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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: […]

Tips to Improve Quantitative Ability Scores for CAT 2018 – Byju’

CAT is a computer-based test and is conducted by the IIMs every year on a rotational basis. As the CAT is a prerequisite for admissions in the IIMs and other prestigious institutes, it is taken by lakhs of candidates every year from all over the country. Quantitative Aptitude segment in CAT is a standout amongst the most difficult yet an intriguing region. Numerous candidates confront issues while preparing this section. So, to help the aspirants prepare this section more effectively, here are some of the important strategies. Before getting into the strategies, it is important to know the CAT 2018 syllabus. The main topics of quantitative section include   Numbers   Arithmetic […]

Barron’s LSAT and MCAT Author Jay Cutts Tips to Study- December Session

Happy December! REMEMBER: The 3 Keys to Successful Self-Prep: 1. A well-planned study schedule 2. High quality prep materials 3. Peer support (A study partner or a study group might work wonders!) If you’re still not doing well enough, look for a QUALIFIED TUTOR. THIS MONTH: Let’s take a quick look at where things stand for you! MCAT: Hopefully you took your test already. If not, you’ll need to wait another year to apply. Also, most applications were due last month or earlier. PCAT: Some schools will accept the January exam. If you haven’t scored your best, keep studying! LSAT: If you aren’t signed up for the December test and […]

GDPI Preparation

  Interviews play a very important role in the selection process of all management B-Schools. Many students feel that the interviewers are free to ask questions from any area and hence luck plays a very important role in final selection (which is not true), due to which their preparation for interview sometimes becomes burdensome and lacks excitement and enjoyment. Some of them may neglect the importance of preparation due to this. One of the best ways to prepare is to make a list of probable questions and answer them one by one. Some of the questions frequently asked in the interview are as follows: 1. Tell us something about yourself. […]