GRE Verbal

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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The 3 main GRE verbal question types.

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Tough GRE vocab is learnable with flashcards & reading practice.

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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 free GRE resource. This one-stop vocabulary resource for the GRE in eBook form will help you get ready for the GRE Verbal anytime, anywhere. Our […]

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