How do I start preparing for GMAT?

The GMAT preparation is an arduous journey that keeps you preoccupied for a couple of months. It is a process that can’t be explained in a few sentences or even in one article. Everybody has a different pace and a different target that changes the approach of this preparation. Those students who are starting to prepare for GMAT are advised to take care of certain basic things. 

The quantitative section comprises of basic arithmetic, algebra and geometry. The calculator isn’t allowed altogether in this test. The absence of calculator gives goose bumps to some of the GMAT students. To overcome this problem, students should work on basic calculation techniques like learning to solve questions fast; memorizing multiplication tables, squares and cubes; practice addition, subtraction, decimal multiplication & division; and learning quick techniques for finding out squares and cubes and square roots. The word problem and data sufficiency section needs separate attention in quantitative part of GMAT. You need to work on all basic word problem areas like percentage, averages, ratio & proportions, work & rates, probability, and geometry. Once you get hang of these basic concepts, you are good to go for practicing actual GMAT questions.

The verbal part consists of reading comprehension, critical reading and sentence correction. So, basically, it deals with reading and grammar at length. If student is not used to reading books, novels or articles, for that matter, he will not perform well on the actual GMAT verbal section during the exam. Students are advised to start reading something as they start preparing for GMAT. Pick a history book, a fiction, a novel or a positive thinking book or one you are interested in and keep reading it till the end of your GMAT journey. It will increase your reading speed and comprehension skills. It will also add some grammar structures to your skills that will help you in sentence correction. There is a wide range of grammar and grammatical structures that is tested in GMAT exam. You are advised to correct your basic grammar and writing skills from either a teacher or from a good, authentic and verified book. Do not try learning from internet discussions as there is a variety of opinions that may be wrong.

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