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5 things to do to make the best of GRE breaks

Believe it or not, utilizing your breaks properly while you take the GRE tests can make or break your chances at getting the dream score you are aiming for, and as small as the breaks are, it is always advisable to make the best use of them. GRE tests offers one shirt 1-minute break after the essay writing section followed by a 10-minute long gap for you to unwind after two more sections.  Studypal.co brings to you a list of 5 things you can do to enhance your performance in GRE by properly utilizing the breaks for optimum results:  Take a coffee break  The first one-minute break can be the perfect time for a […]

Holidays: The holy grail of study prep!!

Conventionally, the holidays are the time you spend with family, gathering around the table for that extravagant yearly meal and celebrations. But what if we tell you that this is the exact time when you can actually focus on your exam prep?  Don’t be surprised, because we are here to tell you something no one else will. With your family around, the holidays are the best time to set aside every worry and instead focus on your goal of scoring high at the test you are planning to take.  As you unwind this holiday season, sit back, clear your mind and find that perfect plan that works for you. If […]

The One Big Secret to a High Score!!

Preparing for the big exams take a lot of effort. Many of you might be in a fix to discover the perfect study schedule or the right books to read, but take it from us, doing it all alone is not the smart way to go. Sticking to a hectic study schedule needs a lot of grit and determination, and if you are juggling jobs and family responsibilities, it becomes a lot more tough. So, what is the easy way out? Well, find a study partner now! Having another person who is working towards the same goal is a great help, and they could be the ones to pull you […]

How to Crack- Regulation ( REG) section for the CPA exam

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The Regulation portion of the CPA exam is broken up into 5 components according to the AICPA blueprint. (1) Ethics, Professional Responsibilities and Federal Tax Procedures. Business Law. (2) Federal Taxation of Property Transactions. (3) Federal Taxation of Individuals. (4) Federal Taxation of Entities. (5) Business Law.   Like all CPA exam sections, a strategy should be in place when attacking regulation. Remember that although REG is a tax heavy exam, the conceptual components (e.g. ethics & business law) should not be disregarded. Often students find themselves disappointed with their 71% come score release day, and the first question I ask them is “how much did you study for business law?” […]

The CPA Exam

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The CPA Exam Starting April 1, 2017, the Uniform CPA Exam dramatically changed its test format adopting a larger emphasis on critical thinking and advanced order skills. Universal CPA Review offers supplemental support by testing your knowledge and preparing you for test day. The Uniform CPA exam is an extremely comprehensive, and detail-oriented exam. If you are currently or are planning on working in the industry of accounting, obtaining your CPA license is paramount to your career success. With Universal CPA Review, we are dedicated to offering you sufficient practice material, and testing you on aspects of the exam that you are guaranteed to see on test day. With Universal […]

How to Avoid Negative Marking in CAT Exam? – Byju’s

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In the CAT exam, there is a ⅓ negative marking for each incorrect answer. For the exam, it is extremely crucial to attempt questions accurately rather than attempting more. By getting even one question wrong, the overall percentile can reduce to a good extent and chances of getting shortlisted to the preferred institute greatly reduces. So, to ace the CAT and get shortlisted by any of the top IIMs or any other top B-Schools in the country, individuals need to prepare well, be confident and have personal test-taking strategies to finish the exam in time with maximum accuracy. So, to help the CAT aspirants score well in the exam, some […]

5 Hacks to Ace Verbal For Any Test!

Any entrance test basically assess your aptitude based on these 3/4 aspects I.e. Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation/Decision Making. Out of these, Logical Reasoning and Decision Making are the ones that get you to wrack your brains hard. You usually need to focus on practicing rather than having a fixed set of rules to follow. Quantitative Aptitude requires you to know the 2 Ws of concept application- the ‘When’ and the ‘Where’. A fixed set of rules, as well as intuitive understanding of their use are the ground rules for acing this section. But the easiest of them all, is Verbal Ability. Now, for a lot of […]

6 Hacks to Maximize Your Study Time

In this day and age of multi-tasking, it is rarely ever easy to focus on just one thing at a time. A fast-paced routine sets us up for a life on the racing tracks, and we learn how to be the Master of all, and the Jack of none. These are tips and tricks to being successful, as the road leading to success is a very unpredictable one. But, out of all the roads to success, one remains constant, and that is STUDYING. Contrary to the multi-tasking lifestyle that we lead, studying demands focusing on one thing at a time. Constant devotion of time and attention to a singularly tracked […]

CAT study tricks and tips

The number of students and/or professionals looking to progress in their field by pursuing an MBA is increasing. With such rising competition, it’s getting tougher to fight your way into the best institutes. There are several exams that are conducted all over the nation like the CAT, SNAP, NMAT, GMAT, XAT, etc. So far, out of all these exams, the CAT which is conducted by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) is accepted by almost all universities for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM). The Common Admission Test (CAT) is a computer based test that is held in the second half of the year. It tests the […]

5 Hacks to Ace Quantitative Ability Section of Any Test

Any entrance test basically assess your aptitude based on these 3/4 aspects i.e. Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation/Decision Making. Out of these, Logical Reasoning and Decision Making are the ones that get you to wrack your brains hard. You usually need to focus on practicing rather than having a fixed set of rules to follow. Quantitative Aptitude requires you to know the 2 Ws of concept application – the ‘When’ and the ‘Where’. A fixed set of rules, as well as intuitive understanding of their use are the ground rules for acing this section. Here are 5 hacks that will ensure better understanding of the Quants section: […]