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## New GRE Format 2012

The New GRE is still an infant. At only seven months, the new GRE is still an unknown to many. People wonder whether both sections have changed, whether antonyms are still lingering about, and whether there really are questions in which there is more than one correct answer. Below I will answer these questions (and [...]

## Is the Revised GRE Adaptive?

This is a great question, whether you’ve taken the old GRE or are just embarking on your GRE journey. The short answer is that the new GRE is still adaptive, but in a very different way.   The Adaptive Nature of the Revised GRE On the old GRE, the test adapted within each section. The [...]

## New GRE: Highlight the Sentence

Back in August, amidst all the fanfare of the inauguration of the Revised GRE, I totally overlooked one of the new question types in my blog posts: Highlight the Sentence. Perhaps such an omission shouldn’t be surprising. For one there was the triple-blank sentence completion, which in all its glorious novelty (at least from a [...]

## New GRE: Reviewing Basics

Whether you’ve been prepping for a month or have yet to peel open those glossy prep books, you should know the following basics for the GRE. So if you’ve been focusing on probability problems or a 5,000-word list, make sure you first have a solid grasp of the basics.   Math Basics Integers, ratios, fractions, [...]

## New GRE Score Conversion

We’ve recently received a number of emails asking about how to interpret scores received on the New GRE. The New GRE point scale is confusing, to say the least. You’ll receive a score from 130 to 170 for each section math and verbal rather than a score based on the previous scale of 200 – [...]

## How to Study for the New GRE

The inevitable is looming and you can’t put it off much longer. But now the pressing question becomes, how to study for the new GRE? How you answer this question – and by extension how you put your answer into practice – can be as important as the prep materials you use. Below are five [...]

## GRE Predictions 2012

2011 was a momentous year for the GRE. At the start of the year it was a dinosaur amongst tests, a rehash of the old SAT, which was built on a military test. Now, we have the new GRE, an up-to-date assessment of the skills students need to be successful in grad school. So what [...]

## New GRE Tips

Tip #1: Learn in Context Most of us have learned vocabulary by reading a list or, perhaps a little more efficiently, by using flashcards. For the Revised GRE, you will want to learn vocabulary through reading. While that may strike you as terribly inefficient, remember the revised GRE is testing your understanding of vocabulary in [...]

## What is a Good Score on the Revised GRE?

Here at Magoosh, our students regularly ask us what a good score on the new GRE is. The short answer is that a “good” score is different for everyone. But in this post I’ll give you a longer, more comprehensive answer. Determining what a good score is for you will take some time and research. [...]