Also when reviewing understand why the other options are incorrect. Don't waste your time and money practicing on questions made by any other companies--these are merely inferior imitations of the real thing. For that, look elsewhere see product links below. Talk to me in the chat bubble in the bottom-right corner. Basically it is the same thing with some different sets of questions being added to the test.Next
Gathering these resources is the easy part. This book does have some minor shortcomings. Even though there are small annoying issues with it, I'd buy the Kindle version to best approximate how the test will be. As it will judge your range of English and depth of the skills. Good Afternoon from Spain, How are you doing? If you must use other materials for test strategy, then that's fine, and in most cases necessary, but try your best to stick to official questions whenever possible. From official guides you can only practice questions.
I have met some of these people, and they are impressive. Is it worth buying new Official Guide? These are similar enhancements over the. As such new practice questions are a nice to have but not entirely essential for getting a good score. On average, each edition only has about 5-10% new questions. What about the Verbal Review and Quant Review? It also comes with answers to each question, but unfortunately it does not include explanations of the underlying concepts. The tutorial and advice portions of the book are short and dry. The corrected Kindle answer key can be downloaded from my website.Next
Taking classes will reduce your preparation time and effort. Because the questions in these books are super-realistic. Hi Onlyvictory, I am generally against the idea of providing deep 'commentary' or analysis of the Official Guides - because I think that doing so is actually a dis-service to Test Takes who will work through those books. If you are starting from scratch, you might as well start with the newest. If you already have the earlier editions, by all means, use those first. And the answer explanations are frequently inadequate.Next
Should I buy the new Official Guide? Hi sarabald, To start, it would be a good idea for you to start a new post thread and provide a bit more information on your situation. Using it productively is a whole new story. The Graduate Management Admission Council® does not endorse, nor is it affiliated in any way with the owner or any content of this web site. Tests 1 and 2 draw from a gigantic! Rest for practice , you can refer any edition of the books you mentioned above. Bonus: Magoosh has developed to help you use the Official Guide more effectively.
While the test dynamically feeds you questions of varying degrees of difficulty, zeroing in on your precise proficiency level, books are a monotonous slog through predetermined questions, most of whose difficulty level is completely irrelevant to you. So I would buy the 2016 Edition and then try the 10% or so of new questions when the 2017 edition is released. The 2016 version is sufficient. What matters more is the quality of your prep. Take approximately 2 minutes per question. For Quantitative reasoning - For this - brush up your mathematical skills, for that just work on elementary mathematics and conceptual; clarity.Next
You can download the corrected Kindle answer key from my website. That way, the conversation can stay focused on your questions and we can avoid the confusion of having multiple conversations about different subjects in the same thread. Without doubt, books are essential for the preparation but most important part is to get to know - what skills are needed most? The Verbal and Quant versions each have 45 new questions. Once you have those scores, you should report back here and we can come up with a study plan. If you have any experience with using any of these new books, we would love to hear from you in the comments section below. One thing just understand, first sharpen your enabling skills then move to the practice book.Next
If you understand the concepts, you should be able to get a good score even if you used the 2013 version. By all means, use the , follow proven , and pursue the without which the resources and study schedules are considerably less valuable! Thank you for your guide it´s been very helpful. All of the Official Guide practice sets are created by the same folks who make the real exam, and are even taken from actual past tests. That score will give us a good sense of your natural strengths and weaknesses and will help provide a basis for comparison as you continue to study. One of my employees did then, got a 680, and went on the attend Kellogg.Next