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5 study spots in Mumbai you must check out

Mumbai, they say, is the city of dreams. With a population so large that it could put many small countries to shame; Mumbai us is not only the business capital of India but the home to one of the largest entertainment industries of the world- Bollywood. In a city that holds the reputation of one which never sleeps, it is difficult to find places to be on your own and spend some quality time with your books. So we do the exploring for you and bring to you 5 study spots in Mumbai you must checkout : 1. Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Located just near Hazi Ali; this place […]

Best places to study

Studying is an exercise of the brain and it needs a proper gym. So, you should choose your place to study wisely. Here are some suggestions: 1.Home: It is indeed the first place that comes to mind. You are nowhere more comfortable than your own home. You can lie down, hang yourself upside down or just walk around shouting the formulae out loud. It’s your home after all. 2.Library: It is probably the most peaceful place you could find. You have access to high-speed internet and numerous books. You sure have enough space. Search for a section which is not visited frequently and sit comfortably in your chair. With time, […]

How to ace the Financial Risk Manager (F.R.M.) exam!

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FRM, as the name suggests, involves ‘managing risk’. To ‘manage’ a risk, it is very important to ‘measure’ the risk and hence, the term, Risk Measurement. So coming to the exam preparation, the method is very clear and involves three things: 1. Practice 2. Practice 3. More practice The reason for so much emphasis on practice is the fact that the number of formulas involved in the FRM curriculum is humongous. There is not a single formula that is unimportant. Every chapter, every section involves a lot of formulas. While preparing a topic, by the time you reach the end, you’ll forget the formulas you learnt at the initial part […]

Tips & Tricks to ace the GMAT

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A score of 800/800 on GMAT If you ask 100 GMAT aspirants of their target score, you’ll get less than 5 students giving an answer of 800/800. Is it impossible? No! No way, is my answer! Look at the word ‘impossible’ from a different perspective. It can be made to say ‘I m possible’. A score of 800 on 800, in fact, has been achieved by GMAT aspirants previously. How did they do it? Did they study 24 hours a day? Did they have siblings who had already cleared GMAT guiding them? Did they have better coaching? While the aforesaid factors like more study hours, better guidance do affect the […]

Two Things you Need to do to Break the 700 Barrier on the GMAT

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By: Eliza Chute, from: bestgmatprepcourse.com Many people set their GMAT goal score as 700+. This is a good benchmark since it means that you have done better than 90% of other test takers and sets you up in a good position for admittance to a top business school. Since your score is based on how well you do in comparison with others, however, not everyone will be able to accomplish this goal. If you want a good shot at reaching a 700+, then there are two things you absolutely must do. 1)Practice with the most difficult questions The test is computer adaptive, meaning that the more questions you get right, […]

Deliberate Practice, Feedback, and Better Study Sessions

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Recent research in neuroscience, education, psychology, and athletics – and other disciplines – is causing many people to dramatically change their notion of “talent.” Instead of talent being something is bestowed up you at birth, it turns out that it’s more like a muscle that gets stronger with use. In fact, there’s a popular rule of thumb, developed by a now well-known psychologist named Anders Erickson, that before becoming an expert at anything, a person tends to have amassed at least 10,000 hours of “deliberate practice.” Many popular books have discussed this finding in an effort to dispel the “myth of talent” as a way to explain why some people […]

6 incredible places to study in Ann Arbor

Studying for the MCAT or GMAT can become an undesired and challenging task where people tend to feel lonely. But there are ways to make it an enjoyable experience. First, find someone to endure the studying with! It could be a study group for the GMAT or a MCAT study buddy on StudyPal.co. Get out of the house, meet new people, try a new coffee shop, and feel better prepared for the tests! The Coffee Shops are always a great place to study. Ann Arbor has many options when it comes to coffee. Espresso Royale has two floors with quiet places; a perfect place to study for these tests with […]

MORNING STUDY CAN BOOST YOUR TEST SCORES !

“Burning the mid night oil” has so long been a cliché that whenever it comes to serious studying, we end up imagining strained sleepless nights of study; aided by an excessive overdose of caffeine. Admit it, at some point or the other in your life, you have stayed up late; just to put an impression that you are working hard. But, as far as the productivity levels are concerned; trust us; you have been doing it wrong all these years. Scientifically speaking; early morning studies are not only more productive but also enhances the brain capacity. Here are five secrets about early morning studying that will definitely make you change […]

5 essential steps to reaching your goal GMAT score

5 Essential Steps to Reaching your Goal GMAT Score by Eliza Chute from bestgmatprepcourse.com 1.Assess your needs The first essential step to creating a GMAT study plan is to figure out what you need from that GMAT study plan. For example, if you are already reaching your goal score in quant, it would be a waste of time to focus equally on quant and verbal. In order to assess your needs, you should start by taking a GMAT practice test. You can get two free from GMAC, when you download their GMAT prep software. 2.Learn the Core Strategies and Concepts After you figure out where you weaknesses are and how […]

CFA vs MBA or both, Arun Agarwal CFA, INSEAD 15J shares his story

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 Can you tell us about the CFA exam and describe the difference in each level Yes. Let me run through it level by level. The L1 exam is multiple choice but has wide syllabus: all asset classes, Corporate Finance, Economics, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Quantitative Methods, and even a heavily weighted (and tricky!) section on Ethics. Although slightly general in nature, I have found it to be great primer to people without a traditional finance/business background. It ensured that I was on solid ground, be it a lunch with the boss or day to day business meetings. Suddenly the Financial Times started making sense to me. L2 is where you […]