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When it comes to prepping for the GRE, the most important thing to keep in mind is your target GRE score. The entire point of studying for this brutal exam is to get a score that qualifies you for admission into your desired graduate program. Knowing your goal before you start your prep will help […]

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Student Referral Rewards: Refer Friends = Get Rewards.

Do you love Magoosh? If so, refer your friends and you will be handsomely rewarded. We will send you a $10 Amazon gift card for each friend of yours that also buys a paid account (GRE or GMAT; Math, Verbal, Premium, or 30-day–it doesn’t matter what kind of subscription, as long as it’s a paid one!). […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Here at Magoosh, we are very grateful to all of you who read our blog. We love getting to know you guys, and are thankful that you spend your study time with us. Have a great holiday weekend with family and friends. And for everyone outside of the U.S. – have a great Thursday! (I’m […]

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Magoosh Brain Twister: Zeroing In on the Answer – Explanation

Ready to check your work? First, refresh your memory.   Question …. How many zeroes does ‘n’ contain at the end of the number (to the right of the last non-zero digit)? Numeric Entry [________________]   Answer and Explanation Some of the zeroes are easy to get: the one’s in which the number is a […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: Words from Dictionary.com

Every now and then somebody will ask me whether the “Word of the Day” featured on dictionary.com is good to know for GRE purposes. Though every month there are couple of good GRE words in there, they are buried in the likes of omphaloskepsis, gibbosity, cryptesthesia, three words that my spellchecker has underlined in a […]

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Magoosh Brain Twister: Zeroing In on the Answer

This week’s Brain Twister is a numeric entry question. Ready to give it a go?   …. How many zeroes does ‘n’ contain at the end of the number (to the right of the last non-zero digit)? Numeric Entry [________________]   Wondering how you fared? Check back on Thursday for the answer and explanation!  

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Magoosh Vine!

Magoosh is now on Vine!! Follow Magoosh, like our vines, and share our office shenanigans with your friends.   Have an idea for a Magoosh vine? Leave it in the comments below!

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: Treacherous Homophones

English is full of words that sound like other words, and the GRE loves to take advantage of the confusion that may result. Since the definitions for the words are pretty straightforward, I’ve included relatively challenging sentences, some of which use vocabulary from recent—and not so recent—Vocabulary Wednesdays. Rapt We are not talking about presents […]

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GRE Student Post: 18 Days to a 322

Rahul scored a 322 after only 18 days of studying. Read on to find out how he did it!   About Me: I am Rahul from Nellore, India. I love movies, I photograph and make films, and I live by developing software programs. I graduated from IIT-BHU (Banaras Hindu University) in India. My biggest challenge: I’ve been […]

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GRE Article of the Month – November 2014

What Book Changed Your Mind? The Chronicle of Higher Education When someone finds out that I’m an avid reader, that person often asks me what my favorite book is. Typically, I become lost amidst the swirling cosmos that represents the books I’ve read in the last twenty years. More difficult yet is the question, what […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: Words from the New Yorker

This time of year people start thinking turkey (at least in the U.S.), and the saccharine jingle of the Christmas carol is never too far away. For me, though, I have other associations with mid-November: lots of people taking the GRE and the release of the year’s best movies. What better place for those two […]

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GRE Student Post: “Plan a schedule and stick to it.”

Next up, Shreyas! Learn how he scored a 325 on his test. Thanks for the tips, Shreyas!   About me: Hi, my name is Shreyas and I am from Bangalore, India. I have been working for about 4 years now and have diverse work experience in IT and finance. My undergraduate major was Computer Science. I […]

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