Category Archives: Preparation

GRE Text Completion

GRE Text Completion is no mystery, you just have to know your GRE vocabulary! Here is an example of a simple Text Completion question you might see on the GRE. Despite the best efforts of our nation’s most thorough reporters, … Continue reading

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GRE Example Problem – Order of Operations

Learn more about what you need to know to do well on GRE Math by taking some time to complete this GRE Math example problem. If L = (a – b) – c and R = a – (b – … Continue reading

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GRE Verbal – Fill in the Blank

Did you know that Test Masters’ GRE course provides students with a(n) ______ method to solving those ______ fill-in-the-blank questions? (a)   celebratory … facile (b)   economical … sassy (c)   melodramatic … scandalous (d)   derogatory … petulant (e)   effective … bothersome … Continue reading

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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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GRE Math – Angles You Should Be Familiar With!

The GRE Quantitative Reasoning section (aka GRE Math) is foundational in the sense that many of the questions can be answered with the creative use of basic mathematics; this means you will be asked a lot of different questions types … 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 – 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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