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Information about the GRE General Test
View general advice, sample questions with explanations, scoring guides and tips for answering question types to become familiar with each of the test sections:
- Overview of the Verbal Reasoning measure
- Overview of the Quantitative Reasoning measure
- Overview of the Analytical Writing measure
POWERPREP® Online: Preparation for the Computer-delivered GRE General Test
Practice for the computer-delivered GRE General Test with POWERPREP® Online. TWO FREE practice tests simulate the actual test and include the same test-taker friendly design features you’ll encounter on test day, like moving back and forth between questions, changing answers within a section and the on-screen calculator. Preparing with these features gives you the ability to practice your test-taking strategies, such as time management, and become more comfortable with the type of content you’ll see on the test.
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Practice Book for the Paper-delivered GRE® General Test, Second Edition
Download this publication for a simulated test-taking experience of the paper-delivered GRE General Test. You'll get the following: one full-length paper-delivered practice test and scoring key, 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.
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A great refresher on your basic math skills, this free 100-page review covers the concepts you may see when you take the GRE General Test. Math Review includes definitions, properties, examples and a set of exercises with answers at the end of each section.
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Instructional Videos on the Khan Academy® Website: Preparation for the GRE® Quantitative Reasoning Measure
Preparing for the Quantitative Reasoning measure of the GRE General Test just got easier! Get additional explanations on the concepts covered in the GRE Math Review by viewing FREE instructional videos on the Khan Academy website.
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Learn more about mathematical assumptions particular to the GRE General Test. Includes notation and terminology as well as guidelines for interpreting and using information given in test questions.
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GRE® Diagnostic Service
If you have taken the computer-delivered GRE General Test and are planning to retake the test, use the GRE Diagnostic Service to help you understand your performance on questions in the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections of the test you took. The service includes the types of questions you answered correctly and incorrectly organized by skill area, and the difficulty level and time spent on each question.
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Official GRE General Test Preparation Materials Available for Purchase
Materials (excluding the Official GRE® app) can be purchased through your ETS Account.
POWERPREP PLUS® Online
The latest official GRE test preparation offering, POWERPREP PLUS® Online, gives you the experience of taking the real, computer-delivered GRE General Test and more! Two timed practice tests (sold separately), each featuring a different set of questions, are available to help you prepare at home, at school or wherever you have internet access. Answer never-before-published authentic test questions, get scores within minutes on all three measures of the test — Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning and Analytical Writing — and review explanations for correct answers for every question and more!
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The Official Guide to the GRE® General Test, Third Edition
From the maker of the GRE® General Test, the third edition of our official test prep book includes access to FOUR real practice tests — two published in the book and two simulated, computer-delivered POWERPREP® Online practice tests, available at no additional cost through the Shop for Test Preparation section of your ETS Account. Altogether, you will have access to hundreds of authentic GRE test questions, explanations for many answers, test-taking strategies, Quantitative Reasoning problem-solving steps and strategies, sample essay responses with reader commentary and more.
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Mobile App! Official GRE® Guide
The Official GRE® Guide app is 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 General Test, this app lets you bring the test experts with you wherever you go!
Official GRE® Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions Volume 1, Second Edition
Get ready with 150 REAL GRE® Verbal Reasoning questions — direct from the test maker! This guide provides 150 never-before-published Verbal Reasoning questions with complete explanations and valuable hints and tips. It also includes new practice for the GRE Analytical Writing measure.
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Official GRE® Quantitative Reasoning Practice Questions Volume 1, Second Edition
Get ready with 150 REAL GRE® Quantitative Reasoning questions — direct from the test maker! This guide provides 150 never-before-published Quantitative Reasoning questions with complete explanations and valuable hints and tips. It also includes a review of the math topics likely to appear on the test.
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ScoreItNow!™ Online Writing Practice
This service lets you sharpen your writing skills as you prepare for the Analytical Writing measure of the GRE General Test. Using topics and tasks created by ETS — the maker of the test — this web-based service allows you to write and submit responses to two essay topics and get immediate scores and feedback. In addition, six FREE bonus Analytical Writing topics are available to provide you with even more practice!
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