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  • GRE Reading Comprehension Practice: The New York Times, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and More!

    GRE Reading Comprehension Practice: The New York Times, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and More!

    Over the many years that I’ve been a tutor, I’ve declaimed on numerous occasions that the act of studying only from a deck of flashcards has limited efficacy. That’s why my answer to the common question, How do I improve my reading comprehension? is simply this—read voraciously from sources that challenge you to think critically…

  • Critical Reasoning on the GRE: Practice Questions and Explanations

    Of all GRE Verbal question types, GRE Critical Reasoning questions can be especially frustrating, particularly if you’re encountering them for the first time! If you’ve taken an exam like the SAT that doesn’t have this question type, the logical analysis these questions require can feel unfamiliar. Luckily, there’s an easy solution to that—working through plenty…

  • 27 GRE Verbal Practice Questions with Explanations

    27 GRE Verbal Practice Questions with Explanations

    GRE verbal practice is an essential part of your GRE prep! Read on for 27 GRE verbal reasoning practice questions, covering the question formats, types, and difficulty levels you’ll see on test day. If you want to start right away, use the table below to jump to each practice question. If you’re returning to this…

  • How to Study GRE Vocabulary

    How to Study GRE Vocabulary

    Get our experts’ top strategies for learning GRE vocabulary, including learning methods, study tips, and different ways to make GRE vocab stick!

  • The Best and Worst GRE Word Lists (2024)

    The Best and Worst GRE Word Lists (2024)

    Wanting to increase your GRE vocabulary? Click here for all you need to know on GRE word lists, including the top 20 words on the GRE!

  • GRE Reading Comprehension: Tips and Strategies

    GRE Reading Comprehension: Tips and Strategies

    Want to boost your GRE Verbal score? Then work on your GRE Reading Comprehension skills! GRE Reading Comprehension is the most significant part of GRE Verbal Reasoning. In fact, there are 5-7 RC passages and 10-13 of these question types in each of the two Verbal sections on the exam—meaning that RC questions will always…

  • Tackling Text Completion GRE Questions: Tips and Techniques

    Tackling Text Completion GRE Questions: Tips and Techniques

    Text Completion questions are a unique and challenging component of the GRE Verbal Reasoning section. These questions assess your ability to comprehend and analyze complex written passages while selecting the most suitable words to complete them. Mastering text completion questions requires a combination of critical reading skills, vocabulary knowledge, and strategic thinking. Understanding Text Completion…

  • How to Improve GRE Verbal Score in a Week

    How to Improve GRE Verbal Score in a Week

    Got a week to boost your GRE Verbal score and need a strategy? We’ve got you covered. Let’s turn that week into a verbal section victory with a seven-day plan. Remember, it’s okay to take breaks and avoid cramming sessions – this plan is designed to help you build a solid strategic foundation, not rely…

  • Top 10 Tips for GRE Verbal: Strategies to Boost Your Verbal Reasoning Skills

    Top 10 Tips for GRE Verbal: Strategies to Boost Your Verbal Reasoning Skills

    Feeling anxious about the Verbal Reasoning section of the GRE? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back! As you prepare for this important exam, it’s crucial to master your verbal reasoning skills. In this article, we will share top strategies to enhance your GRE Verbal performance and boost your confidence on test day. Tip 1: Develop…

  • Mastering Sentence Equivalence on the GRE

    Mastering Sentence Equivalence on the GRE

    The Sentence Equivalence section is a unique and challenging component of the GRE Verbal Reasoning section. When tackling this section, you’ll need to select two answers from a list of six options to complete a given sentence. Here’s the key: both chosen answers should independently complete the sentence while keeping its original meaning. This part…