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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 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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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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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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Sometimes it is Greek: Pugilist

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 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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