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Collecting and Interpreting Facts: GMAT Reading Comprehension

GMAT Reading Comprehension FactsA common advice given to GMAT test takers is to ignore facts, and focus on the main idea and the intent of the author. Before you do that, understand the difference between relevant and irrelevant facts. The relevant ones come together to create the foundation for the main idea, therefore, instead of writing all of them, find patterns in facts and learn to discern the facts that convey a main idea from the ones that offer a context.

Fact Question

GMAT Fact questions are the easiest. Most of them are in quote format, or the line numbers are clearly mentioned. The reader has to go back to the paragraph or quickly scan the passage to find the matching text, and then address the question. Most test takers find it tedious to go back to the passage because they have a faulty assumption about their memory. They feel that they can remember relevant facts, and the 5-10 seconds required to scan the passage can be better used to answer the next question. Avoid this tendency. For all fact questions where a quote or a line number is mentioned, go back to
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Essential GMAT Reading Comprehension Guide


After you read F1GMAT’s Essential GMAT Reading Comprehension Guide, you will:

1. Complete GMAT RC Questions in less than 1 minute and 50 seconds

2. Read Faster

3. Take Notes Effectively

4. Collect and Interpret Facts

5. Speed up Summary Creation

6. Remember Information

7. Question the Author   

8. Learn to answer GMAT Reading Comprehension Title question   

9. Learn to Solve GMAT Reading Comprehension Main Idea Question   

10.Learn to Solve GMAT Reading comprehension inference question   

11. Learn to Solve GMAT Reading Comprehension Detail Questions   

12. Learn to Organize passage in GMAT Reading Comprehension   

13. Learn to Identify style/tone or attitude of the author

14. Learn to Improve GMAT Reading Comprehension Score


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Mastering GMAT Critical Reasoning



After you read F1GMAT’s Mastering GMAT Critical Reasoning Guide, you will:

1) Learn to eliminate out of scope answer choices

2) Learn to spot logical fallacies

3) Learn to read questions by focusing on the holy trinity – premise, assumption, and conclusion.

4) Learn to disregard filler information

5) Complete GMAT CR Questions in less than 1 minute and 40 seconds


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