How to prepare for GMAT?
1. I would immediately run to the store to get Kaplans GMAT Book with CD. It will help you to get the basics down and general strategies.
2. Take a diagnostic test that is on the Kaplans CD. The score is completely un-representative since the test cosists of 6 sections, 10 minutes each. Reading is very un-representative.
3. Having only a month requires to prioritize your time - see where you can get the most bang for the buck. One good option is to study the short math guide that comes at the end of the Kaplans book. Depending on the results of your Diagnostic test, you will know which evil has to be taken care of first. Reading will probably be the hardest, and the requires the most time to improve, so dont start with that.
4. Get the strategies down first. If you have very little time - it does not mean you need to study only formulae and grammar - on the contrary, it is better to get those down first.
5. Dont haste to take tests - spend at least ...more
"The Official Guide -
Absolutely essential ... Especially for Verbal ... solve each and every question in Verbal ... And don't simply solve the questions ... Understand why or why not ...
Kaplan CD -
Tests are OK, though low scoring ... Lessons are good for review ... Good to practise Quant from here, as the questions are above the OG level ... If you're aiming for above 700, get very comfortable with toughies ... RC's are very bad! ... The lengthy psycho-abstract mumbo-jumbo they give is nowhere near the standard of the actual GMAT ... They'll throw you off ...
Verbal is good ... especially SC ... The rules are very clearly laid out ... Too few problems to practice in their Bins, though ... Quant isn't that good ... AWA explanation was also the best among all the material I referred to ..."
Apart from this you should keep a target, make a daily study plan. Important th ...more