90 Day GRE Study Plan for Beginners

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If you’re starting more or less from scratch, you may be wondering if 90 day (~3 month) GRE prep is even possible. It is! But there’s a key component to preparing for the GRE: you need a strategic GRE study guide to organize yourself before your exam day. Luckily, Magoosh has an expert-written plan than can help you figure out how to start preparing to meet and exceed your GRE goals in the next three months!

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Choosing Your 90 Day GRE Study Schedule

We designed four different versions of the Magoosh 90 Day Study Plan. Start with a little self-diagnosis or this quiz to find the best GRE study plan. Which sounds most like you?

  • 📍 90 Day GRE Study Plan for Beginners: I’m in the right place. Math and verbal both scare the living bejeebers out of me! I need all the help and support I can get!
  • 90 Day GRE Study Plan (Math Focused): I have a natural affinity with the verbal, but the math is far less intuitive for me. I would like to focus more there.
  • 90 Day GRE Study Plan (Verbal Focused): Me a math nerd. Me think all math easy. Me have big verbal problems. One day, me will talk good.
  • 90 Day GRE Study Plan for Advanced Students: I actually feel reasonably comfortable with math and verbal. If I took the test today, I’d get around 310-320 combined score. I’m interested in refining my understanding and getting into the 320s region in the next 12 weeks.

 

FAQ: How do I know whether this is right plan for me?

If you follow choice A, this “beginner” plan, all the information you need for complete GRE exam mastery will pass before your eyes! It’s simply a question of whether you can learn, assimilate, and retain it all over the course of your GRE studying. You are not limiting yourself at all by following this plan: the only reason to follow any other plan is if all the review of verbal or math material would be tedious for you, because you know it inside-out already.

If you really can’t decide, buy any cheap GRE prep book (earlier editions are cheaper and are fine), and just take a practice GRE cold. Let your performance on that, with essentially no preparation, determine which plan you should follow.

FAQ: How can I make sure I’m getting the most out of this 90 day GRE study schedule?

Before you begin, check out some strategies for making the most of your study schedule. This guide will ensure you use Magoosh GRE plans in a way that works best for you.

You can also watch this video for tips on using a Magoosh study schedule!
 

FAQ: I’m a working professional/English isn’t my first language/I need to adapt this schedule in some way!

Check out this blog post for adjustment tips!

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How to Use This GRE Study Schedule

This 90-day plan is designed to have you improve as much as you can in a three-month period. I have designed twelve weeks, assuming 2-3 hours for each of the five weekdays, and one 4-5 stint on the weekend (“Day Six”). If you would prefer to work on both weekend days, and free up some weeknight time, feel free to make those changes.

  • Many folks find that each day’s assignments take 2-3 hours, although times to complete them will vary for different students.

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Essential Materials


Magoosh GRE Prep ETS’s Official Guide to the GRE book ETS’s PowerPrep Online GRE Vocabulary Flashcards GRE Math Flashcards Magoosh’s GRE Complete Guide

 

  • Daily review of vocab is vital. I wrote this schedule recommending the Magoosh’s GRE Flashcards, but DO NOT limit yourself to just these words. As you read and find more words you don’t know, look them up, make flashcards (including context), and make your own flashcard decks. You could have one pile for words whose denotation you are trying to master, another containing words for which you know the denotation but not the connotation, and a “done” stack that gets reviewed only rarely.
  • As you study vocabulary, it’s important not only to learn the literal dictionary definition (the denotation), but also to understand the metaphorical use of the word in context (the connotation). For example, the word “opaque” literally means “not transparent”, but metaphorically it can mean “hard to understand” or, describing a person, it can mean “thick-headed, stupid.” Ultimately, you should strive to learn both the denotation and the connotation of each word.

 

  • Don’t write in any of the test prep books, because for any of them, after a period of time you may want to go back and do a problem again that you haven’t seen for a while. You can only start it fresh if the page is free of your marks.

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Supplemental/Optional Materials

Any of the steps listed in the schedule for the materials below are purely for extra practice, so they are to be done as optional tasks if you have extra time.

  • Any of the volumes of the Manhattan GRE books. It’s an eight-volume set, so buy as much as you think will help you and as you can afford. This is not absolutely necessary, but it is recommended. You will have to find places in this schedule to “fit in” the extra reading, but it will help you. Nevertheless, we do not recommend the Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence book, because these rely on too much obscure vocabulary.
  • McGraw-Hill’s Conquering the New GRE Math: This book is for those struggling with the very basics of math—folks who are in sheer panic over almost anything mathematical.
  • Manhattan’s 6 GRE online practice tests. One test is offered for free, with six additional tests available for purchase.
  • A guide to GRE Practice Test Resources: This page includes instructions on where to find good full-length GRE practice tests, and how to take practice tests and incorporate them into your studies. This page also has links to Magoosh’s free GRE diagnostic quizzes.
  • Quizlet.com: Gives you online access to flashcards, making it easier, say, to quiz yourself on your mobile device
  • Vocabulary.com: Provides conversational example sentences and a flood of example sentences
  • Word Dynamo (Dictionary.com): Gives you little quizzes and games to add some variety to vocab learning
  • Magoosh iPhone/Android app, for mobile practice

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week One

 
* Tasks marked with an asterisk indicate that this 90 day GRE study plan resource is only available to Magoosh students—sign up here for a free trial!

  • Get enough sleep during this month. REM sleep plays an important role in encoding long term memory, and in an eight hour period of sleep, the last hour has the most REM. If you are getting 7 hours/night instead of 8 hours/night, you are depriving your brain of one of its most powerful systems for learning and remembering.
Week One, Day One
  • Go to ETS.org/gre, and read about the content of the GRE. Click on and read each sub-heading link.
  • In the Official Guide,
    • Read Chapter 1, “Introducing the GRE revised General Test”
    • Read Chapter 2, “GRE Analytic Writing” (just the descriptions of the question, not all the sample material)
    • Read the introductory few pages of Chapter 3, “GRE Verbal Reasoning” (everything up to the sample questions)
    • Read the introductory few pages of Chapter 5, “GRE Quantitative Reasoning” (everything up to the sample questions)
  • Start reading through the GRE Math Review in the Official Guide, the entire Arithmetic section. Take notes in your journal on whatever is unfamiliar. Do the Arithmetic Exercises and correct your answers.
  • Watch the Magoosh lesson videos:
  • In the GRE Math Flashcards
    • Take 15 minutes to start studying the cards in the first deck, Algebra.

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  • Continue reading through the GRE Math Review: read the Geometry section. Take notes in your journal on whatever is unfamiliar. Do the Geometry Exercises and correct your answers.
  • Watch the Magoosh lesson videos:
  • In the Magoosh product, do:
    • Math – 20 Multiple Choice Questions*

      Notice you are doing all topics from the get-go, whether you have already studied these or not. This means that you will make some mistakes at the beginning: see this post on a productive attitude toward making mistakes. If, after a week or so of practice, you find that there is simply too much new material for you, then narrow your studies to those topics you’re more actively studying plus one or two that you’re unfamiliar with. You should be constantly challenged. If you do narrow the topics of study, expand back to as wide a scope as possible, as quickly as possible.

      After you submit your answer for each Magoosh problem, the next page will tell you whether you were right or wrong, with a video solution and a text summary. If you got the question right, skim the text summary to verify you got it right for the right reason. If you got the question wrong, watch the video, taking notes in your journal about any concept or any aspect of the question type that was unclear to you.

  • Download the Magoosh GRE Math Formula eBook.
    • Read carefully the first section, “GRE Math Formulas: How to (Not) Use Them.” Right now, just skim the rest of the book, just to get a sense of what topics are covered. As you move through this plan, you will cover all of these. Use this for reinforcement and review: as you cover a particular math topic in the Magoosh lessons, read the corresponding part of this book to verify your understanding. By the end of this plan, you should know every section of this book.
  • In the GRE Math Flashcards
    • Take 15 minutes to continue studying the cards in the first deck, Algebra. Review any cards you missed earlier.

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Week One, Day Six
  • Watch the Magoosh lesson videos:

  • In the Magoosh product, do:
  • Today, you are going to write an Issue essay.

    For topics, go to the ETS GRE Issue Pool. Figure out a way to pick topics at random (maybe you print the lists, cut it into slips of paper, and choose some at random). Write the essays in a word processing program. Observe a strict 30 minute time limit.

    Now that you have this essay, what do you do with it? If you have a friend or mentor who is a gifted writer, ask them to read the essay for you and critique it. If they are willing, you can show them the assessment criteria in the Official Guide, and ask them to follow it. If you can afford it, hire a writing coach or writing tutor: show that tutor the assessment criteria in the OG, and have them give you feedback. If you can’t afford a writing tutor and can’t convince anyone else to read it, you may try posting it on TheGradCafe, and see whether an expert there will critique your essay. Failing any of these options, you can at least set the essay aside, and re-read it a couple of days later with the Official Guide’s rubric beside you. (Notice whatever route worked for you with this essay; you can repeat that with all the essays you write in the practice tests you take as part of this plan.)

  • In the GRE Official Guide & McGraw-Hill’s Conquering the New GRE Math:

    a) in GRE Official Guide, do the Ch. 4, Verbal Reasoning Practice Sets 1-4

    b) in GRE Official Guide, do the Ch. 6, Quantitative Reasoning Practice Sets 1, 2, & 4

    c) in McGraw-Hill, do GRE Math Practice Section 1 (optional)

    Follow strict time limits, to give you sense of the pace you need to keep on the GRE. Set a timer for the time limits. Here are the time limits to observe:

    • Official Guide Verbal Reasoning Set 1 = 12 minutes
    • Official Guide Verbal Reasoning Set 2 = 18 minutes
    • Official Guide Verbal Reasoning Set 3 = 12 minutes
    • Official Guide Verbal Reasoning Set 4 = 18 minutes
    • Official Guide Quantitative Reasoning Set 1 = 22 minutes
    • Official Guide Quantitative Reasoning Set 2 = 23 minutes
    • Official Guide Quantitative Reasoning Set 4 = 13 minutes
    • McGraw-Hill, GRE Math section = 35 minutes

    After you are done, check all your answers. For any question you got right, skim the explanation to verify that you got it right for the right reason. For any question you got wrong, read the explanation thorough, taking notes in your journal on any concepts you didn’t understand and anything about the question format that psyched you out. You can also watch the Magoosh Video Explanations of the OG practice questions.

    If you are doing MUCH better than expected on either Math or Verbal, this might be a good time to consider whether you should switch to another version of the 3-month plan (see explanations of them at the top).

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Two

 

  • Remember to breathe! Practicing stress-reduction techniques regularly, will get you into excellent shape by test day. Check out Overcome Exam Anxiety: Breathe for tips!
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Week Two, Day Six
  • In the Magoosh product, do:

    Today, you are going to write an Argument essay.

    For topics, go to the ETS GRE Issue Pool. Figure out a way to pick topics at random (maybe you print the lists, cut it into slips of paper, and choose some at random). Write the essays in a word processing program. Observe a strict 30 minute time limit.

    Now that you have this essay, what do you do with it? If you have a friend or mentor who is a gifted writer, ask them to read the essay for you and critique it. If they are willing, you can show them the assessment criteria in the Official Guide, and ask them to follow it. If you can afford it, hire a writing coach or writing tutor: show that tutor the assessment criteria in the OG, and have them give you feedback. If you can’t afford a writing tutor and can’t convince anyone else to read it, you may try posting it on TheGradCafe, and see whether an expert there will critique your essay. Failing any of these options, you can at least set the essay aside, and re-read it a couple of days later with the Official Guide’s rubric beside you. (Notice whatever route worked for you with this essay; you can repeat that with all the essays you write in the practice tests you take as part of this plan.)

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Three

 

  • Don’t forget to take short breaks during your study sessions to take care of your body. Hydration and stretching are key to avoiding burn-out.
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Week Three, Day Three
  • Watch the Magoosh lesson videos:

  • In the Magoosh product, do:
    • Math: 10 Multiple Choice Questions*
    • Math: 10 Data Interpretation Questions*
    • (As with some of the Reading Comprehension questions, the Data Interpretation questions come in batches, typically 2 or 3 questions, pertaining to the same graph or chart. Do all the questions in a set at once. This mean you may do a few more than 10 DI questions one time, and then during the next session in which you are doing DI questions, you will do a couple fewer.)
  • In McGraw-Hill’s Conquering the New GRE Math (optional)
    • In Ch. 7, read the Ch. 7 section on “Even & Odd Numbers”; take the “Number Properties Test 1″, grade yourself, and read the solutions; take notes in your journal on anything new or unfamiliar.
  • In the GRE Vocabulary Flashcards
    • Master 20 more words (a bit less than half a deck). Spend 10-30 minutes reviewing previous decks.
  • In the GRE Math Flashcards
    • Take 15 minutes to review the cards. Continue working with the third deck, Geometry. Review any cards you missed from this or previous decks.
  • Read your chosen reading material (one chapter, or a few articles). Look up and write down any words you don’t know.

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Week Three, Day Six
  • In the Magoosh product, do:

    Today, you are going to write an Issue essay.

    For topics, go to the ETS GRE Issue Pool. Figure out a way to pick topics at random (maybe you print the lists, cut it into slips of paper, and choose some at random). Write the essays in a word processing program. Observe a strict 30 minute time limit.

    Now that you have this essay, what do you do with it? If you have a friend or mentor who is a gifted writer, ask them to read the essay for you and critique it. If they are willing, you can show them the assessment criteria in the Official Guide, and ask them to follow it. If you can afford it, hire a writing coach or writing tutor: show that tutor the assessment criteria in the OG, and have them give you feedback. If you can’t afford a writing tutor and can’t convince anyone else to read it, you may try posting it on TheGradCafe, and see whether an expert there will critique your essay. Failing any of these options, you can at least set the essay aside, and re-read it a couple of days later with the Official Guide’s rubric beside you. (Notice whatever route worked for you with this essay; you can repeat that with all the essays you write in the practice tests you take as part of this plan.)

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Four

 

  • Mental preparation is a key component of your GRE prep. Take a look at some of our top tips for reducing stress: Stress and Your Thoughts
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Week Four, Day Six
  • In the Magoosh product, do:

    Today, you are going to write an Argument essay.

    For topics, go to the ETS GRE Issue Pool. Figure out a way to pick topics at random (maybe you print the lists, cut it into slips of paper, and choose some at random). Write the essays in a word processing program. Observe a strict 30 minute time limit.

    Now that you have this essay, what do you do with it? If you have a friend or mentor who is a gifted writer, ask them to read the essay for you and critique it. If they are willing, you can show them the assessment criteria in the Official Guide, and ask them to follow it. If you can afford it, hire a writing coach or writing tutor: show that tutor the assessment criteria in the OG, and have them give you feedback. If you can’t afford a writing tutor and can’t convince anyone else to read it, you may try posting it on TheGradCafe, and see whether an expert there will critique your essay. Failing any of these options, you can at least set the essay aside, and re-read it a couple of days later with the Official Guide’s rubric beside you. (Notice whatever route worked for you with this essay; you can repeat that with all the essays you write in the practice tests you take as part of this plan.)

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Five

 

  • Drops in motivation are totally normal—but to keep your spirits up, write down your grad school goals on a notecard or in the front of your notebook to help yourself stay focused when you’re flagging.
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Week Five, Day Six
  • Today, you will take a mock GRE on Magoosh. At the heading at the top inside the Magoosh practice, select “Practice Test,” which will lead you to this page.

    Make sure you have four hours of uninterrupted time set aside, and make sure you have writing implements and plenty of scratch paper.

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Six

 

  • Caffeine and energy drinks will keep you feeling awake if you don’t get enough sleep, but they don’t do bupkis to replace the lost opportunity to encode more information into long-term memory.
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  • Review wrong answers from last week’s practice test. Check all your answers. For any question you got right, skim the explanation to verify that you got it right for the right reason. For any question you got wrong, read the explanation thorough, taking notes in your journal on any concepts you didn’t understand and anything about the question format that psyched you out.

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Seven

 

  • If you’re struggling with test stress, you’re not alone. But thinking about Stress and Your Stories can help you see the bigger picture and feel better about all the great work you’re doing!
Week Seven, Day One
  • Watch the Magoosh lesson videos:

  • In the Magoosh product, do:
  • In McGraw-Hill’s Conquering the New GRE Math (Optional)
    • In Ch. 8, read the short sections “Percentage” and “Percentage Word Problems,” do both “Practice Problems” sets (one at the end of each section), grade yourself, and read the solutions; take notes in your journal on anything new or unfamiliar.
  • In the GRE Vocabulary Flashcards
    • Master 20 more words (a bit less than half a deck). Spend 10-30 minutes reviewing previous decks.
  • In the GRE Math Flashcards
    • Take 15 minutes to review the cards. Start working with the seventh deck, Mixed Practice I. Review any cards you missed from this or previous decks.
  • Read your chosen reading material (one chapter, or a few articles). Look up and write down any words you don’t know.

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Week Seven, Day Six
  • Today, you will take a mock GRE on Magoosh. At the heading at the top inside the Magoosh practice, select “Practice Test,” which will lead you to this page.

    Make sure you have four hours of uninterrupted time set aside, and make sure you have writing implements and plenty of scratch paper.

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Eight

 

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Week Eight, Day Six
  • Review wrong answers from last week’s practice test. Check all your answers. For any question you got right, skim the explanation to verify that you got it right for the right reason. For any question you got wrong, read the explanation thorough, taking notes in your journal on any concepts you didn’t understand and anything about the question format that psyched you out.

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Nine

 

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  • Today, you are going to take the GRE Official PowerPrep Test 1.

    As much as possible, try to mimic the GRE conditions. Give yourself relatively short breaks in between sections. Only eat the kinds of snacks that you are planning to bring to the real GRE. Note how your sleep the night before affects your work. Note how what you had for dinner the previous night and what you had to eat earlier that day affects your energy level and concentration. Write any observations in your journal.

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Ten

 

  • Worried about missing a day or two (or more) of studying? No need for anxiety—time to get back on the horse!
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  • In the Magoosh product, do:

  • In McGraw-Hill’s Conquering the New GRE Math (optional)
    • In Ch. 9, do the “Algebra Test 3,” grade yourself, and read the solutions; take notes in your journal on anything new or unfamiliar.
  • In the GRE Vocabulary Flashcards
    • Master 20 more words (a bit less than half a deck). Spend 10-30 minutes reviewing previous decks.
  • In the GRE Math Flashcards
    • Take 15 minutes to review the cards. Continue working with the tenth deck, Mixed Practice IV. Review any cards you missed from this or previous decks.
  • Read your chosen reading material (one chapter, or a few articles). Look up and write down any words you don’t know.

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Week Ten, Day Six
  • Review wrong answers from last week’s practice test. Check all your answers. For any question you got right, skim the explanation to verify that you got it right for the right reason. For any question you got wrong, read the explanation thorough, taking notes in your journal on any concepts you didn’t understand and anything about the question format that psyched you out.

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Eleven

 

  • Anxious about test day? Time to start practicing some test-day mantras so you have them under your belt when you need them most!
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  • Today, you are going to take the GRE Official PowerPrep Test 2.

    As much as possible, try to mimic the GRE conditions. Give yourself relatively short breaks in between sections. Only eat the kinds of snacks that you are planning to bring to the real GRE. Note how your sleep the night before affects your work. Note how what you had for dinner the previous night and what you had to eat earlier that day affects your energy level and concentration. Write any observations in your journal.

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90 Day GRE Study Plan: Week Twelve

 

  • The last week of prep can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Check out Last Minute GRE Tips for advice on getting through this week most productively!
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  • In Magoosh, watch any 5 videos for a second time.

    Then, complete 20 Verbal questions.

  • In McGraw-Hill’s Conquering the New GRE Math (optional)
    • In a 35 minute sitting, take GRE Math Practice Section 3; grade it right after, but you don’t have to check all the solutions tonight.
  • In the GRE Vocabulary Flashcards
    • Spend 30 minutes reviewing mastered decks.
  • In the GRE Math Flashcards
    • Take 15 minutes to review the cards. Continue working with the twelfth deck, Mixed Practice VI. Review any cards you missed from this or previous decks.
  • Read your chosen reading material (one chapter, or a few articles). Look up and write down any words you don’t know.

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  • In Magoosh, watch any 5 videos for a second time.

    Then, complete 20 Math questions.

  • In McGraw-Hill’s Conquering the New GRE Math (optional)
    • Go over the solutions to GRE Math Practice Section 3. For questions you got right, skim the explanation, simply to verify that you got it right for the right reason, and that there’s nothing further about that topic you need to know. For questions you got wrong, read the explanation carefully, writing in your journal anything new you learn or anything you need to remember.
  • In the GRE Vocabulary Flashcards
    • Spend 30 minutes reviewing mastered decks.
  • In the GRE Math Flashcards
    • Take 15 minutes to review the cards. Continue working with the twelfth deck, Mixed Practice VI. Review any cards you missed from this or previous decks.
  • Read your chosen reading material (one chapter, or a few articles). Look up and write down any words you don’t know.

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Week Twelve, Day Six
  • Review wrong answers from last week’s practice test. Check all your answers. For any question you got right, skim the explanation to verify that you got it right for the right reason. For any question you got wrong, read the explanation thorough, taking notes in your journal on any concepts you didn’t understand and anything about the question format that psyched you out.

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After Week 12: Concentrated Review

At this point, if you have been following the schedule, you should have done every question in Magoosh at least once. For whatever days remain before the test, keep up work on GRE math and verbal. Some suggestions for what to do:

  • By selecting question type and difficulty on the “Dashboard,” do Magoosh problems over again, and see how you do a second time.
  • Keep watching 5 Magoosh lesson videos a day, on whatever topics you feel you need to review.
  • Keep reading your challenging material, to build vocabulary and acclimate your ear to eloquent style.
  • Keep drilling your vocab flashcards and your math flashcards.
  • Re-read any topics in the McGraw-Hill’s Conquering the New GRE Math—any topics where you feel you would benefit from further review.
  • If you have time for more practice tests, you can use the optional Manhattan GRE practice tests.

Day before the test

  • No GRE preparation all day
  • Eat a large, healthy, leisurely dinner—no alcohol
  • Go to bed earlier than usual

Day of test

  • ABSOLUTELY NO LAST MINUTE GRE PREPARATION!
  • Eat a large breakfast, full of protein
  • Do relaxing, fun activities to pass time until the test

Bring to the test

  • A liter of water
  • Healthy energy-packed snacks (nuts, protein bar, etc.)
  • On breaks, make sure to get up, move, and stretch—moving and stretching the large muscles of the body (legs and torso) will get oxygen flowing throughout, which will help keep you awake and keep you thinking clearly.

Questions about this Magoosh GRE study plan study plan? If you’re a Magoosh Premium GRE student, send us an email at help@magoosh.com. Not a Magoosh student yet? Leave a comment on this post, and we’ll get back to you.

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  • Mike MᶜGarry

    Mike served as a GMAT Expert at Magoosh, helping create hundreds of lesson videos and practice questions to help guide GMAT students to success. He was also featured as "member of the month" for over two years at GMAT Club. Mike holds an A.B. in Physics (graduating magna cum laude) and an M.T.S. in Religions of the World, both from Harvard. Beyond standardized testing, Mike has over 20 years of both private and public high school teaching experience specializing in math and physics. In his free time, Mike likes smashing foosballs into orbit, and despite having no obvious cranial deficiency, he insists on rooting for the NY Mets. Learn more about the GMAT through Mike's Youtube video explanations and resources like What is a Good GMAT Score? and the GMAT Diagnostic Test.