GMAT Hacks: Take Control of the GMAT Computer Adaptive Test

It’s a recurring theme in GMAT preparation: It’s all about managing your time. It doesn’t matter how carefully you pore over a Reading Comprehension passage or analyze the twists in a Data Sufficiency problem if you can’t finish the test in the allotted time. And the time allowed just isn’t much.

Because the GMAT is an adaptive test, it’s virtually a given that you will get questions wrong. You can get a handful of questions wrong on each section and still get a 700 or higher on the test. The questions you get wrong (and the ones you answer correctly!) will be very hard ones, but you’ll still miss a few. The trick, then, is using that knowledge to your advantage.

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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