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Posted on March 2, 2015 | Filed in GRE

How to Master the Trickiest Series of Questions on the GRE

Find out how to solve probability, combination, and permutation problems on the GRE exam by paying attention to keywords. Probability, combination, and permutation problems on the GRE pose a lot of stress on students, but learn how to identify the best methods to solving each question with these key tips.

Math equations can be solved by utilizing appropriate formulas, following easy to memorize rules. The verbal section requires concentration and a mastery of English standard grammar. There exists a series of questions on the GRE, however, that require the use of all of your test-taking senses. Probability, combination, and …


Posted on November 8, 2014 | Filed in GRE

How to Work Backwards To Master The GRE Exam

What many don't realize is that the GRE exam covers material that should already have been covered. The best way to prepare for the GRE test is to work backwards retracing your educational history.

College is over and preparation is under full way for continued education. Getting into graduate school is competitive and everyone hopes to be among the top candidates applying. It is true that a graduate level education is a step forward, however, don’t be fooled, everything you need to know in order to master the GRE exam is already in your lexicon. The best way to prepare …


Posted on October 14, 2011 | Filed in GRE

General Information

  • It’s about three-hours long and you can take it at any one of many test centers in the United States at any time, or even around the world up to five or six times a year– but you can only take it once a month, and up to five times per twelve-month period.
  • If you take it multiple times, all your scores will be evaluated by the admissions officers for your chosen programs.
  • Some programs will put greater weight on the higher score and be more impressed by a significant increase in score than two similar scores.
  • Other


Posted on January 17, 2011 | Filed in GMAT, GRE, SAT, TOEFL

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Posted on March 22, 2010 | Filed in GRE

Looking to take the GRE in 2011?

Be mindful that the format and point system will be changing by this time next year.

According to The New York Times, the test will be revamped and even extended in length, with a new grading scale of 130 to 170. The Educational Testing Service (“ETS”), which administers the GRE, claims the changes are the “largest revisions” in the GRE history.

So, what’s going to change?

While the exam will continue to include verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning and analytical writing – all three sections are being revamped.  In terms of the changes within …


Posted on September 18, 2009 | Filed in GMAT, GRE, MBA

Is the GMAT on a slow decline due to some heated competition from the GRE? There have been rumors floating around for several years now that the GMAT is declining in importance, not only because of a GRE alternative but also because it doesn’t focus on finance, accounting or business strategy. Could this be true? Let’s look at the facts.

Over 1,800 graduate business schools accept the GMAT and as a whole, it’s been the standard admissions tests for business schools for the past fifty years. The GRE, on the other hand, is taken by more than 600,000 students …