Prepare for the GRE® General Test

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Although you may see the word "revised" in the title of an official GRE test preparation product, all materials listed below are appropriate and recommended for use in preparing to take the GRE General Test.

GRE General Test = GRE revised General Test

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Free GRE General Test Preparation Materials

Sample 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 2.2 Software: Preparation for the Computer-delivered 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. POWERPREP II, version 2.2 is Mac® and PC-compatible.
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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-delivered GRE General Test. You'll get the following: one full-length paper-delivered 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.
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Math Review

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. This material is also available in the POWERPREP II, Version 2.2 software.
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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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Math Conventions

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. This material is also available in the POWERPREP II, Version 2.2 software.
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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.

The Official Guide to the GRE® revised General Test, Second Edition

From the maker of the GRE General Test, the second edition of our official test prep book — which includes a copy of the POWERPREP II, Version 2.2 Software CD — includes 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. POWERPREP II, version 2.2 is Mac- and PC-compatible.
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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, Second Edition, this app lets you bring the test experts with you wherever you go!
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Official GRE® Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions, Volume 1

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

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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Official GRE® Super Power Pack (eBook Only)

Get three of our most popular GRE General Test preparation products in one place! This eBook bundle includes The Official Guide to the GRE® General Test, Third Edition, the Official GRE® Quantitative Reasoning Practice Questions, Volume 1, and the Official GRE® Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions, Volume 1.
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Official GRE® Value Combo (eBook Only)

This eBook bundle includes the Official GRE® Quantitative Reasoning Practice Questions, Volume 1, and the Official GRE® Verbal Reasoning Practice Questions, Volume 1, for a total of 300 never-before published questions.
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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. Even better, receive an immediate, confidential score to see how well you performed.
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