Category Archives: Preparation

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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Ask Test Masters: Which Study Book Should I Use for the GRE?

“Ask Test Masters” is a free informational service offered by Test Masters, the fastest growing professional exam preparation company in the United States. You ask, we answer. KJ, a graduate school hopeful, wants to know which GRE study book to … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is GREek: Solipsism

“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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Ask Test Masters: Cost of Attendance and GRE Scores for an International Graduate Student

Ask Test Masters is a free informational service offered by the experts at Test Masters; you ask, we answer. Shravan, an international student interested in attending graduate school in the United States and abroad, has a few questions about admission … Continue reading

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GRE Study Tips: Make Your Study Sessions More Effective!

There are a number of ways you might make your study sessions more effective. The first step is to make sure you are not studying in an environment that is easily distracting. Avoid study habits that might lead to casual … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is Greek: Conflagration

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 Verbal Reasoning Problem: 17th c. Chinese Pleasure Garden

Each week “It’s not GREek!” will present you with question types you are likely to see on the GRE, as well as a brief explanation on how to arrive at the answer for each question. We’ll start by examining a … Continue reading

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Grammar Crammer: Sequence of Tenses

You may not realize how important the sequence of tenses is. Tenses help us differentiate when and how things happen. Has something already happened, is it currently happening, or will it happen in the future? Will it happen before a … Continue reading

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