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GRE Vocab and the Seven Deadly Sins: Part III – Gluttony

Last time in this delightfully decadent series, we discussed potential GRE words that have to do with avarice and charity. Today, we turn to another sin/virtue combination: gluttony and temperance. In Catholicism, gluttony is the sin of overindulgence in anything, … Continue reading

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Medieval Medicine and GRE Vocab

Students preparing to take the GRE are always trying to find new tricks for learning all those obscure vocabulary words that the test makers love to cram into the verbal portion of the exam. Sometimes knowing a little history can … Continue reading

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Obscure Curses & Interesting Insults – GRE Vocabulary at its Worst!

One of the problems with the continued devolution (u kno wht i mean) of the English language is that we have lost our touch for awesome and clever insults. Rather than relying upon carefully crafted vituperates, most people express themselves … Continue reading

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ETS Says Students Should NOT Trust Their First Instincts on the GRE

As you should all know, the GRE was revised in August 2011. Among the many changes introduced by the ETS was a “mark and review” feature. This feature allows students to bookmark questions and return to them before moving onto … 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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Graphical Analysis Word Problem

Hey everyone! Today we’re going to take on a graphical analysis problem. Analyzing a graph is a key skill that employers and graduate schools will expect you to have. This problem tests your competency and familiarity with graphs. Approximately what … 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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