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Peterson's, 2009 - Study Aids - 626 pages
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Sharing in-depth reviews of the GRE's format and structure, a guide for students provides nine full-length practice tests and complete coverage of the essay-writing section, in a reference that is complemented by review sections and practice drills. Original.
 

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The main issue with this awful book is that the author only provides rationales for the correct answers. He never explains why other answers (which seem just as good) are incorrect. There are also a ... Read full review

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I have to agree with the user above me. I am relieved to find that someone else has experienced the same problems with this book. I've been studying in the GRE range of 700+ for verbal and received a score of 500 something with Peterson's. The analogies are the worst. They are ambiguous and far-fetched.  

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Contents

GRE BASICS
3
GRE QuestionsA First Look
33
Analytical Writing
62
Verbal Reasoning
71
Answer Key and Explanations
78
ANALYTICAL WRITING
93
The Argument Task
113
Writing Style and Mechanics
137
Sentence and Text Completions
331
Reading Comprehension
355
Antonyms and GRE Vocabulary
385
FIVE PRACTICE TESTS
411
Practice Test 3
443
Practice Test 4
477
Practice Test 5
511
Practice Test 6
543

QUANTITATIVE REASONING
151
Quantitative Comparison
177
Number Forms
191
Number Theory and Algebra
221
Geometry
261
VERBAL REASONING
305
APPENDIXES
571
B Vocabulary List
577
Additional Resources for Graduate Admissions
613
The GRE for Admission to Graduate
623
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About the author (2009)

Mark Alan Stewart is an attorney and a preeminent authority and top-selling author on the subject of graduate-level entrance exams. Mr. Stewart served as consultant to schools in the University of California and California State University systems in graduate-level entrance exam programs. His books on LSAT, GRE and GMAT preparation continue to be top sellers among aspiring law, business, and graduate students. His other Peterson’s titles for graduate-level admission include30 Days to the GMAT CAT; GRE-LSAT Logic Workbook; GRE–Answers to the Real Essay Questions; GMAT CAT—Answers to the Real Essay Questions; GRE-LSAT-GMAT-MCAT Reading Comprehension Workbook; Words for Smart Test Takers; Math for Smart Test Takers;andPerfect Personal Statements—Law, Business, Medical, Graduate School.

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