Cracking the GRE with DVD, 2010 Edition

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Random House, 2009 - Study Aids - 433 pages
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If you’re planning to pursue a master’s degree or Ph.D., the GRE will probably be an important part of your graduate school application. Cracking the GRE with DVD contains everything you need to prepare for this crucial test. This new 2010 edition of our popular guide offers proven techniques from the test prep experts at The Princeton Review. It includes over 300 practice questions in the book and exclusive free access to 4 practice tests, additional practice questions, and expert advice online. Plus it comes with a supplemental DVD with video tutorials from The Princeton Review’s top instructors.

In Cracking the GRE with DVD we’ll bring you the key strategies and skills you need to ace the Verbal, Math, and Essay sections. We’ll teach you how to think like the test writers and

•Master specific strategies for answering every question type, including the newer question types like “Enter a Number”
•Solve even the toughest questions in Text Completions, Reading Comprehension, Algebra, and more
•Practice, practice, practice with questions just like those you’ll see on the real GRE, and learn from your mistakes with detailed explanations for all answers
  

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Contents

General Strategy
15
How to Crack the Verbal Section
29
Sentence Completions
53
Heading Comprehension
101
B Vocabulary for the GHE
117
How to Crack the Math Section
161
NtIflb8fS 171
196
Math Applications
214
The Basics of the Issue Topic
293
l7 The Basics of Argirnents
315
Writing the Argument Essay
327
I9 More Techniques
336
Practice
345
Answers and Explanations
376
Analytical Writing Practice Sets and Sample Essays
405
Copyright

How to Crack the Analytical Writing Section
280

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

Lurie is a professional researcher and pop culture writer who has written extensively about television.

Magda Pecsenye has been writing the parenting advice website AskMoxie.org since 2005, in which she focuses on problem-solving and integrating parenting with the rest of ourselves. She writes When The Flames Go Up, a blog about co-parenting after divorce, with her ex-husband, and writes a blog for Huffington Post Divorce. She has been one of Babble's Top 50 Mom Blogs for the past three years, and has been interviewed and mentioned in the New York Times, Globe and Mail, Parenting magazine, Parents magazine, and Redbook, and has appeared on Good Morning America and HLN Prime News. She writes and coaches parents about strategy and change, and consults on strategy, marketing, and media for entrepreneurs and small businesses. She lives in Ann Arbor, MI, with her two sons. Deesha Philyaw is a Pittsburgh-based freelancer who writes about race, parenting, food, and pop culture. Along with her ex-husband she is the co-founder of co-parenting101.org and the co-author of "Co-Parenting 101: Helping Your Children Thrive in Two Households After Divorce" (New Harbinger). She has appeared on CBS's The Early Show, and her writing has been published in Essence and Bitch magazines, The Pittsburgh-Post Gazette, and The Washington Post. Other recent work includes contributions to the collections When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made (The University of North Carolina Press), Motherhood Memoirs: Mothers Creating/Writing Lives and The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage: True Tales of Food, Family, and How We Learn to Eat (Roost Books). Deesha is a remarried mom and stepmom to four daughters.

Robinson graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania before earning a law degree at Oxford University in England. He, a rated chess master, devised and perfected the now famous "Joe Bloggs" approach to beating standardized tests.