This is it. The D-Day is closing in. Just 400 odd hours before you appear for the most important exam this year. Just 17 more days for CAT 2019. We understand that there is an air of anxiety and even panic amongst you. And as we come closer to the scheduled date for CAT 2019, less-than-desirable mock test results and relentless preparation can zap your motivation – the most crucial element of preparing for competitive exams like CAT. But no matter where you are in your preparation right now, you have a chance to get better. Better than what you are doing right now. All you need to keep doing is practice, keep calm, and read this with your morning cup of coffee.
To ensure that your motivation level is at its zenith in this crucial phase of preparation, we will provide you with daily capsules of motivation and strategies; stories that will help you feel driven to overcome any obstacles and pursue your dream of entering the gates of a premier management institute.
But before we dive into the reading list, we have something special for you -
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How do you prepare when one section could be your Achilles Heel? In this article, we share some strategies used by students when one section is found to be weaker. Get your daily dose of strategies to crack CAT here.
Apart from placements and ROI and all those cold, hard facts, what makes b-school so special? After all, most of you will be spending 2 precious years of your life at a b-school campus! There are little secrets and quirks that make the b-school experience worth having as other students and alumni tell us. In this article, find out 10 cool things about 10 b-schools including IIM L, IIM K, IIM I, XLRI, IIM Shillong, FMS, IIFT, SCMHRD, NITIE, etc. Check it here!
The side-effects don't have to always be a bad thing. Some side-effects can actually help you for the better. It may also help you get into a b-school. There are a lot of negative side effects like losing your social life, losing your sleep, or even losing appetite for any form of entertainment. But this story by an FMS student highlights the positive effects of CAT preparation. Go on, read it here.
Having scored an average of 99+ in the AIMCATs till now, this aspirant decided to jot down some strategies that may be of help to you in - increasing accuracy and the number of attempts, increasing reading speed, comprehending RCs better, solving Verbal Ability questions faster etc. Pave your way to cracking this section by reading the article here.
Is an MBA the right choice for you? How does one find that out? Based on this IIM Calcutta student's experience at the B-school and that of others, he feels that these are some valid reasons for giving an MBA a miss for the time being... Read it here to save your time!
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