GMAT Hacks: How Important are the Last Several Questions?

The idea that the first 5 to 10 questions in each section are somehow particularly crucial to your success is a myth with staying power, but a myth nonetheless. And even if it were true, there’s only so much you can do; as I tell my students, would you just “try really hard” on those questions if you knew they were so important?

Perhaps you would, but I would hope that you plan to “try really hard” on every question.

Just as test-takers tend to overestimate the importance of the first several questions in each section of the GMAT computer-adaptive test, they tend to underestimate the importance of the last several.

Here’s why you shouldn’t…

This is an excerpt from a longer article by Jeff Sackmann, originally published at GMAT Hacks.  Jeff has created several valuable GMAT-preparation resources, including Total GMAT Math and Total GMAT Verbal.

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