Category: GRE Math Tips

The Best GRE Math Tips to Get Your Dream Score
A high GRE score is often an important part of getting into the graduate program of your choice. The Quantitative Reasoning section (a.k.a. GRE Math) might be a source of anxiety for students. Rest assured! You don’t need to be a mathematician to do well on the GRE Quant section! In this post, we will outline…

MathFocused GRE Study Schedule
The GRE can be challenging, particularly if math isn’t your strong suit. Some of us haven’t thought much about quantitative (math) subject matter since high school, which could have been a few or many, many years ago. If you feel that it’s going to take significant time and effort to either learn quant concepts for…

Pacing on the GRE Math Sections
The GRE Quantitative (aka math) sections are broken down like this: So, what does that mean in terms of your pacing strategy for the math sections? Well, if we’re looking at averages, the time you are given to answer 12 questions in 21 minutes (Section 1) and 15 questions in 26 minutes (Section 2) boils…

How to Round to the Nearest Integer  GRE Math
What does it mean to round a number? Rounding means to make a number shorter or simpler, but keeping it as close in value as possible to the original number. Let’s take a closer look in this edition of GRE Math Tips. Rounding to the Nearest Integer The most common type of rounding is to…

GRE Math Formulas Cheat Sheet (Downloadable PDF Included)
Having trouble remembering your GRE math formulas on the fly? We’ve created a GRE math formula cheat sheet with PDF to help you get them down solid.

Acing GRE Math: Essential Strategies for Success
If the math section of the GRE feels like a mountain you’re not quite ready to climb, we’ve got your back. With the right strategies and a solid game plan, you can conquer that math section and boost your overall GRE score. Let’s dive into how you can turn this challenge into a triumph. Understand…

How to Study GRE Math
So you’ve bought a few of the major test prep books, and you’re ready to rip into the quantitative part. You’ll read through each book, page by page, and by the end, GRE math mastery will be yours. If only! Studying for GRE quant is actually much more complicated than the above. Indeed many become…

Help! I’m Terrible at GRE Math!
This is the sister post to I’m Terrible at GRE Verbal! Help! 🙂 Sometimes we all need a little GRE math help. It usually doesn’t take more than the first session for a new student/tutee to look over me and confide sheepishly, “I need help with GRE math. I’m so bad at it!” Mind you, I…

How to Do GRE Math Faster
Practice Question Solve this question. Allot yourself a strict 1.5 minute time limit. 1) In the figure, ABCD is a square, and all the dots are evenly spaced: each vertical or horizontal distance between two adjacent dots is 3 units. Find the area of the shaded region. 60 72 81 96 120 An explanation will…

What Unit Conversions Should You Know For The GRE?
Many times, if units are involved in a GRE Math question, the question itself will supply the relative conversions. Sometimes, though, it expects you to have a few basic ones memorized. What should you know? The very basic, very common conversions Even the ones in this category, the test may supply, but sometimes it…