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6 Weeks to CAT’16 – Ab billi door nahin

With just about 6 weeks to CAT 2016, it is time for us to move on to the next stage of preparation. While the earlier stages of CAT preparation were about building up of fundamentals, application of concepts, exposure to MCQs, increasing speed and working out strategies for various types of questions, the focus of this stage of preparation is to ensure accuracy with speed. This stage of preparation (6 weeks to CAT) is also a stage of confusion. Do I have sufficient knowledge to tackle the paper? Which topics can I afford to leave?  How many Mock CATs...

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How to fill the CLAT Preference List

Dear Student, So the CLAT results are out. Congratulations to all those who’ve done well. While what counts as a good rank or a good score might be relative, it helps to remember that this is where your law school journey begins. Or not, should you choose to opt for something else. Either way, LST is here to help you every step of the way. Our task doesn’t end with the declaration of the results, and we take our responsibility towards getting you into the law school of your choice quite seriously. The post-result notifications on the CLAT website...

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NMAT 2017 Analysis

The test taking window of NMAT began on 7th October. The exam is conducted this year by GMAC, the organisation which conducts the GMAT exam. In general, there weren’t any technical glitches that were reported during the exam. The Logical Reasoning section was slightly difficult. This section was dominated by singlets as there was only one LR set consisting 4 questions. Apart from that a good number of questions were of Critical Reasoning. The options in the CR questions were opinionated instead of being logical which made the questions ambiguous. A score of 60 – 63 is achievable and...

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Things you must-do after every mock CAT you take

Here is another article in the series of articles on ensuring that every Mock CAT helps you improve your scores. While the first one Are you choosing the right questions in your Mocks was on classifying the questions in different categories and identifying the right questions to attempt in (Mock) CAT, this one suggests what all you must do after every Mock CAT you take. The CAT 2016 pattern is akin to taking three one hour sectional tests one after the other and hence it is highly advisable to take the sectional tests regularly along with Mock CATs. Most students...

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7 Rules to excel in CAT VRC section

After having talked about the 7 Rules to Excel in CAT QA section in our previous article, we get down to discussing similar tips to tackle CAT VRC section. Understanding of a Paper (or a section) along with the understanding of own strengths and weakness are the two essential blocks of deciding the strategy for attempting it. The CAT 2016 paper structure is that of three back to back sectional tests and hence having a separate approach to tackle each of the three sections is required. In this post, we will discuss the strategy to successfully tackle the Verbal...

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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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