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    Today's Quote:

    The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks intosmall manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.

    - Mark Twain

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    Day 1 Goal:

    Time to get this party started! Hope that you are ready for an intense 60 days.

    This first day is designed to familiarize you with the basic structure of the GMAT and to begin identifying your strengths andweaknesses in mathematics.

    To Do:

    If you haven't done so already, add [email protected] to your contacts in your e-mail system (to avoid issues

    with your spam filter)Go to this thread and download two Excel files: "Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition" and the "GMAT

    Progress Chart". Save these files to your computer. In the upcoming weeks, you will use these tools to trackyour progress, identify weaknesses, and rectify problem areas

    On the MBA.com website, review the GMAT's test structure and overview

    On the MBA.com website, review the information about GMAT scores and report

    Familiarize yourself with the Beat The GMAT Website, GMAT/MBA Library, andCommunity

    Become familiar with MBA Watch, a resource you'll be using later to investigate your target MBA programs.

    Register an account on MBA.com. In doing so, you can choose to receive information regarding financial aid,recruiting events, and so on

    Schedule your GMAT test for 59 days from today

    Watch the Kaplan video, The GMAT Quantitative Section

    Complete the math diagnostic test in the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13thEdition(p. 20-26)o Note: Take your time completing this test. The goal here is to gain familiarity with GMAT math

    questions and to help identify your strengths and weaknesses. Also, don't worry about the results.Remember, this is your baseline score; everything will improve from here.

    o Use the Answer Key on page 45 to determine your score, and use the Interpretive Guide to help gaugeyour current mathematical abilities.

    o Record the diagnostic test results into your GMAT Progress Chart.

    Today's Quote:

    Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it

    - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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    Day 2 Goal:

    Today you will gain familiarity with the three question types tested in the GMAT Verbal section. You will begin identifying yourstrengths and weaknesses in these areas.

    To Do:

    Complete the verbal diagnostic test in the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition(p. 27-44)o Note: Take your time completing this test. The goal here is to gain familiarity with GMAT verbal

    questions and to help identify your strengths and weaknesses.o Use the Answer Key on page 45 to determine your score, and use the Interpretive Guide to help

    assess your current verbal abilitieso Record the diagnostic test results into your GMAT Progress Chart

    Read this Beat The GMAT member debriefing: from 610 to 750!! What worked, what didn't + tools for you

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    Today's Quote:

    Do or do not. There is no try.

    - Yoda

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    Day 3 Goal:

    Today you will discover your base GMAT score and gain familiarity with the GMAT test interface on a computer.

    To Do:

    If you haven't already done so, download and familiarize yourself with the GMAT Progress Chart

    Download GMATPrep, GMAC's free test prep software. The GMATPrep practice tests provide the most accurateassessment of your GMAT content knowledge, and they will help you gauge your progress as you prepare for theGMAT

    Read the article, Taking the GMATPrep Tests Multiple Times

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, review the section on Data Sufficiency on pages 269-272Take GMATPrep Practice Test #1

    o Important! Unlike the questions in the Quantitative and Verbal sections, the 12 questions in theIntegrated Reasoning section do not change from test to test. In fact, Exam 1 and Exam 2 both usethe same 12 Integrated Reasoning questions. Since today's goal is to determine your Quantitative andVerbal baseline scores, we'll "save" the Integrated Reasoning questions for a later day. So, when youget to the Integrated Reasoning section, quickly enter guesses for all 12 questions. At a later date,when you retake the practice exam, you'll be instructed to carefully answer the Integrated Reasoningquestions at that time.

    Don't Forget To:

    Record the results of GMATPrep Practice Test #1 in your GMAT Progress ChartExtra Reading:

    Read the Veritas Prep article, Understanding the GMAT Scoring AlgorithmToday's Quote:

    What exactly is success? For me, it is to be found not in applause, but in the satisfaction of feeling that one is realizing one'sideal.

    - Anna Pavlova

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    Day 4 Goal:

    Over the next 19 days, you'll study all of the math concepts tested on the GMAT. Today you'll examine important strategiesfor effectively tackling all math questions.

    To Do:

    If you are following the GMAT Prep Now video course:Watch all videos in the General GMAT Strategies module

    Watch all videos in the Data Sufficiency moduleo Note: Don't worry if you're unfamiliar with some of the math concepts addressed in the Data

    Sufficiency videos; you will cover these concepts soon. The purpose of today's activities is tounderstand the strategies required to tackle the two types of math questions you will encounter on theGMAT.

    If you are following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy guides:

    In the GMAT Roadmap Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Read Chapter 2: Getting Organized (p. 23-48)o Read Chapter 3: How to Learn Content (p. 49-76)o Read Chapter 4: The Big Picture of GMAT Quant (p. 77-104)

    Extra Reading:

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    Read the Veritas article, The Driving Force Behind Your GMAT Study

    Read the Princeton Review article, Avoiding Careless Errors

    Today's Quote:

    One important key to success is self confidence. An important key to self confidence is preparation.

    - Arthur Ashe

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    Day 5 Goal:

    It's time to jump into the math content. Today you'll learn the concepts related to basic operations of integers, decimals andfractions.

    When going through the problem sets today, practice your guessing skills. If you can't answer a question, see if you caneliminate some answer choices and then select the best answer.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the sections on Fractions, Decimals, and Real Numbers (p. 109-112)If you are following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #1 to #16 in the Arithmetic moduleFor those using the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Fractions, Decimals & Percents Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 1: Digits & Decimals (p. 11-21)o Complete Chapter 2: Fractions (p. 25-37)

    In the Algebra Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 1: PEMDAS (p. 11-17)

    In the Number Properties Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:

    o Read the section on Positives & Negatives (p. 36-39)Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following questions related to today's topics. Note:Enter answers directly into your Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    o Problem Solving: 1, 2, 15, 17, 20, 24, 27, 32, 33, 39, 41, 46, 48, 51, 76, 80, 85, 97, 138, 142, 151, 154,194, 195, 226

    o Data Sufficiency: 4, 6, 10, 31, 46, 59, 63, 69, 75, 89, 98, 103, 112, 124, 126, 131, 133, 140, 144, 148,170

    Additional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following questions related to today's topics:o Problem Solving: 4, 6, 8, 14, 17, 19, 27, 29, 42, 45, 46, 48, 51, 53, 58, 59, 60, 65, 80, 88, 93, 94, 105,

    110, 126, 158, 168, 174, 176o Data Sufficiency: 8, 12, 18, 21, 24, 49, 104, 119

    Review questions in the Beat The GMAT Math Forums

    Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsExtra Reading:Read the Princeton Review article, Nine Tips for Doing Homework Effectively

    Today's Quote:

    We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.

    - Aristotle

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    Day 6 Goal:

    Today you'll examine the key concepts and GMAT-specific strategies for tackling questions dealing with percentages.

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    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the section on Percents (p. 113-114)

    Review the sections on Interest Problems, Discount, and Profit (p. 142-143)If you're following the GMAT Prep Now videos for the math section:

    Watch videos #17 to #24 in the Arithmetic moduleIf you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Fractions, Decimals, & Percents Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 3: Percents (p. 41-51)o Complete Chapter 5: FDPs (p. 73-79)o Complete Chapter 6: FDP Strategies (p. 83-99)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Percent questions:o Problem Solving: 6, 8, 11, 19, 21, 31, 57, 58, 84, 94, 123, 135, 141, 152, 182o Data Sufficiency: 8, 40, 55, 62, 147, 150

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your Official Guide 13th Edition(OG13) answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessing as you go through problems

    Register an account on Beat The GMAT and introduce yourself to the communityAdditional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition, tackle the following Percent questions:o Problem Solving: 9, 10, 12, 26, 38, 43, 49, 52, 66, 95, 100, 101, 143, 159o Data Sufficiency: 10, 17, 36, 53, 93

    Read the Kaplan article, Reading the Explanations: How to Get the Most Out of Your Test Results

    Read the Master GMAT article, Be 100 Percent Sure

    Review percent questions in the Beat The GMAT Math Forums

    Ask/Answer percent questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    Change is inevitable; growth is intentional.

    - Glenda Cloud

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    Day 7 Goal:

    Today you'll examine the key concepts and GMAT-specific strategies for tackling questions dealing with ratios.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the section on Ratios and Proportions (p. 113)For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #25 to #38 in the Arithmetic moduleIf you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Fractions, Decimals, & Percents Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 4: Ratios (p. 61-69)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Ratio questions:o Problem Solving: 22, 23, 59, 63, 66, 82, 98, 115, 125, 179, 188, 200o Data Sufficiency: 23, 43, 47, 77, 81, 114, 168

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessing as you go through problemsAdditional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following Ratio questions:

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    o Problem Solving: 39, 82o Data Sufficiency: 77

    Review Ratio questions in the Beat The GMAT Math Forums

    Ask/Answer Ratio questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.

    - Helen Keller

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    Day 8 Goal:

    Today you'll examine the key concepts and GMAT-specific strategies for tackling questions involving powers and roots.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:Review the section on Powers and Roots of Numbers (p. 114)

    Review the section on Exponents (p. 125)For those following the GMAT Prep Now videos course:

    Watch all videos in the Powers and Roots moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Algebra Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 3: Exponents (p. 35-45)o Complete Chapter 4: Roots (p. 49-57)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Powers and Roots questions:o Problem Solving: 9, 35, 52, 65, 100, 106, 111, 122, 146, 163, 170, 176, 180, 196, 217, 227o Data Sufficiency: 15, 52, 101, 157, 159, 169, 172

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionPractice your guessing as you go through problems

    Additional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following Powers and Roots questions:o Problem Solving: 36, 47, 55, 74, 86, 96, 97, 163, 170o Data Sufficiency: 31, 51, 54, 79, 81, 113

    Read The Princeton Review article, Solving Tough Exponent ProblemsRead the Veritas Prep article, Problem Solving the J.P. Morgan Way

    Watch the Knewton video, Negative Bases

    Read the Master GMAT article, Understanding Powers - The Theoretical Advantage

    Read the Kaplan article, Exponent Errors on the GMAT

    Ask/Answer Powers and Roots questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    Many strokes, though with a little axe, hew down and fell the hardest-timber'd oak.

    -William Shakespeare

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    Day 9 Goal:

    Today you'll learn various algebraic techniques, as well as techniques for solving basic equations, systems of equations, andquadratic equations.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

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    Review the section on Simplifying Algebraic Expressions, Equations, Solving Linear Equations with One Unknown,Solving Two Linear Equations with Two Unknowns, Solving Equations by Factoring and Solving QuadraticEquations (p. 120-125)

    For those following the GMAT Prep Now videos for the math section:

    Watch videos #1 to #26 in theAlgebra & Equation Solving moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Algebra Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 2: Linear Equations (p. 21-31)o Complete Chapter 5: Quadratic Equations (p. 61-71)o Complete Chapter 9: Extra Equations Strategies (p. 133-141)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following questions:o Problem Solving: 37, 42, 45, 47, 54, 55, 70, 72, 99, 102, 120, 129, 150, 157, 164, 169, 187, 191, 199,

    209, 216, 220, 223, 230o Data Sufficiency: 1, 17, 36, 41, 53, 60, 67, 86, 99, 156, 171

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionPractice your guessing as you go through problems

    Additional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following questions:o Problem Solving: 5, 20, 40, 41, 50, 57, 72, 99, 103, 106, 107, 108, 111, 122, 128, 133, 152, 166o Data Sufficiency: 2, 15, 23, 25, 28, 30, 37, 42, 46, 48, 57, 61, 62, 73, 80, 83, 94, 100, 105, 106, 109,

    124

    Watch the Knewton video, Solving Simultaneous Equations using Substitution

    Read the Veritas Prep article, Algebra the Vince Vaughn Way

    Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    Success depends on your backbone, not your wishbone.

    - Author Unknown

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    Day 10 Goal:

    Today you'll learn about function notation, formulas and various types of inequalities.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the section on Inequalities (p. 125-126)

    Review the section on Functions (p. 126-127)For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos # 27 to #42 in the Algebra & Equation Solving moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Algebra Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 6: Formulas (p. 77-85)o Complete Chapter 7: Inequalities (p. 89-101)o Complete Chapter 10: Extra Functions Strategies (p. 145-157)o Complete Chapter 11: Extra Inequalities Strategies (p. 163-169)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following questions:o Problem Solving: 14, 50, 73, 130, 134, 143, 149, 156, 192, 229o Data Sufficiency: 13, 48, 50, 82, 85, 92, 96, 97, 104, 118, 136, 160, 162, 164, 167

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionAdditional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following questions:

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    o Problem Solving: 1, 28, 77, 91, 92, 113, 117, 121, 134, 156o Data Sufficiency: 32, 40, 52, 56, 68, 69, 76, 89, 96, 98, 102, 120, 121

    Read the Veritas Prep article, Inequalities the Mac, Dennis, and Charlie Way

    Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.

    -Ren Descartes

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    Day 11 Goal:

    In the 17th Century, Ren Descartes wrote "Je pense, donc je suis" (I think therefore I am). He also developed the x-ycoordinate system (aka the Cartesian coordinate system). Today you'll learn everything you ever wanted to know aboutpoints, lines and equations.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the section on Coordinate Geometry (p. 135-139)For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #43 to #73 in the Algebra & Equation Solving moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Geometry Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 5: Coordinate Plane (p. 67-77)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Coordinate Geometry questions:o Problem Solving: 7, 28, 43, 61, 69, 202, 206, 211o Data Sufficiency: 11, 74, 129, 155

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Additional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following questions:o Problem Solving: 21, 83, 102, 123

    Watch the Knewton video, Slope of a Line

    Review questions in the Beat The GMAT Math Forums

    Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    Your own mind is a sacred enclosure into which nothing harmful can enter except by your permission.

    -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Day 12 Goal:

    Word Problems are a synthesis of multiple math topics, and they are a perennial source of misery for math students fromevery corner of the world. Over the next three days, you'll learn important strategies for effectively handling these questiontypes. Today you'll learn how to assign variables, create equations and tackle some basic question types.

    To Do:

    For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #1 to 10 in the Word Problems moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Word Problems Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 1: Algebraic Translations (p. 11-21)

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    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Word Problems:o Problem Solving: 29, 56, 60, 64, 71, 83, 88, 90, 93, 105, 113, 114, 119, 140, 144, 153, 167, 185, 203,

    212o Data Sufficiency: 9, 25, 26, 28, 33, 34, 44, 45, 51, 54, 57, 61, 65, 71, 76, 78, 88, 91, 127, 132, 141,

    142, 151, 153, 158, 161, 163, 174Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionAdditional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following Word Problems:o Problem Solving: 2, 3, 13, 25, 35, 49, 61, 62, 69, 73, 75, 114, 115, 120, 127, 138, 154, 155, 165, 167o Data Sufficiency: 5, 6, 7, 9, 13, 26, 27, 29, 33, 44, 50, 67, 75, 84, 97, 108

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    Those who truly have the spirit of champions are never wholly happy with an easy win. Half the satisfaction stems fromknowing that it was the time and the effort you invested that led to your high achievement.

    -Nicole Haislett

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    Day 13 Goal:

    Today you'll learn how to solve word problems related to rates (including speed-distance-time questions), work andoverlapping sets.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the sections on Rate Problems and Work Problems (p. 140-141)

    Review the section on Sets (p. 143-144)

    For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:Watch videos #11 to #23 in the Word Problems module

    For those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Word Problems Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 2: Rates & Work (p. 29-43)o Complete Chapter 5: Overlapping Sets (p. 83-93)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following questions:o Problem Solving: 25, 49, 79, 81, 86, 96, 103, 136, 137, 139, 162, 168, 178, 186, 189, 201, 207, 222o Data Sufficiency: 2, 5, 12, 16, 21, 22, 29, 49, 66, 68, 90, 93, 94, 106, 107, 108, 115, 116, 134, 137,

    138Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionAdditional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2nd

    Edition, answer the following questions:o Problem Solving: 16, 18, 23, 37, 64, 87, 119, 130, 136, 140, 142, 146, 173o Data Sufficiency: 38, 47, 55, 63, 71, 85, 116, 117

    Watch the Knewton video, Work Rates

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

    - Wayne Dyer

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    Day 14 Goal:

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    Today you'll learn how to solve word problems where there are variables in the answer choices, plus you'll learn how to solvea variety of minor question types, including sequences and series.

    To Do:

    For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #24 to #48 in theWord Problems moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Word Problems Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 6: Word Problem Strategies (p. 99-115)o Complete Chapter 7: Extra Problem Types (p. 121-129)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following questions:o Problem Solving: 4, 34, 38, 89, 108, 126, 131, 158, 160, 171, 172, 177, 181, 184, 190, 198, 205, 214,

    224o Data Sufficiency: 18, 24, 64, 105

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionAdditional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following questions:o Problem Solving: 11, 22, 34, 54, 56, 67, 90, 118, 124, 131, 171o Data Sufficiency: 107, 111

    Watch the Kaplan video, How to Avoid Complex Algebra by Picking NumbersReview/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math Forums

    Today's Quote:

    Better a little which is well done, than a great deal imperfectly.

    - Plato

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    Day 15 Goal:

    Over 2000 years ago, above the gate to Plato's Academy (the world's first major university) was the inscription: Let no manignorant of geometry enter here(in Greek)

    The same words (with "man or woman" added) could be applied to the GMAT. Although geometry now plays a smaller role ontoday's computer-based test, test-takers striving for a solid GMAT score must be proficient in geometry. Given the importanceand magnitude of this topic, you will have two days to cover the learning activities listed below.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review Geometry sections 4.3.1 to 4.3.9 (p. 127-134)For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch all videos in theGeometry moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Geometry Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 1: Polygons (p. 11-22)o Complete Chapter 2: Triangles & Diagonals (p. 27-39)o Complete Chapter 3: Circles & Cylinders (p. 44-53)o Complete Chapter 4: Lines & Angles (p. 57-63)o Complete Chapter 6: Geometry Strategies (p. 81-99)o Complete Chapter 7: Extra Geometry (p. 109-119)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Geometry questions:o Problem Solving: 3, 13, 18, 36, 62, 75, 78, 92, 104, 121, 147, 159, 161, 165, 166, 175, 197, 210, 213

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    o Data Sufficiency: 19, 30, 35, 42, 56, 73, 79, 100, 102, 113, 117, 119, 122, 128, 130, 145, 149, 152,165, 166

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Fill out this survey to give us feedback on the first 15 days of your GMAT prep. Surveylink: http://go.beatthegmat.com/day15

    Additional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following Geometry questions:o Problem Solving: 7, 15, 24, 30, 33, 44, 71, 76, 85, 89, 135, 139, 141, 145, 150, 153, 157, 162, 175o Data Sufficiency: 4, 11, 19, 22, 43, 58, 59, 60, 65, 72, 88, 91, 95, 99, 114, 123

    Today's Quote:

    Whether you think you can or whether you think you can't - you're right.

    - Henry Ford

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    Day 16 Goal:

    Today you'll finish studying geometry. If you have extra time, go back and complete unfinished work from previous days.

    To Do:

    Complete the tasks from yesterday

    Tackle unfinished work from previous daysDon't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionAdditional Reinforcement:

    Watch the Knewton video, Central and Inscribed Angles

    Read the Master GMAT article, "Note: Figures not drawn to scale" OR There's a Reason For Everything

    Review/Ask/Answer Geometry questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    With ordinary talents and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.

    -Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton

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    Day 17 Goal:

    Today you'll examine the key concepts and GMAT-specific strategies for tackling questions involving integer properties.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the section on Properties of Integers (p. 108)For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch all videos in the Integer Properties moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Number Properties Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 1: Divisibility & Primes (p. 11-27)o Complete Chapter 2: Odds, Evens, Positives & Negatives (p. 31-41)o Complete Chapter 5: Number Properties Strategies (p. 69-81)o Complete Chapter 6: Extra Divisibility & Primes (p. 87-105)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Integer Properties questions:o Problem Solving: 5, 26, 40, 44, 74, 77, 87, 95, 110, 116, 117, 118, 127, 155, 174, 204, 218, 219, 221,

    225o Data Sufficiency: 7, 14, 27, 32, 58, 72, 80, 83, 111,135, 173

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    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionAdditional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2nd edition, answer the following Integer Properties questions:o Problem Solving: 31, 68, 78, 98, 109, 112, 125, 144, 147, 149, 164, 169, 172o Data Sufficiency: 3, 16, 20, 35, 39, 45, 64, 70, 78, 82, 86, 87, 90, 92, 110, 115

    Read The Princeton Review article, Factoring in Divisibility Problems

    Read the Veritas Prep article, Can You Determine If 2011 Is a Prime Number?

    Read the Veritas Prep article, GMAT Tip: RemaindersReview/Ask/Answer Integer Properties questions in the Beat The GMAT Math Forums

    Today's Quote:

    71% of all statistics are made up.

    -Author Unknown

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    Day 18 Goal:

    Only 3 more math topics remaining! Today you'll examine the key concepts and GMAT-specific strategies for tacklingquestions involving statistics.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the section on Descriptive Statistics (p. 114-116)For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch all videos in theStatistics moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Word Problems Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 3: Statistics (p. 51-63)o Complete Chapter 4: Consecutive Integers (p. 69-77)o Complete Chapter 8: Extra Consecutive Integers (p. 133-137)

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, tackle the following Statistics questions:o Problem Solving: 12, 16, 30, 53, 67, 91, 101, 109, 112, 132, 145, 183, 208o Data Sufficiency: 20, 37, 38, 70, 84, 87, 95, 109, 110, 120, 121, 123, 139, 143, 146, 154

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionAdditional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following Statistics questions:o Problem Solving: 32, 63, 70, 81, 84, 104, 116, 129, 137, 148, 161o Data Sufficiency: 1, 14, 34, 41, 66, 74, 101, 103, 112, 118

    Watch the Knewton video, Mode

    Watch the Manhattan GMAT video, Standard Deviation

    Read The Princeton Review article, Means, Medians and Modes

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.

    -Albert Camus

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    Day 19 Goal:

    The terms Counting, Combinatoricsand Permutations & Combinationsall have the same meaning. Today you'll learntechniques for determining the number of ways to select, arrange and distribute items.

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    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the section on Counting Methods (p. 117-118)For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch all videos in the Counting moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Number Properties Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 3: Combinatorics (p. 45-53)o Read pages 115-118 in Chapter 7: Extra Combinatorics & Probability

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Counting questions:o Problem Solving: 124, 128, 133, 148, 228

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionAdditional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2ndEdition, answer the following Counting questions:o Problem Solving: 132, 151

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    There is no chance, no destiny, no fate that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.

    -Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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    Day 20 Goal:

    The probability that you'll see at least one probability question on the GMAT is close to 1. So, today your goal is to become anexpert on these question types. Keep in mind that the likelihood of becoming an expert is directly proportional to the work you

    put into it.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the Discrete Probability section (p. 118-120)For those following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch all videos in the Probability moduleFor those following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Number Properties Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 4: Probability (p. 57-65)o Read pages 119-120 in Chapter 7: Extra Combinatorics & Probability

    Practice:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Probability questions:

    o Problem Solving: 10, 68, 107, 173, 193, 215o Data Sufficiency: 3, 39, 125

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionAdditional Reinforcement:

    In the Official Guide for Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition, answer the following Probability questions:o Problem Solving: 79, 160o Data Sufficiency: 122

    Watch the Knewton video, Decimal or Percentage Expressions of ProbabilityRead the Kaplan article, Probability 101

    Read the Kaplan article, Probability 101, Part 2

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

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    You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face... You must dothe thing you think you cannot do.

    - Eleanor Roosevelt

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    Day 21 Goal:

    Over the past 16 days, you have studied every math concept tested on the GMAT. Do you remember everything youlearned? Let's find out.

    To Do:

    Review all of the Beat The GMAT Flashcards related to MathRetake the math diagnostic test in the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition(p. 20-26)

    o Use the Answer Key on page 45 to determine your score, and guage your improvemento Record the results of this retake into your GMAT Progress Chart

    Complete unfinished work from previous daysAdditional Reinforcement:

    Read The Princeton Review article, Avoiding Trap Answers in Math Questions

    Read the Veritas Prep article, Three Crucial Problem Solving Strategies

    Read the Kaplan article, Paraphrasing on GMAT Data Sufficiency Questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math ForumsToday's Quote:

    If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with asuccess unexpected in common hours.

    - Henry David Thoreau

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    Day 22 Goal:

    Today you'll retake GMATPrep Practice Exam #1 in order to gauge your progress to date.

    To Do:

    Review all of the Beat The GMAT Flashcards related to Math

    Take GMATPrep Exam #1 for the second timeo Note: Don't worry if/when you see any duplicated questions. Today's goal is to get a feel for your

    progress, practice some verbal questions, and simulate the test experience.o Important! Unlike the questions in the Quantitative and Verbal sections, the 12 questions in the

    Integrated Reasoning section do not change from test to test. So, when you get to the IntegratedReasoning section of the exam, quickly enter guesses for all 12 questions. At a later date, when youretake the practice exam, you'll be instructed to answer the Integrated Reasoning questions at thattime.

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your scores into your GMAT Progress ChartAdditional Reinforcement:

    Read the Kaplan article, How to Improve from a Full-Length Test

    Read the Manhattan GMAT article, Evaluating Your Practice Tests, Part 1 of 2

    Read the Manhattan GMAT article, Evaluating Your Practice Tests, Part 2 of 2

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Math forumsToday's Quote:

    Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle and a victory.

    - Mohandas Gandhi

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    Day 23 Goal:

    How's your grammar? Do you know when to use whoand when to use whom? Over the next 6 days, you'll learn everythingyou need to know to ace the GMAT's Sentence Correction questions.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Read pages 665-671If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #1 to #21 in the Sentence Correction moduleIf you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Sentence Correction Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 1: Sentence Correction Basics (p. 11-19)o Complete Chapter 2: Grammar & Meaning (p. 21-32)o Complete Chapter 3: Subject-Verb Agreement (p. 37-49)o Complete Chapter 4: Parallelism (p. 53-62)o Complete Chapter 5: Pronouns (p. 65-73)

    Additional Reinforcement:

    Read the Master GMAT article, Remove Your Blinkers

    Watch the Knewton video, Intro to Pronouns

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Sentence Correction forumToday's Quote:

    Positive or negative energy is exchanged like a fair trade, the more you give, the more you receive.

    - Jin Kwon

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    Day 24 Goal:

    So, are you spotting grammatical errors in the newspaper yet? If not, you soon will.

    To Do:

    If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #22 to #41 in the Sentence Correction moduleIf you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Sentence Correction Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 6: Modifiers (p. 79-93)o Complete Chapter 7: Verb Tense, Mood & Voice (p. 101-117)o Complete Chapter 8: Comparisons (p. 125-133)o Complete Chapter 9: Idioms (p. 141-183)

    Additional Reinforcement:

    Read the Master GMAT article, Making Sense of Tense

    Watch the Knewton video, The Most Commonly Tested Sentence Correction Errors

    Watch the Kaplan video, How to Recognize and Use Common GMAT Verb Tenses

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Sentence Correction forumToday's Quote:

    Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.

    - Julie Andrews

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    Day 25 Goal:

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    This is Day 3 of your journey through the joys of Sentence Correction. Enjoy!

    To Do:

    If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #42 to #70 in the Sentence Correction moduleIf you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Sentence Correction Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 10: Odds & Ends (p. 191-204)o Complete Chapter 11: GM/C-V/Parallelism: Extra (p. 209-223)o Complete Chapter 12: Pronouns & Modifiers: Extra (p. 231-246)o Complete Chapter 13: Verbs & Comparisons: Extra (p. 251-264)

    Additional Reinforcement:

    Answer Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd Edition

    Watch the Knewton video, How to Deal With Modifiers

    Watch the Knewton video, Understanding Verb Tense ErrorsReview/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Sentence Correction forum

    Today's Quote:

    There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

    -Author Unknown

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    Day 26 Goal:

    Now that you've learned the basic Sentence Correction concepts that the GMAT tests, it's time to apply your knowledge byanswering questions from the Official Guide.

    To Do:

    Review the Sentence Correction section of the Beat The GMAT FlashcardsIn the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    o Answer Sentence Correction questions #1-50 (p. 672-680)o Carefully review the explanations for all questions you answered incorrectly

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2ndEdition

    Watch the Knewton video, Identifying Comparison ErrorsRead The Princeton Review article, Mastering the Subjunctive Mood

    Read the Kaplan article, Crucial GMAT Grammar Topics

    Read the Kaplan article, Two Common Errors in Sentence Correction Questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Sentence Correction forum

    Today's Quote:

    If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought.

    - Peace Pilgrim

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    Day 27 Goal:

    Today is another day to test your Sentence Correction skills. Are you a pro yet?

    To Do:

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    Review the Sentence Correction section of the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:o Answer Sentence Correction questions #51-100 (p. 680-690)o

    Carefully review the explanations for all questions you answered incorrectlyDon't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for Verbal Review, 2ndEdition

    Watch the Manhattan GMAT video, Verb Tenses for Sentence Correction

    Watch the Manhattan GMAT video, Use of the Phrase "Based On"

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Sentence Correction forumToday's Quote:

    Our achievements of today are but the sum total of our thoughts of yesterday. You are today where the thoughts of yesterdayhave brought you and you will be tomorrow where the thoughts of today take you.

    - Blaise Pascal

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    Day 28 Goal:

    So, how's your grammar now? Have you become that person who constantly corrects his/her friends' grammar? Great!Today you'll answer the most difficult Sentence Correction questions in the OG13.

    To Do:

    Review the Sentence Correction section of the Beat The GMAT FlashcardsIn the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    o Answer Sentence Correction questions #101-140 (p. 690-697)o Carefully review the explanations for all questions you answered incorrectly

    Don't Forget To:

    Enter your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for Verbal Review, 2ndEdition

    Read the Master GMAT article, Don't Reject a Welcome Intruder

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Sentence Correction forumToday's Quote:

    On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training yourpowers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.

    - Frederick Nietzsche

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    Day 29 Goal:

    So, how are your logic skills? Are you more like Mr. Spock or Mr. T? Over the next 6 days you'll learn how to identify the mostcommon types of Critical Reasoning questions, and you'll learn how to tackle them effectively. Today, depending on whichresources you're using, you'll learn how to identify and solve either Weaken the Argumentquestions or Structure-Basedquestions. Then, you'll apply your skills by answering these question types in the Official Guide.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Read the section on Critical Reasoning (p. 497-499)If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

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    In the Critical Reasoning module, watch videos #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 28, 31, 36

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Weaken the Argument questions:o 25, 32, 37, 43, 58, 62, 71, 73, 79, 82, 87, 88, 90, 97, 107, 112, 115, 117, 119, 122

    If you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:In the Critical Reasoning Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:

    o Complete Chapter 1: Argument Structure (p. 11-23)o Complete Chapter 2: Methodology (p. 29-45)o Complete Chapter 3: Structure-Based Family (p. 231-246)

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Structure-Based Questions:o 18, 28, 34, 63, 76, 78, 84, 85, 89, 98, 116, 123

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Read The Princeton Review article, 3 Tools for Spotting Assumptions

    Watch the Knewton video, Affirming an Assumption

    Watch the Knewton video, Affirming an Assumption Using Additional Evidence

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Critical Reasoning forumToday's Quote:

    Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did so. Throw offthe bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.

    - Mark Twain

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    Day 30 Goal:

    Today, depending on which resources you're using, you'll learn how to identify and solve eitherStrengthen theArgumentquestions or Assumptionquestions. Then you'll apply your skills by answering those question types in the OfficialGuide.

    To Do:

    If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #: 9, 10, 26, 30, 38 in the Critical Reasoning module

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Strengthen the Argument questions:o 1, 5, 11, 12, 14, 16, 19, 23, 30, 31, 33, 35, 40, 45, 50, 52, 56, 64, 67, 69, 80, 95, 101, 102, 108, 111,

    118, 120, 121If you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Critical Reasoning Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 4: Assumption (p. 91-121)

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Assumption questions:o 21, 41, 46, 48, 75, 77, 83, 93, 96, 106, 109, 113

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessing

    Fill out this survey to give us feedback on the last 30 days of your GMAT preparation. Surveylink: http://go.beatthegmat.com/day30

    Additional Reinforcement:

    Watch the Knewton video, Inferring Strategies

    Read the Master GMAT article, Critical Reasoning - Best an Second Best Answer Choices

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Critical Reasoning forumToday's Quote:

    A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.

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    - Ayn Rand

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    Day 31 Goal:

    Today, depending on which resources you are using, you'll learn how to identify and solve either Assumptionquestionsor Strengthen and Weakenquestions. Then you'll apply your skills by answering those question typs in the Official Guide.

    To Do:

    If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #11, 12, and 32 in the Critical Reasoning module

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Assumption questionso 21, 39, 41, 46, 48, 75, 77, 83, 93, 96, 106, 109, 113

    If you are following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Critical Reasoning Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 5: Strengthen and Weaken (p. 141-166)

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Strengthen the Argument questions:o 1, 5, 11, 14, 16, 19, 23, 30, 31, 35, 40, 45, 50, 52, 56, 64, 67, 95, 101, 102, 108, 111, 118, 120, 121

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Weaken the Argument questions:o 2, 4, 20, 25, 32, 37, 43, 51, 58, 62, 71, 73, 79, 80, 82, 87, 88, 90, 97, 107, 112, 115, 117, 119, 122

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for Verbal Review, 2nd Edition

    Review all of the Beat The GMAT Flashcards related to Critical Reasoning

    Watch the Knewton video, Strengthening Arguments

    Watch the Knewton video, Denying Assumptions

    Watch the Knewton video, Denying an Assumption Using Additional EvidenceReview/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Critical Reasoning forum

    Today's Quote:

    The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.

    - Frank Lloyd Wright

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    Day 32 Goal:

    Today, depending on which resources you're using, you'll learn how to identify and solve eitherConclusion/Inferencequestionsor Evidencequestions. Then you'll apply your skills by answering those question types in the Official Guide.

    To Do:

    If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #13, 14, 27, and 37 in the Critical Reasoning moduleIn the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Conclusion/Inference questions:

    o 26, 38, 54, 60, 66, 74, 91, 103, 104, 105If you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Critical Reasoning Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 6: Evidence Family (p. 189-210)

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Inference questions:o 26, 38, 54, 55, 60, 66, 91, 103, 104, 105

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Explain a Discrepancy questions:o 3, 6, 9, 13, 17, 22, 24, 44, 49, 57, 59, 61, 86, 92, 94, 99

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    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th EditionAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for Verbal Review, 2

    nd

    EditionReview all of the Beat The GMAT Flashcards related to Critical Reasoning

    Watch the Knewton video, Weakening Arguments

    Read the Veritas Prep article, Critical Reasoning The Warren Buffett Way

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Critical Reasoning forumToday's Quote:

    Habit is overcome by habit.

    - Desiderius Gerhard Erasmus

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    Day 33 Goal:

    Today, depending on which resources you're using, you'll learn how to identify and solve eitherComplete theArgumentquestions or Structure and Flawed Argumentquestions. Then you'll apply your skills by answering those questiontypes in the Official Guide.

    To Do:

    If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 33, 34 in the Critical Reasoning module

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Structure questions:o 18, 28, 34, 63, 76, 78, 84, 85, 89, 98, 116, 123

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Flawed Argument questions:o 2, 4, 8, 20, 51, 55, 100

    If you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Critical Reasoning Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 7: Complete the Argument (p. 225-235)

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Complete the Argument questions:o 12, 33, 39, 59, 65, 69, 74, 81

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for Verbal Review, 2ndEdition

    Read the Master GMAT article, Bring the Argument to Life

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Critical Reasoning forumToday's Quote:

    There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.

    - Nelson Mandela

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    Day 34 Goal:

    Today, depending on which resources you're using, you'll learn how to analyze wrong answers or you'll learn how to identifyand solve Paradox and Evaluate the Conclusion questions.

    To Do:

    If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch videos #21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 35 in the Critical Reasoning module

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    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Paradox questions:o 3, 6, 9, 13, 17, 22, 24, 44, 49, 57, 59, 61, 65, 81, 86, 92, 94, 99

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Evaluate the Conclusion questions:o

    10, 15, 27, 36, 42, 47, 68, 70, 72, 110, 114, 124In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, answer the following Miscellaneous questions:

    o 7, 29, 53If you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Critical Reasoning Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 8: Wrong Answer Analysis (p. 247-261)

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for Verbal Review, 2nd Edition

    Review all of the Beat The GMAT Flashcards related to Critical Reasoning

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Critical Reasoning forumToday's Quote:

    Being defeated is often only a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

    - Marilyn vos Savan

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    Day 35 Goal:

    If you're like most people, you already have plenty of experience with Reading Comprehension questions. Today, you'll learnsome of the misconceptions about these questions, and you'll learn effective strategies for handling them.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the sections on Reading Comprehension (p. 359-363)If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch all of the videos in the Reading Comprehension moduleIn the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    o Answer Reading Comprehension questions #1-13 (p. 364-371)If you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Reading Comprehension Strategy Guide, 5th Editiono Complete Chapter 1: Introduction to Principles (p. 11-27)o Complete Chapter 2: Components of Passages (p. 35-41)o Complete Chapter 3: Short Passages (p. 45-56)

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:o Answer Reading Comprehension questions #1-13 (p. 364-371)

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for Verbal Review, 2nd Edition

    Read the Veritas article, Three Fundamental Reading Comprehension Strategies

    Watch the Knewton Video, Logical Roles of Paragraphs

    Read the Master GMAT article, Paraphrase the Question

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Reading Comprehension forum

    Today's Quote:

    Life is a learning experience, only if you learn.

    - Yogi Berra

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    Day 36 Goal:

    Today, you'll tackle a lot of Reading Comprehension questions. Practice the techniques you learned and aim high!

    To Do:

    If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Review the Reading Comprehension section of the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:o Answer Reading Comprehension questions #14-51 (p. 372-387)

    If you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Reading Comprehension Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 4: Long Passages (p. 59-72)o Complete Chapter 5: The Seven Strategies (p. 75-81)

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:o Answer Reading Comprehension questions #14-51 (p. 372-387)

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd Edition

    Watch the Knewton Video, Passage Based Inferences

    Watch the Knewton Video, Detail Based Inferences

    Read The Princeton Review article, Reading Comprehension, Part I: Attacking the Passage (The Targeted Skim)

    Read The Princeton Review article, Reading Comprehension, Part II: Attacking the Questions (Perfecting Your POE)

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Reading Comprehension forumToday's Quote:

    Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.

    - Sir Winston Churchill

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    Day 37 Goal:

    Today you'll apply your knowledge by tackling more Reading Comprehension questions from the Official Guide.

    To Do:

    If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Review the Reading Comprehension section of the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:o Answer Reading Comprehension questions #52-98 (p. 388-403)

    If you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Reading Comprehension Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 6: Question Analysis (p. 83-98)o Complete Chapter 7: Passages and Problem Sets (p. 99-115)

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:o Answer Reading Comprehension questions #52-83 (p. 388-397)

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd Edition

    Watch the Knewton Video, Identifying Main Ideas

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    Watch the Knewton Video, Authors' Attitudes

    Watch the Manhattan GMAT video, Finding the Point of the Passage

    Read the Manhattan GMAT article, How to Analyze a Reading Comp Inference Question

    Read the Knewton article, Speed Up Your Reading ComprehensionReview/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Reading Comprehension forum

    Today's Quote:

    It's a very funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.

    - William Somerset Maugham

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    Day 38 Goal:

    Today is the last day of Reading Comprehension. Have you found ways to improve your scores? If so, you might want toshare them in the Beat The GMAT Reading Comprehension forum.

    To Do:

    If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Review the Reading Comprehension section of the Beat The GMAT FlashcardsIn the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    o Answer Reading Comprehension questions #99-139 (p. 404-417)If you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    Review the Reading Comprehension section of the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:o Answer Reading Comprehension questions #84-139 (p. 398-417)

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your OG13 answers into the Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition

    Practice your guessingAdditional Reinforcement:

    Answer Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd Edition

    Read the Veritas Prep article, Reading Comprehension The Barack Obama Way

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Reading Comprehension forumoday's Quote:

    If you think you are too small to be effective, you have never been in the dark with a mosquito.

    - Author Unknown

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    Day 39 Goal:

    On June 5, 2012, the Integrated Reasoning section was added to the GMAT. This new section tests a combination of math

    and verbal skills, along with your ability to interpret information in visual forms such as graphs, charts, and so on. You willhave 3 days to complete all of the learning activities listed below.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the Integrated Reasoning section (p. 777-787)If you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch all videos in the Integrated Reasoning moduleIf you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Integrated Reasoning & Essay Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 1: Introduction to Integrated Reasoning (p. 11-20)o Complete Chatper 2: IR Quant (p. 21-59)

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    o Complete Chapter 3: IR Verbal (p. 61-86)o Complete Chapter 4: IR Preparation and Review (p. 87-94)

    Practice:

    With the purchase of the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition, you receive access to 50 Integrated Reasoningpractice questions.

    Use the access code found at the back of your OG13 book to set up your account at: www.wiley.com/go/officialgmatiro Complete all 50 Integrated Reasoning questions at the above websiteo Note: Once you register, your account will expire in 6 months

    Answer the 19 free Integrated Reasoning questions at mba.comAnswer the 14 free Veritas Prep Integrated Reasoning questions

    Additional Reinforcement:

    Read the Veritas Prep article, Stop Worry about Integrated Reasoning

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Integrated Reasoning forumToday's Quote:

    I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it

    meaning and transform it into something of value.

    - Hermann Hesse

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    Day 40 Goal:

    Today you'll continue working on the learning activities listed in yesterday's e-mail. If you have extra time, go back andcomplete any unfinished work from previous days.

    To Do:

    Work on the tasks from yesterday's e-mail

    Complete any unfinished work from previous days

    Additional ReinforcementReview/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT Integrated Reasoning forum

    Today's Quote:

    "There is no use trying," said Alice; "one can't believe impossible things."

    "I dare say you haven't had much practice," said the Queen. "When I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why,sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."

    - Lewis Carroll

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    Day 42 Goal:

    Up to this point, we have not specifically addressed the AWA (essay) portion of the GMAT. Today you'll begin mastering thissection.

    To Do:

    In the Official Guide for GMAT Review, 13th Edition:

    Review the sections on the Analytical Writing Assessment (p. 789-796)

    Download the official Analysis of Argument Essay PromptsIf you're following the GMAT Prep Now video course:

    Watch all videos in the Analytics Writing Assessment moduleIf you're following the Manhattan GMAT Strategy Guides:

    In the Integrated Reasoning and Essay Strategy Guide, 5th Edition:o Complete Chapter 5: The Argument Essay (p. 95-129)

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    Practice:

    Take 20 official Analysis of Argument Essay Prompts and find 5 flaws with each argument

    Write an Analysis of Argument essay and subimit it to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Additional Reinforcement:Read The Princeton Review article, Preparing to Write the Argument Essay

    Read the Master GMAT article, Finding Flaws in the Argument I

    Read the Master GMAT article, Finding Flaws in the Argumet II

    Select official AWA questions and write more essays

    Submit your essays to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum on Beat The GMAT

    Review others' essays in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum on Beat The GMAT

    Review official AWA Argument questions and find 5 flaws with each argumentToday's Quote:

    It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.

    - Isaac Asimov

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    Day 43 Goal:

    Today you'll take GMATPrep Practice Exam #2 for the first time to determine how close you are to your target score.

    To Do:

    Review all of the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    Take GMATPrep Exam #2 for the first timeo Important! Today you will carefully answer all of the questions in the Integrated Reasoning section.o Note: Your test is 20 days away. If today's total GMATPrep score is significantly lower (70 points or

    more) than your target score, you may want to think about rescheduling your test date to give youmore time to prepare.

    Don't Forget To:

    Record your scores into your GMAT Progress ChartToday's Quote:

    Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.

    - Anton Chekhov

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    Day 44 Goal:

    You have now covered all of the content tested on the GMAT. In the coming days, your goal will be to focus on weaknessesand to take practice tests. Today, you will begin strengthening areas of weakness.

    From today until your test day, your workload will depend largely on the gap between your current GMAT performance and

    your target score. The greater the gap, the more effort you must put into sharpening your skills before test day. Somesuggested activites are listed below.

    Please note: The remaining days will consist of review/practice days (like today) and days where you complete a full GMATpractice test.

    To Do:

    General:

    Review the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    Review your Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition to identify troublesome practice questions, and thenreview those questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT forumsMath:

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    Tackle questions from the Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition

    (Optional) Use GMAT Focus to pinpoint areas of weakness and to evaluate your proficiency on the quantitativesection of the GMAT

    Sentence Correction:Tackle Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd Edition

    Critical Reasoning:

    Tackle Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionReading Comprehension:

    Tackle Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionGMAT Essays (AWA):

    Write essays and submit them to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review others' essays in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review official AWA Argument questions and find 5 flaws with each argument

    (Optional) Use GMAT Write and have your essays scored by GMAC's official essay-scoring engineToday's Quote:

    Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

    - Swedish Proverb

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    Day 45 Goal:

    Your test is 15 days away. Today you'll strengthen areas of weakness. Some suggested activities are below.

    To Do:

    General:

    Review the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    Review your Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition to identify troublesome practice questions, and thenreview those questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT forumsMath:

    Tackle questions from the Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition

    (Optional) Use GMAT Focus to pinpoint areas of weakness and to evaluate your proficiency on the quantitativesection of the GMAT

    Sentence Correction:

    Tackle Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionCritical Reasoning:

    Tackle Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionReading Comprehension:

    Tackle Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionGMAT Essays (AWA):

    Write essays and submit them to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review others' essays in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forumReview official AWA Argument questions and find 5 flaws with each argument

    (Optional) Use GMAT Write and have your essays scored by GMAC's official essay-scoring engineExtra Reading:

    Read the Kaplan article, How Not to Cheat on the GMAT

    Read the Veritas Prep article, 5 Ways to Reduce Test-Day AnxietyRead the Veritas Prep article, 7 More Ways to Reduce Test-Day Anxiety

    Today's Quote:

    An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.

    - Lao-Tzu

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    Day 46 Goal:

    Your test is 14 days away. Today you'll take a Veritas practice test to gauge your progress.

    To Do:

    Take Veritas Prep's free Practice GMAT CATDon't Forget To:

    Record your scores into your GMAT Progress ChartExtra Reading:

    Read the Kaplan article, Time Management on the GMAT: When to GuessToday's Quote:

    It's not that I'm so smart; it's just that I stay with problems longer.

    - Albert Einstein

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    Day 47 Goal:

    Your test is 13 days away. Today you'll strengthen areas of weakness. Some suggested activities are below.

    To Do:

    General:

    Review the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    Review your Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition to identify troublesome practice questions, and thenreview those questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT forumsMath:

    Tackle questions from the Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition(Optional) Use GMAT Focus to pinpoint areas of weakness and to evaluate your proficiency on the quantitative

    section of the GMATSentence Correction:

    Tackle Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionCritical Reasoning:

    Tackle Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionReading Comprehension:

    Tackle Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionGMAT Essays (AWA):

    Write essays and submit them to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review others' essays in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review official AWA Argument questions and find 5 flaws with each argument

    (Optional) Use GMAT Write and have your essays scored by GMAC's official essay-scoring engineExtra Reading:

    Read the Master GMAT article, How to Stay Focused When Taking the GMAT

    Read the Kaplan article, Never Cancel Your GMAT ScoreToday's Quote:

    At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily eversince.

    -Salvador Dali

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    Day 48 Goal:

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    Your test is 12 days away. Today you'll take a Manhattan GMAT practice test to gauge your progress.

    To Do:

    Take Manhattan GMAT's free Practice GMAT CATDon't Forget To:

    Record your scores into your GMAT Progress ChartToday's Quote:

    Luck? I don't know anything about luck. I've never banked on it, and I'm afraid of people who do. Luck to me is somethingelse: Hard work and realizing what is opportunity and what isn't.

    - Lucille Ball

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    Day 49 Goal:

    Your test is 11 days away. Today you'll strengthen areas of weakness. Some suggested activities are below.

    To Do:

    General:

    Review the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    Review your Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition to identify troublesome practice questions, and thenreview those questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT forumsMath:

    Tackle questions from the Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition

    (Optional) Use GMAT Focus to pinpoint areas of weakness and to evaluate your proficiency on the quantitativesection of the GMAT

    Sentence Correction:

    Tackle Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionCritical Reasoning:

    Tackle Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionReading Comprehension:

    Tackle Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionGMAT Essays (AWA):

    Write essays and submit them to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forumReview others' essays in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review official AWA Argument questions and find 5 flaws with each argument

    (Optional) Use GMAT Write and have your essays scored by GMAC's official essay-scoring engineExtra Reading:

    Read the Kaplan article, GMAC Test Prep Summit Part 1: Skipped/Omitted Questions and Time Management

    Read the GMAT Prep Now article, Junior Girls Volleyball and Scoring Big on the GMATToday's Quote:

    A diamond is a chunk of coal that made good under pressure.

    - Author Unknown

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    Day 50 Goal:

    Your test is 10 days away. Today you'll take a Princeton Review practice test to gauge your progress.

    To Do:

    Take The Princeton Review's Practice GMAT CAT

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    Don't Forget To:

    Record your scores into your GMAT Progress ChartAdditional Reinforcement:

    Read The Princeton Review article, In Lieu of Stress Balls: Lowering Test Anxiety on the GMATToday's Quote:

    Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

    - Harriet Beecher Stowe

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    Day 51 Goal:

    Your test is 9 days away. Today you'll strengthen areas of weakness. Some suggested activities are below.

    To Do:

    General:Review the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    Review your Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition to identify troublesome practice questions, and thenreview those questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT forumsMath:

    Tackle questions from the Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition

    (Optional) Use GMAT Focus to pinpoint areas of weakness and to evaluate your proficiency on the quantitativesection of the GMAT

    Sentence Correction:

    Tackle Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionCritical Reasoning:

    Tackle Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionReading Comprehension:

    Tackle Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionGMAT Essays (AWA):

    Write essays and submit them to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review others' essays in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review official AWA Argument questions and find 5 flaws with each argument

    (Optional) Use GMAT Write and have your essays scored by GMAC's official essay-scoring engineToday's Quote:

    The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.

    - Vidal Sassoon

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    Day 52 Goal:

    Your test is 8 days away. Today you'll strengthen areas of weakness. Some suggested activities are below.

    To Do:

    General:

    Review the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    Review your Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition to identify troublesome practice questions, and thenreview those questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT forumsMath:

    Tackle questions from the Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition

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    (Optional) Use GMAT Focus to pinpoint areas of weakness and to evaluate your proficiency on the quantitativesection of the GMAT

    Sentence Correction:

    Tackle Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionCritical Reasoning:Tackle Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd Edition

    Reading Comprehension:

    Tackle Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionGMAT Essays (AWA):

    Write essays and submit them to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review others' essays in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review official AWA Argument questions and find 5 flaws with each argument

    (Optional) Use GMAT Write and have your essays scored by GMAC's official essay-scoring engineExtra Reading:

    Read The Princeton Review article, The Habits of Great Test Takers

    Read The Princeton Review article, Pacing and Obsession - A GMAT Case StudyToday's Quote:

    Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion but maintained by it, for it is a faculty of thepsyche.

    - Germain Greer

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    Day 53 Goal:

    Your test is 7 days away. Today you'll take a Kaplan practice test to gauge your progress.

    To Do:

    Take Kaplan's Practice GMAT TestDon't Forget To:

    Record your scores into your GMAT Progress ChartAdditional Reinforcement:

    Over the next week, travel to the test center to ensure that you know how to get there.

    Read the Kaplan article, The Ups and Downs of Your Practice Test Scores

    Read the Knewton article, Optimizing Stubborn Tendencies on the GMATToday's Quote:

    The only way around is through

    - Robert Frost

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    Day 54 Goal:

    Your test is 6 days away. Today you'll strengthen areas of weakness. Some suggested activities are below.

    To Do:

    General:

    Review the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    Review your Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition to identify troublesome practice questions, and thenreview those questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT forumsMath:

    Tackle questions from the Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition

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    (Optional) Use GMAT Focus to pinpoint areas of weakness and to evaluate your proficiency on the quantitativesection of the GMAT

    Sentence Correction:

    Tackle Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionCritical Reasoning:Tackle Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd Edition

    Reading Comprehension:

    Tackle Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionGMAT Essays (AWA):

    Write essays and submit them to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review others' essays in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review official AWA Argument questions and find 5 flaws with each argument

    (Optional) Use GMAT Write and have your essays scored by GMAC's official essay-scoring engineExtra Reading:

    Read the Test Center Regulations

    Read some successt stories on the I just Beat The GMAT forumToday's Quote:

    Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose -- a point on which the soul may fix its intellectualeye.

    - Mary Shelley

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    Day 55 Goal:

    Your test is 5 days away. Today you'll strengthen areas of weakness. Some suggested activities are below.

    To Do:

    General:

    Review the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    Review your Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition to identify troublesome practice questions, and thenreview those questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT forumsMath:

    Tackle questions from the Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition

    (Optional) Use GMAT Focus to pinpoint areas of weakness and to evaluate your proficiency on the quantitativesection of the GMAT

    Sentence Correction:

    Tackle Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionCritical Reasoning:

    Tackle Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionReading Comprehension:

    Tackle Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionGMAT Essays (AWA):Write essays and submit them to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review others' essays in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review official AWA Argument questions and find 5 flaws with each argument(Optional) Use GMAT Write and have your essays scored by GMAC's official essay-scoring engine

    Extra Reading:

    Read the Kaplan article, That "Cancel Your GMAT Score" Option Looks So Tempting...Today's Quote:

    Knowledge is power, but enthusiasm pulls the switch.

    - Ivern Ball

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    Day 56 Goal:

    Your test is 4 days away. Today you'll retake GMATPrep Test #2.

    To Do:

    Take GMATPrep Practice Test #2 for the second timeDon't Forget To:

    Record your scores into your GMAT Progress ChartSuggested Activities:

    View the video tour of a GMAT Testing CenterToday's Quote:

    All things are possible until they are proved impossible, and even the impossible may only be so as of now.

    - Pearl S. Buck

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    Day 57 Goal:

    Your test is 3 days away. Today you'll strengthen areas of weakness. Some suggested activities are below.

    To Do:

    General:

    Review the Beat The GMAT Flashcards

    Review your Improvement Chart for Official Guide 13th Edition to identify troublesome practice questions, and thenreview those questions

    Review/Ask/Answer questions in the Beat The GMAT forumsMath:

    Tackle questions from the Official Guide for GMAT Quantitative Review, 2nd Edition(Optional) Use GMAT Focus to pinpoint areas of weakness and to evaluate your proficiency on the quantitative

    section of the GMATSentence Correction:

    Tackle Sentence Correction questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionCritical Reasoning:

    Tackle Critical Reasoning questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionReading Comprehension:

    Tackle Reading Comprehension questions in the Official Guide for GMAT Verbal Review, 2nd EditionGMAT Essays (AWA):

    Write essays and submit them to the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review others' essays in the GMAT Essays (AWA) forum

    Review official AWA Argument questions and find 5 flaws with each argument

    (Optional) Use GMAT Write and have your essays scored by GMAC's official essay-scoring engineExtra Reading:

    Read the success stories in the I just Beat The GMAT forum

    Read the Knewton article, Weathering GMAT AnxietyToday's Quote:

    Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I'm with you kid. Let's go."

    - Maya Angelou

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    Day 58 Goal:

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    Your test is 2 days away. If you are satisfied with the results of your last GMATPrep Practice test, then use today to strengthenany areas of weaknesses. If you are not satisfied with yesterday's results, then retake GMATPrep Practice test #1.

    Suggested Activities:

    Read the Knewton article, How To Stay Confident While Taking The GMAT

    Read the Beat The GMAT article, The GMAT is Not Important...in LifeToday's Quote:

    They can because they think they can.

    - Virgil

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    Day 59 Goal:

    You've been studying for the past 2 months. Tomorrow is your test, and you'll need all of your energy to ace it. So, today yourelax and recharge your batteries.

    Suggested Activities:

    Read a book

    Go to a movie

    Get a massage

    Go for a walkEat a nice meal

    Visualize success

    Today's Quote:

    Congratulations!Today is your day.You're off to Great Places!

    You're off and away!

    Dr. Seuss

    Day 60 Goal:

    Today you conquer the GMAT! All that hard work will pay off today.

    Be sure to start the day with a good breakfast. Walk into that testing center with a lot of confidence, and get the job done.

    When you're finished, please share your experiences in the I just Beat The GMAT forum

    And if you have a little energy left, go to MBA Watch and start researching your dream business schools.