### How to Study: Your Second Practice GRE Test (Part 1)

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**Once you’ve studied for the GRE for a few weeks, it’s time to take your second GRE practice test. Here’s how to ace that test, and what to do once you finish it. Read more**

### Take a GRE Break!

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**Around this time of year, as people recover from the holidays and contemplate winter vacations, I tend to get a lot of questions from students anxious about taking a GRE break. Will a week- or month-long vacation hurt their scores? Will they forget all the new math content they’ve learned? Should they bring their 5lb Book of GRE Problems on the plane with them?**

The short answers: no, no, and you don’t need to, it’s available as an e-book. Read more

### GRE Math Riddle: Doubling the Average Rate

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**Here’s a GRE math riddle:**

### When to Mark Questions on the GRE

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**The GRE allows you to mark questions as you go through each section of the test. When you get to the end of a section, you’ll be able to see which questions you marked: Read more**

### How to Study for the GRE: The First Two Weeks (Part 2)

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**Last time, we discussed how to learn more about the GRE and how to prepare yourself to study efficiently during your first two weeks. Now, let’s look at a few more sample study sessions. ***How* you study matters—and that can make the difference between an okay GRE score and a great one. Read more

### The Perils of Half-Remembered GRE Vocab Words

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**I’m going to give you two options. Which do you think would be more beneficial for your GRE Verbal score? Read more**

### GRE Best Practices Leading Up to Test Day

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**So. You’ve put in the hours. You’ve studied for weeks. You’ve practiced Vocab, drilled Sentence Equivalence, memorized your right triangles, learned your equations. You can calculate the area of a circle at the drop of a hat. **

Now all you have to do is take the test. Read more

### How to Study for the GRE: The First Two Weeks (Part 1)

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**Not sure where to start? Here’s how to handle the first two weeks of your GRE journey. Read more**

### Data Interpretation: Start by Understanding the Graph

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**In each Quant section on the GRE, you’ll see three questions that ask about a graph or pair of graphs; these are the Data Interpretation (DI) questions. All three questions usually refer to the same graph(s) and show up about two-thirds of the way through the section. Read more**

### Combating Careless GRE Math Mistakes

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**Careless GRE Math Mistakes Cost Points**

If you scored a 158 on your GRE Quant, you likely missed around 10-15 of the 40 questions you saw. A few of those may have been ones you didn’t know how to do. A few may have been ones you didn’t have enough time to solve. How many do you think were “careless GRE math mistakes”? 1 or 2? 5 or 6? Read more