GRE For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 10, 2012 - Education - 384 pages
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A complete guide to score your highest on the GRE--now with a bonus CD-ROM

The Education Testing Service announced recently that changes to the 2011 GRE test are the most significant updates to the exam to date. The new computer-based test is intended to measure skills that are truly critical to performing well in graduate or business school. GRE For Dummies, Premier 7th Edition with CD-ROM, provides students with an updated study guide for the redesigned GRE, as well as multiple practice tests, including additional content and two additional practice tests on the CD-ROM that are not available in the standard edition of the book. The information included in this revised and expanded Premier edition prepares readers to achieve their maximum score on this challenging exam.

Here, you'll get an updated study guide for the newly configured GRE test and three tests that model real GRE questions, plus two additional tests on the CD-ROM. It covers all the sections you'll encounter on the actual exam--verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing.

  • An updated test prep guide to the GRE
  • Strategies for all the question types on the 2011 exam
  • Two fully revised practice tests and one brand new practice test plus two additional timed tests on the CD-ROM--for a total of 5 practice tests
  • Hundreds of practice questions with detailed explanations and walk-throughs
  • Everything you need to know to conquer the three sections of the exam--verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing
  • 500 vocabulary terms most likely to appear on the test, plus 300 vocabulary flashcards on the CD-ROM

With clear, straight-forward advice and written in an approachable, easy-to-understand manner, GRE For Dummies, Premier 7th Edition with CD-ROM is your ticket to scoring your highest on the new GRE.

  

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Contents

The Part
4
Mastering the GRE TesteTaking Experience
5
Owning the GRE Strategies for Success
13
Gearing Up for Test Day
19
Tackling the Verbal Section One Word at a Time
25
Attacking the Question HeadOn
31
Making Sense of What You Read Reading Comprehension
45
Analyzing the Argument Questions
59
Translating English into Math Word Problem Strategies
149
Interpreting Data and Graphs
169
Comparing Quantities They Report You Decide Which Is Greater
183
Penning PouIerful Analgtical
197
Practicing Analytical Writing and Sample Essays
211
Taking FullLength Practice GREs Its All llou 2
219
Practice Exam 1 Answers and Explanations
243
Practice Exam 2
259

Analyzing the Argument Questions
61
High School Math and Begond
87
Algebra Finding What X Really Means
103
Performing linear algebraic equations
116
Shaping Up Your Geometry Skills
123
Going 3D with Volume and Surface Area
146
Practice Exam 2 Answers and Explanations
285
Practice Exam 3
295
Practice Exam 3 Answers and Explanations
323
Ten Mistakes You Wont Make And Others Will
337
About the
345
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About the author (2012)

Ron Woldoff is the founder of National Test Prep, where he helps students prepare for the GMAT, GRE, and SAT. He also teaches at Northern Arizona University and the American Graduate School of International Management.

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