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GRE Verbal, also known as the GRE Verbal Reasoning measure, asks you to evaluate, interpret, and analyze written texts. You'll be tested on grammar and tough vocabulary. There are three question types on this test: reading comprehension, text completion, and sentence equivalence. Prepare by familiarizing yourself with the test, increasing the amount of time you spend reading high-level texts, and spending lots of time with vocabulary flashcards.

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Ask and you shall receive! Based on the many requests from our students (thank you, as always, for your suggestions!), we’ve compiled the best of our word lists into a one-stop vocabulary resource for the GRE in eBook form. It includes: Instructions on how to use our very popular GRE vocabulary lists How to not […]

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About a month ago, I polled people (mostly GRE aspirants) on my FB page as to what their favorite GRE words were. I got some very interesting responses. Here are a few of those words. Perhaps your favorite is among them! Phantasmagorical Back in Victorian England, there were these exhibitions featuring shadows flashing on the […]

There are myriad ‘M’ words that you’ll learn as you start studying for the GRE. From maudlin to mellifluous, multifaceted to myrmidon (the last of these words I define below). Sadly, I’m limited here, but for ‘M’ words on a past Vocabulary Wednesday, google “Dial ‘M’ for Vocabulary”. Mountebank The mountebank took advantage of the […]

About nine months ago, I remember remarking that the 2016 election cycle would likely be a dull one. At the time, it seemed that everyone was expecting Hillary to win, since the Republicans didn’t have a clear frontrunner. I figured come January 2017 Bill Clinton would be back in the White House—though in a very […]

Here’s this week’s GRE Wednesday! Assiduous Teenagers across the United States are assiduously copying Stephen Curry’s shooting style, hoping that a careful analysis of his every move will help them drill long-distance jump shots. You can be lax about something, putting very little effort into it. Or, you can take the other extreme: carefully and […]