9780470889213

Gre for Dummies

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    9780470889213

  • ISBN10:

    0470889217

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/3/2012
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Summary

A complete guide to score your highest on the GRE The Educational Testing Service reports that changes to the 2011 GRE test will be the most significant update the exam has received to date. The redesigned test will measure skills that are truly critical to performing well in graduate or business school. GRE For Dummies provides test takers with an updated study guide for the newly configured GRE test and three tests that model real GRE questions. It covers all the sections youll encounter on the actual exam-verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing. An updated test prep guide to the GRE Strategies for all the question typies on the 2011 exam Two fully revised practice tests and one brand new practice test Hundreds of practice questions with detailed explanations and walk-throughs Everything you need to know to conquer the three sections of the exam - verbal reasoning, quantitave reasoning, and analytical writing 500 vocabulary terms most likely to appear on the test With clear, straight-forward advice and written in an approachable, easy-to-understand manner, GRE For Dummies is your ticket to scoring your highest on the new GRE.

Author Biography

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.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Mastering the GRE Test-Taking Experiencep. 5
Knowing What to Expect with the GREp. 7
Owning the GRE: Strategies for Successp. 13
Gearing Up for Test Dayp. 19
Tackling the Verbal
Word at a Timep. 25
Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence: The Easiest Verbal Questionsp. 27
Making Sense of What You Read: Reading Comprehensionp. 45
Analyzing the Argument Questionsp. 59
Expanding Your Vocabulary to Boost Your Scorep. 69
High School Math and Beyond: Math You Thought You'd Never Need Againp. 87
Brushing Up on Basic Arithmeticp. 89
Algebra: Finding What X Really Meansp. 103
Shaping Up Your Geometry Skillsp. 123
Translating English into Math: Word Problem Strategiesp. 149
Interpreting Data and Graphsp. 169
Comparing Quantities: They Report, You Decide Which Is Greaterp. 183
Penning Powerful Analytical Essaysp. 195
Writing Analytical Essays on Issues and Argumentsp. 197
Practicing Analytical Writing and Sample Essaysp. 211
Taking Full-Length Practice GREs: It's All Youp. 219
Practice Exam 1p. 221
Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanationsp. 243
Practice Exam 2:p. 259
Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanationsp. 285
Practice Exam 3:p. 295
Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanationsp. 323
The Part of Tensp. 331
Ten Key Facts about the GREp. 333
Ten Mistakes You Won't Make (And Others Will)p. 337
Ten Ways to Warm Up and Relax Before and During the GREp. 341
Indexp. 345
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