Author Archives: Jocelyn

Sometimes it is Greek: Bugaboo

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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Sometimes it is Greek: Cavalcade

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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Sometimes it is Greek: Concatenation

Each week, “It’s not GREek!” will discuss and define 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 … Continue reading

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Should I cancel my GRE scores?

Taking the GRE is a scary enough experience, but even after you have finished the exam, you will be left with one major decision: do you want to see your scores or cancel them? No matter how badly you thought … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is Greek: Bilk

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 Critical Reading Problem!

Below is sample critical reading problem that has appeared on the verbal reasoning section of a past GRE, along with a solution. PROBLEM: Question type! Inference Which of the following inferences about Henry James’s awareness of novelistic construction is best … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is Greek: Polyglot

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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GRE Subject Tests Part 2

In addition to the GRE, ETS also offers eight GRE subject tests covering the following topics: Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology; Biology; Chemistry; Computer Science; Literature in English; Mathematics; Physics; and Psychology.  In our last post, we provided an overview … Continue reading

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