Author Archive | Rachel Wisuri

  • Rachel Wisuri

    Rachel helps eager students find out about Magoosh. She graduated from UC Berkeley with a super helpful double major in History and French. In her free time she can be found eating peanut butter, drinking five cups of tea per day, and playing with cats.

GRE Student Post: 2 Week Preparation

Today, we’re hearing from Xizewen, who has some great tips for working on your math skills. 🙂  My approach: During my two-week preparation period of GRE, I mainly used two products of Magoosh, the GRE Vocabulary Flashcards, and the practice problems of math section. Although I didn’t have much time to prepare for the exam, the […]

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GRE Study Music

I don’t know about you, but I can’t study without my music. While I’m a fan of the classical (Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata will help me get through even the toughest of text completions), some of you may prefer a more upbeat tune. Enter the following sites! Below are 3 great resources to help you DJ your […]

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GRE Study Tips You Don’t Hear Every Day

Learn your math formulas, memorize vocabulary, practice, practice, practice!  While these are indeed effective study tips, you’re probably sick and tired of hearing them over and over again.  Never fear! Here are some less-trite tips to get your mind working: 1. Write your study notes by hand on actual, physical paper. This is better for […]

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Grad School Application Tips in Social Media

These days, everyone and everything has gone “social.” So why not look to the social sphere for advice about how to get into grad school? Below are my favorite social sites for finding information about the application process.  And in a true social fashion, you can post your questions and start your own threads as […]

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Top 5 Online Grammar Resources for the GRE

A solid understanding of English grammar will help you immensely on the GRE—and in your daily life as well. 🙂 Below are my top 5 favorite online grammar resources, in no particular order: 1. The Purdue Owl– This is a  great, academic resource on grammar topics such as articles, subject-verb agreement and prepositions. Very useful for […]

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