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Gre Cat for Dummies 5TH Editionby Suzee Vlk
Synopses & Reviews
Whether you’re a college senior or someone who graduated years ago, you’ll want this friendly guide to help you ace the GRE and get into the grad school of your choice. Suzee Vlk, a test-prep guru with nearly thirty years of coaching experience supplies you with:
With Suzee as your guide, you’ll discover how to think the GRE. You’ll identify the point behind each of the various styles and types of questions and understand what each is meant to test. And you’ll gain the confidence you need to:
Revised to address the test’s new computer-adaptive format, The GRE Test For Dummies arms you with everything you need to vanquish the beast standing between you and the graduate program of your choice.
A totally effective and surprisingly fun guide to the Graduate Record Examination
In Fall 2007, the GRE Program is planning to implement significant changes to the verbal measure, quantitative measure, and analytical writing sections of the GRE. This easy-to-use, refreshingly irreverent revision shares inside information on what to expect with these changes, helping both recent graduates and workforce veterans prepare for the revised test, maximize their score, and get into the graduate program of their choice. It includes all of the secrets of the Internet-based test (iBT)-in which the computer generates unique questions according to correct or incorrect answers-as well as brush-up reviews on math and grammar, two complete practice tests, and proven time-management techniques that make test-prep fun and simple.
Suzee Vlk wrote For Dummies guides to the ACT, SAT, GRE, and GMAT and taught test preparation classes for more than 25 years. Michelle Gilman (Solana, CA) is the founder and CEO of Fusion Learning Center. Veronica Saydak (Solana, CA) is Director of student curricula at Fusion and has been tutoring test preparation at all levels for several years.
Features test-taking tricks and relaxation tips
Prepare for the test quickly and painlessly and fine-tune your skills
Whether youre a college senior or someone who graduated years ago, youll want this friendly guide to help you ace the GRE and get into grad school. Revised to address the tests new computer-adaptive format, this book prepares you for everything from analogies to algebra to analytical writing with plenty of hints for beating the clock!
The Dummies Way
About the Author
Suzee Vlk has taught test preparation for more than 25 years. She is the author of more than 10 test preparation guides in the For Dummies series.
Table of Contents
Part I: An Aerial View: Putting the GRE into Perspective.
Chapter 1: Know Your Enemy: What the GRE Looks Like.
Chapter 2: Knowledge Is Power: Getting the Advantage.
Chapter 3: Starting with the Easy Stuff: Analogies.
Chapter 4: The Dirty Dozen: Analogy Practice Questions.
Part II: A Word to the Wise: Verbal Questions.
Chapter 5: If Opposites Attract, Why Are Antonyms So Repulsive?
Chapter 6: Unattractive Opposites: Antonym Practice Questions.
Chapter 7: Finish What You Start: Sentence Completions.
Chapter 8: Reality Check: Sentence Completion Practice Questions.
Chapter 9: Readings That Can Affect Your Future: Blood Pressure, Astrology, and the GRE.
Chapter 10: Practice What I Preach: Reading Comprehension Practice Questions.
Part III: Two Years of Math in 60 Pages: The Dreaded Math Review.
Chapter 11: More Figures Than a Beauty Pageant: Geometry Review.
Chapter 12: Gotta Catch Some (Xs, Ys, and) Zs: Algebra and Other Sleeping Aids.
Chapter 13: Miscellaneous Math You Probably Already Know.
Part IV: Your Number's Up: Math Questions.
Chapter 14: The Incomparable Quantitative Comparisons.
Chapter 15: Putting It All Together: QC Practice Questions.
Chapter 16: Real Math at Last: Problem Solving.
Chapter 17: A Chance to Show Off: Problem Solving Practice Questions.
Part V: Getting into Analysis: Analytical Writing.
Chapter 18: Analytical Writing.
Chapter 19: Do You Have the Write Stuff? Analytical Writing Practice Questions.
Part VI: It All Comes Down to This: Full-Length Practice GREs.
Chapter 20: How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Day, Part I: Practice Exam 1.
Chapter 21: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations.
Chapter 22: How to Ruin a Perfectly Good Day, Part II: Practice Exam 2.
Chapter 23: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 24: Ten False Rumors about the GRE.
Chapter 25: Ten Stupid Things You Can Do to Mess Up Your GRE.
Chapter 26: Ten Relaxation Techniques to Try before and during the GRE.
Chapter 27: Ten Math Concepts You Absolutely Must Know.
Appendix: Grammar Review.
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