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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 […]

Imagine making the GRE a three-hour test instead of a four-hour one. All you have to do is skip both AWA essays. And if you already taken the GRE and have scored really well on both essays what is there to lose, right? The answer is an awful lot, depending on the programs you are […]

This GRE material checklist is for you if you’re just starting out with your prep– these are the essentials you must have!   The Official Guide and PowerPrep Tests The Official Guide 2nd edition is a book filled with helpful practice questions written by the publishers themselves. The PowerPrep tests are full-length tests that come […]

Time is of the essence, they say. There are few areas in life in which this cliché is more pertinent than it is to the GRE. Clever time saving strategies cannot fill in any deficits of knowledge the way learning a vocabulary list can. They can, however, help you perform much better on the anxiety-provoking […]

This is a great question, whether you’ve taken the old GRE or are just embarking on your GRE journey. The short answer is that the new GRE test is still adaptive, but in a very different way.   The Adaptive Nature of the Revised GRE On the old GRE, the test adapted within each section. […]