The key to your GMAT success starts with replacing habits with good ones and the best way to develop these good habits are through studying and practice. There are so many times when students jump to an incorrect strategy or one that's inefficient or sometimes will overlook key information in a rush to answer a question. These bad habits can prevent you from doing well on the GMAT. 

Most people who start out have some type of bad habit - I know that I certainly wasn't an exception. You can let out a sigh of relief though knowing that you aren't necessarily stuck with your poor habits as long as you're will to put in the time and effort to make a change. 

Success on the GMAT depends on developing skills and strategies, but it’s not enough just to memorize the strategies. You need to be able to use them in a high-pressure, timed situation. That means creating new, useful habits to replace the old.

A few tips to help you out:
  • You need to learn the right strategies to employ.
  • Use an online testing prep program (an example of a popular online GMAT program is 800score) that offers you a LOT of practice questions and actual CAT exams while providing and reinforcing useful strategies.
  • Practice, practice, practice... aside from using an online course, find any material that you can get your hands on until the new strategy becomes automatic.

These simple tips will get you on the right path. Stay tuned for more indepth tips on helping to modify your habits as well as helping you perform better on t


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