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SWOT CAT: Analysis Trick for CAT

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Well, we have a few months left before CAT-2018 kicks-off but your prep should have kick-started long time back. We sincerely hope that you are using our CAT test prep plan, and drawing benefits from the tips and tricks we deliver in your inbox daily.

Essentially, the best thing to do right now is to fine tune your prep-strategy and make sure you tick all the boxes when it comes to prep-essentials.

But what are these prep essentials? Well, step one of the process is very simple:

CARRY OUT A SWOT ANALYSIS OF YOUR PREP SO FAR. BUT WHAT DOES SWOT MEAN? ARE WE SWOTTING A FLY? Well, let me spell it out for you:

At this stage of your preparation, your W and O areas should be heavily populated. Your target is simple: to populate your strength areas, and you have sufficient time to do so.

Well, how do you go about this SWOT analysis? On a broad level, you to have look into the three CAT areas and then each of the sub-sections. We have outlined the areas and topics in the following table. Take a print out and analyze your performance in every area.

We still leave you with one piece of work: construct a similar table now every topic now and list down all the sub-topics. For example, break down arithmetic into its sub-topics, namely simple and compound interest, percentage, ratio and proportion and so on. Once you have done that, analyze your prep-levels in each area and identify your performance in every area. And one more thing, please be dead honest with yourself. No hanky-panky, no benefit of doubt and do not over-estimate yourself, underestimation is fine for the time being.

What to do with this analysis?

Well, now that you have your analysis report, you have a roadmap for yourself and all you need to do is start acting on it:

The above is a common sense approach to CAT.
What do you take out of this SWOT ANALYSIS?
Well, you need to show awareness with respect to your current learning levels, how much work you require and the areas you need to target first. Make sure you get your order of study right, else you might find yourself under a lot of pressure. Avoid that pressure by planning things right. Hope this approach works for you.

More planning tips to follow. .:)

Happy learning

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