101 Ways to Score Higher on Your GRE: What You Need to Know about the Graduate Record Exam Explained Simply

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Atlantic Publishing Company, 2009 - Education - 288 pages
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101 Ways to Score Higher on Your GRE is filled with practice questions and reviews of test topics, including antonyms, analogies, sentence completion, reading comprehension, vocabulary, analytical writing, quantitative comparisons, data interpretation, and math concepts. Additionally, you will be provided with a comprehensive vocabulary list. Some of the strategies you will learn include how to solve analogies when you do not know the meaning of the words and how to solve algebra problems by plugging in numbers in place of variables.

Every year more than 350,000 people take the Graduate Record Exam, more commonly known as the GRE. Approximately 60 percent of graduate programs require applicants to take the GRE, making it necessary to get a good score. An average score on the GRE is around 500 on the verbal and quantitative sections and a four on the writing section. How can you boost your score and ensure acceptance into the graduate program of your choice? Reading 101 Ways to Score Higher on Your GRE and using the techniques provided within is one way to do so.

In this new book, you will learn about and understand the scoring system, as well as the computerized format and the content. You will learn how to read questions correctly, control your anxiety, and approach each section. In addition, you will be presented with a list of resources to help you prepare and dozens of proven strategies, mindsets.

Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president‚e(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

 

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This book provides an excellent introduction to the Graduate Record Exam. I used it as a companion to another study guide. The relaxation and test anxiety techniques helped me. I also liked the organization and time management planners. There are definetely tips in the book that you won't read elsewhere.  

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I think the book is a great reference to get an overall view of the GRE and it has great ideas on how to tackle this tough test.

Contents

Angles Lines and Degrees
206
Triangle
207
Circles
208
The Coordinate System
209
Geometry Formulas Cheat Sheet
210
Practice Problems for Arithmetic Easy
216
Practice Problems for Algebra EasyHard
217
Practice Problems for Geometry
220

PREPARING TO TAKE THE GRE
59
Chapter 5 Homework
69
MAKING NECESSARY SOCIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ADJUSTMENTS TO EMBARK ON YOUR GRE PREPARATION PROCESS
73
The Importance of the Breath
79
Visualization
81
Meditation
83
Chapter 6 Homework
85
THE STRUCTURE OF THE GRE
87
Test Management
88
Antonyms
91
Reading Comprehension
92
A List of Information about the Structure of the GRE
96
Chapter 7 Homework
98
HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE COMPUTERIZED ASPECT OF THE GRE
99
Chapter 8 Homework
100
HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE VERBAL REASONING SECTION OF THE GRE
103
500+ Practice GRE Vocabulary Words
118
Analogy Practice Questions
171
Sentence Completion Practice Questions
173
Antonym Practice Questions
175
Text Completion
176
Chapter 9 Homework
177
HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE QUANTITATIVE SECTION OF THE GRE
179
Integers
186
Fractions
189
Decimals
192
Percentages
194
Square Roots
196
Exponents
197
Factoring
199
How to Solve Linear Equations
200
Inequalities
201
Math Strategies
204
Practice Problems Quantitative Comparison Questions
222
Practice Problems for Data AnalysisInterpretation Questions
223
Numeric Entry
224
Chapter 9 Homework
225
HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE ANALYTICAL WRITING SECTION OF THE GRE
227
Punctuation and grammar
228
Organization
229
Analytical Writing Practice Questions
238
Chapter 11 Homework
240
WHAT TO DO ONE WEEK BEFORE THE EXAM
241
Chapter 12 Homework
245
WHAT TO DO THE NIGHT BEFORE THE EXAM
247
Chapter 13 Homework
250
HOW TO HANDLE TEST DAY
251
Chapter 14 Homework
255
WHAT TO DO AFTER THE TEST
257
Chapter 15 Homework
261
SCORE REPORTING WAITING AND WONDERING
263
Chapter 16 Homework
267
HOW TO HANDLE DISSATISFACTORY SCORES
269
Chapter 17 Homework
274
A FEW FINAL TIPS
275
News
277
GRE General Test Description
278
Information for Test takers with Disabilities
279
Other Web Useful Locations
280
Chapter 18 Homework
282
CONCLUSION
283
BIBLIOGRAPHY
284
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
285
INDEX
286
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About the author (2009)

Angela received a bachelor‚e(tm)s degree in English (American and BritishLiterature), a graduate certificate in Comparative Literature/InterdisciplinaryStudies, and a master‚e(tm)s degree in Liberal Arts from a nationally recognized, research one university. She was also awarded a 6.0 ‚e" the highest possible score ‚e" and a 96th percentile ranking (nationwide) on the analytical writing section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Previously, Angela served as a Guest Lecturer for the analytical writing section of theGRE at the University of South Florida‚e(tm)s Continuing Education Division. She is currently a part-time instructor at a community college in Florida. Angela is also a writer and editor. She started in 2005 with only a dream, a vision, and a firm commitment. Since then, Angela has had articles published in local, regional, and national publications. She has also authored articles for various online media sources and has served as the managing editor for a regional health and wellness publication since 2005.

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