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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 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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Magoosh Brain Twister: Nasty Squares and Cubes

Good luck with this challenging numeric entry problem! 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? [_________________]   Don’t forget to check back on Thursday […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: Difficult Words from the Magoosh GRE Product

Recently I took words from the new ETS GRE Verbal Reasoning question guide (and then I took more words from it … and then even more). Now, I’m digging into the Magoosh trove of vocabulary and pulling out the morsels below. These words have yet to be featured on Vocab Wednesday and are also words […]

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GRE Student Post: “Trust the process and put in the time.”

Say hello to Olabode! This CS major overcame challenges in Text Completion and Geometry questions to rock the GRE. About Me: I’m from Mobile, Alabama, and I attend Auburn University. I’m majoring in Computer Science, and I hope to get a Master’s Degree in Human Centered Computing. Ultimately, I want to get a PhD in […]

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