CAT 2018 exam dates are already announced and the candidates need to gear up with their preparation for the same. As the exam is very competitive, the candidates should be honestly dedicated while preparing. The CAT mock tests are extremely important for the exam. Attempting a CAT Mock Test/CAT sample paper thrice a week is mandatory for every candidate. Similarly, evaluation of mock tests is also critical to know the level of preparation.
Apart from that, consider that you are about to take the toughest exam of the world, so you need to do everything that is directly or indirectly affecting your preparation. It is suggested to go for the daily activities that will prove to be very helpful for you in preparation. It is advised that every aspirant should be very passionate about the exam and the programme you are choosing because there is no place for someone who doesn’t know what they are doing.
Time is precious. So do anything that is affecting your preparation one way or the other.
Daily Activities For CAT Aspirants for an Effective Preparation
Critically analyze anything that you Read: Be aware of the tone of the author
If you are agreeing to what you are reading, then justify yourself. If not, still justify why not? If possible then make a note of all the things that you are reading, so that it will come handy while preparing for Written Ability Test for the IIMs. This practice will also help in solving Reading comprehension questions.
Read Various Articles
Follow the habit of reading and read good books/novels and articles. You can also read Marketing/Finance/Operations or Human Resource (primarily in which you want to have a career in or your interest) to know about the respective fields in detail.
Do anything that is coming your way on solving a question
You can solve your daily commute timing if you are on the way to your office or college. Do that maths and see how quantitative decision-making affects your life and resonate how it is vital for the future managers.
Here is another example for you: If you are filling a bottle and it’s taking 15 seconds to fill a liter of water then how many water bottles can be filled up in an hour?
You can use your phone as a recording device for your opinion
Take notes when you come across new words. If you are talking to your friend, then think to rephrase the words that you are about to say to him with respect to your newly learned words. This practice, will again, act as a boon to help increase your vocabulary.
Play word games like Scrabble and crosswords
Play with those who are competitive and who like winning. In this way, you can increase your competitive spirit in a right way.
These are just a few examples of how you can make use of your time. Remember, CAT aspirants should treat time as a currency. So invest it wisely to reap the benefits later in your life. Be passionate about learning and you can ace the exam easily.
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