Prepare for the GRE® revised General Test
We offer a variety of free and low-cost tools to help you prepare for the GRE® revised General Test so you can feel more confident on test day.
Since the GRE revised General Test, which was introduced in August 2011, features a new design and new question types, using test prep for the prior version of the GRE® General Test is not recommended. The good news is FREE official test prep materials are available right here.
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Free GRE revised General Test Preparation Materials
Samples Questions, Tips and More
View general advice, sample questions with rationales, scoring guides and tips for answering question types to become familiar with each of the test sections:
POWERPREP® II, Version 2.0 Software: Preparation for the computer-based GRE revised General Test
In addition to the sample questions, strategies and tips available here on this site, this free software also includes two full-length practice tests. These timed tests simulate the test taking experience, including the test-taker friendly design features like moving back and forth and changing answers within a section, as well as the on-screen calculator.*
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Practice Book for the Paper-based GRE® revised General Test, Second Edition
Download this publication for a simulated test-taking experience of the paper-based GRE revised General Test. You'll get the following: one full-length paper-based test, test-taking strategies, sample Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning questions with explanations, sample Analytical Writing topics, scored Analytical Writing responses and reader commentary and information on how the test is scored.
Download Practice Book for the Paper-based GRE® revised General Test, Second Edition
A great refresher on your basic math skills, this free 100-page review covers the concepts you may see when you take the GRE revised General Test. Math Review includes definitions, properties, examples and a set of exercises with answers at the end of each section. This material is also available in the POWERPREP II, Version 2.0 software.
Download the Math Review
Learn more about mathematical assumptions particular to the GRE revised General Test. Includes notation and terminology as well as guidelines for interpreting and using information given in test questions. This material is also available in the POWERPREP II, Version 2.0 software.
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GRE® Success Starter: The test maker's guide to doing your best Video
Doing your best on the GRE revised General Test just got easier! This quick overview is the perfect jumpstart to your test prep. In just 22 minutes, you get a solid review of the three test measures, a helpful tour of the test-taker friendly design features and, best of all, useful test-taking tips and strategies for doing your best.
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The Official Guide to the GRE® revised General Test, Second Edition
From the maker of the GRE revised General Test, the second edition of our official test prep book — which includes a copy of the POWERPREP II, Version 2.0 Software CD-ROM — is expanded to include four complete practice tests (two in the book and two on CD), hundreds of authentic test questions, explanations for many answers, test-taking strategies, sample essay responses with reader commentary and more. Available in print or eBook versions.
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NEW Mobile App! Official GRE® Guide
The Official GRE® Guide app is here and it's the only GRE app direct from the test maker. Featuring the authentic test questions with answers and explanations plus more from The Official Guide to the GRE revised General Test, Second Edition, this app lets you bring the test experts with you wherever you go!
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This service lets you sharpen your writing skills as you prepare for the Analytical Writing measure of the GRE revised General Test. Even better, receive an immediate, confidential score to see how well you performed.
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