The Official Guide to the GRE General Test, Third Edition
  • The Official Guide to the GRE General Test, Third Edition
  • The Official Guide to the GRE General Test, Third Edition
ISBN: 1259862410
EAN13: 9781259862410
Language: English
Release Date: Dec 29, 2016
Pages: 608
Dimensions: 1.18" H x 10.79" L x 8.43" W
Weight: 2.73 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview

Get the only official guide to the GRE(R) General Test that comes straight from the test makers

If you're looking for the best, most authoritative guide to the GRE General Test, you've found it The Official Guide to the GRE General Test, Third Edition is the only GRE guide specially created by ETS--the people who actually make the test. It's packed with everything you need to do your best on the test--and move toward your graduate or business school degree.

Only ETS can show you exactly what to expect on the test, tell you precisely how the test is scored, and give you hundreds of authentic test questions for practice That makes this guide your most reliable and accurate source for everything you need to know about the GRE revised General Test.

No other guide to the GRE General Test gives you all this:
- Four complete, real tests--two in the book and two on CD-ROM
- Hundreds of authentic test questions--so you can study with the real thing
- In-depth descriptions of the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning measures plus valuable tips for answering each question type
- Quantitative Reasoning problem-solving steps and strategies to help you get your best score
- Detailed overview of the two types of Analytical Writing essay tasks including scored sample responses and actual raters' comments

Everything you need to know about the test, straight from the test makers

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   Received in poor condition
My new copy arrived with the cover and half of the pages folded and in poor condition. Put heavy textbooks on top, which has helped a bit, but is still not ideal.
 
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   Damaged!
The entire cover of my book is damaged, meanwhile I paid for a new book...I don 't think that is too much to ask.
 
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   This is all I used and scored 80% percentile
I realize that everyone studies differently, so if you feel better with a prep course, that's an excellent approach, too. For me, however, the book had all the practice tests and tips I needed to get pretty darn high on the GRE and score into my program without spending hundreds of dollars on a course. Whether or not I'd recommend the GRE as a relevant measure of someone's ability to succeed in grad school is a different story, but I suppose that's beside the point. Anywhos, great book by Anywhos. Despite the super-advertised cover, this really is the official guide.
 
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   Great starting point for studying
I chose this book because it is produced by the GRE's makers. It worked well for me as a starting point, and it provides some great advice on how to approach the test and its questions. The most useful thing for me was probably the sets of practice questions and tests. Definitely check out the PowerPrep tests that they recommend - they give a good feel for the test format itself. As someone who needed to learn all the maths, this book was not quite enough for me. I ended up using many outside resources for lessons, practice and even all in one packets of formulas and lists because this book just doesn't include these things. I can not comment on the verbal section selection since I did not really use it.
 
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   Avoid the Digital Format!
Do not buy the book's digital format. The display and navigation is terrible. If you insist on buying digital and don 't mind the awful formatting, make sure to view the book on the free Kindle app or else some of the questions will not display correctly... See attached image as an example...
 
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