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An Introduction to the GRE Webinar Recording
Rich Carriero, an Academic Manager at Next Step, gives an introduction to the GRE in this webinar; you can watch a recording of this session below. Rich discusses when you should plan to take the GRE and how long you should spend preparing for the exam. He explains how the GRE is scored and what READ MORE
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GRE Math Test-Day Tips
Or — How to manage time on the GRE math section Many students simply do not know how to approach the GRE quantitative section without attempting to solve the problems mathematically.  Although the quantitative section does require some math knowledge, attacking each question mathematically using causes a huge time deficit and the test taker does READ MORE
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GRE Math Basics: Circles
Circles:  knowing that all measures of a circle are related through the radius is very helpful for Test Day.  In circle problems, we should always mark the radius and write down the relevant formulas.  There are only a few formulas to memorize for GRE circle geometry.  However, being able to apply these formulas and switch READ MORE
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GRE Math Basics: Triangles
Mastering Triangles on the GRE Understanding the basic properties of triangles can be an amazing savings of time and frustration on the GRE. Once you’ve mastered triangle properties, you’ll find that many geometry problems become quite simple. But — you must invest the time and energy to internalize the properties! These are the most common READ MORE
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GRE Math Basics Part 2: Factors, Multiples, and Prime Numbers
There certainly is a lot to know when preparing for the GRE.  However, it is imperative that you are studying highly tested facts versus ambiguous material that rarely shows up on the test.  It’s easy to think that you simply need to focus on high school math concepts such as geometry, algebra, proportions, fractions, percents, READ MORE
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GRE Divisibility Rules: Math Fundamentals Part 1
A GRE Math Cheat Sheet There certainly is a lot to know when preparing for the GRE.  However, it is imperative that you are studying highly tested facts versus ambiguous material that rarely shows up on the test.  It’s easy to think that you simply need to focus on high school math concepts such as READ MORE
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GRE Timing and Strategic Guessing Strategies
How can you use test-taking strategy to improve your GRE score? The GRE is not just about testing your verbal and math skills.  A huge part of the exam is based on your critical thinking ability and how quickly you can answer the questions correctly.  If the GRE were an untimed exam, scores would be READ MORE
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Assessing Your Candidacy For Business School: Three Key Pieces Of Advice From Admissions Officers at the Top Schools
 By: David Mainiero, inGenius prep – Admissions Experts          We’ve interviewed hundreds of current and former admissions officers from the top business schools: HBS, Wharton, Stanford, Sloan, Kellogg, Booth – and the list goes on. Although every school is slightly different, we have distilled from these interviews some common threads of advice READ MORE