GRE For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 5, 2011 - Study Aids - 384 pages
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Sharpen your GRE test-taking skills with this updated and expanded premier guide with online links to BONUS tests and study aids

Are you anxious about taking the GRE yet eager to get into the graduate school of your dreams? GRE For Dummies, Premier Edition is a hands-on guide that gives you everything you need to excel in every area of the exam — verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing. With clear, straight-forward advice, this test guide includes five tests that model real GRE questions, updated information that reflects the latest exam, plus 400 interactive vocabulary flashcards that you can access online. GRE For Dummies, Premier Edition gives you the edge you need to get your best possible GRE score and get into the graduate school of your choice!

  • Wield words like a samurai — find out how to tackle Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence questions, improve your reading comprehension, and expand your grammar
  • Count on mastering math — discover strategies for scoring high on the quantitative reasoning section — from basic math and geometry to algebra, charts and graphs, quantitative comparison, and word problems
  • Get the "write" stuff — learn an easy, step-by-step process for writing killer essays that meet the evaluators' requirements with minimal effort
  • Practice makes perfect — take the practice exams online and test your skills using the timed or untimed feature of the five full-length practice exams

Open the book and find:

  • An updated test prep guide to the GRE
  • A checklist of everything you need to prepare for test day
  • Strategies for all question types
  • Two fully revised practice tests and three brand-new practice tests
  • Detailed explanations for all practice problems
  • 400 vocabulary terms most likely to appear on the test
  • Essential information to help you sign up to take the test

Learn to:

  • Score higher on the GRE and get into the graduate school of your choice
  • Master verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing
  • Prepare for the big day with expert strategies for improving reading comprehension, grammar, and math skills
 

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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 (2011)

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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