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Table of Contents
About the Authors
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?
The Kaplan Three-Level Master Plan
Chapter Two: Test Content: Verbal
Vocabulary -- the Most Basic Principle for Verbal Success Sentence Completions
Verbal Practice Set
Chapter Three: Test Content: Quantitative
Quantitative Practice Set
Chapter Four: Test Content: Analytical Writing
What to Expect
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
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
Cancellation and Multiple Scores Policy
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