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Are You Also Studying for the TOEFL?

Hello Magooshers! Since you’re reading our GRE blog, we know you’re probably planning to take the GRE. But, if you’re an international student, you’ll likely need to take the TOEFL as well (and if you don’t know, you can find out if you need to take the exam here). For those of you who do need to […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: In Your Face Words

  “In-” is my poster child for why I don’t care for roots. Sure, roots can help you here and there, but most of the time words you’ll encounter on the GRE have roots that are very esoteric and only appear in one or two roots. With “in-“, you are even on slipperier ground: it […]

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Want To Be a Magoosh Student Blogger?

Hello Magooshers! Have you ever wanted to join our team of awesome bloggers? Well, here’s your chance. We’re hiring a student blogger to help write posts for our TOEFL blog. As a student blogger, you will be able to reach thousands of international students who are preparing for the TOEFL and applying to universities in the […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: Words from The Bible

  The Bible is full of famous phrases: “Cast the first stone”, “The blind leading the blind”, “Fall from grace”, etc. But there are many words of the GRE kind that have a biblical origin.   Behemoth In the Book of Job, which is part of the Old Testament, a giant beast named the behemoth […]

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GRE Vocab Wednesday: Don’t Get CONned

  Con- is a root meaning ‘with’. It doesn’t actually mean “against”, as in pros and cons (that root would be contra). Of course, that doesn’t really help you with most words beginning with con-, since the roots that follow are not always clear-cut.   Concoct To come up with a preposterous story is to […]

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GRE Student Post: 2 Week Preparation

Today, we’re hearing from Xizewen, who has some great tips for working on your math skills.   My approach: During my two-week preparation period of GRE, I mainly used two products of Magoosh, the GRE Vocabulary Flashcards, and the practice problems of math section. Although I didn’t have much time to prepare for the exam, the […]

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