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Student Post: Studying for the GRE with a Full Time Job

This week, we’ll be hearing Rittwika’s story. Rittwika lives in Kolkata, India and works at IBM as a senior software engineer. She received her masters in computer application from Banasthali University Rajasthan. Having a good technical background in ERP, she now wants to shift to the business side of it. So, she’s targeting MIS courses […]

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GRE Student Post: Returning to Academia After a 16 Year Break

Today, we’re hearing from Jamie, a future University of Oregon grad student! She has some great tips and inspiring words for those who have been out of school for a while, and are scared to tackle the GRE. Thanks, Jamie!聽   I grew up in Portland, Oregon. Everything you鈥檝e heard about the Pacific Northwest is […]

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Student Post: Allow Enough Time for GRE Prep

Meet Saurabh from Mumbai, India. Saurabh is another high scoring student, and he has some great tips for the rest of us! Saurabh聽plans to pursue a graduate degree in Regulatory Affairs, which has to do with FDA laws and regulations. A聽self-described聽numismatist, he likes to travel, swim, and watch movies in his free time, and he’s […]

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GRE Student Post: Persistence Pays Off

This week, we’re learning about Niken’s experience with the GRE. Niken is from Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Currently, she’s a final year master student in the Netherlands, majoring in molecular medicine. Niken loves travelling and cooking, and plans to pursue a PhD in cancer biology or cancer immunology. Here’s what Niken has learned about the GRE: 1. […]

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Student Post: GRE Verbal Tips for Non-Native Speakers

This week, we’re hearing from Karan, a Magoosh student who scored a 331 on the GRE (great job, Karan!). Karan is a lover of academics from Mumbai, India, and plans to enroll in a PhD program in Electrical Engineering. After scoring a 163 on the verbal section, he’s got some great tips for non-native speakers. […]

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GRE Student Post: Learning from Your Mistakes

Meet SriHarsha, a former Magoosh student who has some great advice on studying and correcting your own mistakes. SriHarsha lives in Hyderbad, India, and plans to pursue an advanced degree in computer science.   Experience with Magoosh: Before subscribing to Magoosh I joined a GRE coaching center near my home. My instructor was excellent for […]

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Georgi’s GRE Experience: Advice to International Students

Here’s a student story submitted by one of our readers, Georgi. The Magoosh team is constantly harping on about “vocabulary in context“, and Georgi validates us– he warns against memorizing thousands of obscure words, since they won’t help you on exam day! If you’re also a non-native speaker of English, you may sympathize with his […]

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