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7 Rules to excel in CAT QA section

With the expected rise in the QA level of difficulty in CAT’17, lots of questions are pouring in each day to know ways and methods to get a 99+ percentile in the section. While attempting QA section in mocks, students are unable to choose the right questions and end up attempting difficult questions that not only take time but also get them negative marks. However, after the paper, while analyzing the Mock or going through the solutions, you discover that there were many easy questions that could have been attempted in the paper. Over the years, watching so many...

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Are you choosing the right questions in your Mock CATs?

Lots of queries pour in each day about how persistent efforts are not translating into great scores. More than knowledge, an extremely important aspect of test taking is: choosing the right questions. Therefore, the question to you is – Are you choosing the right questions to attempt? Most of the time the reason for poor performance is not lack of knowledge but poor question selection and some test takers maybe of the viewpoint that all questions should be answered. Few rightly picked questions are sufficient to get you a desired 99+ percentile. Now, the question that should come to your mind...

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Things you must-do after every mock CAT you take

Things you must-do after every mock CAT you take By now you must have read and experienced for yourself the importance of mocks for aptitude exams such as the ones you are gearing up for. Once you have written a mock, what follows thereafter is as important as taking a medicine for fever. In direct terms, your post mock activities should be corrective in nature and should help you to perform better in the next mock. Thus, this article is important as it suggests what all you must do after every Mock CAT you take. The CAT 2016 pattern...

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CAT 2017- Start Early to Stay Ahead

CAT’16 has been done with. The dreams of many students have been realized; while of some students have been broken. But it’s not the end for the ones who did not get the desired percentile. And for the fresh aspirants looking at CAT 2017 exam, it is an ideal time to begin. Before I take you towards CAT 2017 strategy, I would suggest you have a look at the CAT’16 analysis. For an exam that attracts applicants in lakhs, make sure you are ahead of them by making a right choice for your type of preparation. A student while...

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Application Time!

The most relevant question at this stage of an MBA aspirant’s life is: From which colleges can I get an interview call? While I tried answering these questions individually, I soon realised that since the questions are common, it will be easier for me to post an article giving the required information, hence this post giving the estimated cutoffs of various MBA institutes. The application deadline of the institutes and the link to their admission website is also given to help those of you who would like to apply to these institutes. Most of the cutoffs given in the...

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About GP

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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