*Veritas Prep’s Ravi Sreerama is the #1-ranked GMAT instructor in the world (by GMATClub) and a fixture in the new Veritas Prep Live Online format as well as in Los Angeles-area classrooms. He’s beloved by his students for the philosophy “99 ^{th} percentile or bust!”, a signal that all students can score in the elusive 99^{th} percentile with the proper techniques and preparation. In this “9 for 99^{th}” video series, Ravi shares some of his favorite strategies to efficiently conquer the GMAT and enter that 99^{th} percentile.*

First, take a look at lessons **1**, **2**, **3**, **4**, **5**, **6** and** 7**!

__Lesson Eight: __

Reading is FUNdamental: If you can read this video prompt, there are several GMAT quantitative problems that you should answer correctly…but might not on test day. As Ravi notes in this video, often students supply incorrect answers to quantitative problems not because they can’t do the math, but because in doing the math they take their attention off of reading the question carefully. So heed Ravi’s advice: if you’re going to get a math problem wrong, get it wrong because you can’t do the math, not because you can’t read.

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*By Brian Galvin*