- Sow your seed well ahead:
Taking GMAT coaching is like purchasing fitness equipment: Purchasing the equipment doesn’t make you fit; taking coaching doesn’t make to ready for the test. GMAT Coaching is the first step in your journey to MBA dream; however, the actual preparation starts only after you are done with the coaching, Keep a buffer time of at least three months in between the last day of your coaching and day before your exam.
- More the tests; Better the chance:
Fortunately, with the advent of online study groups and file sharing sites, one has plethora of test at his disposal. Most of my students have “GB`s” of online material, which they seldom open. So, it’s better to make complete use of the tests because more the tests you take better is the chance securing a grade.
- Interpreting the test results:
Saying that you have so many tests, one should be cautious of the standards of the test they practicing: what you get in the practice tests might not showcase you actually can get.
Yeah endurance does make a difference between a sprint and a marathon. Good performance in sectional tests is a positive note, but definitely not the moment to bask in because at the end of the sitting in front of the computer, taking a test for 4 hours is a marathon, where the endurance will be the deciding factor.
- Don’t fall prey to “tips to handle GMAT computer adaptive format”:
One common question most of the students ask- “sir, is it good enough if I concentrate on the first 10 questions and the last 10 questions as said on the internet?” the answer would be a big NO. It’s a standardized test do you really think Pearson or the GMAC would build an algorithm with such short comings?