A complete guide to score your highest on the GRE--now with a bonus CD-ROM The Education Testing Service announced recently that changes to the 2011 GRE test are the most significant updates to the exam to date. The new computer-based test is intended to measure skills that are truly critical to performing well in graduate or business school. GRE For Dummies, Premier 7th Edition with CD-ROM, provides students with an updated study guide for the redesigned GRE, as well as multiple practice tests, including additional content and two additional practice tests on the CD-ROM that are not available in the standard edition of the book. The information included in this revised and expanded Premier edition prepares readers to achieve their maximum score on this challenging exam. Here, you'll get an updated study guide for the newly configured GRE test and three tests that model real GRE questions, plus two additional tests on the CD-ROM. It covers all the sections you'll encounter on the actual exam--verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing.
An updated test prep guide to the GRE Strategies for all the question types on the 2011 exam Two fully revised practice tests and one brand new practice test plus two additional timed tests on the CD-ROM--for a total of 5 practice tests Hundreds of practice questions with detailed explanations and walk-throughs Everything you need to know to conquer the three sections of the exam--verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing 500 vocabulary terms most likely to appear on the test, plus 300 vocabulary flashcards on the CD-ROM With clear, straight-forward advice and written in an approachable, easy-to-understand manner, GRE For Dummies, Premier 7th Edition with CD-ROM is your ticket to scoring your highest on the new GRE.
Introduction 1 Part I: Mastering the GRE Test-Taking Experience 5 Chapter 1: Knowing What to Expect with the GRE 7 Chapter 2: Owning the GRE: Strategies for Success 13 Chapter 3: Gearing Up for Test Day 19 Part II: Tackling the Verbal Section One Word at a Time 25 Chapter 4: Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence: The Easiest Verbal Questions 27 Chapter 5: Making Sense of What You Read: Reading Comprehension 45 Chapter 6: Analyzing the Argument Questions 59 Chapter 7: Expanding Your Vocabulary to Boost Your Score 69 Part III: High School Math and Beyond: Math You Thought You'd Never Need Again 87 Chapter 8: Brushing Up on Basic Arithmetic 89 Chapter 9: Algebra: Finding What X Really Means 103 Chapter 10: Shaping Up Your Geometry Skills 123 Chapter 11: Translating English into Math: Word Problem Strategies 149 Chapter 12: Interpreting Data and Graphs 169 Chapter 13: Comparing Quantities: They Report, You Decide Which Is Greater 183 Part IV: Penning Powerful Analytical Essays 195 Chapter 14: Writing Analytical Essays on Issues and Arguments 197 Chapter 15: Practicing Analytical Writing and Sample Essays 211 Part V: Taking Full-Length Practice GREs: It's All You 219 Chapter 16: Practice Exam 1 221 Chapter 17: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 243 Chapter 18: Practice Exam 2 259 Chapter 19: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 285 Chapter 20: Practice Exam 3 295 Chapter 21: Practice Exam 3: Answers and Explanations 323 Part VI: The Part of Tens 331 Chapter 22: Ten Key Facts about the GRE 333 Chapter 23: Ten Mistakes You Won't Make (And Others Will) 337 Chapter 24: Ten Ways to Warm Up and Relax Before and During the GRE 341 Appendix A: About the CD 345 Index 349