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GRE Reading Comprehension Practice: The New York Times, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and More!

Over the many years that I’ve been a tutor, I’ve declaimed on numerous occasions that the act of studying only from a deck of flashcards has limited efficacy. That’s why my answer to the common question, How do I improve my reading comprehension? is simply this—read voraciously from sources that challenge you to think critically […]

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GRE Reading Comprehension: Tips and Strategies

Want to boost your GRE Verbal score? Then work on your GRE Reading Comprehension skills! GRE Reading Comprehension is the most significant part of GRE Verbal Reasoning. In fact, there are 5-7 RC passages and 10-13 of these GRE Verbal question types in each of the two Verbal sections on the exam—meaning that RC questions […]

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How to Improve GRE Reading Comprehension

GRE Reading Comprehension is probably the most difficult section to improve in. Even when progress occurs, it happens slowly. Many become understandably discouraged. After all, there are few sections in which you can feel flustered and perplexed even after reading the explanation. Perhaps my number one GRE Verbal tip on this matter is simply: Don’t […]

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Book Review: Official GRE Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions, 1st Edition

After numerous release date push backs, much to the (i) —- of serious GRE preppers everywhere, the Official GRE Practice Question guides* are now available. For those looking to become (ii) —- the latest questions ETS has been cooking up in this GRE book—assuming that these questions are just that—the hundreds of practice problems should […]

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GRE Reading Comprehension Passage Outlines

The following is a skeletal outline of a complex passage drawn from a real LSAT test (http://www.lsac.org/jd/pdfs/SamplePTJune.pdf). I recommend LSAT RC passages because they’re very similar to GRE RC, and will be completely fresh to you, since you’ve probably seen many GRE passages (especially from the OG) before. The idea here is that you pay […]

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