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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 […]

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: […]

STUDYPAL.CO APP- The First Look

   Why STUDYPAL APP? So, with Facebook feeds clogging your phone and the twitter updates  running crazy; you wonder why to download yet another app on your phone. So, let us get this straight. This is NOT YET ANOTHER app. It is STUDYPAL.CO; the new name trending on app lists!                         It is here to help you find a study partner; and sail you through the test prep! http://www.studypal.co/blog/studypal-co-app-the-first-look/                                                      So what can you expect? Well, Studypal.co is exclusively meant for finding you a study partner; and with search filters ranging from Location, Test, Target date, Study Choices and to even Colleges and Offices; we bring to you a full […]

Why have a Study Partner- A GMAT top scorer speaks

I’ve taken the GMAT twice, so I know what you are going through – a month to test day, 70 hour weeks at work, struggling to keep up with your Manhattan GMAT OG tracker. The second time around I studied with a partner, which helped me achieve 720. I will narrate the successful experience to give you insight on the benefits of studying with a partner. I was working in Investment Banking at the time, so needless to say I worked long hours and had to squeeze in GMAT prep at nights and occasional free weekends. Turns out chatting at the water cooler actually does help, because little did I […]

TOEFL- Tips for Acing the language of the kings

TOEFL or Test of English as a Foreign Language is probably the most convoluted test you will take in your life; given the hugely varying test patterns and questions you have to attempt. To be prepared at your very best is the only key to a top score. Though there is nothing like “FAILING TOEFL”; it isn’t very easy to get the required score either. So, we bring to you a guide of 5 tips to obtain a great TOEFL score and help you realize the dream of studying at an English speaking University: 1. Understand what TOEFL is about It is very important to understand the format of TOEFL. […]

5 Tricks to Grace Your FRM Exam

The FRM or Financial Risk Manager exam is a professional certification examination conducted worldwide by the GARP or Global Association of Risk Professionals for risk professionals and is globally recognized. FRM consists of two paper based tests – FRM Part-1 and FRM Part-2 which need to be cleared in sequence; that is though you can appear for both the parts at one single time; the second paper will be evaluated only if you clear the first one. Held in May and November every year; this highly professional and demanding test requires great precision and practice on the part of the examinee. StudyPal brings to you 5 tricks to grace your […]

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 […]

Group Study helped me crack JEE: Tips from an IITian

“Group Study helped me ace JEE”- IIT Kanpur student writes how having study partners made IIT a lot easier target. A student of the Department of Mathematics at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Gorank Dudeja writes why group study has been a boon to him while preparing for his IIT entrance. Hi, friends! I am Gorank Dudeja, a student at IIT Kanpur studying B.Sc. in Mathematics. IIT-JEE is perhaps one of the toughest exams in the world, not only in India. So naturally, the preparation for the examination had to start early, and it was as early as the standard 9th (four years before the actual exam) that […]

Life of a CFA Student

Life of a CFA student is miserable – not necessary! Enrolling the CFA program will have an impact on your private life and relationships with your friends, partner and family. If you want to successfully complete the program you will have to dedicate a significant amount of time and effort to the learning process. The CFA program is not very demanding in terms of new knowledge, but it takes a lot of time to go through the entire curriculum and solve decent number of practice problems. You will have to spend certain amount of your free time on the CFA program and make clear cuts in your social life. Although […]