Several Fans answered the question to why one must take New GRE Practice tests or other standardized admission, while preparing for such test.
Question was posted on Facebook Fan Page.
Question to You – Why is taking practice test important? Give your #1 reason.
Top 2 reason are marked in red.
Importance of New GRE Practice Tests
The main reason to take New GRE practice tests is to find if you are improving on the areas that you are practicing and what do I need to work on.
What is the use of studying for standardized tests like GRE and GMAT without knowing your current skill level.
Preparing for New GRE without expectations is waste of your time.
Other reasons listed for taking New GRE practice tests are also important, but at end of the day, you need to get highest possible score.
GRE Practice tests are checkpoints that will help you get the boost your New GRE score.
New GRE Practice Tests
What do I mean by New GRE Practice Tests?
Solving problems to learn new strategies are not referred to practice tests.
You should be taking practice tests that mimic real life New GRE and testing environment.
- Use Stop Watch or Timer
- Find a place without disturbances.
- Take the New GRE Practice test.
- Even if you are taking 1 section, do it right.
If you have taken New GRE Verbal Practice today and you scored 141.
Lets say, you got most of the the New GRE Reading Comprehension questions wrong.
You should have already identified your weak area (say Reading Comprehension).
You spend 2 weeks learning new strategies for Reading comprehension questions.
You take another New GRE practice tests.
- Forward Progress – You got more questions right and improved your score to 145.
- No Progress – Still struggling with RC questions.
Without New GRE Practice tests, you have no way of knowing if you have made progress with your preparations.
Now I have made a valid argument to why New GRE Practice tests are important. I like to know the following
- how often do you take Practice tests
- do you have sufficient GRE study materials for taking practice tests?