then you can fill out the total for Q2 right which is 55.
You also can fill out...

by BGPC Eliza
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I think that is a great idea to start by giving...

I think that is a great idea to start by giving the consumption per day a variable, like x
then you have
50 days*(11+xkg/day)=0
45 days*(15+x kg/day) =0

And then yes, you can set them equal to...
6. Thread: Left-handed persons

by BGPC Eliza
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A is wrong because just because left handed...

A is wrong because just because left handed people have an advantage painting doesn't necessarily mean there are more left handed painters.
B is wrong because just because left handed people...
7. Thread: Vehicle inspection program

by BGPC Eliza
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A is pretty irrelevant and not really an unstated...

A is pretty irrelevant and not really an unstated assumption
B does nothing to link the premises and the conclusion
C the conclusion is about health not pollution
D that is an assumption. if you...
8. Thread: Need help with RC

by BGPC Eliza
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Another thing to try might be to take notes. Not...

Another thing to try might be to take notes. Not so much about what is said but about the structure of the passage, so that you know the overall gist of things and where you can find different...
9. Thread: Best Book for GMAT Reading Comprehension

by BGPC Eliza
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I agree with previous posts, the Official guide...

I agree with previous posts, the Official guide is definitely the best for practice questions, but as far as strategy goes, you are much better off using the MGMAT guide. I would start with the...

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The best way to find a balance is to work on your...

The best way to find a balance is to work on your pacing through lots of practice. Reading comp is one of those sections where you don't need to learn any new facts, so really the best way to study...
11. Thread: Advice required on GMAT CR study strategy.

by BGPC Eliza
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I think that is a good strategy! I'm not sure...

I think that is a good strategy! I'm not sure exactly what you mean by "mapping the question in my mind," but what I did for this step was read the prompt and try to identify the parts of the...
12. Thread: 640 (46Q, 32V) - aiming at 700 but with serious speed problems in verbal SC!

by BGPC Eliza
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SC is a tough question type. There is a lot of...

SC is a tough question type. There is a lot of content and complicated grammar rules that you will need to learn. I would recommend that you review the MGMAT Sc guide and make sure to take lots of...
13. Thread: Preparing for Verbal section (RC & CR - GMAT), considering LSAT?

by BGPC Eliza
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I think practicing LSAT questions is valuable for...

I think practicing LSAT questions is valuable for studying for the GMAT, but it is important to not only study LSAT questions. I took the LSAT before the GMAT and I think it prepared me well for RC...
14. Thread: Need to buy (acquire) the electronic version of Kaplan 800 (8th)

by BGPC Eliza
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Erin is right. I scoured the internet to buy...

Erin is right. I scoured the internet to buy electronic version of the Kaplan 800 book when I was studying for my test, but its not for sale. If you are looking for more difficult Verbal questions...
15. Thread: June 1996 Section 1 question 8-12

by BGPC Eliza
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I would love to help you with this game, however...

I would love to help you with this game, however I don't have a copy of that test. Would you mind pasting it into this thread so that I can look at it. It also might make it easier for others who...
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