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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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Magoosh GRE Brain Twister: A Prime Location – Explanation

I hope you got a chance to try your hand at this week’s question. Let’s start by refreshing your memory: Question How many three-digit numbers contain three primes that sum to an even number? 27 28 54 55 64   Answer and Explanation In order for three prime numbers to sum to an even number, […]

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GRE Voc”A”bulary Wednesday: Part II

Recently, I had an installment that featured GRE words beginning with the letter “A”. There were so many possible words that a few didn’t make the cut. Well, instead of letting these words slip away, I figured why not come up with Part II. Accede (to) To give in to a demand or a request […]

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GRE Student Post: “Focus on what you’re uncomfortable with.”

This week we hear from UC Santa Cruz alum Josh. He improved his GRE score by a big margin through practice, practice, practice. Hear what he has to say! About Me: Hi, my name is Josh and I was a Philosophy major at University of California: Santa Cruz. I’m applying to Occupational Therapy programs this […]

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Magoosh Brain Twister: A Prime Location

Ready for this week’s brain twisting math challenge question?   How many three-digit numbers contain three primes that sum to an even number? 27 28 54 55 64   Be sure to check back on Thursday for the answer and explanation! Good luck.  

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Student Post: Three Tips for Success on the GRE

Hey everyone, say hello to Kristal this week! She’s got three foolproof tips to help you make the most of your GRE prep. About me: I am currently working as a social worker in Boston. I am originally from China and have been in the US for five years. I majored in social work in […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: Rhyme Time

That words rhyme is no surprise. That some of these words show up on the GRE makes things interesting.   Inure To become accustomed to something unpleasant is to become inured to it. The constant hubbub outside my apartment window (revving motorbikes, rambunctious revelers) is something I hope one day to become inured to, though […]

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GRE Article of the Month – October 2014

Why Academics Stink at Writing An article by Steven Pinker for “The Chronicle of Higher Education” In an attempt to promulgate the instantiations of high-ordered English as they tend to be recapitulated in eminent publications, I hope to both guide and edify those GRE-aspirants who are under the not totally unsurprising notion that the development […]

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Magoosh Brain Twister: Nasty Squares and Cubes – Explanation

Question Here’s a look back at Monday’s numeric entry challenge question. The square root of integer x is equal to the sum of the cubes of y and z. If the squares of y and z are each less than 10, what is the greatest possible value of x? [__________________]   Answer and Explanation This […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: I Don’t Appreciate that Tone!

We don’t always say what we mean, but we can often imply it quite clearly by injecting our words with an unmistakable tone. Below are several words in which a person’s words and tone combine to make for an unpleasant listening experience.   Snide To be derogatory means to speak down at someone. For one, […]

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GRE Student Post: Never Stop Improving

This week, we hear from Prakhal about his GRE prep. Thanks for sharing all of those tips, Prakhal! About Me: Hello GRE aspirants! My name’s Prakhal, and I’m from India. I’m from a place called Pink City. I graduated in 2013 from MNIT Jaipur (India) with a degree in Electrical Engineering. I joined an MNC […]

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