Author Archive | Lisa

  • Lisa

    I am a professional Book Geek, a.k.a. librarian, and love to both learn and educate. Serving students of all ages and all stages--I live for the “Ah Ha!” moment. I am a reference librarian at the Alamogordo Public Library and am ready to answer questions at a moment’s notice; never be afraid to ask! Remember: when all else fails, go to the library!

5 Most Difficult MAT Questions

I hate to burst your bubble, but this post does not give you the insider trading secrets of the 5 most difficult MAT questions on the exam. Why? Because what is most difficult for you is actually quite personal. As you begin your study regimen, you’ll start to realize which types of questions are most […]

5 Things That Are Ruining Your MAT Practice

You’ve got the study guide. You’ve set your exam date. You’ve sat down to study… and it isn’t working.  You can’t concentrate, things aren’t sticking and you don’t seem to be improving.  Let’s take a look at 5 things that are ruining your MAT practice. Time Crunch While it is very difficult to find enough […]

Multiple Vocabulary Meanings on the MAT

Even with a broad subject knowledge, we can all be tripped up when it comes to alternate definitions of terms, especially for questions as sparse as the MAT.  Analogies are as pared down as it is possible to be in a language problem (as opposed to the unambiguous nature of math equations).  When preparing, it […]

MAT Practice Questions

As we have said time and again on this blog, the key to mastering the MAT is: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE.  And the key to good practice is to break down Miller Analogies Test practice questions. Initial Break Sometimes you will read the analogy and the answer will seem intuitive.  Don’t worry that it seems too […]

20 More MAT Vocabulary Words

Test-taking tips and strategies are great but won’t be much help if you don’t know the words making up the analogy.  A wide-ranging vocabulary indicates a depth of knowledge for a variety of subjects.  I touched on this in Top 20 MAT Vocabulary Words previously.  But the choices are limitless.  Here are 20 more MAT […]

Why I took the Miller Analogies Test

There are many schools that offer options as to which graduate exam you can take to qualify to apply for their programs.  Every student whose prospective schools give them options will have to choose the exam based on their own criteria. I can’t tell you which one to take. What I can tell you is […]