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Banke Abioye

Banke is a graduate of the University of Chicago (B.A.) She has over five years of experience tutoring middle school and high school students in academic subjects, standardized test preparation, and executive functioning. Her particular strengths are ACT, ISEE/SSAT, and middle school and high school Math.

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GRE Quantitative Section: Geometry

Posted by Banke Abioye on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 @ 08:54 AM

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GRE Quantitative Reasoning Strategy: Trigonometry Strategies

Posted by Banke Abioye on Tue, Mar 14, 2017 @ 12:09 PM


While you may be taking the GRE to get into graduate school, it may relieve you to know you won’t have to use math that you’ve learned past your sophomore or junior year of high school. Long-winded and drawn out problem solving and arithmetic is not the style of the GRE. So what’s the catch? If the math is so easy, why are you even reading this article on how to tackle the math section? The challenge behind this section draws from the way these limited mathematical concepts are presented to you. In a sense, you need to often systematically deconstruct the problem in the way it’s presented, to determine what is really being asked of you. Once you are able to determine what the question is asking, the actual “number-crunching” or math involved is much less than you might think.

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