Category Archives: Revised GRE

GRE Reading Comprehension – Primative Behavior

“It’s Not GREek” is happy to present its readers with yet another GRE Reading Comprehension example problem. Consider the short passage below, the question and answer choices, and try to determine the correct answer on your own before moving on … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is GREek: Panacea

This symbol, which is of a staff entwined with snakes, is known as the Rod of Asclepius; it has been associated with the art of healing and medicine since the time of the Greeks. “It’s not GREek!” loves to discuss … Continue reading

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Ask Test Masters – Is the GRE Okay for Business School?

Ethan recently asked Test Masters’ Twitter, “More B-schools are accepting GRE scores in lieu of GMAT now. For top schools, do you think it’s safe to go GRE?” Ethan, “Is the GRE okay for business school?” is a great question; … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is GREek: Axiom

“It’s not GREek!” loves to discuss new words that are 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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The New GRE – GMAT Killer?

At one point in time, the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) was the de facto exam that students took to get into business school. But in 2006, the creators of the GMAT, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC), decided to … Continue reading

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The New GRE – Sentence Equivalence

Sentence equivalence problems are a new type of question on the Verbal Reasoning section of the new GRE. In this type of question, you will be given a sentence with an omitted word. You will choose two answers from a … Continue reading

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The New GRE – Sentence Highlighting

One new question type on the new (revised) GRE is called sentence highlighting. That’s not really an “official” name, but it does describe what you have to do to answer the question. Sentence highlighting questions are a new type of … Continue reading

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GRE Analytical Writing Overview Part I: Analysis of an Issue

The GRE Analytical Writing section can be a stumbling block for many students. However, with practice it can become one of the easiest sections on the test. Scoring on the GRE Analytical Writing  section is based on a 6 point … Continue reading

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