Vaibhav Shah

Vaibhav ShahVaibhav Shah

CATKing Andheri – NMIMS Mumbai (Call)


Secret SUCCESS Mantra:

Start early and be composed and focused.


Which exams did you appear for?

I have appeared for CAT, MICAT and NMAT.


What is your score in the exam?

NMAT: 229, CAT: 92.79%tile, MICAT: 75


What all Colleges Interview Calls Have you received?

NMIMS Mumbai


Since when did you start preparing?

I started preparing since September 2016.

Gave CAT last year as well.


How did you prepare for each section of the exam?

Quant was my favorite section so quickly solved past CAT papers and CATKing books.

For Verbal, GMAT Official Guide and past CAT papers.

For LR/DI, CATKing advance books.


How many mock exams did you give?

I gave about 15-20 mock exams.


How many hours did you invest in studying per day?

I studied for 5-7 hours each day.


What were your strong and weak areas? How did you prepare and what special efforts did you put for improving your weak areas?

Verbal had always given me pain. So I devoted extra time by reading Norman Lewis book and solving 4-5 reading comprehensions daily.


Any particular topic(s) in every section you would suggest that the students appearing this year should focus on?

LR-DI


What was your D-Day Strategy?

Try to be as calm as possible. Don’t panic on number of attempts.


How was your overall experience?

It is a bitter sweet journey in the whole preparation. Didn’t get through IIMs but satisfied with the efforts.


One Secret SUCCESS Mantra

Start early and be composed and focused.