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Approaching the Passage

The content focuses on high-level strategies for approaching GMAT reading passages, emphasizing the importance of reading the passage before the questions, maintaining an engaged mindset, and the technique of chunking information for better comprehension and pacing.
  • Reading the passage before the questions prevents bias and ensures a comprehensive understanding, which is crucial for answering both detail and inference questions effectively.
  • Adopting an excited and engaged mindset towards passages, despite their dry content, aids in better retention and understanding of the material.
  • The concept of 'chunking' information, or actively organizing main ideas from each paragraph, is highlighted as a more effective approach than simply trying to read faster.
  • Initially, applying the chunking technique may slow down reading speed, but with practice, it leads to faster and more efficient reading and comprehension.
  • Future videos will demonstrate the application of these strategies through actual reading passages.
Initial Approach to Reading Passages
The Importance of Mindset
Pacing and Chunking Information