9780470889268

GRE For Dummies, Premier 7th Edition, with CD

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470889268

  • ISBN10:

    0470889268

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-01-10
  • Publisher: For Dummies

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Summary

Score your highest on the GRE with this updated and expanded premier guide with CD The Educational Testing Service reports that changes to the 2011 GRE test will be the most significant update the exam has received to date. This Premier Edition of our bestselling GRE preparation guide includes five full-length practice tests (two more than the standard edition) PLUS interactive vocabularly flashcards. Companion CD-ROM exclusive to Premier Edition features: Five full-length practice tests Ability to take tests in a timed or untimed environment One fully adaptive test to simulate a real test-taking experience Tips for taking the computer adaptive test Like the standard guide, GRE For Dummies Premier 7th Edition with CD includes: 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, quantitative 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

Introduction 1

Part I: Mastering the GRE Test-Taking Experience 5

Chapter 1: Knowing What to Expect with the GRE 7

Chapter 2: Owning the GRE: Strategies for Success 13

Chapter 3: Gearing Up for Test Day 19

Part II: Tackling the Verbal Section One Word at a Time 25

Chapter 4: Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence: The Easiest Verbal Questions 27

Chapter 5: Making Sense of What You Read: Reading Comprehension 45

Chapter 6: Analyzing the Argument Questions 59

Chapter 7: Expanding Your Vocabulary to Boost Your Score 69

Part III: High School Math and Beyond: Math You Thought You'd Never Need Again 87

Chapter 8: Brushing Up on Basic Arithmetic 89

Chapter 9: Algebra: Finding What X Really Means 103

Chapter 10: Shaping Up Your Geometry Skills 123

Chapter 11: Translating English into Math: Word Problem Strategies 149

Chapter 12: Interpreting Data and Graphs 169

Chapter 13: Comparing Quantities: They Report, You Decide Which Is Greater 183

Part IV: Penning Powerful Analytical Essays 195

Chapter 14: Writing Analytical Essays on Issues and Arguments 197

Chapter 15: Practicing Analytical Writing and Sample Essays 211

Part V: Taking Full-Length Practice GREs: It’s All You 219

Chapter 16: Practice Exam 1 221

Chapter 17: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 243

Chapter 18: Practice Exam 2 259

Chapter 19: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 285

Chapter 20: Practice Exam 3 295

Chapter 21: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations 323

Part VI: The Part of Tens 331

Chapter 22: Ten Key Facts about the GRE 333

Chapter 23: Ten Mistakes You Won’t Make (And Others Will) 337

Chapter 24: Ten Ways to Warm Up and Relax Before and During the GRE 341

Appendix A: About the CD 345

Index 349

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