Author: Chris Swimmer

Chris Swimmer
  • GRE Score Range: What’s a Good GRE Score?

    GRE Score Range: What’s a Good GRE Score?

    What is a good GRE score for grad school? In this post, we look at the GRE score range by program and overall to find the scores that are right for you.

  • GRE Score Percentiles – What Does Your Score Mean for You? (2024 Update)

    GRE Score Percentiles – What Does Your Score Mean for You? (2024 Update)

    How does your score stack up? We’ll help you translate your GRE scores into GRE score percentiles for this year, and how they affect your chances of admission.

  • One Month GRE Study Schedule

    One Month GRE Study Schedule

    Wondering how to study for the GRE in a month? Magoosh has the study plan you need to get ready for the GRE in a short period of time.

  • 90 Day GRE Study Plan for Beginners

    90 Day GRE Study Plan for Beginners

    Need a 90 day GRE study plan? Magoosh’s experts have you covered! Check out everything you need to know to prep for the GRE in 3 months!

  • 2024-2025 GRE Test Dates | When Should You Take the GRE?

    2024-2025 GRE Test Dates | When Should You Take the GRE?

    If you’re worried about choosing the best GRE test dates, look no further! Our experts will help you pick the best GRE exam dates for you.

  • GRE Scores for Top Universities

    GRE Scores for Top Universities

    If you’re aiming for an Ivy League-level graduate education, your test scores are going to play a part in your acceptance. So where do you stand when it comes to GRE scores for the top universities? What are good GRE scores for grad schools? The GRE score range you’ll need for top universities will vary…

  • Free GRE Resources (Guaranteed to Improve Your Score)

    Planning to take the GRE? Take a GRE diagnostic (AKA a practice test) before diving into free GRE practice! Our experts tell you how.

  • Study Tips For Using Official GRE Materials

    Study Tips For Using Official GRE Materials

    How to Study with POWERPREP and The Official Guide Review your answers POWERPREP has gotten a lot better over the years. However, unless you’re using POWERPREP PLUS, you won’t get an explanation for why the correct answer is correct. Figure out the question on your own In a way, ETS’s decision not to include explanations…

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

    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…

  • 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—working through plenty…