Author Archive | Chris Lele

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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Critical Reasoning on the GRE: Practice Questions and Explanations

Of all GRE Verbal question types, GRE Critical Reasoning questions can be especially frustrating, particularly if you’re encountering them for the first time! If you’ve taken an exam like the SAT that doesn’t have this question type, the logical analysis these questions require can feel unfamiliar. Luckily, there’s an easy solution to that–lots of GRE […]

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One Week GRE Study Plan

Update: This “how to study for the GRE in one week” study schedule is now available in a redesigned, printable version! So, you’ve procrastinated, or have maybe just learned that you have to take the test, because the program you are looking to get into happens to require the GRE. Obviously, this isn’t an enviable […]

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