Before you can really jump into your GRE prep, you need to know what you’re going to build up to in the first place: what the GRE consists of and what your weaknesses are. There are a couple of ways you can get started with that. One is to simply take a practice test. The […]
Author Archive  Lucas Fink

Lucas is the teacher behind Magoosh TOEFL. He’s been teaching TOEFL preparation and more general English since 2009, and the SAT since 2008. Between his time at Bard College and teaching abroad, he has studied Japanese, Czech, and Korean. None of them come in handy, nowadays.
Does Order Matter? Combinations vs. the Fundamental Counting Principle on the GRE
When trying to decide whether to use the combination formula, many students have trouble applying the “does order matter” test–deciding if outcomes differ. It’s easy to say order doesn’t matter when it in fact does, and vice versa. Once you get it, it’s really useful, but it can take a bit of thinking and rethinking. […]