Monthly Archives: July 2012

School Spotlight: Vanderbilt Peabody College of Education and Human Development

Vanderbilt University Peabody College of Education & Human Development “Our well-rounded community includes five unique departments, a top-ranked graduate school, national research centers, and the largest undergraduate major at Vanderbilt…Peabody professors are well-known scholars and practitioners who actively mentor students. … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is Greek: Vernal

Each week, “It’s not GREek!” will discuss a new word likely to appear on the GRE.  We aim not only to give you a new word to memorize, but also to provide you with some background and etymological history to … Continue reading

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Economic Value of an Advanced Degree

Will going to graduate school and obtaining an advanced degree lead to a higher salary?  According to the ETS Commission on Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers, an advanced degree can double or triple your lifetime earnings. Here are … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is Greek: Rostrum

Each week, “It’s not GREek!” will discuss a new word likely to appear on the GRE.  We aim not only to give you a new word to memorize, but also to provide you with some background and etymological history to … Continue reading

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Can I get into graduate school with a low GPA? Part 1

Is your college GPA abysmal? Are you worried this will keep you from being able to attend graduate school? While a low college GPA will limit your graduate school options, it does not necessarily mean you have to kiss your … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is Greek: Testator/Testatrix

Each week, “It’s not GREek!” will discuss a new word likely to appear on the GRE.  We aim not only to give you a new word to memorize, but also to provide you with some background and etymological history to … Continue reading

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Sample Sentence Completion Problem!

Below is sample sentence completion problem that has appeared on the verbal reasoning section of a past GRE, along with a solution. PROBLEM: Number theory is rich in problems of an especially —– sort: they are tantalizingly simple to state … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is Greek: Tergiversation

Each week, “It’s not GREek!” will discuss a new word likely to appear on the GRE.  We aim not only to give you a new word to memorize, but also to provide you with some background and etymological history to … Continue reading

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