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150 Day strategy for first time CAT takers, recent starters

Are you a first time CAT taker? Have you started your preparation for CAT 2016 just recently? In this second and final part of the 150 Day strategy for first time CAT takers post series, I would suggest a preparation strategy for the first time CAT takers, recent starters who have started off just recently. By Recent Starters, we mean those who have started their preparation recently or are planning to start their preparation soon. If you are one amongst them, then you have to realize that CAT can be cracked in four-five months, if the preparation is done...

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What they could not have done without CAT Night Classes

No amount of time you may devote to your CAT preparation might be fruitful if you do not invest your time in learning techniques that actually take you to a 99+ %ile CAT score. For CAT aspirants who are working professionals, time is probably the most precious commodity they have to offer towards their CAT preparation. Traditional classroom coaching programs cease to be helpful for such students as their job/ work schedule doesn’t allow them the leeway to attend the classes. Many of these aspirants personally reach out to GP expressing their exasperation about how they are lagging behind...

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150 day strategy for first time CAT takers

Is CAT 2016 your first CAT attempt? In this third article on 150 day CAT strategy, I would be dealing with the 150 day first time CAT takers strategy. I have divided these CAT aspirants into two brackets: Early Starters: Those who started their CAT preparation at least 3 months ago. Recent Starters: Those who have started their preparation in or after June/July In this article, I’ll be discussing the first time CAT takers strategy for the Early Starters Early Starters: For the students in this bracket, my basic assumptions are that they would be well aware of the CAT...

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CAT 2016 – 150 Day Strategy (Part-2)

In the previous article of this series on CAT repeater strategy, I discussed what would be a good way to go about your CAT preparation for those of CAT repeaters who had scored an 85+%ile in CAT 2015. Here, in this post, I suggest a CAT repeater strategy for those who scored below 85%ile in the last CAT exam. II. CAT Repeater Strategy for CAT score below 85%ile: Assuming that those of you falling in this bracket have a fair idea about the exam, I say that the most prominent reason for a below par performance can be attributed to...

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CAT 2016 – 150 Day Strategy (Part-1)

Are you ready to appear for CAT 2016? Around 150 days are left for the CAT 2016; hence it’s high time to start serious and sincere preparation for it. CAT is an exam which evaluates students on multiple dimensions and hence it is irrational to suggest one common strategy for all the students. Thus, we have decided to come up with a series of articles on Belling the CAT in 150 days, with each article dealing with the strategies for a specific set of students. In the first article of the series, the focus is on the CAT repeater strategy...

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Gautam Puri

GP describes his academic performance early in life as pathetic. With scores of 61% in Xth and 65% in XIIth, he was always at the bottom of the class. For students, he is an aptitude guru who simplifies fundamentals, problem solving, and test taking strategy. GP loves driving & has been part of Raid-de- Himalayas off road adventure. An IIM B alumnus, GP is one of the core founders of CL.

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