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GRE Student Post: Relax Before Test Day!

This Thursday, we’re hearing Muhammad’s story. Thanks for the tips! :)  About me: I live in Dhaka, Bangladesh. I’ve graduated from college in 2005 with BS in Computer Science. Since then I’ve been working as a Software Engineer. Currently, I’m planning to do a Masters in Software Engineering or Data Science in an American or German university. I enjoy outdoor […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: Curious Compounds

A compound word is one formed by two or more words. Teamwork, sportsmanship, townhouse are all common examples. Not so common words include the following GRE vocabulary. See if you can figure out the meaning of each word before looking at definition. Oftentimes, the sound and feel of the word is very consistent with its […]

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Student Post: Returning to the GRE After a 20 Year Break

Today, we’re hearing from Amy. She has some great tips for those who are returning to the GRE after a long break. Thanks, Amy! :)  About me: My name is Amy Parks, and I am an Associate Dean at a large community college in the Midwest. My background is in music, and I hold degrees from the […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: ‘W’ Words

It’s without doubt a wide world of words, and in honor of such an alliterative outpouring, I present you with the unsung and unwieldy letter ‘W’. Nowhere nearly as fecund as other letters, as far as starting words go, ‘W’ still shows up in some important GRE words.   Waggish Waggish doesn’t describe a happy […]

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GRE Vocab Resources 2014

MGRE Flashcards Manhattan GRE has a useful set of flashcards. Clear definitions, well-written example sentences and interesting tidbits (such as a “backstory” on certain words) make these a necessity. Words are broken up into two levels, so you can make sure that you are studying the words that are right for you.   Magoosh Flashcards […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: Hateful Words

Hate and venom; slander and insult; abuse and bitterness—welcome to this week’s Vocab Wednesday, in which all of these things are present. Malice The ‘mal-‘ root should be a giveaway that this word is negative (‘mal-’ comes from the Latin malus, which means bad). This word, however, does not mean you have a bad case […]

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How to Find a Great GRE Tutor

Finding a good tutor is not easy. Sometimes they are attached to a class or company. Sometimes they are rōnin, making them hard to find. Sometimes you can’t tell how competent they are. Sometimes you need to take out a loan to pay them. So how do you go about finding a good tutor that […]

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Share your GRE Story: Get Published On Our Blog!

I hope that you’ve all seen one or two (or several!) of the awesome posts that our past students have written for us. If not, you can see them here. Now, it’s your turn! This is your chance to become a guest author on the Magoosh GRE blog and have your work read by our […]

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