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Are you ready for the GRE Exam? You will be.

Kaplan's GRE 2005 Edition comes complete with a comprehensive review of all the material on the exam, plus Kaplan's proven test-taking strategies to help maximize your score. This powerful combination is a highly effective way for you to score higher on the GRE and make yourself competitive for graduate school admissions.

Succeed on the computer-adaptive GRE with Kaplan's exclusive computer test-taking strategies.

Prepare with hundreds of practice questions to build your skills in the critical content areas of the GRE.

Practice with our challenging, full-length GRE, complete with a detailed explanation for every answer.

Score Higher with effective strategies and advice from Kaplan's expert instructors.

Even more practice online!


The graduate school admissions process is more competitive than ever, and Kaplan's guides are crucial study tools no GRE test taker should be without.

Table of Contents


About the Authors

Readers' Comments

How to Use This Book

A Special Note for International Students

Getting a Higher Score on the GRE

Chapter One: An Introduction to the GRE

Understanding the GRE CAT

How the GRE is Organized

What's a CAT?


Test Registration

The Kaplan Three-Level Master Plan

Chapter Two: Test Content: Verbal

Vocabulary — the Most Basic Principle for Verbal Success Sentence Completions



Reading Comprehension

Verbal Practice Set

Chapter Three: Test Content: Quantitative

Quantitative Comparisons

Problem Solving


Quantitative Practice Set

Chapter Four: Test Content: Analytical Writing

What to Expect

Holistic Scoring

The Four Basic Principles of GRE Writing

The Kaplan Five-Step Method for GRE Writing

The Issue Essay

The Argument Essay

Kaplan's 22 Principles of Effective Writing

Practice Essays

Chapter Five: Test Mechanics

Mechanics of the GRE CAT

Navigating the CAT: Computer Basics

CAT: The Upside

CAT: The Downside

Kaplan CAT Strategies

Chapter Six: Test Mentality

The Four Basic Principles of Good Test Mentality

The Kaplan Advantage™ Stress Management System

Test Day!

Cancellation and Multiple Scores Policy

Post-GRE Festivities

Chapter Seven: The Subject Tests

Do You Have to Take a Subject Test?

What's the Purpose of a Subject Test?

What are Subject Tests Like?

Are There Any Different Test-Taking Strategies for the Subject Tests?

When Should You Take the Subject Test?

How Many Subject Tests are there and What Fields do They Cover?

The GRE Practice Test

Section One: Verbal

Section Two: Quantitative

Section Three: Analytical Writing

Practice Test Answers and Explanations

Practice Test Answer Key

Calculate Your Score

Section One Explanations — Verbal

Section Two Explanations — Quantitative

Section Three Explanations — Analytical Writing


Appendix A: Root List

Appendix B: Top GRE Words in Context

Appendix C: Math Reference

Appendix D: Paper and Pencil Strategies

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GRE (Graduate Record Examination)
Graduate Preparation - General
General Study Aids
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