### 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

### How Many Practice Tests Should I Take Before the GRE?

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**Practice tests are like cupcakes. Having one or two is great, but if you go through the entire batch too quickly, you’ll end up regretting it. **

Before you decide how many GRE practice tests you’ll take, let’s talk about why we take practice tests. There are two good reasons to take a practice GRE: Read more

### GRE Word Problems: Favorite Tricks and Traps

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**The GRE is a fair test. GRE word problems will ***always* give you enough info to turn the words into the right equations. However, that doesn’t mean they’ll make the translation easy or obvious! To make tough GRE word problems tougher, the test writers use certain words and phrases that they know are frequently misinterpreted. This makes you more likely to write down the incorrect equations and more likely to get the problem wrong. Read more

### First-Time GRE Mistakes

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**Taking a practice test is one of the most important first steps that you can take as you embark on studying for the GRE—even (especially) if you feel totally unprepared or anxious about doing so. Confronting this anxiety can be an important hurdle to overcome. You’ll also likely find some surprises in your results, both positive and negative, that will shape your study plan. Read more**

### GRE Verbal is Not a Rorschach Test

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**GRE Verbal is Not a Rorschach Test**

What do you see in the image above? A butterfly? A twisty rollercoaster? Your mother’s disapproval? Read more