Category Archives: Preparation

GRE Subject Tests: To Take, or Not To Take

Remember when you took the SAT for the first time? You were so anxious because it was the SAT AND IT WAS THE BIGGEST TEST YOU WERE EVER GOING TO TAKE! And just as you got up to the front … Continue reading

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GRE Vocab and the Seven Deadly Sins: Part V – Sloth

In this, our latest post in the series GRE Vocab and the Seven Deadly Sins, we now turn to the sin of sloth and its corresponding heavenly virtue, diligence. You have probably heard of the animals known as sloths, most … Continue reading

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How NOT to Study GRE Vocabulary: Malapropisms

Like many blogs, It’s Not GREek! regularly receives many spam comments such as this gem: “There is a great deal of playing that goes into place for sewer driving. If you fail to take some action, any strain on your … Continue reading

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GRE Graph Analysis Word Problem

For which of the following years was the ratio of the median sale price of a new home minus the median sale price of an existing home to per capita income least? (A) 1960 (B) 1965 (C) 1970 (D) 1975 … Continue reading

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GRE Verbal Reasoning Text Completion Example Problem

Here is an example of a simple Verbal Reasoning question you might see on the GRE. It is (i)_____ that so many artists today don’t understand the importance of sincerity in art; even the most beautiful painting, sculpture, or song … Continue reading

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GRE Verbal Reasoning Text Completion Example Problem

Here is an example of a simple Verbal Reasoning question you might see on the GRE. Many concerned citizens believe the Electoral College and the Presidential electoral process is _____; they are concerned the system does not meet or respect … Continue reading

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GRE Verbal Reasoning Text Completion Example Problem

Here is an example of a simple Verbal Reasoning question you might see on the GRE. The independent voters of the United States have proven at times to have ­­_____ political allegiances; but that is not enough of a reason … Continue reading

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GRE Math – Fun with Averages!

Studying for the GRE can be tough. In the mean time, let’s make sure your math score is above average by reviewing averages! Consider the following problem: The average (arithmetic mean) of six numbers is 14. After one of the numbers … Continue reading

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