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Other titles in the McGrawHill's GRE series:McGrawHill's GRE: Graduate Record Examination General Test with CDROM (McGrawHill's GRE)by Steven W Dulan
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We've put all of our proven expertise into McGrawHill's GRE to make sure you're ready for this difficult exam. This book will give you essential skillbuilding techniques and strategies developed by a team of renowned testprep tutors. You'll get all the facts about the current exam, hundreds of practice problems, model GRE essays, and six fulllength practice tests including three on CDROM. With McGrawHill's GRE, we'll guide you step by step through your preparation programand give you the tools you need to succeed.
Synopsis:The GRE is crucial for graduate school entranceand "McGrawHill's GRE" is the comprehensive study tool. Created by testpreparation specialists, this resource provides uptodate information on each section of the test, practice exams, and skillbuilding techniques.
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The GRE is crucial for graduate school entranceand McGrawHills GRE is the comprehensive study tool you need to succeed. Created by testpreparation specialists at Advantage Education, it gives you the most uptodate information on each section of the test. From practice tests and skillbuilding techniques to expert coaching, essay help and online practice, you will have all the guidance you needright at your fingertips. The accompanying CDROM is both PC and Maccompatible. About the AuthorSteven W. Dulan is the founder and president of Advantage Education, Inc., which offers live testprep classes at high schools and colleges throughout Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Colorado, as well as distancelearning programs over the Internet. Advantage has offered courses at Michigan State University, Wright State University, and Marquette University, and currently runs highly regarded summer programs on the Ann Arbor campus of the University of Michigan. Dulan, who scored in the 99th percentile on the ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, and LSAT, has personally prepared thousands of students for success on standardized exams. He has taught classes at Ohio State University, Lansing Community College, Michigan State University, and Wright State University.
Table of ContentsMcGrawHill's GRE, 2010 EditionPart I: Introduction to the GRE General Test1. Overview of the GREGRE FormatGRE Question TypesAnalytical WritingVerbalQuantitativeMore on the computer Adaptive Test (CAT)What's Next?2. Taking the GRERegistering for the GRE General TestTaking the GRE General TestScoring the GRE General TestScoring the General Test Analytical Writing SectionScoring the Gernal Test Verbal and Quantitative SectionsA Note on Scoring the Practice Exams in this BookWhat Your Scores Mean to SchoolsTestTakers with DisabilitiesWhat's Next?3. Information for International TestTakersThe Language BarrierThe Registration ProcessThe Day of the TestThe Student VisaVisa RequirementsWhat's Next?Part II: Preparing for the GRE General Test4. GRE Diagnostic TestSection 1  Issue TaskSection 2  Argument TaskSection 3  VerbalSection 4  QuantitativeGRE Diagnostic Test Answer KeyScoring GuidelinesGRE Diagnostic Test Answers and ExplanationsSections 1 and 2  Analytical WritingSection 3  VerbalSection 4  Quantitative5. GRE General Testing StrategiesKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA)Focus on the Easy StuffStay "On Point"SimplifyGuess WiselyManage StressRelax to SucceedSpecific Relaxation TechniquesBe PreparedKnow YourselfRestEat RightBreatheTake Mental BreaksHave a Plan of AttackBe Aware of TimeListen to MusicSome CAT StrategiesWhat to Expect on Test DayTake a Dry RunWake Up EarlyDress for SuccessFuel UpBring SuppliesWarm Up Your BrainPlan a MiniVacationWhat's Next?6. Introduction to GRE LogicArgumentsContextChain of ReasoningAssumptionsValidity, Truth, and SoundnessConditionalsSufficiencyNecessityNegationFallaciesSlippery SlopePercent versus NumberSampling ErrorCorrelation versus CausationEquivocationAt Hominem ArgumentsAppeal to AuthorityAppeal to Majority: The Quantity/Quality FallacyCircular ArgumentBegging the QuestionReductio Ad AbsurdumWhat's Next?7. GRE Analytical Writing AssessmentBreaking Down the Analytical Writing AssessmentScoring the Analytical Writing SectionsWhat the GRE Readers Are Looking ForWriting TechniquesWriting StrategiesClearly State Your PositionPresent Your Ideas LogicallyReview and Correct Your EssayIssue TaskThe Time LimitThe IssuesYour ResponseSample Essay Prompt 1: Present Your Perspective on an IssueSample Essay Prompt 2: Present Your Perspective on an IssueArgument TaskThe The Time LimitThe ArgumentYour ResponseSample Essay Prompt 1: Analyze an ArgumentSample Essay Prompt 2: Analyze an ArgumentPractice Writing PromptsIssue Task PracticeArgument Task PracticeWhat's Next?8. GRE QuantitativeDiscrete Problem Solving QuestionsAnatomy of a GRE Discrete Solving QuestionGeneral Strategies for Discrete Problem Solving QuestionsDiscrete Problem Solving MultipleChoice Practice QuestionsAnswers and ExplanationsQuantitative Comparison QuestionsAnatomy of a GRE Quantitative Comparison QuestionGeneral Strategies for Quantitative Comparison QuestionsQuantitative Comparison Practice QuestionsAnswers and ExplanationsNumeric Entry QuestionsAnatomy of a GRE Numeric Entry QuestionGeneral Strategies for Numeric Entry QuestionsNumeric Entry Practice QuestionsAnswers and ExplanationsWhat's Next?9. GRE VerbalAntonym QuestionsAnatomy of a GRE Antonym QuestionGeneral Strategies for Antonym QuestionsPractice Antonym QuestionsAnswers and ExplanationsAnalogy QuestionsAnatomy of a GRE Analogy QuestionGeneral Strategies for Analogy QuestionsDefinition/EvidenceSynonym/AntonymType/KindDegree/IntensityPurpose/FunctionComponent/PartCause and EffectPractice Analogy QuestionsAnswers and ExplanationsSentence Completion QuestionsAnatomy of a GRE Sentence Completion QuestionGeneral Strategies for Sentence Completion QuestionsPractice Sentence Completion QuestionsAnswers and ExplanationsReading Comprehension QuestionsAnatomy of a Reading Comprehension QuestionGeneral Strategies for Reading Comprehension QuestionsReading Comprehension Question TypesPractice Reading Comprehension QuestionsAnswers and ExplanationsText Completion with Two or Three Blank QuestionsAnatomy of a GRE Text Completion QuestionGeneral Strategies for Text Completion QuestionsPractice Text Completion QuestionsAnswers and ExplanationsWhat's Next?Part III: Content Area Review10. Basic GRE Math ReviewNumbers and OperationsThe Properties of IntegersReal NumbersOrder of Operations (PEMDAS)DecimalsFractions and Rational NumbersSquares and Square RootsExponentsScientific NotationMean, Median, and ModeRatio, Proportion, and PercentAbsolute ValueSimple Probability and OutcomesFactors and MultiplesExercises: Numbers and OperationsBasic OperationsSquares and Square RootsExponentsScientific NotationMean, Median, and ModeRatio, Proportion, and PercentAbsolute ValueSimple Probability and OutcomesFactors and MultiplesAnswers and ExplanationsBasic OperationsSquares and Square RootsExponentsScientific NotationMean, Median, and ModeRatio, Proportion, and PercentAbsolute ValueSimple Probability and OutcomesFactors and MultiplesAlgebra and FunctionsLinear Equations with One VariablePolynomial Operations and FActoring Simple Quadratic ExpressionsSystems of EquationsInequalitiesFunctionsExercises: Algebra and FunctionsLinear Equations with One VariablePolynomial Operations and FActoring Simple Quadratic ExpressionsSystems of EquationsInequalitiesFunctionsAnswers and ExplanationsLinear Equations with One VariablePolynomial Operations and FActoring Simple Quadratic ExpressionsSystems of EquationsInequalitiesFunctionsGeometryCoordinate GeometryTrianglesQuadrilaterals, Lines, AnglesSome Other PolygonsCirclesThreeDimensional FiguresExercises: GeometryCoordinate GeometryTrianglesQuadrilaterals, Lines, AnglesSome Other PolygonsCirclesThreeDimensional FiguresAnswers and ExplanationsCoordinate GeometryTrianglesQuadrilaterals, Lines, AnglesSome Other PolygonsCirclesThreeDimensional FiguresWord Problems and Data AnalysisWord ProblemsData AnalysisExercises: Word Problems and Data AnalysisWord ProblemsData AnalysisAnswers and ExplanationsWord ProblemsData AnalysisWhat's Next?11. Basic GRE Verbal ReviewGrammar RulesSubject/Verb AgreementNouns and PronounsVerbs and Verb FormsSentence ConstructionPunctuation RulesCommasApostrophesColons and SemicolonsParentheses and DashesEnd PunctuationRhetoricCommonly Misused WordsWhat's Next?Part VI: Practicing for the GRE General Test12. GRE Practice Test 1Section 1  Issue TaskSection 2  Argument TaskSection 3  VerbalSection 4  QuantitativeAnswer KeyScoring GuidelinesAnswers and Explanations13. GRE Practice Test 2Section 1  Issue TaskSection 2  Argument TaskSection 3  VerbalSection 4  QuantitativeAnswer KeyScoring GuidelinesAnswers and Explanations14. GRE Practice Test 3Section 1  Issue TaskSection 2  Argument TaskSection 3  VerbalSection 4  QuantitativeAnswer KeyScoring GuidelinesAnswers and ExplanationsAppendixesA. GRE Vocabulary ListB. Glossary of GRE Math TermsC. Additional ResourcesWhat Our Readers Are SayingBe the first to add a comment for a chance to win!Product Details
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