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Bill Kenworthy

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Tips to Improving Your GRE Verbal Score

Posted by Bill Kenworthy on Fri, May 17, 2013 @ 11:47 AM

Let's look at some tips that can help to improve your GRE Verbal score. The GRE's Verbal section includes three main question types: text completion, sentence equivalence, and reading comprehension. Following is a brief explanation of each of the 3 question formats, along with tips for improving your score on each question type. At the end, you'll find a sample GRE Verbal problem, with explanation.

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GRE Test Prep: 3 Geometry Concepts to Know

Posted by Bill Kenworthy on Wed, May 08, 2013 @ 11:41 AM

Let’s look at three math concepts that are very helpful on the GRE’s Quantitative Reasoning sections.  Each concept involves triangles.  The first concept, triangle inequality, can be used with any triangle.  The second concept, Pythagorean Triples, can be used with right triangles.  And the third concept, a shortcut for finding the ratio of triangle perimeters or areas, can be used with similar triangles.  To illustrate the first concept, we’ll start off with a sample GRE problem.

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